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Special Focus: New England Kitchens and Baths

Function and form make a beautiful marriage in these five New England kitchens and baths designed by renowned interior designers, architects, and builders.

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A Clapboard Classic on a Maine Island

A clapboard classic on a tiny Maine island opens to a colorful, eclectic interior that marries the disparate tastes of its owners.

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Nature Inspired This Cottage Renovation

An old cottage given new life retains an intimate relationship with its picture-perfect natural environment.

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skull ceiling from Boston restaurant Lolita Cocina and Tequila Bar

Local Assets: Inspired Ornamental

Favorite project of the six employees at Inspired Ornamental? I am imagining it will be an elaborate crown molding with egg-and-dart detailing, a particularly finely rendered scroll on a corbel, or a petal-inspired ceiling medallion.

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Jewelry for the Home

Old World meets new in a Rhode Island atelier for custom hardware.

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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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