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Newport Secret Garden Tour
Posted Jun 11 at 12:00 PM in Events by Anonymous
  Let Newport’s stunning landscaping inspire you June 15-17th by enjoying a self-guided walking tour of the city’s most impressive private gardens. The annual Secret Garden Tour invites you to explore these edenic spaces and experience firsthand the reason why Conde Nast Traveler Magazine named Newport “one of the best walking cities in the U.S.” Beginning near the causeway to Goat Island, the...
Storefront of Appleton Antiques
Posted Jun 8 at 1:38 PM in Events by Kathleen Parente
For 40 years, Appleton Antique Lighting has sold and restored the finest in antique lighting fixtures. In 1978, Loukas and Jane Deimezis opened their first shop, Appleton Antiques, on Appleton street in the South End of Boston. As collectors, they had an appreciation for the original state of period objects and sought to bring them back to that condition. Light soon captured the Deimezis’...
7 Tide Continuing Education Event
Posted Jun 8 at 12:59 PM in Events by Anonymous
Join 7 Tide in the Boston Seaport on Thursday, June 14th alongside New England’s premier architects and designers for an afternoon of good food, great spirits and outstanding conversation while earning four CEU (Continuing Education Units) credits. This month’s “Learn & Lounge” event includes classes on topics ranging from quality color accuracy in LEDs to the shifting demographics of...
Take a Stand for Sustainability event
Posted May 23 at 4:14 PM in Events by Anonymous
Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams’ classic modern home furnishings store in Natick, Massachusetts, held Take a Stand for Sustainability, a thought-provoking panel on May 17, 2018. At the event, presented by The International Furnishings & Design Association of New England, the panelists shared their expertise and discussed how new technologies, fabrics and other home furnishings can be more...
Kohler Signature Store Boston Grand Opening
Posted Apr 26 at 9:40 PM in Events by Sandy Giardi
Kohler Signature Store by Supply New England celebrates its Boston Grand Opening event at the design mecca Seven Tide Saturday, April 28. The captivating showroom offers a luxurious, innovative and, often, tactile shopping experience for discerning homeowners as well as in-the-know New England architects, designers and other trade professionals. Dubbed a downtown “destination for inspiration,”...
Nantucket Daffodil Festival
Posted Apr 25 at 10:37 PM in Events by Sandy Giardi
We’ve got your weekend plans! Nantucket Island’s fun-loving rite of spring, the Nantucket Daffodil Festival, is here April 27-29. BDG is pleased to be a sponsor of this ode to that bright-as-sunshine trumpeting flower, which promises a full slate of activities celebrating the arrival of spring on the idyllic island. The Antique Car Parade is a festival highlight, in which more than 100 vintage...
Pizza benefit and cooking demonstration at Roomscapes
Posted Apr 25 at 11:34 AM in Events by Sandy Giardi
Enjoy a slice (or three!) and help the homeless at Pizza for Pine Street at Roomscapes’ Cabinetry & Design Center May 17, 6-8pm. This benefit, supporting Pine Street Inn, features an appearance by founder Andris Lagsdin of Baking Steel Pizza Stone and a cooking demo by Fresh Chef Craig Hastings. A $25 suggestion donation includes pizza, beer and wine and a signature cocktail by Crooked Oak...
Perfection Fence panelists
Posted Apr 18 at 6:19 PM in Events by Sandy Giardi
Last week’s event, If You Dream It, We Can Build It, cohosted by BDG and Perfection Fence at the company’s Marshfield headquarters, was a successful, informative open house and panel discussion with the spirit of an industry reception.     The event, which was moderated by BDG’s publisher Melanie Perillo, featured builder Douglas Whitla of Whitla Brothers Builders, Inc., Dan Gordon of Dan Gordon...
Boston Marathon Runners
Posted Apr 13 at 8:45 PM in Events by Sandy Giardi
We’ve learned of two athletes in the BDG community running the 122nd Boston Marathon: Eddie Gaffney (pictured above), Associate AIA & IT Director of Patrick Ahearn Architect and Kenneth Frommer, Vice President and Senior Project Manager of Kistler & Knapp Builders, Inc. We caught up with these two inspirational individuals to learn more about their background and training, the causes...
Smart Home Tech made Simple
Posted Apr 10 at 5:14 PM in Events by Sandy Giardi
Baffled by smart homes? Don’t be. Though smart home tech is complex, Audio Video Design strives to make it user-friendly and fun! Join AVD for a free interactive seminar expressly for homeowners at their Westwood showroom, April 14. At this Boston Design Week event, participants will experience the latest in digital home offerings—from lighting control and window shade automation to multi-room...