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office with small desk green chair and botanical wallpaper
Posted Jun 28 at 10:45 AM in Inspiring Projects by Marykate Forte
Interior designer Jamie Moore says that a refreshed office space is key to increasing productivity. Jaime Moore, owner of James Studio Residential Interiors, moved from her dining room table to an office in Hingham Square in February, so she and her team could work more productively. With moody greens, a pop of burl wood, and acrylic bins for storage, the office embodies the James Studio brand...
bar area with black cushioned stools
Posted Jun 24 at 1:51 PM in Inspiring Projects by Marykate Forte
A custom garage that showcases more than just exclusive automobiles. Six mahogany bay doors signal the gateway to a stunning carriage house that encompasses a coveted car collection, pool table, and a bar that exudes a youthful, edgy vibe. Initially decorated in traditional Scottish plaid, with gold, green, and burgundy, the homeowners contracted interior designer Betsy Bassett to freshen up the...
side view of custom home on the water at dusk
Posted Jun 24 at 9:20 AM in News by Jaci Conry
Behan Bros.’ skilled team of craftsmen has deep Rhode Island roots. “It’s all in the details,” says Garrett Behan.  Garrett and his brother Mike Behan work as project managers at Behan Bros., Inc., the construction firm their father Michael Behan started in the 1970s.  “All of our personnel take a very detail-oriented approach to every task they complete; every detail matters. This has been...
Redesigned Family room with custom ceiling blue abstract paintings on the wall and coral chairs
Posted Jun 22 at 7:50 AM in Inspiring Projects by Jaci Conry
Robin Gannon adds dimension with color, texture, and architectural details that honor the origins of this home.           Though well-built and appealing from the exterior, this suburban Mission-style residence lacked character inside. The homeowners tapped designer Robin Gannon to give the interior a more distinctive vibe. “Right away, I realized that we needed to give the home some...
modern white kitchen with 2 big stone islands in the center
Posted Jun 18 at 4:06 PM in Tips & Trends by Marykate Forte
Boston Stone Restoration’s process for protection. Boston Stone Restoration offers More AntiEtch sealer for natural soft stones to create a protective barrier against etching and staining without altering the stone’s finish. The durable, micro-thin layer is applied as a liquid and is cured with a UV light before being polished. With a 10-year warranty, this process can be applied on marble,...
modern kitchen with big island and white tile on the walls
Posted Jun 17 at 11:53 AM in Inspiring Projects by Marykate Forte
Oynx Marble & Granite provides endless top-quality selections for kitchens and bathrooms. With its deep black background and striking white veining, the polished Skyfall granite topped island is a showstopper in this suburban kitchen. To source, fabricate, and install the counters in their new kitchen, the homeowners contracted Onyx Marble & Granite. A family-owned business with 20 years...
Joren Smith sitting at one of his custom made concrete tables and workers customizing a countertop
Posted Jun 15 at 9:01 AM in News by Marykate Forte
Elements Concrete embraces creativity to craft specialty pieces for the home. Joren Smith is the founder and president of Elements Concrete, an artisan concrete company that specializes in crafting concrete countertops and furniture, columns, cladding, and other architectural pieces. Smith’s design capabilities as a concrete artisan are showcased in the unique projects he and his team create and...
J. Butler Collection boutique store front in Nantucket
Posted Jun 14 at 12:59 PM in Shopping by Marykate Forte
Jeffrey B. Haines’ Nantucket boutique features treasures for design-minded shoppers. Located off of Main Street on Nantucket is The J. Butler Collection, a seasonal home design boutique created by interior designer Jeffrey B. Haines, owner of design studio Butler’s of Far Hills. Offering specialty items that embody Haines’ “gathered look,” the boutique boasts a collection of hand-selected...
custom living area with vaulted ceilings and a stairway that leads to open second floor
Posted Jun 11 at 9:24 AM in News by Kendra Keelan
Catherine Truman Architects opens an outpost on Cape Cod. Catherine Truman Architects has been slowly and quietly gaining a reputation for subtle, well crafted, understated elegant projects. The Cambridge based firm, founded seven-and-a-half years ago, is primarily known for its work in the greater Boston area, yet its projects span from northern New England to the Berkshires to the Cape and...
Teak table and chairs on a deck overlooking the ocean and marsh
Posted Jun 3 at 4:01 PM in Lifestyle by Marykate Forte
Tis the season for enjoying meals outdoors; here are some of our favorite backyard set-ups. Vani Sayeed Studios (above)A teak table and chairs are oriented to overlook the ocean and surrounding marsh. Designer: Vani Sayeed Studios, vanisayeedstudios.com Photography by Jared Kuzia Sea-Dar Construction With the city skyline as backdrop and filled with lush plantings, this rooftop deck is the...

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