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In Home Design Center
Not just for the trade, In Home Design Center offers a variety of residential services that range from creating and implementing the design of your new space to finding the textiles, furniture, decor accessories, and fixtures to put in it. Drawing on her artistic background, founder Anna Hardy can even create one-of-a-kind pieces in her adjacent studio.
117 Eastern Ave., Essex, 978-504-2054, inhomedesigncenter.com
Mak & Co.
Lynn and John Makiej opened a second store in Andover (45 Main Street) this summer to accommodate even more of their artisanal home goods and comfortable, eclectic, well-made furniture. You’ll find leather swivels, ottomans, and upholstered pieces in navy, whites and soft grays, along with plenty of fabric options to create a stunning bespoke piece for your home.
18 Red Spring Rd., Suite 103, Andover, 978-475-5511 and 45 Main St., Andover, 978-475-4970, makandcoandover.com