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Splash Showroom
Posted Feb 2 at 1:21 PM in News by Sandy Giardi
In July of 2013, an electrical fire ravaged Splash, the premier bath design center and flagship showroom for Kohler and Kallista, on Newton’s Needham Street. No one was hurt, thankfully, but the devastation fast-tracked a renovation and broadened its scope considerably. “We had planned to make our showroom a working showroom,” explains Director of Retail Operations Donna Zinckmoore, one that...
High-end custom builders Cape Cod
Posted Jan 30 at 8:58 PM in News by Sandy Giardi
Colonial Reproductions, Inc. of Edgartown is proud to announce they are celebrating 40 years of business on Martha’s Vineyard. Owner and President Norman Rankow started the business in 1978 after moving with his wife, Margaret, to the island from his New York City roots. Norman is estimated to have built over 100 new homes and renovated 40+ homes throughout the island. The company went from a...
Landscape architecture
Posted Jan 19 at 4:22 PM in News by Sandy Giardi
Congrats to Jason Harris and Troy Sober ASLA, PLA of Gregory Lombardi Design, Inc. (GLDI) for their new appointments to Principal. These promotions are the first of their kind for the lauded landscape architecture firm and recognize Jason Harris and Troy Sober for their significant contributions to the growth and excellence of the GLDI brand. Jason Harris - As the resident MBA in the business,...
Custom Boston Builder
Posted Jan 18 at 2:39 PM in News by Sandy Giardi
The Lagassé Group has just unveiled a new website.... Check out their beautiful custom-built homes, their approach and team, led by husband-and-wife duo Executive Vice President Kevin Lagassé and President and General Counsel Nancy Lagassé. The Lagassé Group is a “different breed of builder,” shares Kevin Lagassé, one equally at ease constructing city high-rise condos (thanks, no doubt, to an...
Ultra Violet: Pantone 2018 Color of the Year
Posted Jan 9 at 9:00 AM in News by Sandy Giardi
Jimi Hendrix riffed on it, Prince wore it, U2 named a song for it, and now the Pantone Color Institute has dubbed it the 2018 Color of the Year. That’s right, the global color authority has tapped Ultra Violet: 18-3838 as the hue that both resonates and reflects the masses’ collective sensibility, mood and inspiration. Image via Dubbed the color of the cosmos, of mindfulness and...
Patrick Ahearn's Timeless book
Posted Dec 20 at 10:45 AM in News by Sandy Giardi
Coffee tables, living rooms and libraries everywhere have a beautiful new book to showcase, as Patrick Ahearn, one of New England’s preeminent classical architects, has just released the display-worthy new monograph, Timeless: Classic American Architecture for Contemporary Living.  Beyond its striking good looks, Timeless reveals the theories and practices that have made Ahearn the success he is...
best instagram accounts to follow
Posted Dec 1 at 2:39 AM in Events, News by Carly Stewart
We've collected our top 10 Instagram posts from the month of November! Follow us @bostondesignguide for the latest and greatest homes you can find throughout New England. Tag us in your home decor photos during the holidays for reposts throughout the month of December! 10 Mmmmmmm for Mondays!Sequoia Custom Builders 9 A fabulous New England landscape by Pellettieri Associates, Inc. 8 The...
Jobs at boston design guide
Posted Nov 17 at 3:04 PM in News by Jen Harvey
BDG is now accepting applications for an Assistant Web Editor to contribute to building our online presence which includes website maintenance, blogging, social media posting, e-newsletters, and custom marketing programs.  The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years experience contributing to a website/blog, graphic design and social media marketing. They will have a keen eye for design and details...
boston design guide
Posted Nov 1 at 7:53 AM in News by Carly Stewart
We've gathered the most popular images posted on our Instagram during the month of October. See if your favorites have made the cut! Follow us @bostondesignguide for your daily dose of fine home design. 10 Tasteful and timeless in the kitchen.Builder: Colonial Reproductions, Inc.; Architect: Patrick Ahearn Architect 9 Front yards making your trick-or-treaters (parents) jealous.Landscape...
home automation technology
Posted Oct 23 at 12:36 PM in News by Carly Stewart
Living Made Easy with Home Automation Growing in Popularity Inside many homes, home automation technology is continuing to be found and used to benefit homeowners in a multitude of ways. Tom and Tara Meissner’s Portsmouth home is one that has conveniently transformed due to the incorporation of home automation, and now acts as part of their everyday routine has become almost unimaginable. The...