This photo shows this Boston penthouse from the foyer, featuring a modern spiral staircase and a living room of sleek, contemporary furnishings, The unusual angles of the ceiling help draw the eye upward and toward the wall of windows that projects the magnificent city view. The artwork is imaginative and enhances the subtle color tones of the living room decor.
This Boston penthouse, redesigned by Haddad Hakansson Design Studio, correlates its view with each feature of the home. Shown here, as night falls on the city, diners can bring its ambiance right to the table; the simple lines of the furnishings and subdued color palette unite with the architectural profile of the cityscape.
To create a mudroom, designers moved the back entrance of the home to create a place for storage. Each cubby was custom build to make the most of the previously useless space that had once contained plumbing and utilities for this and other units.
Glossy woods fill this masculine home office in the Boston brownstone. An Ikat area rug grounds the seating area in front of the wood and stone fireplace. Built-in cabinets provide tons of storage and wrap around the room into the bay window. A sleek desk has views of Boston beyond.
This modern, elegant space has magnificent views of the Boston Commons and the city of Boston. The massive floor to ceiling windows give this room a clear line of sight to all the city's finest attractions while letting in plenty of natural light. A sophisticated, neutral color palette, with honey tones and hints of green, add a natural, soothing undertone to the space, giving the family a fantastic place to enjoy their views and unwind after a long day.
This contemporary kitchen features black cabinetry and a unique bubble chandelier. A mirrored backsplash visually expands the space, while the quartz-topped galley-style countertop provides display space for photography: black-and-white snapshots of Boston attractions.
"I do think green is making a comeback" says Boston designer Honey Collins of this tranquil bedroom whose tailored canopy bed and hand-painted fabric on the duvet cover and upholstered chair bring a sense of luxury to the space.
The open floor plan living space combines a kitchen, banquette dining area and a cozy TV-watching area. The five-story home is located in Boston's Back Bay and was completely remodeled for a family of four. Photography by Andy Caulfield
This interesting console that divides the foyer from the living room of this Haddad Hakansson-designed Boston penthouse features white, flat-front drawers set within a textured wood chest. Simple metal pulls complete the look.
To give this Boston condo the fashion-forward, playful edge its homeowners wanted, designers took a bold approach to color. Here, in the living room, pink walls are smartened up by the armchairs' graphic upholstery and red and olive green accent pillows.
Striped white-and-cream wallpaper sets the scene for this sophisticated home office for the lady of the house. Built-in bookshelves flank the window that has lovely views of Boston, while a simple wood desk sits in front.