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CM Ragusa Builders, The Jewelry Box, Coastal New Hampshire, Luxury Kitchen
Posted Sep 21 at 3:39 PM in Blog by Maddie Brisbane
CM Ragusa builds quality into every square inch of this compact home. Though compact in size, this stylish sanctuary makes a major statement. Once a blue-collar dwelling dating back to the 1700’s, its latest iteration, custom built and renovated by CM Ragusa Builders, is brimming with luxury. The home is a treasure trove of elegance and comfort that is optimized for modern living, aptly coined “...
Beacon Hill Books & Cafe, Bulfinch Awards, Sarah Winchester, Pauli & Uribe Architects
Posted Sep 18 at 12:57 PM in Blog by Maddie Brisbane
The New England Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art (ICAA) has unveiled the recipients of the highly anticipated 13th annual Bulfinch Awards. The awards recognize the achievements of professionals who are committed to excellence in the classical and allied arts across New England. This year, there were over 80 submissions for regional projects considered, with firms...
Landscape Creations, Gregory Lombardi Design, Wellesley, Sport Court
Posted Sep 14 at 1:52 PM in Blog by Maddie Brisbane
In recent years, a remarkable trend has taken root, capturing the imagination of homeowners, architects, and designers alike: the rise of all-encompassing outdoor living spaces. This phenomenon has evolved the traditional backyard into a multifunctional haven, where relaxation, entertainment, and nature converge. As new technology and materials surface, the sky's the limit when it comes to...
Taste Design, Paul Weber Architecture, Nat Rea Photography, Middletown RI, Living Room
Posted Sep 13 at 11:45 AM in Blog by Maddie Brisbane
Taste Design and Paul Weber Architecture deliver on a new build in which the finer details make the house a home. For most coastal homes, comfort and functionality are non-negotiables. While this Rhode Island seaside retreat is no exception, it is beaming with elevated and personalized details, striking a perfect balance between relaxed and refined. “It’s a coastal home, but finely finished,”...
Benchmark Builders, Mayer + Associates, Greg Premru Photography, Sitting Room
Posted Sep 10 at 1:57 PM in Blog by Maddie Brisbane
A charming old-world Brookline home is reimagined to embrace a holistic approach to modern living. Sitting on an acre of land overlooking the Brookline Reservoir, this 1930’s Georgian Revival-style home saw a renaissance of its own at the hands of architect Alan Mayer and the build team at Benchmark Builders. The full-scale renovation, which aimed to bring the home into the modern era while...
Thoughtforms, Georgian Revival, Chuck Choi, Exterior, Contemporary Addition
Posted Sep 6 at 1:10 PM in Blog by Maddie Brisbane
Thoughtforms Corporation offers a new take on a classic Georgian home's contemporary addition. Originally built in 1905, this Georgian Revival was upgraded with a reconceptualized modern addition. Though a prior addition was added mid-century, it was clear that there was room for improvement. That’s when the owners called upon Thoughtforms Corporation to build out a newly designed addition that “...
SV Design, Warren Jagger, Thrushcross, Rhode Island Beach Home, Living Room
Posted Aug 31 at 11:29 AM in Blog by Maddie Brisbane
SV Design designs a dreamy Rhode Island home that prioritizes family living, cultivates connection, and embraces idyllic surroundings. As one of four family homes on a cherished coastal enclave beaming with generational memories, this spacious property redefines the very essence of ‘family first’. This theme of family was at the forefront of every design discourse between the client and architect...
JW Construction, West Dennis Build, Surette Media Group
Posted Aug 29 at 1:00 PM in Blog by Maddie Brisbane
A look behind the scenes of an immaculate new build in West Dennis. Overlooking the Bass River with views toward West Dennis Beach, this stately new construction celebrates the character of a timeless Cape Cod home. Traditional cedar exteriors, native flora surroundings, and abundant access to sand-lined river waters give the home a sense of place within the natural beauty of West Dennis. The...
Archwright Builders, Grattan Imaging, Crows Pond Exterior
Posted Aug 27 at 9:34 AM in Blog by Maddie Brisbane
A year-round Chatham retreat embraces its blissful surroundings. Perched on a picturesque bluff with breathtaking views of Crows Pond and neighboring harbors, this Chatham hideaway blends contemporary design and traditional Cape Cod shingle-style architecture. Merging with the landscape as if it had always belonged there, the newly constructed home sits on a coveted, salt-kissed stretch of land...
Buzzards Bay Overlook. McPhee Builders, Dan Cutrona
Posted Aug 16 at 11:29 AM in Blog by Maddie Brisbane
For those who dream of a coastal sanctuary, the allure of sweeping views of the sea is simply irresistible. Imagine if that salt-tinged panorama was not immediately apparent, but rather concealed by verdant foliage surrounding the home’s frontage. Such was the case with this Falmouth property, where the stunning seascape emerges as a tantalizing surprise, waiting to be discovered. (Photography:...