12 Editor’s Note
14 Publisher’s Note
Walking the Walk Architect Richard
Renner explores the green life in a
live-work setting in Portland, Maine.
Casablanca to Marrakesh Four
interior designers choose Moroccan-inspired accents that bring the colors
and textures of northern Africa to
: : design focus : :
The latest in luxury and function for
dreamy kitchens and baths.
35 kitchen + bath
Two Many Cooks An inspired
renovation adds height and light.
38 • treasure island
Multi-tasking kitchen islands come
in a variety of shapes.
40 • sinkin’ feeling
Depth, material, and versatility
take top billling when choosing a sink.
42 • under the hood
New styles turn oven hoods
Cooking Smart Internet-enabled appliances are primed
to revolutionize the kitchen.
46 green: products
Lookin’ Good Stylish options
for kitchen and bath.
Sumptuous Shower A master
bathroom with wide open appeal.
50 • short store-y
Bathroom storage gets creative.
Perfect Profile The right shape
turns a bathtub into an architectural
58 new england icon
Here on Earth For the living, Mount
Auburn and Forest Hills cemeteries are
welcoming hotricultural treasures.
62 art + antiques
The Paper Conservator Louise Baptiste
restores fine art, maps, and more in her
68 green: building
Reaching for the Stars Why one architect
is cheering for Energy Star ratings.
Spring Forward News, reviews, events,
and products that make it easy to keep
up with design across New England.
Details about the design professionals
and products in this issue.
116 advertiser index
118 real estate
Members Only Exclusive resort clubs offer
a new model in the second-home havens
of Rhode Island and Martha’s Vineyard.
Like Mother, Like Daughter Robin
and Billie Brenner, Boston’s first ladies
of faucets and sinks, on design — then