WellesleyWeston Magazine

SUMMER 2015

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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many of today's designers. But there's also plenty of room (both literally and philosophically) for your beloved collection of antique furniture, case glass lamps, craft pottery, and oriental rugs. Kids thrive in the airy, adjoining spaces that come so easily with Shingle Style, yet offer all sorts of opportunities for nurseries and playrooms. Looking forward to entertaining more? Why not consider integrating your living room and dining areas into an open kitchen plan, as the Wellesley architect Jan Gleysteen recommends to many of his clients. Gleysteen has gone so far as to publish a view book to help along the design process. Its vivid pictorial pages allow for a leisurely considera- tion of options. A master of detail, Gleysteen revels in creating nuanced, precisely designed homes, carefully managing everything from window sashes to patterned roofing shingles. "People naturally gravitate to the charm of Shingle Style," he notes, "so we work with images to help them realize their vision. As concepts clarify, we 'filter' them using design 48 W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | s u m m e r 2 0 1 5 Shingle Style

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