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Among Friends

  Living next door to good neighbors can come with some great perks. Sometimes it’s instant gratification; other times the…

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Jill Goldberg entry

Unconventional Wisdom

Fearlessly setting a mix of styles against a backdrop of bold color brings a spirit of fun to a young…

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In Grand Fashion

A homeowner and his designer conspire to bring a 1920s Tudor-style home up to date while safeguarding its fine craftsmanship…

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A Novel Approach

Stymied in their search for an old house, a best-selling author and her husband build their own version of a classic…

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And the Livin’ is Easy

A good decorator knows his clients. An excellent one will do all he can to put himself in their shoes…

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Contemporary Classic

The anticipation of building a house can send the imagination soaring in all sorts of directions. To the casual observer,…

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Provincetown beach house

Dream Come True

They say timing is everything. That adage took an ironic twist when it came to Dominic and Christopher’s house hunt…

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Star Turn

Like great actresses, houses also have to continually reinvent themselves. Born early in the last century, this grande dame on…

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Litchfield County Cottage

Fun House

Surely Jonathan Bee must have a serious side. After all, he has worked in social services for most of his…

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Love Story

A Darien couple finally redecorate the house they’ve lived in for nearly two decades, and uncover a whole new passion…

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Robinson camp style cabin

The More Things Change …

The house stood for a lifetime on high ground in northwestern Connecticut, on a plot of rolling farmland that had…

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MA15 house transformation dining room

All Grown Up

A suburban couple’s house is transformed from a giant playroom to a comfortable, sophisticated home for the whole family. For…

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Mayer + Associates driveway

Special Delivery

A growing family’s tight timeline doesn’t faze a design team as they give a lovely old suburban Boston house an…

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The Best of Two Worlds

A suburban-Boston house that straddles town boundaries also strikes a perfect balance between traditional and contemporary. Back when they moved…

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Patrick Ahearn great room

The Old House & The Sea

When Patrick Ahearn got a first look at his clients’ house, he encountered a soaring, moody great room that made…

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