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Residential Home Restoration and Renovation Boston
Posted Jan 9 at 10:44 AM in Inspiring Projects, News by Carly Stewart
9 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA – a newly restored and renovated residence receives acclaimed Pinnacle Award. (Main Image: Photo by Peter Vanderwarker) Before & After images of 9 Commonwealth Avenue façade A seven-story French Academic style townhouse, built in 1861, was originally designed as one of two symmetrically designed homes, 7 and 9 Commonwealth Avenue. Each home incorporated a bay...
Gorgeous Modern Cape Cod Homes
Posted Jan 6 at 12:45 PM in Inspiring Projects by Carly Stewart
“The House of Shifting Sands” sits amongst a sixty-foot-high coastal bank and is surrounded by miles of undeveloped Cape Cod National Seashore beaches and scrub pines. The award-winning home is conceived as a collage of overlapping, cantilevered planes and volumes that deliver large living. Sea-Dar Construction captures the clients vision to use the house as both a year-round family “camp” and as...
Top Instagram 2016
Posted Jan 5 at 1:20 PM in News by Carly Stewart
 HAPPY NEW YEAR! An insider's look at our top 10 Instagram posts from 2016. Follow us at @bostondesignguide for more beautiful photos to come in 2017! #10 Sooo, when can we move in? | Architecture: @lda_design; Photo: @gregpremruLDa Architecture & Interiors #9 How do you decorate for the holidays? Share your seasons style by tagging us and using #BDGHoliday. We’re reposting our favorites! #8...
Custom Closets
Posted Jan 5 at 10:55 AM in Tips & Trends by Carly Stewart
Did you finally come up with a New Year's Resolution that will actually enable you to organize yourself? Take a moment to daydream how much easier your life would be if the closets in your home were created and customized to your lifestyle. The Closet Factory of Boston can provide you with that dream come true: custom closets fit for your clothing needs. Having a functional closet has become...
New England Architecture and Interior Design
Posted Dec 27 at 11:56 AM in Events by Carly Stewart
Congratulations to the 2016 Home Builders and Remodelers of Cape Cod Award Winners! Here are some of the winners along with their phenomenal projects… (Image above: LDa Architecture & Interiors. Gold – Excellence in Remodeling, Single Family Home: $500,000-$1 million) Audio Video DesignSilver – Excellence In Smart Technology California ClosetsSilver – Excellence In Closet Design Hutker...
2017 Furniture Collection
Posted Dec 26 at 7:35 PM in Events, Shopping by Anonymous
By Il Decor Situated in Boston's historical Back Bay, Il Decor displays some of the finest European designs, and is a true gem in the eyes of designers and collectors alike. The carefully curated showroom is comprised of award-winning furniture, lighting, and decor. To add to their expertise, Il Decor also boasts fully-customizable kitchens, closets, and wall cabinetry, available upon inquiry....
Holiday House Tour Home Decor
Posted Dec 21 at 11:43 AM in Events, Inspiring Projects, Tips & Trends by Carly Stewart
Every year, the Concord Museum reaches out to designers in the Boston Area to decorate stately Concord homes for the holidays. Tickets are sold to the public and the proceeds benefit the Educational Program at the Museum. This year, on December 3rd, there were 950 attendees. Barbara Elza Hirsch of Elza B. Design Inc. decorated a 1900 Arts and crafts home. She created a rustic and organic...
Holiday Gift Ideas for Art Lovers
Posted Dec 19 at 12:15 PM in Tips & Trends, Shopping by Sandy Giardi
We’ve wrapped up your holiday shopping, sourcing some of the area’s most unique gift ideas. We think you’ll agree; there’s no time like the present! (Image above: Drifting, Anna Cincaide, Eisenhauer Gallery)The alluring work of painter (and Cary Grant aficionado) Anna Kinkaide speaks to the breadth of The Eisenhauer Gallery. The artist’s experience in interior design and fascination with old...
Kitchen and bath interior design award
Posted Dec 19 at 9:49 AM in Events by Carly Stewart
This year Butz & Klug was a 2016 Honoree in the Best of Year (BOY Awards). Pamela Butz and Jeffrey Klug accepted their award in New York City on December 1. Congratulations to BUTZ + KLUG Architecture on receiving the 2016 Best of Year Honoree in the 'Kitchen and Bath' category! See their award-winning project: Learn more about this project by BUTZ + KLUG Architecture and the 2016 Best...
wooden dog bed holiday gift
Posted Dec 16 at 12:39 PM in Tips & Trends, Shopping by Sandy Giardi
We’ve wrapped up your holiday shopping, sourcing some of the area’s most unique gift ideas. We think you’ll agree; there’s no time like the present! You didn’t forget Fido, did you? Tung Q Huynh of Nexconcept Design lets you pamper your smaller-set pooch with the Pumba doghouse. This custom-made pyramid, named for his Shih Tzu, is crafted in walnut and Plexiglas with a lovely plush pillow. These...

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