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October 28, 2014
The word “giclee” in French has many connotations, but in the art world has come to mean a high-resolution ink-jet print that can be...
living room victoria hagan
October 24, 2014
The fall New England Home Connecticut issue is in mailboxes and newsstands, and it has created quite a buzz. The issue is rich with beautiful homes...
illuminus boston
October 22, 2014
 Orchids may seem exotic, but they are surprisingly easy to grow. In fact, they tend to thrive if they’re not fussed over too much. You...
gregory lombardi
October 22, 2014
By Paula M. BodahDon’t be fooled by a landscape that looks as though it grew straight from nature—lush with native blooms cascading...
carey karlan bedroom
October 21, 2014
We all love the charm of unexpected nooks and crannies—but the charm fades when dormers become dark, useless tunnels and sharp ceiling lines...
October 20, 2014
By Cheryl KatzA number of factors help to determine the character of a room.There’s the architectural detail—an ornate molding...
Oomph Upholstered Chair
October 17, 2014
By Maria LaPianaThe philosophy behind the “Oomph” brand is that every home can benefit from a little something extra—oomph, get...
Sitting Room Chrisicos Interiors
October 16, 2014
I always like to design a space that is not defined by a color but instead has well thought-out use of color that is part of the overall feel, look...
new england design hall of fame
October 15, 2014
By Stacy KunstelI love that the Boston Design Center kicks off all our fall celebrations with two days of dazzling design events. I was blown away...
Judy Blume Martha's Vineyard Cottage
October 14, 2014
By Maria LaPianaHow can it be that this charming Martha’s Vineyard home is still on the market? Its current owners (beloved YA author Judy...