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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...
Posted Oct 8 at 10:39 AM in Inspiring Projects by Jaci Conry
A cherished 19th century residence is reimagined to suit the tastes of a young family. Set on a verdant lot near Newton’s Waban Village, the homeowners loved the gracious Victorian they bought in 2018. “Aesthetically, however, it wasn’t them,” says interior designer Heather Vaughan, who collaborated with architect Peter Sachs to renovate the home to suit the family. The project involved...
Back of house
Posted Oct 6 at 5:01 PM in Tips & Trends by Jaci Conry
Laplante Construction sheds light on current window trends. There are more options for window aesthetics than ever before. We sat down with Bill Laplante, president of Laplante Construction, to discuss the different types of windows his firm has recently installed on residential projects. A rounded dining area features windows on three sides (shown above). “To expand the height of the windows, we...
family room with large windows surrounding
Posted Sep 28 at 10:16 AM in Shopping by Jaci Conry
JB Sash & Door carries one of Marvin’s most essential collections. If you’re looking for windows and doors with exceptional design, quality and performance you’ll want to consider the Essential™ collection by Marvin®. Essential windows and doors interiors and exteriors are made with Ultrex® pultruded fiberglass, a material that Marvin created over 20 years ago. Ultrex is more rigid and...
entryway to building
Posted Sep 20 at 8:46 AM in Events by Jaci Conry
As an encore to its annual spring showcase, Boston Design Week hosts a fall round of events, September 27- October 16. Under the theme “Fall into Art and Design,” Boston Design Week’s 3-week festival offers a range of programs geared to increase awareness and appreciation of the vital role design plays in our lives.    Some of highlights include a presentation from Fall River-based rug ...

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