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Zen Associates, Al Fresco Dining, Outdoor Living Spaces, Landscape Design
Posted Mar 20 at 1:53 PM in Blog by Maddie Brisbane
Spring is just around the corner, and the time has come to open up the doors and let the fresh air in. After a long, cold winter there is no greater feeling than enjoying an al fresco dining experience with family and friends! These stunning outdoor dining and entertainment spaces prove that with good design comes incredible memories. Urban Oasis: Zen Associates Looking out toward the Boston...
Gregory Lombardi Design, Luscious Layers, Eco-Friendly Landscape
Posted Mar 11 at 9:42 AM in Blog by Maddie Brisbane
Landscape architecture is both an art and a science. Designing outdoor spaces that are both beautiful and land sensitive is a holistic approach to the craft, one that prioritizes longevity and care. The following projects embody that ethos, utilizing eco-friendly strategies that both protect and enhance the natural beauty of the landscape. Luscious Layers: Gregory Lombardi Design Designed to...
Blue Hour Design, Emerald Square, Blue Hour, Dusk
Posted Mar 5 at 10:07 AM in Blog by Admin
Blue Hour: The hour when anything is possible. Marking a new chapter in their thriving careers in architecture and interior design, John Day and Kyle Sheffield have launched their new firm, Blue Hour Design. With an extensive list of dynamic projects and collaborations under their belt, the duo have hit the ground running with this new venture, bringing decades of wisdom and experience along for...
Mudroom, Chatham, Archwright Builders, Muldoon Architects
Posted Mar 1 at 11:55 AM in Blog by Maddie Brisbane
While pantries and mudrooms offer many utilitarian functions, they also hold plenty of potential for beautiful design. From maximizing storage in a compact mudroom to adding a touch of luxury to a pantry, these stunning utility spaces prove that functionality and style can absolutely go hand in hand. Light & Airy Coffee Nook and Mudroom: ARCHWRIGHT Builders This Chatham hideaway’s cozy coffee...
Meadowbrook, Weston, Sports Complex, Exterior, LDa, Sanford Custom Builders
Posted Feb 28 at 11:25 AM in Blog by Maddie Brisbane
A state-of-the-art family clubhouse redefines secondary spaces. Photography by Dan Cutrona (exterior), Michael J. Lee (interior) When a Weston family acquired their neighboring property, it was not long before they called LDa Architects, Sanford Custom Builders, and Coughlin Interiors to the scene. At that point, the client already “had the beginnings of a vision,” as Marc Kaplan, President/Owner...
Posted Feb 23 at 4:44 PM in Blog by Maddie Brisbane
The home is a highly personal, sacred space. It’s also where we spend time with the people who matter most. With wise design choices, the home can be a haven for both solitude and good company.  When it comes to at-home socializing, it's worth curating designated spaces that make it easy to entertain. Scroll through a few of our favorite social spaces for guests of all ages.   1. Top Shelf...
The Valle Group, Passive House Construction, Sandwich MA
Posted Feb 16 at 12:20 PM in Blog by Maddie Brisbane
Making the commitment to go green on the homestead is a smart move. These projects are stunning examples of comfortable yet highly efficient and sustainable living spaces. Whether you’re aiming for a Passive, Net-Zero, Net-Positive or just a higher-performance, energy efficient construction approach, allow these projects to inspire you. 1. Sandwich Passive House: The Valle Group While...
Patrick Ahearn, Steven Colclough, History Reinterpreted
Posted Feb 14 at 11:45 AM in Blog by Maddie Brisbane
Architect Patrick Ahearn releases second published work. In his newest book, History Reinterpreted, renowned architect Patrick Ahearn captivates readers with a tale of transformation on the south shore of Massachusetts. Reimagining the 1871 Myles Standish Hotel’s north wing as a magnificent seaside estate in Duxbury, Massachusetts, Ahearn writes a new chapter for the property, thoughtfully...
Sea-Dar construction, secondary spaces
Posted Feb 13 at 12:05 PM in Blog by Maddie Brisbane
1. A Rooftop City Oasis with a Living Plant Wall: Sea-Dar Construction You would never think this serene spa and courtyard sits right in the middle of Boston. A true urban escape, this rooftop retreat features a custom made spa with custom-designed living moss wall mural that thrives in its perfectly-positioned home beneath an existing skylight. Limestone walls and light ashwood sconces frame the...
Posted Feb 8 at 12:59 PM in Blog by Maddie Brisbane
There is something to be said for preserving the past for future generations. Many homeowners are discovering a renewed appreciation for timeless older furnishings and decor, encouraging a shift back to the value found in the exceptional craftsmanship of the past. Since 1921, Trefler’s has been the go-to resource in the world of restoration, with a highly-skilled and passionate team that can...