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Turada Hardwood Shingles by Tropical Timberwoods
Posted Oct 2 at 12:45 PM in Tips & Trends by Andrea Mingels
With over 50 years of experience, Tropical Timberwoods Inc. is an industry leader in the production and distribution of tropical hardwoods and the leading importer and exclusive provider of Turada Hardwood Shingles – a beautiful choice for real wood roofing without chemical preservatives. Turada Hardwood Shingles are valued by home professionals worldwide for their classic, rustic look and...
Patrick Ahearn Architect Launches Master Studio
Posted Sep 30 at 3:21 PM in Events by Sandy Giardi
We connected with architect Patrick Ahearn bright and early this week, on his birthday no less, to discuss the digital debut of Patrick Ahearn’s Studio, his free, 15-session online master class that has just launched. Ahearn, a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, and one of the nation’s most celebrated classical architects, has long believed that “good architecture has the power to...
Seura Outdoor TV, available at Elite Media Solutions
Posted Sep 25 at 3:43 PM in Tips & Trends by Sandy Giardi
Advancements in outdoor living entertainment allow homeowners to take Elite Media Solutions' smart home and AV systems outside.... Now more than ever, homeowners are regarding the backyard as an extension of their house. Add COVID into the mix, and the outdoors has become the safest place to socialize, and a welcome escape from the four walls of home, with plenty of fresh air and opportunities...
Marble countertops by Onyx Marble and Granite
Posted Sep 24 at 11:22 AM in Tips & Trends by Sandy Giardi
These industry darlings are the design cornerstones of the heart of the home. Instantly elevate the look and feel of your kitchen with the following key components.... Crown Point Cabinetry is known for its high-quality inset cabinetry, and its signature 1-inch thick face frames, doors and drawer fronts. In this kitchen, Crown Point’s designer specified Sherwin Williams’ Truly Taupe paint for...
RootCellar© Concepts Refrigerated Pantry
Posted Sep 18 at 9:41 PM in Tips & Trends by Sandy Giardi
RootCellar© Concepts has unveiled a breakthrough new product for fine homes that may just change your approach to grocery shopping, food organization and refrigeration. The company has introduced a premier, fully customizable refrigerated pantry and freezer that can augment or even replace the refrigeration in your kitchen, and fit in seamlessly within your design.  The concept is the brainchild...
A new home in a historic Boston neighborhood designed by Meyer & Meyer Architecture and Interiors
Posted Sep 16 at 1:29 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
Within the bucolic neighborhood of Brookline’s Pill Hill, a historic district so named for the doctors in residence who wanted an idyllic locale and proximity to Boston’s top hospitals, lies a surprise of a house designed by Meyer & Meyer Architecture and Interiors. The finely-detailed home, which sits atop a leafy slope, is a revelation for a few reasons. Firstly, at only 4,000 square feet,...
Boston Design Week 2020's Fall Season Sept. 30-Oct. 18
Posted Sep 15 at 4:42 PM in Events by Sandy Giardi
Boston Design Week debuts a special “Fall Season,” September 30-October 18, a virtual, three-week festival of programs, events and exhibitions exploring all aspects of design. This year’s event looks a bit different from the 12-day design staple that we’re used to, but the mission at its heart—to bring an awareness and appreciation for the contributions and talent in the design industry—beats on...
Executive Vice President Larissa Cook of FBN Construction
Posted Sep 11 at 8:53 PM in News by Sandy Giardi
Executive Vice President Larissa Cook is celebrating 15 years at FBN Construction, one of Boston’s premier residential construction and remodeling firms. Cook began her tenure at FBN as an assistant to the former owner John DeShazo, with no construction experience under her belt, and worked her way up with posts as an Estimator, General Manager and, occasionally, Bookkeeper, before serving in her...
Botanica—at-home professional gardening
Posted Sep 9 at 9:16 PM in Lifestyle by Sandy Giardi
R.P. Marzilli & Company embraces the home gardening trend with Botanica, a new arm of their full-service landscape business dedicated to designing, cultivating and maintaining custom edible and home gardens. Now families can enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables harvested in their very own backyard—no green thumb required. For 35 years, R.P. Marzilli & Company has brought beauty to the...
Illuminated pool terrace by Sudbury Design Group
Posted Aug 28 at 6:27 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
There’s something about the charged atmosphere and magic of night swimming. When the balmy summer air mingles with the glow of the pool against the dark sky and light dances within the water, suddenly we all feel a sort of kid-like wonder that inspires us to come on in! The following landscapes beautifully capture that mystique, elevating these residences to resort status. Water Dance Landscape...

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