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Posted Nov 9 at 8:14 AM in Inspiring Projects by Jaci Conry
Architect Catherine Truman maximizes storage and minimizes wasted space in a 19th century Beacon Hill residence. The homeowners loved this unit for its location, in the heart of Beacon Hill, and its gracious size of 3,000 square-feet, but knew it had two issues: lack of storage and a lot of wasted space in hallways. A young family with one child and others planned, they knew they needed to...
House overlooking the water at dusk
Posted Nov 8 at 9:44 AM in News by Jaci Conry
Several BDG Clients are honored The Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston (BRAGB) annually hosts the PRISM awards to recognize the finest projects and outstanding achievements of builders, remodelers, developers, architects, marketing/advertising firms, interior designers, and other professionals in the home building industry. Several BDG clients received awards. Below is a...
Posted Nov 4 at 9:47 AM in Inspiring Projects by Jaci Conry
A spectacular waterfront setting sets the tone for a new family retreat. It’s hard to imagine a more idyllic spot than the site upon which this Martha’s Vineyard home is located. Set in a wildlife preserve bordered by Tisbury Great Pond and the Atlantic Ocean, with a vast stretch of private beach, the home has water views on three sides. When the current homeowners bought the secluded property,...
Front view of small blue cottage
Posted Nov 1 at 1:48 PM in Inspiring Projects by Jaci Conry
Cape Associates, Inc. earns accolades for some of the firm’s new work, including a sustainable home with modern styling. Recently, Cape Associates Inc. was honored by the Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Cape Cod with a gold BRICC Award for Excellence in Green & Energy Design for a home in Eastham the firm built.  Two major goals were key in the design, construction, and...
Living room
Posted Nov 1 at 7:19 AM in News by Jaci Conry
Every two years the Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Cape Cod honors professionals with the BRICC Awards to recognize the finest projects and outstanding achievements of builders, architects, designers, home technology contractors, and others in the home building industry on Cape Cod. Earlier this month, the BRICC Awards Ceremony was held at the Cape Codder Resort and Spa. Several...
Boathouse
Posted Oct 27 at 3:55 PM in Inspiring Projects by Jaci Conry
A water-front boathouse provides an idyllic escape for homeowners in Orleans andwins McPhee Associates a Silver BRICC award for Excellence in Design and Construction. McPhee Associates worked closely with the homeowners, who spend a great deal of time on the water, to create a new boathouse on their property. Located on Arey’s Pond, the boathouse provides direct access to Pleasant Bay and the...
Wine bottles in wine refrigerator
Posted Oct 26 at 12:14 PM in Tips & Trends by Kelly McCoy
Enhancing your wine collection and your home Fine wines and beautiful homes often go together. So it’s no surprise that Sub-Zero, the world’s leader in food and beverage preservation, offers wine storage that not only protects your wine collection but also enhances the beauty (and value) of your home. No need to hide your fine wines away in a cellar when they can become a design statement in the...
BDG staff
Posted Oct 19 at 2:18 PM in Events by Jaci Conry
  A big bash was held at the Pinebrook Country Club in honor of BDG’s 25th Anniversary In 1997 publisher Melanie Perillo founded Boston Design Guide as the first magazine in New England devoted to luxury residential design. While home trends and styles have changed many times over the years, what has remained constant to BDG is the support of its advertisers—the tremendously talented and...
front entry way stone steps
Posted Oct 18 at 11:52 AM in News by Jaci Conry
Cape Cod Stone offers endless options for your outdoor oasis. Located in Orleans, MA, Cape Cod Stone offers one of the finest selections of architectural and landscape stone in New England. Its wide-ranging selection of product options includes stones for flagging—used often for patios, walkways, and garden paths—, steps, and treads—a great option for wall caps borders. The selection includes an...
Posted Oct 13 at 3:08 PM in Inspiring Projects by Jaci Conry
The Scandinavian term friluftsliv translates to “open-air living.” Coined in the 1850s by playwright and poet Henrik Ibsen, the term was used to describe the value of spending time outdoors exploring and connecting with others to enhance physical and spiritual well-being. Friluftsliv is a bit of a buzzword these days, says landscape architect Bernice Wahler, who notes that she is guided by the...

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