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Office with wood ceiling and tray table and maps hanging on the wall
Posted Jul 9 at 5:54 PM in Lifestyle by Marykate Forte
George Thorlin redefines cartography. The owner of Historic Maps of New England, George Thorlin, does more than create maps. His passion for cartography started in the early 1990s when he discovered an old map showing his own house that was built in 1791.  He quickly became an avid collector and eager student of the history they contained. With his love of cartography, along with an extensive...
City living area
Posted Jul 6 at 2:16 PM in News by Marykate Forte
Sea-Dar Construction goes beyond the build and offers homeowners long-term maintenance services. Providing more than just construction and renovation services, Sea-Dar Construction also has a property services division in place to assist customers with home maintenance, improvements, and preservation. “We care about our clients and treat their homes like they are our own,” says Ryan Garrity, head...
Remodeled dining area with cathedral ceilings big farm table and big scenic windows
Posted Jul 6 at 1:11 PM in News by Marykate Forte
JB Sash & Door joins forces with Marvin to better serve its customers. JB Sash & Door, New England’s leading window and door retailer since 1940, recently expanded its partnership with Marvin®, a national window and door manufacture that the company has worked with for over 20 years. Making Marvin its premier brand for clad, wood, fiberglass, and modern window and door offerings is a...
View of cape cod house from the water
Posted Jul 2 at 2:26 PM in Inspiring Projects by Jaci Conry
SV Design creates a family home with ample spaces to gather and relax, both indoors and out. “The homeowners have a very big, very boisterous family,” says Leslie Schneeberger, an associate principal with SV Design, who drafted plans for this seasonal retreat in Chatham. “They have five sons and when we started the project a few years ago, they ranged in age from elementary school to just...
den with big windows and blue chairs
Posted Jul 1 at 4:09 PM in News by Marykate Forte
Cape Associates celebrates 50 years of industry success and looks ahead to a bright future. Cape Associates is celebrating 50 years as a full-service custom builder. From renovations to custom new build projects, the firm does a variety of residential and commercial work, ranging in styles. With a property management firm and offices located in North Eastham, Chatham, and Yarmouthport, the...
overhead view of Martha's Vineyard house surrounded by water
Posted Jun 28 at 6:01 PM in News by Admin
The next generation is now leading the charge at Martha’s Vineyard Construction Company. Recently, Colin Whyte, founder of Martha’s Vineyard Construction Company, stepped down as president, leaving his daughters, Hilary Moore and Alison Thompson in charge of the construction firm. Both Moore and Thompson have been involved in the company for several years, working with their special group of...
office with small desk green chair and botanical wallpaper
Posted Jun 28 at 10:45 AM in Inspiring Projects by Marykate Forte
Interior designer Jamie Moore says that a refreshed office space is key to increasing productivity. Jaime Moore, owner of James Studio Residential Interiors, moved from her dining room table to an office in Hingham Square in February, so she and her team could work more productively. With moody greens, a pop of burl wood, and acrylic bins for storage, the office embodies the James Studio brand...
bar area with black cushioned stools
Posted Jun 24 at 1:51 PM in Inspiring Projects by Marykate Forte
A custom garage that showcases more than just exclusive automobiles. Six mahogany bay doors signal the gateway to a stunning carriage house that encompasses a coveted car collection, pool table, and a bar that exudes a youthful, edgy vibe. Initially decorated in traditional Scottish plaid, with gold, green, and burgundy, the homeowners contracted interior designer Betsy Bassett to freshen up the...
side view of custom home on the water at dusk
Posted Jun 24 at 9:20 AM in News by Jaci Conry
Behan Bros.’ skilled team of craftsmen has deep Rhode Island roots. “It’s all in the details,” says Garrett Behan.  Garrett and his brother Mike Behan work as project managers at Behan Bros., Inc., the construction firm their father Michael Behan started in the 1970s.  “All of our personnel take a very detail-oriented approach to every task they complete; every detail matters. This has been...
Redesigned Family room with custom ceiling blue abstract paintings on the wall and coral chairs
Posted Jun 22 at 7:50 AM in Inspiring Projects by Jaci Conry
Robin Gannon adds dimension with color, texture, and architectural details that honor the origins of this home.           Though well-built and appealing from the exterior, this suburban Mission-style residence lacked character inside. The homeowners tapped designer Robin Gannon to give the interior a more distinctive vibe. “Right away, I realized that we needed to give the home some...

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