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A new home in a historic Boston neighborhood designed by Meyer & Meyer Architecture and Interiors
Posted Sep 16 at 1:29 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
Within the bucolic neighborhood of Brookline’s Pill Hill, a historic district so named for the doctors in residence who wanted an idyllic locale and proximity to Boston’s top hospitals, lies a surprise of a house designed by Meyer & Meyer Architecture and Interiors. The finely-detailed home, which sits atop a leafy slope, is a revelation for a few reasons. Firstly, at only 4,000 square feet,...
Boston Design Week 2020's Fall Season Sept. 30-Oct. 18
Posted Sep 15 at 4:42 PM in Events by Sandy Giardi
Boston Design Week debuts a special “Fall Season,” September 30-October 18, a virtual, three-week festival of programs, events and exhibitions exploring all aspects of design. This year’s event looks a bit different from the 12-day design staple that we’re used to, but the mission at its heart—to bring an awareness and appreciation for the contributions and talent in the design industry—beats on...
Executive Vice President Larissa Cook of FBN Construction
Posted Sep 11 at 8:53 PM in News by Sandy Giardi
Executive Vice President Larissa Cook is celebrating 15 years at FBN Construction, one of Boston’s premier residential construction and remodeling firms. Cook began her tenure at FBN as an assistant to the former owner John DeShazo, with no construction experience under her belt, and worked her way up with posts as an Estimator, General Manager and, occasionally, Bookkeeper, before serving in her...
Botanica—at-home professional gardening
Posted Sep 9 at 9:16 PM in Lifestyle by Sandy Giardi
R.P. Marzilli & Company embraces the home gardening trend with Botanica, a new arm of their full-service landscape business dedicated to designing, cultivating and maintaining custom edible and home gardens. Now families can enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables harvested in their very own backyard—no green thumb required. For 35 years, R.P. Marzilli & Company has brought beauty to the...
Illuminated pool terrace by Sudbury Design Group
Posted Aug 28 at 6:27 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
There’s something about the charged atmosphere and magic of night swimming. When the balmy summer air mingles with the glow of the pool against the dark sky and light dances within the water, suddenly we all feel a sort of kid-like wonder that inspires us to come on in! The following landscapes beautifully capture that mystique, elevating these residences to resort status. Water Dance Landscape...
Modern lake house designed by Foley Fiore Architecture
Posted Aug 26 at 12:39 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
While meteorologists would likely contend otherwise, here at BDG, we think of the “Lake Effect” as the phenomenon that occurs the moment we cast our eyes on the shimmering, blue-green waters of a lake, and spend time within an “of-the-landscape” home crafted to take full advantage of those picturesque water views.   There is something about those sun-dappled waters, disturbed only by the...
Residential Landscape Water Feature by FallingWater Scapes
Posted Aug 21 at 8:51 AM in Tips & Trends by Kendra Keelan
Blending peace and tranquility with picturesque aesthetics, FallingWater Scapes transforms your landscape into a sanctuary. As one of the few design and build companies in New England with expertise in this field, FallingWater Scapes implements streams, waterfalls, fountains and ponds as the heart of any landscape design. The firm’s water features are all-natural looking, sustainable, and self-...
Modern living room with home integration system by SDI
Posted Aug 20 at 4:34 PM in Lifestyle by Andrea Mingels
Smart technology has enhanced and simplified our everyday lives for years— first it began with the smart phone, followed by smart TVs, smart cars, and now smart homes. Systems Design & Integration has turned the once futuristic idea of smart homes into a modern-day reality, as they design and integrate smart systems into every room of the home.Contemporary media edge frame by Leon | Custom...
Ray Bachand of 60nobscot
Posted Aug 19 at 4:50 PM in Tips & Trends by Sandy Giardi
“One at a Time, One of a Kind” is how Ray Bachand approaches every piece of furniture he constructs at 60nobscot. Following a career in the music software industry and as a teacher at Berklee College of Music, Bachand is now enjoying a full-time gig in woodworking at his Cape Cod shop. There are more than a few parallels between music and woodworking, says Bachand. Being in a studio is akin to ...
JS Gallery in Wellfleet, Mass.
Posted Aug 16 at 1:15 PM in Shopping by Kendra Keelan
As we emerge from self-isolation, coaxed by beautiful summer weather, Jeff Soderbergh welcomes you with excitement and passion to his unique gallery and gardens in Wellfleet, on idyllic Cape Cod. Nestled below one of this charming town’s original homestead barns, JS Gallery showcases a fresh summer collection of sustainable and/or salvaged exquisitely crafted contemporary art, sculptures, and...

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