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Bathroom stone and tile ideas
Posted Sep 21 at 1:15 PM in Inspiring Projects, Tips & Trends by Jen Harvey
Ideas for transforming your bathroom into a space that's anything but ordinary.  1. Going Natural  Black Slate Natural Cleft by Marble and Granite, Inc.  2. Timeless Modern   Calacatta Marble by Cumar, Inc.  3. Keeping it Neutral  Installations Plus  4. Serene Statements Louis W. Mian, Inc.  5. More Mosaic  Babylon by Paris Ceramics 6. Rich Hues Honed Bianco Carrara subway tile with custom...
Kochman Reidt + Haigh Cabinetmakers
Posted Sep 20 at 1:32 PM in Inspiring Projects by carly stewart
An office one looks forward to going to work in – that’s a joke, right? This circular crafted space is a work of absolute architectural genius, and might hold true for the ideal home office. Who would have thought that existed? Kochman Reidt + Haigh Cabinetmakers worked with Kistler & Knapp Builders and Architect Morehouse MacDonald and Associates, Inc. to complete this extravagant renovation...
Polhemus Savery DaSilva
Posted Aug 22 at 10:06 AM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
We’ve taken a shine to these glittering coastal gems.... Here in the Boston area we’re lucky to have our pick of beach options all within a short ride (Traffic? What traffic?). The rocky coasts of the North Shore, New Hampshire and Maine beckon from the north; Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket summon us southeast; Newport and Rhode Island call from the southwest; and Long Island and the...
Morehouse MacDonald & Associates
Posted Aug 3 at 2:02 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
Now that we are firmly (and happily!) ensconced in the lazy, languid days of midsummer, unwinding is at the top of the to-do list. Set your office email on Automatic Reply, because we’ve culled daydream-worthy getaways that will make you yearn to run for the hills, or, as the case may be, the lake. Architecture: Morehouse MacDonald & Associates; photo by Sam Gray Amid the lush foothills of...
Home Life by Rose Ann Humphrey
Posted Jul 28 at 11:56 AM in Inspiring Projects by Anonymous
Home Life’s move from Vermont to Boston is more than just a relocation; it is a comeback story. After 25 years of experience in the interior design business, founder Rose Ann Humphrey was itching for a change from the pastoral idylls of Vermont (and their accompanying long, harsh winters). The mosaic of her career spans from Humphrey’s hometown of New York City to France’s sun-soaked Loire Valley...
Renaissance Conservatories Custom Glass Roof Dormer
Posted Jul 12 at 12:22 PM in Inspiring Projects by carly stewart
Renaissance Conservatories Custom Glass Roof Dormer Custom skylight systems are a step above any of the most supreme home windows. Accessing ultimate natural light and ventilation, the renaissance feel is fulfilled right within the home. The most beautiful and timeless touches ranging from custom glass cupolas, roof lanterns, glass roof systems or domes could live as the centerpiece of your...
Breathtaking Somerset House Architecture and Design
Posted Jul 7 at 11:38 AM in Inspiring Projects by carly stewart
Founded in 2002, Colin Smith Architecture has developed a diverse portfolio on custom homes, historic renovations and interiors working with both traditional and modern spaces. They incorporate a strict and extensive design process for their clients in order to get every detail of the job done accurately and professionally, including every inch of the project. Colin Smith’s Somerset House is a...
TMS Architects
Posted Jun 30 at 11:46 AM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
All new constructions consider their lot when they build, but some structures seem to be born of the land they inhabit. We celebrate homes that share a symbiotic relationship with their settings. TMS Architects For a wooded retreat on Lake Winnipesaukee, TMS Architects carved out a site on a rugged promontory to best capture the sweeping views and beauty of the lake at its feet. The goal of the...
Patrick Ahearn Architect; photo by Gil Jacobs
Posted Jun 30 at 10:37 AM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
Gorgeous getaways with see-worthy designs These glorious seaside homes have us in a sunshine state. Whether on a grand scale or a smaller footprint, the following architectural designs make us want to get surfside and fast! These vacation retreats are as easy on the soul as they are on the eye, urging all who enter to enjoy the moment and the views, kick up their (sandy!) feet and kick back in...
Battle Associates Architects
Posted Jun 27 at 12:05 PM in Inspiring Projects by carly stewart
Architect John Battle, principal of Battle Associates Architects in Concord, was recognized in The Boston Globe Magazine for designing three homes bordering the perimeter of a southern New Hampshire lake. Lakefront homeowners purchased two lots on either side of the home with late-1800s camp-like cottages. Battle admits that the condition of these homes were too unstable to save, but he was able...