Winter Warmer, January/February 2012

For a couple who enjoys city life during the cooler months, Boston-based designer Meichi Peng creates a space to keep them cozy through the chilly season.

For many New Englanders, dropping temperatures send a signal to head south for the winter, toward second homes tucked away in warmer climes. The return north happens only after the first crouses have crept up through the melting snow, their soft yellow and lavendar heads heralding spring.