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kitchen dog bowl storage
September 2, 2014
Even as kitchen designs get sleeker and appliances more integrated, we all seem to be accumulating more “stuff”to put in them.Figuring...
genevieve bennett sculpted leather wall panel
August 29, 2014
Cheryl Katz, Contributing EditorAs a student at the Royal College of Art, Genevieve Bennett studied mixed media and printed textiles. In 2008, the...
New England Home's "5 Under 40" Award Winners for 2014
August 28, 2014
By Kyle HoepnerOnly two weeks now until our fifth (!) annual “5 Under 40” awards celebration takes place on the evening of Thursday,...
nancy serafini nantucket
August 27, 2014
By Paula M. BodahBoston and Nantucket-based interior designer Nancy Serafini sees herself as more than a designer. She’s also an...
wright building company custom kitchen
August 26, 2014
We’ve built and renovated hundreds of luxury homes over the years. During this time, building styles and trends have changed, but one thing...
bird brooch
August 25, 2014
By Cheryl KatzIt’s true, that come fall—and with evening temperatures hovering near 60 degrees there’s no denying it’s on...
palm chandelier
August 22, 2014
Maria LaPiana, Contributing EditorMy favorite summer moment (so far): a refreshing wine spritzer enjoyed on the dock at my sister’s summer...
sherborn estate
August 20, 2014
Looking for a hideaway, but one not too far off the beaten path? This may be it.  Constructed of stone and stucco in transitional/contemporary...
nantucket pool
August 20, 2014
By Stacy KunstelIt seems like everyone is on vacation right now, trying to make the most of those last few weeks of summer. New England’s...
Philip Jeffries
August 18, 2014
By Lynda SimontonIf you questioned whether or not wallpaper was “in” or “out” you don’t have to look further than New...