We have been interviewing lifestyle gurus around the country in a series of articles called Under the Covers. From small waterway towns and rural outposts to intense urban habitats, we’re on the road and learning about outdoor spaces from America’s finest designers and lifestyle gurus.

This month’s feature is from the other side of the country, the great Northeastern town of Boston with Kristen Rivoli and her designer’s take on how Bean Town likes to create their outdoor living rooms: Check it out!


Kristen Rivoli is principal of Kirsten Rivoli Interior Design. Kristen’s passion for fashion and art, which began at a very young age, continues to influence her interior designs. A western New York native, she graduated from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. Boston Common named Kristen a rising star in interior design, and her Master Bathroom project has been featured on HGTV’s I want that Bath! Kristen’s expertise allows her to blend styles for striking, one of a kind spaces to reflect the lifestyle of her clients.

Brian Bozlinski is President of Classic Accessories, Inc., which is known for its innovative textile products that cover, protect and organize outdoor gear. Under his direction at Classic Accessories, Inc., the company has grown over 280% and the employee base has grown from 24 to over 100 employees. The company is now penetrating more deeply into European Markets.