Back to top

Blog

Developed by Chevron Partners; Architecture by Meyer & Meyer, Inc.
Posted Jun 7 at 12:15 PM in Inspiring Projects by Carly Stewart
(Developed by Chevron Partners; Architecture by Meyer & Meyer, Inc.) [Featured on WCVB TV 5] With Boston being recognized as one of the most historic cities in America, its very own Beacon Hill neighborhood now houses one of the most luxurious residences both respecting the past and redefining the future. Maison Vernon holds rare 50-foot-wide floors, 24 windows and ceilings reaching up to 13...
Cutting Edge Homes, Inc.; photo courtesy of Patrick O'Malley
Posted Jun 6 at 11:36 AM in Tips & Trends by Sandy Giardi
Here at Boston Design Guide, we’ll never tire of seeing what the area’s leading experts in the Design/Build field have up their sleeves when it comes to extraordinary home renovations. While some might take an existing home at face value, these professionals instead see possibility, and a basis from which an entirely new form can take shape. Take a look—and, quite likely, a double take—at these...
Landscape by Select Horticulture, Inc.
Posted May 26 at 1:19 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
(Landscape by Select Horticulture, Inc.) The world can wait: these soothing landscapes calm the mind and cast a spell. Gardens have long had an association with tranquility. Gentle verdant slopes, deeply piled lawns and meandering footpaths have a therapeutic effect on the mind and soul. Just think of Buddhist and Japanese gardens, where ancient Zen principles of peaceful contemplation and simply...
Landscape Architecture by Pellettieri Associates, Inc.
Posted May 26 at 11:55 AM in Inspiring Projects by Anonymous
(Landscape Architecture by Pellettieri Associates, Inc.) Throw the windows open wide: summer is here. With the first 80-degree days already in the rearview, it is time again for sparklers and cicada song and sweet summer nights. Whether you’re hosting a sparkling Gatsby-esque garden party or simply lounging by the pool with something refreshing in hand, the best way to experience summer is by...
Amantii Electric Fireplaces - Audio Video Intelligence
Posted May 12 at 3:10 PM in Tips & Trends by Carly Stewart
Amantii Electric Fireplaces manage to combine the concepts of function and art as one. Audio Video Intelligence introduces their new product that is all you can hope for, and more. These fireplaces are adaptable and require simple installation without leaving a significant dent in your wallet. Keep your home, office, restaurant, or commercial space warm in temperature while reserving satisfaction...
Landscape by Schumacher Companies
Posted May 9 at 4:02 PM in Tips & Trends by Carly Stewart
(Landscape: Schumacher Companies) Haven’t had a moment to keep up with the latest and greatest trends of the entertaining season? Fear not! We’re here to get to the bottom of the summer's hot topic - bringing the convenience of a sophisticated outdoor kitchen to your yard. An American Society of Landscape Architects survey brought attention to the popularity of outdoor kitchens and entertainment...
The Lagassé Group
Posted May 4 at 12:38 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
(The Lagassé Group) Sure, high-end custom builders are top-of-their-trade professionals, who are discerning about their materials and craft. But that’s not all they are…. 1) They’re troubleshooters. High-end builders like to get involved early on, in the pre-construction phase. Your builder can help you with site planning, engineering, permitting and can navigate the many details of site...
Marble and Granite, Inc. (Pietra Del Cardosa – Granite)
Posted May 2 at 1:59 PM in Tips & Trends by Carly Stewart
(Pietra Del Cardosa – Granite) For decades, granite has been the top choice for kitchen countertops among homeowners for its richness and depth that brings uniqueness and luxury to the most favored room in just about any home. The timeless beauty brought by granite’s presence can take a kitchen remodel to the next level and frequently results in serving as the centerpiece of the room. Marble and...
(Private Residence in East Dennis, MA: Architecture by Reed Morrison Architect; Built by C.H. Newton Builders)
Posted Apr 28 at 4:27 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
(Private Residence in East Dennis, MA: Architecture by Reed Morrison Architect; Built by C.H. Newton Builders) Custom building is akin to wish fulfillment. After all, when building a custom home, you get to think about how you live, how you’d like to live, what you’d love. With the help of your architect, builder and interior designer—all genies, really—the spaces you’ve been dreaming of can...
Battle Associates Architects, woodworkers Kochman Reidt + Haigh, and builders Kirby Perkins Construction collaboration
Posted Apr 28 at 11:16 AM in Inspiring Projects by Carly Stewart
A rich history dating back to its humble colonial founding and the opulent mansions from America’s great Gilded Age have attracted visitors to Newport, Rhode Island from all over the country for centuries. This historic Newport home was restored to its original architectural character. Windows were replaced with new energy efficient panes appropriate for waterside exposure and in accordance to...

Pages