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Pink L'atelier stove in bright white kitchen
Posted Apr 7 at 4:16 PM in Tips & Trends by Jaci Conry
L’Atelier Paris launches a line of custom ranges in bright new hues, just in time for Spring. L’Atelier Paris Haute Design, the luxury bespoke creator of made-to-measure ranges and kitchens has unveiled its exclusive 2021 Color Collection. The line features 15 colorways inspired by hope and joy. Think of the delight you’d feel with a kitchen highlighted by these pale blues and greens, bold purple...
Remodeled master bath with White marble and unlacquered brass fixtures
Posted Apr 2 at 7:32 AM in Inspiring Projects by Marykate Forte
A contemporary bathroom that nods to the past. White marble and unlacquered brass fixtures accompany modern-day conveniences in this master bathroom built by McCormack Builders. The clients wanted to create a contemporary shower space for the master suite that appears older than it is. The original home was built in the 1700s and the bathroom was part of a larger renovation that embodies the old...
Renovated Cape Cod home front view
Posted Apr 1 at 10:52 AM in Inspiring Projects by Marykate Forte
A Cape Cod home gets a fresh new vibe and space for the whole family.   To accommodate their ever-growing family, which includes grandchildren, the homeowners felt it was time to update their summer cottage and expand the kitchen and living room. “We tried to use the exposed beams and elements of what was already there,” says Jennifer Birnstiel, principal of ArchiPlicity, an architectural design...
Entry way of home with smart home system technology
Posted Mar 23 at 1:39 PM in Tips & Trends by Marykate Forte
Say Hello to Boston’s Boutique Private Risk Advisory Firm. Insurance for today’s highly successful families—those with multiple homes, valuable collections, domestic employees, and extravagant hobbies—is very much a unique discipline. But unlike the way in which people shop for financial advice, the vetting of home and auto insurance companies usually amounts to calling the nearest Main Street...
custom-designed built-in full-size bunk beds
Posted Mar 19 at 5:34 PM in Inspiring Projects by Marykate Forte
Laplante Construction delivers a range of custom designs. Coffered ceilings, nickel gap shiplap accent walls, and intricate moldings are custom details Laplante Construction, a luxury home builder based in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, knows well. From intricate traditional styles to sleek and simple designs, Laplante creates a wide range of custom details and is now serving Cape Cod with a...
Magma Design Group at Ron Burton Training Village with a group of kids sitting at a waterfall
Posted Mar 18 at 8:40 AM in News by Marykate Forte
Magma Design Group joins forces with Ron Burton Training Village to inspire kids to create. Samantha and Neil Best, owners of Magma Design Group, a landscape architecture and construction firm, craved something beyond satisfying their clients. Their desire to give back and do more for the greater good was fulfilled by the non-profit Ron Burton Training Village (RBTV), an organization located in...
Newton Kitchens & Design showroom
Posted Mar 15 at 2:10 PM in Shopping by Marykate Forte
Newton Kitchens & Design uses unconventional materials to create wow-factor. Ostrich, cowhide, leather, and metal are just a few of the exotic materials co-owner and designer of Newton Kitchens & Design, Pierre Matta, incorporates in his work. Matta and his wife Tricia, along with their small team, combine luxury with functionality to create handcrafted cabinetry and furniture...
Custom Cape Cod home renovation by Polhemus Savery DaSilva Architects Builders
Posted Mar 2 at 4:34 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
Polhemus Savery DaSilva Architects Builders renovates an iconic Cape Cod residence for a second time. An iconic, idyllic Cape Cod residence, long known as Riptide, has been reimagined by Polhemus Savery DaSilva Architects Builders (PSD) for its newest owners. After eyeing the property for years, and following the work of PSD, they found themselves in the fortunate position of making Riptide their...
Modern coastal kitchen by Divine Design Center
Posted Feb 23 at 2:53 PM in Inspiring Projects by Marykate Forte
A Jamestown kitchen overlooking Narragansett Bay embodies originality. With its majestic ocean views, it was important that the elements of this kitchen in Jamestown, Rhode Island didn’t detract from the outdoor perspective. Equally important, according to Samantha DeMarco, the senior designer at Divine Design Center who was contracted by the homeowners to execute the first floor redesign, was...
Net Zero Home by Paul Weber Architecture
Posted Feb 19 at 12:21 PM in Inspiring Projects by Jaci Conry
A family relies on their experience living aboard boats to build a home of maximum efficiency. It’s no small accomplishment for a family of five to reside on a sailboat. “We figured if we could manage on a boat, we could certainly manage to live in a relatively small house,” says Chris Museler, who set about designing a sustainable home in Jamestown, Rhode Island with the help of architect Paul...

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