ONE BRIGHT SPOT of our current economic doldrums is that designers are looking back to classic values of longevity and craft. So forget all the mass-produced plastic—this year, the focus is on locally made, eco-friendly, and well-considered goods for the home. From terrariums to tiles, fireplaces, and light fixtures, we offer a cornucopia of smart products that look good (and are good for you), plus insider tips from four local designers.
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