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Women in Stone
Posted Dec 11 at 10:07 AM in Blog by Admin
For years, BDG has showcased some of the best stone distributors, fabricators, showrooms, and restorative services companies in Boston and beyond. Their success stems from a rich family history and/or dedication to their trade. However, the contemporary women in stone – those who are largely responsible for carrying a torch of excellence and fanning its flame - deserve our attention. It is why...
Posted Dec 7 at 1:54 PM in Blog by Admin
From curating aesthetics and resources to creating spaces to fit every client’s individual needs, interior design is truly a craft––and BDG has the inside scoop on exactly how it’s done. Here are 13 exclusive trade secrets from our hand-picked PRELUDE X Master Designers. For access to QR codes with even more resources, check out this feature in the PRELUDE X Digital Edition here! Acampora...
Mackenzie & Co, Thanksgiving Tablescapes 2023
Posted Nov 14 at 10:20 AM in Blog by Maddie Brisbane
Top designers dish out tips and tricks for your fall-friendly dining display. There is nothing that sets the mood for a Thanksgiving celebration quite like a great tablescape. With the right combination of colors, textures, and accessories, the perfect tablescape is sure to get your Thanksgiving crew to gather in style. We’ve assembled a shortlist of our favorite tablescapes plus tips from top...
McCormack Builders, Exterior, Dover MA
Posted Nov 10 at 12:14 PM in Blog by Maddie Brisbane
McCormack Builders presents a remarkable renovation project designed for year-round family living and entertaining. As part of a multi-home revival on a serene cul-de-sac in Dover, MA, McCormack Builders’ renovation of this spacious family home was simply meant to be. Guided by the homeowner's discerning vision, Mike McCormack and his team breathed new life into this former spec house, creating...
ArchiPlicity LLC, Plymouth Summer Cottage, South Shore MA
Posted Nov 7 at 10:17 AM in Blog by Maddie Brisbane
18 years in the making, this summer cottage proves the power of possibility. In the world of design, every project bears its unique story—a narrative of dreams, desires, and the artistry of bringing them to life. For this shingle style summer cottage, set atop a bluff on the Plymouth coastline, the story is one of many chapters. (Photography: Katherine Jackson Architectural Photography) “The...
BRICC Awards 2023
Posted Nov 6 at 2:23 PM in Blog by Stella Tirone
The Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Cape Cod’s BRICC AWARDS recognize the region's excellence––the "best of the best"––in the building, design and remodeling industry.  Celebrated every two years, 2023’s awards gala was held at the Cape Codder resort in Hyannis on October 5th with over 200+ in attendance and a record number of award submissions.  Congratulations to our @BDG Cape...
prism awards 2023
Posted Nov 6 at 1:10 PM in Blog by Stella Tirone
(Photography: Charlene Graham) Over 400 guests gathered for the Annual PRISM Awards gala at the Boston Museum of Science to honor the best of the best in the local residential building industry. The Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston (BRAGB) received 340 PRISM entries in six categories, which were celebrated on October 19 in the museum’s multi-leveled Blue Wing with a reception...
James Studio, Coast by JSI
Posted Oct 30 at 10:06 AM in Blog by Stella Tirone
(Photography: Jessica Delaney) For designer Jaime Moore, it’s all about the feel. Whether it’s her design firm, James Studio Interiors, or her new retail locale, Coast by JSI, Moore uses a signature, yet subtle layering technique that favors the coastal aesthetic.   “I think coastal is more of a feeling than a style,” says Moore of her designs. “It’s more of that calm you get from being around...
Sequoia Custom Builders, Cummings Architecture, Mia Bella, Reading MA
Posted Oct 26 at 2:59 PM in Blog by Stella Tirone
(Photography: Ben Gancsos Studio) This Reading home––a manifestation of the client’s vision for preserving a historic feel, while molding it to fit the modern life of a young couple––is nothing if not dynamic. Built circa 1817, the Parker, Solon Anson property––noted in 1980 by the Reading Historical Commission––possesses a rich history that sets it apart in a town now full of new-builds. The...
Passive House Construction, The Valle Group, Sustainable Homes, Dan Cutrona
Posted Oct 26 at 10:25 AM in Blog by Maddie Brisbane
A Deep Dive into Passive House Construction with The Valle Group For those striving for the highest degree of energy efficiency, there is no higher standard than Passive House Construction. Despite a recent resurgence in the United States, finding Certified Passive Builders remains a rare feat. Among the trailblazers in this field is The Valle Group, which completed its first Passive House in...