Living Large by Louis Postel
New England Home columnist Louis Postel writes about the allure of “downsizing and moving downtown.”
Extreme Makeover by Paula M. Bodah
Designer Leslie Fine created an open spa-like master bathroom by combining four rooms into one. ’What makes it special?’ A two-sided island vanity is the perfect solution to a bathroom challenged by an unusual layout.
Into the Light by Gail Ravgiala
The ‘all in one’ open floor plan interior design Leslie Fine adopted for the penthouse meant the itchen had to be seamlessly integrated into the overall design scheme. The one windowless wall is sheathed in sandblasted mirror with thick glass shelves that inspired the opaque glass doors on the upper kitchen cabinets, further unifying the space.
Kitchen Confidential - The Look: Modern by Rachel Levitt and Donna Garlough
A suburban Colonial gets a contemporary makeover in dark wood and a neutral palette. (Leslie) Fine put the wine refrigerator, cappuccino/espresso maker, and glassware cabinets all in one place… The small counter provides a convenient place from which to serve wine, cocktails, and hors d’oeuvres.
Home Design Depression by Christopher Muther
Local designer Leslie Fine says that planning out a home improvement project, not rushing it to completion, is a better way to address a make-over. ‘There is an important thought process that should be followed, and it really can’t be achieved in a short period of time, no matter what the budget is for the project,’ she said.
The Sky's the Limit by Paula M. Bodah
By staying true to her mission to focus on the view, Fine has created a living space that’s like a gorgeous frame on a fine work of art. The outdoors may be the first thing people notice, but it doesn’t take long to realize that the indoors is every bit as breathtaking as what lies beyond.
Home Suite Home by Christopher Muther
Beacon Hill resident … hired … Leslie Fine to decorate her condo in the style of a posh boutique hotel. The bedroom and living room reflect Fine’s interest in creating clutter-free, contemporary spaces . . . ‘It’s all about self-indulgence,’ says Newton-based interior designer Leslie Fine. ‘If you enjoy staying in these hotels on vacation, then naturally you want to bring that facet into your home.’
An Eye for Change by Carol Hildebrand
Designer Leslie Fine is out to show that New England homes can feel modern, too. Her transitional style blends Boston’s old-school cool with new materials and furniture, bridging the gap between the formality of traditional rooms and the spareness of contemporary spaces. Fine has a flair for the warm and inviting colors, clean lines and emphasis on function and comfort that characterize this decorating style.
Geometry of Comfort by Michelle Tibodeau Sillman
The window at the end of a slender passageway between a young woman’s bedroom and bathroom in the Boston Junior League Showhouse held promise for interior designer Leslie Fine. It would become the base for transforming a walkway into an intimate dressing retreat.
Hot Designers in Your City by Andrea McDaniel
I wanted to create a contemporary, sophisticated look with clean lines. I used comfortable chairs with ottomans in soft chenille that make the chairs inviting.