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Landscape designer Matthew Cunningham's high-end private garden
Posted Nov 7 at 3:42 PM in Lifestyle by Sandy Giardi
Matthew Cunningham, owner of Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design, had been living in downtown Melrose with his partner Cody Thornton, when he knew it was time for a change. Melrose, which lacked privacy and wide-open green spaces, “was killing my soul,” he says earnestly and without a hint of hyberbole. After all, both Thornton and Cunningham were raised in rural environments, and switching to a...
Ernie Boch Jr. gives a video tour of his Garden Pavlion
Posted Oct 31 at 3:22 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
President and CEO of Subaru of New England, arts advocate, musician and philanthropist Ernie Boch, Jr. gives us the grand tour of his breathtaking garden pavilion, where members of his family are interred and where he plans to be laid to rest one day.  This two-floor sanctuary—hand crafted by the best of best in the New England design and construction community and located in his very own...
Roomscapes Cabinetry & Design Center 2018 Prism Winner Gold
Posted Oct 22 at 5:11 PM in Events by Sandy Giardi
Here at BDG, we are all about the “best of the best,” so we are seriously looking forward to the annual PRISM Awards Gala Oct. 24 at the Marriott Long Wharf. The PRISM Awards, the flagship event of The Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston (BRAGB), recognizes outstanding achievement from the cream of the crop in the home building industry.  Every year the competition is fierce,...
R.P. Marzilli & Co. Wins NALP Gold Awards of Excellence
Posted Oct 18 at 3:18 PM in News by Sandy Giardi
The National Association of Landscape Professionals has recognized full-service landscape professionals R.P. Marzilli & Co., Inc. with two Gold Awards of Excellence. The NALP’s annual award celebrates exceptional landscape, lawn care and interior plantscape design projects from across the United States, and a double distinction is unprecedented. R.P. Marzilli & Co. received Gold Awards...
Boston International Fine Art Show
Posted Oct 10 at 8:52 AM in Events by Sandy Giardi
The Boston International Fine Art Show, one of autumn’s foremost cultural events, returns to The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts Oct. 24-27. Now in its 23rd installment, the Boston International Fine Art Show features a collection of historic, modern and contemporary fine art representing 50 galleries—from the U.S. and abroad. The exhibition and sale displays the work of Old Masters,...
Posted Oct 8 at 2:47 PM in Lifestyle by Kathleen Parente
There’s no better way to welcome in the brisk autumn air than with seasonal floral designs. Adding warm autumn tones is a quick and easy way to decorate your home and welcome guests for gatherings and holidays. We turn to landscape professionals, a Blade of Grass, for the freshest designs in outdoor door decor and these "pumpkin spice" inspired urns.  Photography provided by a Blade of GrassA...
Handcrafted cupolas and weather vanes by Cape Cod Cupola
Posted Sep 26 at 10:44 AM in Inspiring Projects by Edie Ravenelle
If your roof could talk it might just ask for a cupola. Why? Because a custom cupola and weather vane can bring eye-catching ornamental "bling" to your home, not to mention timeless appeal. Cupola is an Italian word from the Renaissance, a time when ornamentation defined building design. Kim and Mike Roderick, new owners as of May 2019 of Cape Cod Cupola, are all about expounding on the merits of...
High-end inset custom cabinetry by Crown Point Cabinetry
Posted Sep 24 at 5:07 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
A Manhattan homeowner first fell in love with Crown Point Cabinetry at NYC’s Home Show. It was there that she met Tedd LeBlanc of Crown Point Design/Sales and caught sight of the cabinetry that would complete the vision of her town house’s upcoming kitchen renovation. Her dream kitchen wouldn’t come to fruition until eight years later, but when it did it would include Crown Point Cabinetry.  For...
Systems Design & Integration, Inc.'s Grand Opening to the Trade
Posted Sep 19 at 4:42 PM in Events by Sandy Giardi
Calling all builders, contractors, architects, project managers and interior designers! Home technology integrator Systems Design & Integration is hosting a Grand Opening celebration for the trade Oct. 3.   Though the award-winning integrator has been in business for over 10 years designing and installing AV solutions for homes and commercial spaces, its new Needham Home Technology showroom...
Weston Table's New Flagship Store in Weston, Mass.
Posted Sep 16 at 1:26 PM in Shopping by Sandy Giardi
Weston Table, the local lifestyle brand with a broad worldview, has given its online presence, which proffers a heady mix of exquisite gifts, living, entertaining, dining and travel tips, a brick-and-mortar companion. The new Weston Table flagship shop, located at 466 Boston Post Road, showcases an impeccably curated assortment of textiles, home accents, serveware, sundries and more and is the...

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