There is a distinguished charm in a life made simple. Imagine a sun-drenched room, a wide front porch with a few simple chairs where family and friends gather just to talk, laugh, and share a cool drink. These images transport us
Forget who made the game-winning interception, or who brought the killer seven-layer dip, or which commercial elicited the most laughs. For this prospective home buyer, the highlight of the Super Bowl party was learning about Twenty Two Liberty, a luxury waterfront condo development in Boston’s Seaport area. In the midst of a
The family of five had been searching for a house in Hingham for three years, looking for something unique, when a midcentury-modern ranch hit the market. “I fell in love with the property,” remembers the wife, “and I figured the house could be fixed.” As for selling her husband on the home,
As a homeowner, there are few renovation projects that are more exciting, transformative, or satisfying than a complete kitchen remodel. But there are also few projects with higher stakes. A kitchen remodel is not only a major investment of both time and money, it’s a job that must seamlessly
In most areas of the U.S., there would be little question that, should you find yourself paying seven figures for a brand-new luxury condo, a place to park your car would be included. In this regard, Boston—a city where
Spring might seem like the most logical point on the calendar to start planning your garden, but for true green thumbs, gardening is a year-round passion and pursuit.
It’s easy to imagine losing yourself amid a profusion of heady roses or while strolling a linden allée. But finding such reverie in a garden where flowers and vegetables vie for attention? Not so often. Here in Washington, however, is an exception. Architects Charles Haver and Stewart
Every interior designer seeks to make a “house” into a “home,” but the decades-long relationship between designer Trudy Dujardin and client Jill Jordon is so deep and trusting, it takes that concept to an especially detailed level, right down to selecting the flowers on the table and arranging treasured keepsakes on bookshelves.
With its white clapboard and dark shutters, this Georgian-style house in the picture-perfect town of New Canaan is the quintessence of Yankee rectitude. But some pleasant surprises await inside, in an interior design that reflects the personalities and
Don’t underestimate pretty. The word may have its detractors, but for Marisa Vara Arredondo, there couldn’t be a better description of her new Greenwich townhome—which also happens to be the place where she successfully launched her business: Phace Bioactive, a pH-balanced skin-
First-time parents might tend to indulge in over-the-top nurseries, but by the time the little tyke is a toddler they want the room, or at least its major elements, to take him or her through the teenage years. For a