Greg Premru

King of the Mountain

The couple’s request sounded simple enough: a new ski-in, ski-out home on Vermont’s Stratton Mountain with enough room for four active children, guests, and all the activities that the family dreamed of doing in their second home. Then the details

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On a Historical Note

Any home built more than a century ago is likely to have a rich backstory, but the previous life of this stately Back Bay townhouse was more impressive than most. Designed by architects Arthur Rotch and George

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Steven Favreau Transforms a Boston Rental

When interior designer Steven Favreau decided to lease a one-bedroom apartment in Boston, he enlisted a real estate agent, who shot back an email

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An Updated Tudor-Style Home in Wellesley

Revival styles, by definition, are exercises in domestic fantasy—romanticized re-interpretations of the past. The 10,000-square-foot brick-and-stone Tudor in Wellesley, Massachusetts,…

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Peter Penoyer New Hampshire Screened Porch

A New Hampshire Farmhouse

In New Hampshire, the landscape spoke—and everybody listened.

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Made from Scratch

  But I have nothing,” protested the newlywed. Her designer, Kristen Rivoli, had emphasized how important it was to incorporate…

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Lofty Ideal

In between the dining and living areas of this downtown Boston high-rise apartment designed by Andra Birkerts, a television floats…

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Team Spirit

When a squad of dedicated pros collaborate this closely, it’s no wonder the result is a home that fulfills its…

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Christopher P. Williams Architects

The Phoenix

At 6:30 a.m. on a cloudy May morning in 2012, David Frost drove to his job site, same as any…

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Traditional Boston Brownstone

Kindred Spirits

Linen, silk, and gossamer wings aside, there is nothing more finely woven than the mother-daughter relationship. When it’s good it’s…

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Editor’s Miscellany: Wonderful Woods

By Kyle Hoepner  On another day I might go on about the more flamboyant tropical woods used in twenty-first-century residential…

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Notes from the Field: Backyard Fire Pits

By Karin Lidbeck Brent Like a moth drawn to candlelight, I can lounge around an evening campfire for hours during…

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History in the Making

Everybody involved held a singular vision: a house that would look like it had sheltered generations. So seemingly filled with…

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Kristen Rivoli Interior Design living room

Victorian Novel

An old home in the Boston suburbs shakes of its fusty past, lets in the light and dons a new look that’s just right for a young family.

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High Marks

    Remember how stressful dorm life could be? Oh, it had its upsides, like a built-in social network that…

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