Room for Personal Style with Ken Dietz

Boston Globe Article and Pictures Provided to MAN-LAIR by Ken Dietz of Dietz and Associates
Read More at his Website or on our Featured Designers page

Before showing the article and a collection of pictures of a comfortable brownstone, I want to welcome and thank Ken Dietz for agreeing to be the first MAN-LAIR Featured Designer. This is shaping up to be a long, fruitful relationship and wanted to take a second out to make show my appreciation.
This article was originally written for Boston Globe Magazine and was published on March 14, 2004.

The great things about these projects (Actually two different apartments with the same floor plan) is the way he was able to highlight the architectural features like the fireplace, the curves walls and the tall windows. He even finds a way to do this without sacrificing comfort or function. Many apartments have alcoves, bay windows and other architectural features that are difficult to design around. Curved walls almost always look great, however you cannot simply put a normal 80″ couch against a curved wall. You will only wind up losing a lot of floor space Dietz does a great job of using a single arm chair to keep a great architectural feature visible without losing a lot of square footage. 

“Good art can transcend the decor. I find that the art you
love will complement the furniture you love as well.”
-Ken Dietz

Contact Dietz & Associates
Phone:(617) 983- 2549


One comment on “Room for Personal Style with Ken Dietz

  1. Casey Mcneal says:

    Its like you read my mind! You appear to know a lot about this, like you wrote the book in it or something. I think that you could do with a few pics to drive the message home a little bit, but other than that, this is excellent blog. A fantastic read. I will definitely be back.

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