Posted Dec 21 at 10:38 AM in News by Sandy Giardi
The Boston Design Guide staff at Melanie’s home - (Top Row from L-R: Photographer Warren Patterson, Account Manager Lisa Fabiano, Account Manager Maureen Lampert, Account Manager Ellie Benson, Account Manager Colleen Keelan, Account Manager Sharon Litchfield, Assistant Web Editor Stefanie Schefter, Art Director Rob Silsby, Photography Richard Mandelkorn. Bottom Row from L-R: Administrative...
Posted Dec 17 at 2:36 PM in News by Anonymous
Melanie Perillo perusing the art galleries. Boston Design Guide Publisher Melanie Perillo checked out Art Basel Miami at the beginning of the month. She was impressed and captivated by beautiful works of Modern and contemporary art by both established artists and rising stars. Below is a collection of photos from her trip: Beautiful street art.
Posted Dec 17 at 11:17 AM in News by Anonymous
(Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams) Looking for last minute gifts? Consult this year's Gift Guide for an of-the-moment gift that will wow. Take your gaming to the next level with a classic and sophisticated foosball table from Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams. The sleek and modern style blends seamlessly with your existing furniture and decor. Another gift idea for the game lover with exquiste taste...
Posted Dec 14 at 10:53 AM in News by Anonymous
The holidays are fast approaching, and the Boston Design Guide community is preparing by decking the halls with festive containers, gorgeous greenery, seasonal table decor and sparkling outdoor lights. Schumacher Companies shared shots of holiday containers they created. We're loving the addition of winter berries for festive color. Schumacher Companies Schumacher Companies Schumacher...
Posted Dec 11 at 12:35 PM in News by Sandy Giardi
Wilson Kelsey Design When it comes to creating spectacular homes for the holidays, less is more. New Englanders everywhere are hauling out the holly, hanging the lights and untangling the tinsel. But decorating homes for holidays isn’t as easy as it might seem—after all, most homeowners are attempting to blend nostalgia, glamour, and, particularly when there are children in the mix, magic. We...
Posted Dec 10 at 12:01 PM in News by Anonymous
Photo from onekindesign.com It's time to deck the halls - the Christmas season is officially here! Add some festive flair to your home with holiday greenery - we're loving wreaths, small potted shrubs, and graceful garland this year. Use bold, colored bulb ornaments to emulate the eye-catching statement-making entrance above. Use either red and green (but not both) to keep the look simple and...
Posted Dec 4 at 11:18 AM in News by Anonymous
(A table setting in the traditional hues of blue, white, and silver. An elaborate dreidel adds a gorgeous touch._ Sunday at sundown marks the first day of Hanukkah, one of the highest Jewish holidays. Hanukkah is a tradition-based holiday rooted in the story of the miraculous oil that lasted for 8 days and 8 nights. This miracle of light has earned Hanukkah the alternate name, The Festival of...
Posted Dec 3 at 3:43 PM in News by Anonymous
Excerpts from an Interview by Mette Aamodt with Andrew Witkin, Artist, Collector and Director of the Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA International Fine Print Dealers Association (IFPDA) Art Fair, New York 2014Exhibition View From left to right: Sol LeWitt, Brice Marden, Kiki Smith (on pedestal) and Richard Serra Mette Aamodt: Hi Andrew. Thanks so much for talking to me today. Just to give...
Posted Dec 1 at 2:59 PM in News by Anonymous
This past weekend, BDG Editor/Publisher Melanie Perillo hosted friends and family in her gorgeous rustic barn for Thanksgiving dinner. The set-up included string lights (from Target) hung from the beams, Chinese Lanterns (chineselanterns.com) hung from the ceiling, and a statement-making chandelier from Webster & Co. Pumpkins and gourds were displayed throughout the space for a seasonal...
Posted Dec 1 at 12:24 PM in News by Anonymous
BDG Editor/Publisher Melanie Perillo's Barn Thank-you to everyone who shared their beautiful Thanksgiving tablescapes and decor with us! Here's our recap of the photos we saw and loved: BDG Accountant Marie Lewis's beautiful tablescape BDG Account Manager Colleen Keelan used beautiful thank-you notes as placecards. Elegant table setting by SLC Interiors. Beautiful tablescape in a...