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The Narrow Lane Company, Landscape Services, New England
Posted Feb 8 at 10:39 AM in Blog by Maddie Brisbane
Founded by Ron Goode in 2009, The Narrow Lane Company not only designs and creates beautiful outdoor spaces, but represents a community dedicated to fostering a better quality of life. Behind the scenes of the company’s portfolio of stunning landscapes is a diverse and passionate team that has made it all possible.  “We’ve all come from different areas of expertise,” says Goode, who started out...
Kistler & Knapp Builders, Stockbridge, Historic Renovation, The Berkshires
Posted Feb 6 at 11:43 AM in Blog by Stella Tirone
Kistler & Knapp Builders and D.W. Arthur Associates Architecture collaborate to revive a historic property in the Berkshires, featuring a music conservatory in the heart of the home. Photography by Jared Kuzia Designed as a respite from the city, a rambling historic build in the foothills of the Berkshires has found new life under the care of its philanthropic owners.  Although the structure...
Boston Pergolas, Outdoor Living, Outdoor Spaces, Pergolas
Posted Feb 5 at 11:20 AM in Blog by Maddie Brisbane
Founded in 2020, Boston Pergolas began with a vision to redefine outdoor living through tailored open air experiences in both residential and commercial projects. Owned and operated by Manolis Christo, the specialty vendor and design-build team takes customization to another level by blending elegance and innovation to enhance the comfort and convenience of outdoor living. Boston Pergolas offers...
CM Ragusa Builders, New Hampshire Condo, Coastal Penthouse, New Hampshire
Posted Feb 1 at 11:18 AM in Blog by Maddie Brisbane
CM Ragusa Builders custom builds a detail-infused coastal penthouse. Photography by Warren Patterson For this crisp coastal New Hampshire condo, the client's vision was crystal clear from the beginning. They sought a home with spectacular views and easy access to local hot spots, and with the spaciousness and amenities of a custom-designed home. These prerequisites presented an opportunity for...
SDI Boston, Hidden TV, Art TV
Posted Jan 29 at 12:58 PM in Blog by Maddie Brisbane
Integrating your television in an aesthetically appealing way is a common challenge. Fortunately with a little creativity, and with help from the pros at SDI Boston, there are ways to achieve a more refined and stylish ambiance, while keeping the TV easy to access. 1. Incorporate custom framing. Incorporating a custom frame can allow your TV to seamlessly blend in with the aesthetic of your space...
TSP Smart Spaces, Home Security, Smart Home
Posted Jan 26 at 1:58 PM in Blog by Maddie Brisbane
In today’s world, there’s nothing evolving faster than technology. It plays a role in just about everything we do, inside and outside of our homes. At home, smart home technology and automation can make life easier in many ways. When it comes to our home's safety and security, it is imperative to have a dependable, high functioning system in place. With the ever-increasing availability of...
simpleHome, Greg Premru
Posted Jan 24 at 1:23 PM in Blog by Maddie Brisbane
(Photography: Greg Premru) As the winter chill sets in, there's nothing quite like the warmth of home. The right entertainment and automation setup can elevate those cozy nights in. With the help of the expert team at simpleHome, let’s explore the ever-increasing possibilities for home entertainment, and how automation can take indoor fun to the next level during the winter months and beyond....
Concord Lamp and Shade, Lighting
Posted Dec 12 at 4:20 PM in Blog by Stella Tirone
Whether you are looking to repair an antique, get a custom designed piece, or create a whole new lighting concept for the cooler months to come, Concord Lamp & Shade––offering both custom design and online retail––is a one-stop-shop. Founded in 1976, Concord Lamp & Shade’s quaint storefront is now owned by Ann Eckert––an MIT graduate with a passion for design––who prides herself on “...
Concept Building
Posted Dec 12 at 10:37 AM in Blog by Stella Tirone
In the heart of MetroWest, building a new home to nestle seamlessly within a page of New England’s history takes expert vision, painstaking collaboration, and the highest-level craftsmanship to ensure its success.     Led by owners Jeff Capello and Alan Baima, Concept Building has been making its own history in the custom building and remodeling business since 2009. On every project, the goal...
a blade of grass, farm to table
Posted Dec 11 at 4:56 PM in Blog by Maddie Brisbane
A revitalized suburban landscape brings home the bounty in more ways than one. To the imaginative mind, wide open spaces signify limitless potential. Such was the case for landscape designer Jim Douthit when he first assessed this 53 acre property located in the suburbs northwest of Boston. Greeted by vast open fields, a historic farmhouse dating back to 1773, and a barn awaiting renewal, the...