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Clarke debuts its Hydroponic Container Farm
Posted May 7 at 10:26 AM in News by Kendra Keelan
Exemplifying kitchen industry innovation yet again, Clarke, New England’s Official Sub-Zero/Wolf/Cove Showroom and Test Kitchen, has invested in a 40-foot self-contained hydroponic farm outside of its Milford, Mass. location and celebrates its debut harvest today. The container farm, a corrugated shipping container in which farmer Francesca Mazzilli has been planting and cultivating crops for the...
Bulfinch Award-winning Sanctuary by Eric Inman Daum Architect
Posted May 3 at 1:36 PM in News by Sandy Giardi
Last Saturday, the recipients of the 2019 Bulfinch Awards were recognized and feted at the Harvard Club by the New England Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architectural & Art. While firms around the United States vie for this prestigious award, the Boston area was well represented in this distinguished winner’s circle. "New Concord Farmhouse" by Patrick Ahearn Architect; photo by Greg...
Board members Lynne Bower and Finley Perry at Wellesley's Elm Bank
Posted Mar 12 at 11:05 PM in News by Sandy Giardi
  Massachusetts Horticultural Society’s The Gardens at Elm Bank in Wellesley has plans to be an even greater green escape and enrichment center. Board of Trustees members Finley Perry (pictured above left), retired owner and founder of F.H. Perry Builder, and Lynne K. Bower (pictured above right), owner of Stonegate Gardens, have revealed that a master plan has reached completion that will ...
AF Hultin Home
Posted Jan 4 at 12:29 PM in News by Kathleen Parente
A.F. Hultin & Co. and ZeroEnergy Design were recently honored with BRICC's Gold Award for Excellence in New Single-Family Home Design and Construction. The recognition was for a new three-bedroom, two-and-a-half bath green home in Wellfleet, Mass., created for a West Coast couple that wanted a vacation home for themselves, their family and for use as a rental property.  Several green...
Posted Dec 17 at 2:31 PM in News by Sandy Giardi
Anthony Catalfano of Anthony Catalfano Interiors and Anthony Catalfano Home in Wells, Maine, is the first recipient of BDG’s Legend Award. This distinction celebrates an individual, who, through sheer talent and professionalism, has made an indelible mark in the home and design industry. Why Anthony? While he humbly resists being singled out, in our minds, his contributions cannot be denied. A...
Posted Nov 13 at 4:21 PM in News by Kathleen Parente
The Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston (BRAGB) recently hosted the Annual PRISM Gala and unveiled the winners of the much anticipated 2018 PRISM Awards. These coveted awards recognize the finest projects and outstanding achievements of builders, developers, project owners, architects, land planners, marketing/advertising firms, interior designers, remodelers and other...
Marvin Experience Center at 7 Tide
Posted Sep 18 at 11:51 PM in News by Sandy Giardi
Congratulations to A.W. Hastings, the exclusive representative of Marvin Windows and Doors in New England and Eastern New York, for nabbing Window & Door magazine’s coveted Dealer of the Year Award for “Excellence in Technology and Innovation.” A.W. Hastings won the prestigious distinction for the innovative and immersive design of its state-of-the art Experience Center at 7 Tide in Boston’s...
High-end Cape Cod architect
Posted Mar 29 at 4:16 PM in News by Sandy Giardi
We have long known that the homes of Doreve Nicholaeff of Nicholaeff Architecture + Design are a perfect ten, but it seems Cape Cod newspapers have also taken note. Nicholaeff was recently featured in the Cape Cod Times' "Take 10" business profile, which is a weekly feature spotlighting a Cape business owner and the secrets of his or her success.  Photo by Ron Schloerb/Cape Cod Times The...
Sudbury named Best Place to Raise a Family
Posted Mar 7 at 11:07 PM in News by Sandy Giardi
The Black Horse Real Estate Team has shared that Sudbury, a historic town near and dear to our hearts and home to Boston Design Guide, has ranked #2 as the Best Suburb to Raise a Family in Massachusetts, according to the Niche public data platform. Sudbury was second only to Lexington, which nabbed the #1 slot. The accolade considers criteria meaningful to families—such as the quality of schools...
Q&A with Melanie Perillo, publisher of Boston Design Guide
Posted Feb 27 at 10:46 AM in From the Publisher, News by Sandy Giardi
Boston Design Guide publisher Melanie Perillo is featured in Boston Voyager Magazine’s “Most Inspiring Stories.” Boston Voyager taps the styles, vibe, culture and history of Greater Boston’s neighborhoods and the people within them that make this area shine. Boston Voyager spotlights some of the inspiring stories they’ve discovered throughout the city and says it’s “blown away by the many...