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Posted Oct 27 at 11:42 AM in Blog by Admin
Some say that imitation is the biggest form of flattery. With this project, it was more than that. It was a dream come to fruition.  The vision was conjured by S. Prestley Blake, who in 1935 co-founded the Friendly Ice Cream Corporation. As someone who appreciated fine architecture and history, Blake envisioned a replica of Monticello, the 18th-century home of our nation’s third president, Thomas...
Posted Oct 24 at 2:44 PM in Blog by Admin
When Crown Point opened in 1979, they set the gold standard for custom cabinetry. Today, they continue to surprise and delight, delivering exciting new details that exemplify luxury.  When the inside is every bit as gorgeous as the outside, you know it’s top-tier design. The interior of every furniture-grade Crown Point cabinet is crafted of premium American black walnut, as part of their new...
Posted Oct 20 at 11:04 AM in Blog by Admin
Wicker has been around for centuries, and even though it is trending now, it truly has a timeless appeal. More and more, we are seeing wicker and rattan materials used in pieces for inside the home, as well as outside. The material lends a cozy comfort to rooms and spaces. Today’s wicker may be more modern and streamlined than what our grandparents had, but Jocelyn Chiappone, of Digs Design Co...
Saltonstall Architects; Costello Fine Homes; Mac Davis Flooring; Bartlett Gardens; Surroundings; Designer Garage Doors
Posted Oct 18 at 1:35 PM in Blog by Admin
Situated on a verdant stretch of lawn overlooking the harbor, this expansive Mattapoisett retreat started out as a potential teardown. Yet the current homeowners, who live year-round in Texas, saw that it was possible to preserve the integrity and footprint of the original two-bedroom structure while reconfiguring the floor plan and adding essential square footage. The husband grew up summering...
Bonnet Shores Custom Home; Stephen Winter Photography
Posted Oct 17 at 11:24 AM in Blog by Admin
Since founding MASS Architect in 2016, Nick Paolucci has created a full service architecture firm that provides a wide range of architectural services throughout New England. A high school drafting class sparked Paolucci’s interest in architecture, and from there he knew he would pursue a career in the field. He attended Auburn University’s architecture program and is now a licensed architect in...
Posted Oct 13 at 12:09 PM in Blog by Admin
There are four main pillars that Thos. Moser stands on: functional-yet-artful design, heirloom-level craftsmanship, a deep respect for the process and materials used, and dedication to ethical sustainability. Determined to “make things out of wood better than just about anyone else on the planet,” the company set impeccable standards from the start, seeking out the highest quality wood, and...
Mellowes & Paladino Architects; Lien Enterprises; Kotzen Interiors; KDTurner Design; R.P. Marzilli & Company, Inc.; Greg Premru
Posted Oct 11 at 1:10 PM in Blog by Admin
Embracing the neighborhood’s classic 19th-century New England roots, this newly constructed gambrel is right at home in historic Concord. “The goal was to build a house that looks like it has always been here,” says Bob Paladino, lead architect and founder of Mellowes & Paladino Architects. Its white cedar clapboards and traditional exterior details nod respectfully to the past, yet the home...
Shope Reno Wharton Architecture; KVC Builders; Jennifer Palumbo Inc.; Gregory Lombardi Design; Schumacher Companies, Inc.; Tischler und Sohn; Robert Benson Photography
Posted Oct 5 at 12:31 PM in Blog by Admin
In the heart of Wellesley, this classic New England shingle home feels like a private resort. From the start, the goal was to create a comfortable hub where large groups could gather, and also offer spaces for individual respite. This home has everything--from a basketball court, rock-climbing wall, movie theater, home gym and golf simulator to a back-yard spa. Situated on a lush plot, the home...
SV Design employees in the shape of ‘35’ to commemorate the firm’s noteworthy anniversary of transforming lives through exceptional design.
Posted Sep 30 at 11:21 AM in Blog by Admin
Beverly & Chatham, MA - SV Design is celebrating its 35th year anniversary of transforming lives through exceptional design. Founded in 1987, the firm has earned a reputation for elevating communities and its clients lives through thoughtfully planned architecture and interior design. Formerly Siemasko + Verbridge, SV Design has long been transforming clients’ abstract ideas of a dream home...
FBN Construction; Twelve Chairs Interiors; Joyelle West Photography
Posted Sep 29 at 2:40 PM in Blog by Admin
In 2020, a young family was looking to renovate key spaces of their traditional home including the kitchen and primary suite. They wanted to keep its historic charm while adding modern functionality to enhance and streamline everyday living. The renovation respected the vocabulary of the historic home, a quality they loved, while also ensuring it felt approachable and livable for their growing...