Kathleen Tillett’s Personality-Filled Home

The towering open shelf in Kathleen Tillett’s loft is a storyboard and a shrine, a celebration of objects ordinary...

Contemporary on Nantucket

For nearly four decades, a Southern couple summered in a modest cottage on Nantucket’s windswept shore. Nestled alongside grass-covered...

A Vermont Shingle Style Home Mixes Classic and Contemporary

Paul Robert Rousselle smiles when he recalls his client’s sizable wish list for the holiday home she was asking...

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A Natural Landscape Design in the Berkshires

A Natural Landscape Design in the Berkshires

There are many kinds of gardens. Some highlight flower-filled beds and borders that don’t wane till frost. Others feature tailored boxwood hedges to bestow a Zen-like symmetry. And then there are the most awe-inspiring creations of all, the havens that partner with Mother Nature in a way that makes it almost impossible to believe she didn’t lend a

Kitchen & Bath Design 2018

Kitchen & Bath Design 2018

Simply Stunning There’s “wow” factor aplenty in this kitchen, one of the happy results of Mary McKee’s renovation of a late-nineteenth-century house in Newton, Massachusetts. McKee broke through walls to open the kitchen to the living room and to create a back entry that holds a charming floating walnut desk. Sunlight streams in through a new

Tour The Hawthorne Inn in Concord, Massachusetts

Tour The Hawthorne Inn in Concord, Massachusetts

If you want to stand—or sleep, or eat homemade granola—at the crossroads of American literary and revolutionary history, there’s probably no better place to do it than the Hawthorne Inn in Concord, Massachusetts. The bed-and-breakfast sits on former farmland owned in turn by Ralph Waldo Emerson, Amos Bronson Alcott, and

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Rising Star: Alina Wohlhardt

Rising Star: Alina Wohlhardt

Step off the Rose Kennedy Greenway’s swathe of downtown parkland and into the light-filled lobby of Boulevard on the Greenway, and you could be forgiven for failing to notice you’ve moved inside. Thanks to the nearly twenty-foot-high expanse of freeze-dried greenery set against walnut paneling, the transition from the

Timber Frame Homes for Every Architectural Style

Timber Frame Homes for Every Architectural Style

Think you’ve got timber framing pegged? Think again: these homes can move in many style directions. Say “timber frame,” and the image that comes to mind for most people is that of a log cabin. Just ask Mike Beganyi of New Energy Works, a company that crafts custom timber spaces across the

Five Questions: Jason and Mindy Sevinor

Five Questions: Jason and Mindy Sevinor

Jason and Mindy Sevinor, the brother-and-sister team from Designer Bath and Salem Plumbing Supply, on the latest in bath and kitchen design. 1. You are the third generation of your family in the business. How have you helped it evolve? Jason Sevinor: Our grandfather started the business, and our father, now semi-retired, took over

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