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"Sustainable Luxury" Boston Design Week Event at ARTEFACT Boston
Posted Mar 13 at 1:14 PM in Events by Sandy Giardi
Join ARTEFACT HOME|GARDEN and BDG at ARTEFACT’s stylish new digs in the South End for a Boston Design Week 2019 event exploring the topic of “Sustainable Luxury” March 27. Moderator Colleen Barry, CEO of Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty joins panelists Tom Verellen, founder of Verellen Furniture; John Day, principal at LDa Architecture & Interiors; and Gregory Lombardi, founding...
Board members Lynne Bower and Finley Perry at Wellesley's Elm Bank
Posted Mar 12 at 11:05 PM in News by Sandy Giardi
  Massachusetts Horticultural Society’s The Gardens at Elm Bank in Wellesley has plans to be an even greater green escape and enrichment center. Board of Trustees members Finley Perry (pictured above left), retired owner and founder of F.H. Perry Builder, and Lynne K. Bower (pictured above right), owner of Stonegate Gardens, have revealed that a master plan has reached completion that will ...
Black Horse Real Estate, Inc. home facade
Posted Mar 8 at 10:50 PM in Tips & Trends by Kendra Keelan
Sellers! With the spring real estate market on the horizon, your home needs to stand out to buyers. “Image is everything,” says Laura Meier, owner of Black Horse Real Estate, Inc. in Sudbury, so it’s important to prepare your property to look as desirable as possible from the inside out.  "When comparing your home against others, potential buyers will see its condition as a direct reflection on...
Sounds Good Corporation Showroom
Posted Mar 7 at 10:38 PM in Shopping by Sandy Giardi
Sounds Good Corporation, which has been designing and implementing tech and audio solutions in the background for over 16 years, has emerged on the scene. Their experience showroom in Waltham, a small but impactful space designed to allow clients to see, touch and hear Sounds Good’s capabilities, has grabbed the attention of the tech consumer. Since opening the new space last October, “the...
BDG's PRELUDE launch party at 7 Tide
Posted Mar 5 at 1:17 PM in Events by Sandy Giardi
Thanks to the Clarke family, our co-hosts at 7 Tide, and their stellar staff for a successful launch party to celebrate BDG’s new PRELUDE Magazine. Top-of-their field professionals in the home industry turned out in droves on a cold night last week to warm up in the multifaceted and cutting-edge design destination.  Left to right: left: Toy Prayoonrat, Deborah Haines, Blake Clinton and Matt...
Chatham Design Center
Posted Mar 1 at 8:15 AM in Shopping by Kendra Keelan
Thanks to Chatham Design Center, homeowners can have the same access to premier design resources as interior designers do. Owner Melinda Loftus Headrick has taken measures to give DIY-ers a little help from the pros, with the conception of the Chatham Design Center and its expansive design library. As their motto is “you design...we do the rest,” the Chatham Design Center is pleased to offer...
Boston Landscape Architect Gregory Lombardi on location at the Lyman Estate Greenhouses
Posted Feb 27 at 9:50 PM in Lifestyle by Sandy Giardi
When we asked to photograph landscape architect Gregory Lombardi of Gregory Lombardi Design in his environment, he suggested meeting at Historic New England’s Lyman Estate in Waltham instead. While it isn’t his own backyard, it holds meaning for him; Lombardi is on the board of Historic New England and on its Preservation Committee. This marquee property, however, is one of his favorites, both...
Contemporary music room by architect John D. Battle
Posted Feb 26 at 4:05 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
“Artists are lively souls,” asserts architect John D. Battle of Battle Associates Architects, and he enjoys tapping into their creative spirits with his designs. Recently, he created a “farmhouse reinterpreted” on a New England countryside setting for a duo of artists who had known Battle’s work from the studios he designed for Bard College’s Fisher Art Center 20 years ago. They had tucked Battle...
A Café & Bakery is Now Open in Wells, Maine
Posted Feb 16 at 6:03 PM in Lifestyle by Kendra Keelan
Relaxing with a hot cup of coffee and a fresh pastry is one of the best ways to greet the morning during the cold winter months. With the long weekend upon us and, for some, vacation week, the time is right for a stop into the new A Café & Bakery. Interior designer Anthony Catalfano, the mastermind behind the eatery, has swept across Wells, Maine, revitalizing the area and making it the site...
WOON-Tech in-glass printing, grid shower
Posted Feb 14 at 1:01 PM in Tips & Trends by Sandy Giardi
Since 1946, WOON-TECH has been the go-to destination for flat glass fabrication. The boutique glass fabricator has edged glass, polished it, sandblasted it, beveled it and more, and has incorporated textures and patterns in everything from elevator cars and conference rooms to squash courts and kitchen cabinets. Admirably, the company is just as progressive as it is experienced, and has a playful...

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