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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...
Peter Dunham
October 10, 2014
By Lynda SimontonThere are a few design changes on the horizon at casa Simonton this winter. While my home is recently renovated, it seems that...
Peter Fasano Cupar
October 9, 2014
Vietnam changed my life changed forever but not for the reasons you’re thinking. I returned home and applied to Parsons School of Design and...
Andra Birkerts Sitting Room
October 7, 2014
By Paula M. BodahIf you want to peg Andra Birkerts as an interior designer who favors a traditional, transitional, or contemporary style, you&rsquo...
decorating for fall
October 7, 2014
By Karin Lidbeck BrentFor the next few weeks we will all be immersed in the beauty of fall foliage. I can’t resist the temptation to cut the...
Post Modern Home Black and White Credenza
October 6, 2014
By Maria LaPianaThe unassuming storefront sits between an accountant and a dentist office. Inside Post Modern Home on Rte. 1 (the Post Road) in...