Boston gets its groove back. Funny how Boston never shows up on the map, in terms of cool interior design and notable shops? Well, last week a client mentioned Koo de Kir as the place where she had seen some great stuff. Koo de Kir? We found it, and though Boston is not technically in our Stores Guide, Koo has an online store that gets them in. If Design Within Reach is the work of a man who loves modern design, Koo de Kir is the work of a woman. from the French “Coup de Coeur,” the name is a phonetic rendering loosely meaning, “a strike to the heart…” "Sexy, sublime and soothing, Koo de Kir offers modern home furnishings and home accessories for an urban lifestyle." Koo's taste is unmistakably elegant and softer than New York's, with beautiful items such as the Eva Zeisel vases pictured above, a perfect spindle side table, and luxurious sheepskin and Emma Gardner rugs. Their lighting selection is excellent, but what about Problems? Not everything is offered in their online store (which is a little thin if you ask me) particularly with regard to furniture. If only Boston were closer. MGRHours:
Maxwell left teaching in 2001 to start Apartment Therapy as a design business helping people to make their homes more beautiful, organized AND healthy. The website started up in 2004 with the help of his brother, Oliver.
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