Maria LaPiana

Sneak Peeks: Street Smarts

By Maria LaPiana City living may not be for everyone, but we’ll venture that the Cambridge house featured in the…

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Friday Favorites 3/22/2013

Kaitlin Madden, Managing and Online Editor It’s official, I bought a house. OK, not a house, exactly, but a one-bedroom…

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Sneak Peeks: Feeling Blue—In a Good Way

By Maria LaPiana The color connoisseurs at Pantone have spoken: The spring 2013 forecast calls for a mix of “novel…

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Friday Favorites 2/22/2013

Kaitlin Madden, Managing and Online Editor Soft Surroundings, the St. Louis-based retailer that opened two stores in the Boston area late…

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Sneak Peek: Natural Wonders

By Maria LaPiana There are times when a home–its big picture plan along with its copious details–are so all-encompassing that…

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Friday Favorites 2/8/2013

Erin Marvin, Associate Editor This week I wrote about beautiful bedrooms as an antidote to the winter flu season, but…

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Friday Favorites 1/25/2013

Kaitlin Madden, Managing and Online Editor Earlier this week, I talked about how I find design inspiration for my own…

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Sneak Peek: Making Change in Cambridge

By Maria LaPiana I love a good transformation story, don’t you? For one, I’m in awe of people who boldly…

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Friday Favorites 1/11/2013

Erin Marvin, Associate Editor I love the irreverent quirkiness of GiGi by Blu Dot. A picture may be worth a…

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Friday Favorites 12/28/2012

Kaitlin Madden, Managing and Online Editor Sometimes, it takes a tourist–a fresh pair of eyes–to make you stop and look…

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Sneak Peek: Glass Artist Adam Waimon

By Maria LaPiana The “Artistry†piece on glassmaker Adam Waimon in the upcoming issue of New England Home Connecticut is my clear…

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Friday Favorites 12/14/2012

Lisa E. Harrison, Associate Editor Sure, the holidays bring lots of stress. The most common blood-boilers? Gift-giving, entertaining and good…

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Friday Favorites 11/30/2012

Kaitlin Madden, Managing and Online Editor The holidays always remind me to stock up on that oh-so-important follow-up to a…

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Sneak Peeks: Color Underfoot

By Maria LaPiana Some twenty years ago I purchased my first “real†area rug–a 10-by-12 floral affair with a black…

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Friday Favorites 11/16/2012

Lisa E. Harrison, Associate Editor I spied this stunning cocktail table on DecoratorTagSale.com, a site founded by Greenwich designer Sandra…

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