David Winston

Photo by: Jon Whittle

Though based in Boston, that enclave of conservative style, David Winston of Winston Flowers is always looking for ways to challenge the standard approach to floral design, to bust outside the box. At this New England home, he and Marc Hall, creative director of special events, put their heads together and found an envelope-pushing concept for every standard-issue holiday convention, from garlands to Christmas trees to yule logs. While their guiding precept — elegant but organic — might seem paradoxical, it worked.