May – June 2014

Leslie Fine living room

City Slick

Swapping their traditional family house in the suburbs for a chic, contemporary urban condominium gives a pair of empty nesters…

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Mark Hutker exterior

A Quiet Presence

While last winter set every shingle on Martha’s Vineyard aquiver, one house at the far end of the island sat…

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Morehouse and MacDonald living room

New Kid on The Block

An established Boston suburb gets a fresh, new architectural neighbor that feels like an old friend. John MacDonald’s clients wanted…

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Neutral entryway with grass cloth

Future Perfect

  They say that history repeats itself and that adage certainly rings true in the renovation of this Boston brownstone….

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Zero Energy Design

Getting Warmer

A loft in the city can hold big dreams. It’s where we paint the outsize canvases of our lives. It’s…

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Merill Comeau

The Fabric of Life

From any distance, Merill Comeau’s collaged murals of repurposed textiles are compelling landscapes, almost kinetic in their cascading patterns of…

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Room 68

Room 68 Jamaica Plain and Provincetown, Massachusetts

A few blocks past the Soldier’s Monument in Jamaica Plain, at the point where Centre Street becomes South Street, stands…

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On the Ropes

We don’t know why it is that, at a particular time, for no apparent reason, certain things become part of…

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Architect Sally A. DeGan fully endorses the trend toward smaller, but choicer, houses.

Special Focus: Trends and Trendmakers

No passing fancy, the focus for today’s design professionals and their clients is decidedly green. Luckily, smart design also celebrates…

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Gallery – The Heart of the Garden

Flowing A small spill through a stone ­retaining wall provides the source for this rock-lined streamlet that ­meanders so charmingly…

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