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Reside: At Home with Bertil Jean-Chronberg

Green home design is still building momentum, but it's not a new concept. Consider the Harvard Square home that Bertil Jean-Chronberg, GM and beverage director of South End hotspot the Beehive, shares with his wife, Tracy.

By SCOTT KEARNAN  |  March 15, 2013
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At Home with Nicole Rhode

Filling a snug living space with bric-a-brac is sort of like trying to cram a trunk full of junk into your college jeans: not a good look.

By SCOTT KEARNAN  |  December 28, 2012
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At Home with John Lam

Boston Ballet’s The Nutcracker is a local hallmark of the holiday season.

By SCOTT KEARNAN  |  November 16, 2012
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At home with Alan Dershowitz

Outside the Law & Order cast, Alan Dershowitz is probably America's most famous attorney. He's represented or advised the defense teams of Mike Tyson, OJ Simpson, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, and even the dude from Deep Throat.

By SCOTT KEARNAN  |  November 02, 2012
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Reside: At home with Eric Bornstein

October is a busy month for mask maker Eric Bornstein, but you won't find him churning out rubbery costumes for trick-or-treaters.

By SCOTT KEARNAN  |  September 28, 2012
At home with Lydia Shire: The star chef's dining room showcases her eclectic style

At home with Lydia Shire: The star chef's dining room showcases her eclectic style


Photo: MELISSA OSTROWLydia Shire's red hair is unmistakable - a flame of brilliant color flickering around her kitchens at Towne Stove and Spirits, Scampo, and...
By Cheryl Fenton  |  October 03, 2011


Get Seen: Nicole, Jennifer, Sam and Nathaniel

Get Seen: Nicole, Jennifer, Sam and Nathaniel


...at Saks Fifth Avenue for Fashion's Night Out Photo: MELISSA OSTROW Nicole Rueda Watts, jewelry designer and co-owner of ResideHer fiercely feminine outfit included a...
By Stuff Boston  |  October 03, 2011
Taming the wild side

Taming the wild side


"Animal prints are always in vogue," declares Rose Ann Humphrey, owner of the Boston design firm Home Life (home-life.com). "They're not trendy. They've been around...
By Cheryl Fenton  |  September 19, 2011
In the saddle of style

In the saddle of style


As we oh-so-astutely noted in our recent Hot 100 issue, fall fashion is giving a generous nod (or is it neigh?) to equestrian-inspired style. And...
By Cheryl Fenton  |  September 05, 2011
Open invitation

Open invitation


Photo: MICHAEL DISKINSlap the cuffs on us. We're guilty: we covet the goods seen in glossy home-décor spreads of richer people's pads. Unfortunately, it's hard...
By Cheryl Fenton  |  August 22, 2011
Destination décor

Destination décor


It's the ultimate been-there-going-to-do-that trend - a globe trot minus the jet lag. Worldly décor can be a dynamic way to bring texture and color...
By Cheryl Fenton  |  July 25, 2011


Ciao, Bella

Ciao, Bella


Photo: MELISSA OSTROW "When you have a beautiful piece of furniture in your house, it can change the whole way you feel about the room...
By Cheryl Fenton  |  July 11, 2011
Entertainment Tonight: How to build the ultimate home theater

Entertainment Tonight: How to build the ultimate home theater


A night at the multiplex ain't what it used to be. Ticket prices are skyrocketing - do you really want to spend $15 to have...
By Cheryl Fenton  |  June 27, 2011
New day, new digs

New day, new digs


The times they are a-changin'. Maybe you just kicked your not-so SO to the curb. Perhaps you just landed a job that landed you in...
By Cheryl Fenton  |  June 13, 2011
Adam and Eva: A design great and her grandson build a beautiful business

Adam and Eva: A design great and her grandson build a beautiful business


When Grandma has a legacy to share, it's usually a cure-all chicken-soup recipe or the secret-filled story behind a family heirloom. But 28-year-old Adam Zeisel...
By Cheryl Fenton  |  May 30, 2011
Natural selections

Natural selections


  Whether you have a small terrace overlooking Comm Ave, an oasis shared with fellow neighbors, or a yard of your very own (in which...
By Cheryl Fenton  |  May 16, 2011


Design goes to the dogs

Design goes to the dogs


Our ears perked up when we heard that the South End was gaining a luxury boutique hotel for dogs. "Kennel" has always seemed like a...
By Cheryl Fenton  |  May 02, 2011
Design by the book

Design by the book


During the two decades he's spent visiting homes and revamping their interiors, Beverly Hills designer James Swan was bound to find something that irritated him....
By Cheryl Fenton  |  April 18, 2011
Boudoir basics

Boudoir basics


Trying to create the perfectly inviting bedroom can be a nightmare. Go too far into the cozy corner, and your décor becomes a snoozefest. Overindulge...
By Cheryl Fenton  |  April 04, 2011
Steampunk hits home

Steampunk hits home


Credit: STEAMPUNKWORKSHOP.COM It's enough to make time travel look possible: a modern Nokia outfitted with antique typewriter keys, a Victorian pipe organ turned computer desk,...
By Cheryl Fenton  |  March 21, 2011
Closet curating

Closet curating


  You have an obsession confession to make: hiding behind your closed closet doors are some serious works of art. Or at least you fancy...
By Cheryl Fenton  |  March 07, 2011


Consignment commandments

Consignment commandments


Photo:MELISSA OSTROW You've been sitting in your living room for years now, feet up on that same ole coffee table. You know, the one with...
By Cheryl Fenton  |  February 21, 2011
Let there be light

Let there be light


Photo: MELISSA OSTROW It's no "city of lights," but Boston does have a bright side (even if it's mostly due to snow glare right now)....
By Cheryl Fenton  |  February 07, 2011
Luster for life

Luster for life


All that glitters isn't gold. We should be so lucky. No, thanks to that so-called winter wonderland outside, we've got plenty of glistening sights -...
By Cheryl Fenton  |  January 24, 2011
A family affair

A family affair


Photo: MICHAEL DISKIN Mother-daughter teams often seem to go in one of two ways. Sometimes they're dynamic duos (Madonna and Lourdes's new Material Girl line...
By Cheryl Fenton  |  January 10, 2011
Resolution solutions

Resolution solutions


Time's up. Next year is almost here. To help us start 2011 off right, we rounded up some décor finds that do double duty, dialing...
By Cheryl Fenton  |  December 13, 2010


The devil is in the details

The devil is in the details


Photo: MELISSA OSTROW Redecorating your home can be a devilish task, can't it? But rarely has that been as literally true as in the case...
By Cheryl Fenton  |  November 29, 2010
Creature comforts

Creature comforts


  When the temperatures drop, we seem to clamber for all things soft - angora sweaters, faux-fur-lined hats, fashionable vests that would make Chewbacca proud....
By Cheryl Fenton  |  November 15, 2010
William Henry's new home

William Henry's new home


Photo: MELISSA OSTROW Some say you design your own future. Jodi Robbins is doing just that. Literally. After studying fine art, sculpture, and industrial design...
By Cheryl Fenton  |  November 01, 2010
Natural light

Natural light


With Daylight Saving Time about to end, you'll soon need to don a fashionable miner's helmet to walk your dog after dinner. When DST becomes...
By Cheryl Fenton  |  October 18, 2010