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Clarke Wolf Grilling Seminars May 18 and June 8
Posted May 15 at 1:36 PM in Events by Kendra Keelan
With Father’s Day on the horizon, Clarke has the perfect gift idea for Dad: A Wolf Outdoor Grill. Considered to be the premium outdoor cooking tool for any family, this grill is designed to take barbecuing to a higher level. Previously ranked the #1 resource for tasteful homeowners in appliance and kitchen design, Clarke, New England’s Official Sub-Zero/Wolf/Cove Showroom and Test Kitchen, is...
Boston area landscape design by Matthew Cunningham
Posted May 14 at 9:37 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
There’s not much sweeter than springtime in New England, and it’s coming, we swear! Until it is here to stay, feast your eyes on these lush, lavish gardens. They are truly a sight for sore eyes…. The Schumacher Companies Bursting with bulbs, this cheerful residential garden tended by Schumacher Companies gives Holland a run for its money with its beds of sun-loving tulips, daffodils and...
Contemporary staircase by Kistler & Knapp Builders
Posted May 13 at 9:23 AM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
Far more than a means of access, staircases can be the home or office’s single largest statement maker, representing both the height of design and craft. Both functional and sculptural, the perfect staircase immediately commands the attention of all who enter, all but shouting the word “custom!” from the rafters. The following stairways are nothing short of, well, heaven. They are not just works...
Posted May 8 at 1:59 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
For this distinguished set of architects, no two homes are alike. Every residential design is client-driven and customized for the homeowners’ taste and lifestyle. And yet, the four projects featured here seem to whisper the identities of their makers, and are emblematic of the form and flair of their respective firms.D. Michael Collins Architects’ fresh-faced farmhouse predated the modern...
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...
Imperial Danby marble kitchen counter by Onyx Marble & Granite
Posted May 6 at 1:01 PM in Tips & Trends by Sandy Giardi
“When it comes to choosing kitchen and bathroom countertops, TV’s home improvement shows would have you believe that granite is the only option,” says President Jose Moraes of Onyx Marble & Granite. Not so. Hearty quartz is also a popular choice, and luxurious marble, with its timeless look of beauty, has also had a recent renaissance. Which stone is for you? The professionals at Onyx Marble...
Mint Julep Recipe by Boston Bar
Posted May 4 at 3:39 PM in Lifestyle by Sandy Giardi
Happy Derby Day! Sip like you're at Churchill Downs with this delicious mint julep recipe courtesy of The Backroom at Moody’s in Waltham.  The mint julep, the Kentucky Derby's beverage of choice, has been associated with the “Run for the Roses” for nearly a century, and, each year, during Derby Weekend, nearly 120,000 of the spiked quencher are served. It appears the mint julep may actually have...
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...
Wellesley Kitchen and Home Tour
Posted May 1 at 10:41 AM in Events by Kendra Keelan
Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club has just the plan for Saturday afternoon: their 20thAnnual Wellesley Kitchen and Home Tour May 4. Six elegant Wellesley homes open their doors to the public to reveal designs and features that are reflective of the functionality and practicality needed for young families today. Stroll through a 1915 Tudor, classic 2014 Colonial, and a 1905 Craftsman with a new...
ARTEFACT's new store in Boston's South End
Posted Apr 30 at 6:58 PM in Shopping by Sandy Giardi
ARTEFACT Home | Garden, the beloved Belmont store, is celebrating the grand opening of a second outpost—a Verellen boutique—on Washington Street in the South End. As the area is quickly becoming a hotbed for home design, owners Maureen and Sue Walsh have taken the leap—and the commute—to bring the distinguished Verellen upholstery brand as well as a highly curated array of their exquisite, often...

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