departments november/december 2011
12 Editor’s Note
14 Publisher’s Note
22 visit • Rindala Awad Wagner
Seeing potential where others
couldn’t, this architect transformed
a South End condo into a home with
room to grow.
31 selections • Curl Up Under the
Covers Linens and accessories for
38 kitchen • Down to a Science
A refreshing aesthetic — and
the capacity to bake 1,200
cookies in a weekend — drives
one sweet renovation.
44 bath • Outside Perspective
A master bathroom offers up relaxed
vantage points of Vermont mountains
48 places • Second Act
From performance center to pottery
studio, the old Broadway theater
in Somerville, Massachusetts, makes
54 art • Fay Chandler’s Connection
First Night Boston pays tribute to
a doyenne of the art community by
commissioning her to design its
58 icon • Covered in Contradictions
Though historic covered bridges
have been swept away by floods,
those that remain stand strong.
62 green essentials •
Dreamy dishes, handmade soap,
and cotton that does double duty.
100 compendium • High fashion on
the stage and tabletop.
102 advertiser index
104 take note • Floored From carpet
to paint cans, everything is wearable
at the annual IIDA fashion show.
A person who has attained eminence in his or her field or is an inspiration to others.
Word wonks that we are, we struggled to describe the five New Englanders we celebrate on Pages 66–71 in this, our Fifth Anniversary Issue. Then we came upon
this definition in our Random House Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary and knew we had found just the term to describe these lights of technology and tradition.
TOP, FROM LEF T: JOEL BENJAMIN, MICHAEL J. LEE, ERIC RO TH
BOT TOM, LEF T: SUSAN LAPIDES; RIGH T: JOEL BENJAMIN