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Attention to Detail in Suburban Boston

A colonial revival beauty located west of Boston is restored, from the inside out, to all its nineteenth-century magnificence. Wait until you see the interior millwork.

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A Classic Suburban Boston Home Updated for Modern Living

A host of nineteenth-century architectural details make a beautiful backdrop for a designer’s bold, contemporary vision.

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A Vermont Ski House for the Whole Family

Tucked into the side of Stratton Mountain in Vermont, this house makes it easy for a family to indulge their passion for skiing.

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A Historic Home in Brookline Gets a Fresh Update

A renovation plays up the graceful architectural details of an old Boston-
area house and introduces a fresh, contemporary vibe to the interiors.

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The Spirit of Nantucket

Call it the dream versus the dune. Lisa Botticelli’s clients had the dream. “Like many people who are hoping to build on Nantucket, an ocean view was at the top of their list,” the architect recalls. “They also said they wanted an open design that brought the outside in and a style that captured the spirit of Nantucket.” The couple, who had long vacationed on the island with their

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Rooms With A Coastal View

When Irwin and Mary Stockel acquired their Chatham property, they playfully told architect John DaSilva to design a house with water views from every room. DaSilva took it as a challenge, not a joke. He designed a house that subtly widens as it goes back to permit peeks at the waves from almost every vantage point, and

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Vineyard Vibes

“I was always in heaven on Martha’s Vineyard,” says a New Yorker, now in his early sixties, who started summering on Menemsha Beach with his parents and siblings when he was eight. “I remember bodysurfing in Squibnocket . . . the community center softball games . . . it was the most wonderful place to be a kid.” When he and his wife—a transplanted

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Life Made Simple: 5 Keys to Crafting Your Modern Farmhouse

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

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At Home in the Country

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.

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A Historic Home Built in 1776

Its very age—the house was built in 1776—gives this dwelling its provenance. Imagine the conversations that have taken place in these same rooms, in the glow of the same hearth, to the tune of the same

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Traditional New England Style in Ridgefield, Connecticut

When the new owner of this Ridgefield house relocated to California after college, her plan was to stay for a year. “Then I met my husband, Eric,” Amy remembers, “and I thought, ‘This

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Style Scheme: A Sophisticated Dining Room

Annsley McAleer creates a sleek and sophisticated dining room ready for fall entertaining. Calla mobile by John Pomp “This light fixture is a total showstopper. Each piece of glass is made by hand and all are completely

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An Updated Greek Revival in Edgartown

Seduced by Martha’a Vineyard’s salty breezes and serene lifestyle, a pair of West Coast executives started spending time on the…

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A Summer Home on the Connecticut Waterfront

Connecticut waterfront living—and all sun and fun that it implies—doesn’t get any better than this. By the numbers, with this

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A Storybook Stone Cottage

If a child immersed in fairytales were to close her eyes and imagine a cottage, it might look just like the one interior designer Patricia Lapierre’s client stumbled upon. Time and nature had only enhanced its

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