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Renjeua art gallerie
Posted Jan 27 at 10:29 AM in News by BDG
A known go-to spot for seasoned collectors, Renjeau Galleries is one of the premier art galleries in the Boston area, offering the largest selection of fine art in New England, as well as expert custom framing. You can choose from thousands of oils, watercolors, limited-edition prints and sculpture, by both local and international artists. The collection includes traditional and contemporary art...
Posted Jan 25 at 12:18 PM in Lifestyle by BDG
For those who aspire to calm, to rejuvenation, to enhanced health and wellness, at-home spas from New England’s top builders never fail to inspire. Gaze out onto the wintry landscape, warmed through by the 100° spa and elegant fireplace featuring advanced water vapor technology.  Slocum Hall Design, Concept Building, Inc., Combined Energies, Inc., Commonwealth Fireplace, Photography Warren...
Back Bay Shutter master bath with fireplace. Meyer and Meyer Architects
Posted Jan 19 at 3:04 PM in News by BDG
Drum roll please…. System 7 Technology Design, known for its unparalleled expertise in lighting, home technology, and motorized shades, welcomes Back Bay Shutter Company to the family! Back Bay Shutter will join the prestigious The Boston Shade Company in the Window Treatment Division of System 7, resulting in a spectacular range of window treatment options—all in a one-stop shop. Savvy home...
back view of custom new england home
Posted Jan 19 at 9:47 AM in Inspiring Projects by Jaci Conry
A new family home is designed to connect with its serene, natural setting while providing ample opportunities to gather. When the homeowners purchased this secluded parcel in Concord, there were no existing structures on the three-acre property, a lush meandering combination of meadow and farmland punctuated by historic white oak trees. They sought to preserve the tucked away, tranquil nature of...
Posted Jan 16 at 1:16 PM in Inspiring Projects by Jaci Conry
Architect Jacob Lilley integrates his family’s home with the landscape while updating the interior to exude a meld of traditional and contemporary design elements.   Jacob Lilley of Jacob Lilley Architects spent his childhood in a house that was 600-years-old in which the roof rafters were made of tree trunks. Needless to say, the England-born architect, “grew up with an appreciation of old...
Posted Jan 15 at 9:25 AM in Inspiring Projects by Jaci Conry
Robin Gannon poises a 1920s home for its next century by using daring elements, creative millwork, and strong textural notes. The homeowners of this Brookline home, New England natives who’d recently moved back from Washington D.C., loved its established neighborhood and that it was within walking distance to the elementary school their young children would eventually attend. The interior,...
Front view of large custom home
Posted Jan 12 at 10:00 AM in Inspiring Projects by Jaci Conry
Designed for a multi-generational family to enjoy for years to come, this new retreat exudes a time-honored vibe. At first glance, this gracious Shingle Style home looks as though it’s been perched in its spot along the Massachusetts coastline for the last century or so. And that was precisely the intent, says architect Tom Catalano of Catalano Architects. “We wanted the home to feel timeless and...
Chestnut Hill Classic Shingle Antique Home - LDa Architects & Interiors, Youngblood Builders
Posted Jan 11 at 4:44 PM in Inspiring Projects by Jaci Conry
LDa Architecture & Interiors revives an antique home and creates cohesive family spaces that honor its heritage.  The homeowners, a young family with two children, knew they’d found their forever home when they discovered this stately 120-year-old home in Chestnut Hill. The Shingle Style home had gracious period details, a secluded setting, and a lush rolling lawn. Yet the expansive residence...
Don Lake of RootCellar reviews custom designs
Posted Dec 14 at 9:20 AM in News by Jaci Conry
Insights from founders Don Lake and Paul DeLorenzo 1. What is RootCellar Concepts? How do I know if it’s right for my kitchen? RootCellar® takes the concept of a commercial walk-in refrigerator and refines the design for residential kitchens. We’ve customized a pocket door to blend with any kitchen design and our highly efficient cooling technology that lets you create a complete food storage...
window seat in family room with cathedral ceilings
Posted Dec 5 at 10:41 AM in Inspiring Projects by Jaci Conry
Frank Shirley Architects transforms a dreary Dutch Colonial into a detailed Tudor Revival. The homeowners of an outdated and worn-down 1928 Dutch Colonial needed a complete refurbishing. They turned to Frank Shirley Architects, a Cambridge-based firm—with a unique request: to turn an average home, deprived of architectural interest, into a Tudor Revival masterpiece. Every square inch of this...

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