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Weekend Photo Roundup: August 21-23
Posted Aug 24 at 2:51 PM in News by Anonymous
Meyer & Meyer shared this lovely photo of a kitchen renovation in Beacon Hill Check out what the Boston Design Guide Community was up to this weekend! To be featured, tag us in your posts or use #BostonDesign.      “This gorgeous property on the flat of Beacon Hill had an outdated modern kitchen that did not suit either the homeowners’ style or needs. Meyer & Meyer gutted the kitchen and...
Summer Pool Houses
Posted Jul 9 at 11:40 AM in Inspiring Projects by Anonymous
Split Oaks Farmhouse by LDa Architecture & Interiors Pool houses are the ultimate summer retreat, providing blissful shady cover from the hot sun of midday, and a cozy place to relax into the evening. Check out these gorgeous pool houses that truly make the backyard.      Architecture by Catalano Architects, Built by Kenneth Vona Construction Architecture by LDa Architecture & Interiors...
Coastal Blooms by Schumacher Companies
Posted Jun 24 at 4:02 PM in Tips & Trends by Anonymous
If you’re looking for a place to enjoy gorgeous coastal blooms and a stunning waterfront sunset, Schumacher Companies seems to have found just the spot in the Wequassett Resort in Harwich. Just check out the absolutely gorgeous patio below, bordered by lovely blooming nepeta plants. Beyond that, there's gorgeous glassy water as far as the eye can see, dotted by sailboats and yachts.    Below, a...
Harborside Home by Groom Construction
Posted Jun 18 at 2:02 PM in Inspiring Projects by Anonymous
Groom Construction took an antique home and renovated it to create the stunning harborside structure below. The firm worked to create a seamless transition between the home's traditional exterior, and it's more modern interior style.    Below, a view of the home from the driveway. It's nestled beautifully into the landscape, with large surrounding trees and lush gardens sprouting throughout the...
Nautical Home Inspirations
Posted Jun 2 at 2:14 PM in Inspiring Projects by Anonymous
Architecture by Patrick Ahearn Architect, Built by Colonial Reproductions, Photo by Greg Premru Summer ­­has officially arrived, and ‘tis the season for nautical accents in the home. When done well, nautical accents have a rustic feel that evoke the calmness of a breezy morning, the beauty of the shimmering waves, and the spirit of the sea. We’ve curated some of our favorite beach-inspired...
Posted May 28 at 10:20 AM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
Chatham, MA | Custom Built by Kenneth Vona Construction; Photography by Richard Mandelkorn After the winter we’ve weathered, second homes and summer retreats are calling like never before. Get that getaway ready for the high season with these tips from home maintenance and landscape pros.   Kistler & Knapp Builders, Inc. Those first few weekends at your seaside or woodland retreat, the...
Posted May 6 at 2:55 PM in Inspiring Projects by Anonymous
Morehouse MacDonald & Associates recently designed a family vacation home along the scenic banks of the Kiawah River in South Carolina. The subtropical lot is teeming with ancient live oak trees, palmettos, and marshlands. Morehouse MacDonald & Associates worked to creatively blend the home's design with the beautiful surrounding landscape. Below, traditional southern elements like the...
Colorful Seaside Residence
Posted Apr 28 at 4:08 PM in Inspiring Projects by Anonymous
Take a step inside this gorgeously colorful seaside home designed by Elizabeth Swartz Interiors. The homeowner wanted a space that was comfortable, inviting, and casual while also elegant and stylish. Below, the sunroom gets an infusion of color from the patterned ottomans and bold accent pillows.   The living room space features custom window treatments by Elizabeth Swartz, and is a space fit...
How to Downsize Successfully in Boston
Posted Apr 28 at 11:19 AM in Tips & Trends by Sandy Giardi
(Boston High Rise. Built by The Holland Companies; Photography by Greg Premru)  More and more homeowners are trading in the suburbs for the city. Boston Design Guide explored this of-the-moment trend at a Boston Design Week event. Boston Design Guide’s open-panel event and reception last month at The Seaport’s District Hall proved a great success. Themed “Urban Renewal: The Trend Towards...
At-Home Getaway
Posted Aug 27 at 2:13 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
Photography by Matthew Cunningham When the property next door to an idyllic, gambrel home became available in West Newton Hill, a young family of five had the unique opportunity to expand their outdoor living space and create a peerless compound where recreation and relaxation reign. This fortuitous development came on the heels of the completion of the magnificent main house designed by LDa...

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