Home design ideas: Clean lines combine with a classic New England color palette in this home bar – The Boston Globe

A home bar in Lexington.
A home bar in Lexington.Photograph by Keller and Keller/Joseph Keller

Christine Tuttle and her clients were discussing finishing the basement in their Lexington home when the pandemic hit. “They mentioned getting a foosball table, and suddenly the husband said, ‘Let’s put a wet bar in the corner,’” Tuttle recalls. To accommodate the couple’s desire for four stools on the front and two on the end without impeding the flow from the stairs to the seating area beyond the bar, the designer suggested an on-trend curved silhouette. The couple hangs out at the bar after dinner with a different, fun cocktail each week. “It’s like a night out on the town,” she says.

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