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Sudbury Design Group is ready for the Super Bowl
Posted Feb 1 at 1:28 PM in Events by Sandy Giardi
Sudbury Design Group has the competitive spirit and is cheering on the New England Patriots from their office rooftop. SDG’s Matt Sullivan reported that the landscape architecture firm scaled the Pats' logo from a drawing, blew it up and then filled it in with glowing red, blue and white Christmas lights.  Though they generally deal with turf, raising the roof isn’t as big a leap as one might...
Holiday Trunk Show at Artefact
Posted Dec 7 at 3:20 PM in Events by Sandy Giardi
Looking for unique gift ideas? Artefact Home | Garden, a purveyor of curated decorative home accessories and furnishings, is holding its 4th annual Holiday Trunk Show Dec. 8, 11am-5pm. Mingle with the artisans and shop their inspired wares including: Jewelry by Hannah Blount Jewelry Bags and felted wool by Mulxiply Scarves, clothing, and trays by PilgrimWaters Reusable gift wrap by Rapt...
The Leo Project, new Resource Center in Kenya
Posted Nov 21 at 2:50 PM in Events by Melanie Perillo
As the season of giving is now here, I felt compelled to spread the word about an important new initiative: The Leo Project. A few weeks back, I met an extraordinary young woman, Jessica Danforth. I learned that Jessica is honoring another extraordinary woman—Caitlin O’Hara—with the launch of a Resource Center now breaking ground and entering construction in Nanyuki, Kenya. When Caitlin passed...
IFDA Window Challenge
Posted Nov 1 at 4:01 PM in Events by Sandy Giardi
The fourth floor of the Boston Design Center is dressed for tonight’s IFDA (International Furnishings and Design Association)-NE Design Awards Gala, a celebration of interior design professionals and their award-winning work. Many of our friends and colleagues are event sponsors—Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, Roomscapes Cabinetry and Design Center, Designer Bath and Salem Plumbing Supply and...
The Inspired Bath
Posted Oct 29 at 5:17 PM in Events by Sandy Giardi
Homeowners and trade professionals alike are invited to explore Riobel products at The Inspired Bath’s “Hot & Cold” Event this Thursday, Nov. 1, 5-8pm. Sip a cold cocktail and nosh on refreshments while you explore the hottest new designs for the kitchen and bath at The Inspired Bath’s Waltham showroom. Mingle with top designers, architects, contractors and the BDG team while learning why...
BDG Thank-You Party
Posted Oct 20 at 9:38 AM in Events by Sandy Giardi
Thanks to the many friends and professionals who came out in droves to our event at Empire last Wednesday night to celebrate the arrival of BDG’s 22nd edition. The night was a resounding success because of you! We so enjoyed visiting with you, making introductions and toasting your achievements. We love connecting old friends to the many new faces—talents all! Pictured above left to right: Eric...
Boston International Fine Art Show
Posted Oct 11 at 9:15 PM in Events by Sandy Giardi
Calling all culture seekers! The 22nd edition of the annual Boston International Fine Art Show, one of autumn’s most anticipated events, and the only one of its kind here in New England, will soon be upon us. This premier exhibition and sale brings the work of Old Masters, and historic, modern and contemporary talents, as well as fine jewelry, porcelain sculpture and Oriental rugs, to The...
Ask the Expert day at Clarke
Posted Sep 25 at 2:52 PM in Events by Sandy Giardi
If you’re thinking of designing a luxury kitchen, you likely have questions. And, happily, the kitchen experts at Clarke, New England’s Official Sub-Zero/Wolf/Cover Showroom and Test Kitchen, have answers. Sure, you may not know your knee from your Neolith, or that induction cooktops are red-hot right now, but you will after spending the day (or a few hours) at Clarke’s Ask the Experts drop-in...
Interior Design for the NH Designer Showhouse
Posted Sep 12 at 2:46 PM in Events by Sandy Giardi
Kacey Graham and Michaele Boehm of Boehm Graham Interior Design (BGID) created a Scotch men’s lair for the New Hampshire Designer Showhouse at the Frank E. Anderson House. The interior design was a meaningful journey, not to mention loads of fun, for the talented mother-daughter team, as it gave the designers a rare opportunity to conceive something personal, rather than client-driven. As with...
Newport Secret Garden Tours, Sept. 7-9
Posted Sep 3 at 2:50 PM in Events by Sandy Giardi
If you’re like us, coming off of a great weekend we like to look ahead to the next and hatch a plan (or some semblance of one) for fun. We’ve got just the thing: Newport Secret Garden Tours. This fall installment of this self-guided walking tour, called “On and Off the Avenue & Drive,” is held daily Sept. 7-9, 10am-5pm, and features private, picturesque gardens on and off historic Bellevue...