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Entry hall by high-end builders Concept Building, Inc.
Posted May 14 at 9:03 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
In a fresh and feel-good new construction by Concept Building and designed by Slocum Hall Design Group, the use of divergent tones makes an impact. “What really separates this house from others,” says Owner Jeff Capello of Concept Building, “is the strong contrast between the dark floors, the bright walls, sharp trim lines and the sleek counters. That combination creates a stunning feel for the...
Gated landscape design by Dan Gordon Landscape Architects
Posted May 12 at 3:13 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
Whether lined by delicate, fresh-faced blooms, shocks of greenery, gated or carved in stone, these inspired pathways say welcome, beautifully. Landscape architecture by Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design. Landscape construction by Martin Lucyk Landscape Construction Traditional and contemporary elements harmonize in a tulip-lined gateway conceived by Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design. Here,...
Interior design inspired by India by Anthony Catalfano Interiors
Posted May 11 at 5:29 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
It’s fair to say that most of us have a serious case of wanderlust at the moment. And given that our collective love of travel must go unrequited at the moment, we endeavor to bring a bit of the beauty and adventure of travel to you. The following residential settings were inspired by idyllic, and often exotic, locales.  Lead architect — Interior and Landscape Architecture: ZEN Associates, Inc...
Parterre Garden Services
Posted May 8 at 10:27 AM in Tips & Trends by Andrea Mingels
As Mother’s Day is quickly approaching and quarantine is still firmly in place, many families are questioning how to celebrate this honorary day while being stuck at home. Though your go-to Mother’s Day plans may not be an option this year, with a little ingenuity you can still plan a meaningful and memorable Mother’s Day. Left photo by The Tilery Create an at-home spa experience complete with...
Master bathroom design by LDa Architecture & Interiors, construction by F.H. Perry Builder
Posted May 5 at 4:17 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
Soothing, soulful, restorative. No other room in the house washes away the stresses of the day like the master bath. This room also has the distinction of being the one place you're granted a little peace and privacy. BDG's Best this month called for a roundup of the most beautiful master baths. The response? Pure bliss. We think you’ll agree.... LEFT: Awash in sunlight, this restful refuge...
Hearty hewn custom cabinetry by Crown Point Cabinetry
Posted May 4 at 4:28 PM in Tips & Trends by Sandy Giardi
With the home cooking, prepping and assembling that has been going on of late, we all are spending more time than ever in our kitchens. Storage shortcomings are coming to light, functionality issues are making their presence known (all too frequently!) and many of us are pining for the beautiful new look that custom cabinetry brings. If you’re among those contemplating a kitchen renovation, Crown...
Tennis court design by Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design
Posted May 1 at 9:14 AM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
While landscape architects and contractors have a gift for cultivating natural beauty and singular outdoor vistas, they also have a great sense of fun. With warm weather finally here, we take a look at some of the fantastic recreational features they’ve envisioned for private residences. Each is a quarantine dream to have in one’s own backyard. Bocce Landscape architecture by Katherine Field and...
Frank Webb Home Bathroom Lighting Solutions
Posted Apr 29 at 10:10 AM in Tips & Trends by Sandy Giardi
While most people choose their lighting fixtures based on how the fixture looks, you should select bathroom lighting for how it makes you look and how well it illuminates this all-important space in your home. “Bathrooms should have a combination of ambient and task lighting,” explains Jim Henderson, Frank Webb Home’s lighting specialist. “Ambient lighting is your main lighting source. It’s...
Plymouth Quarries gives back to COVID-19 front line workers
Posted Apr 28 at 3:23 PM in News by Andrea Mingels
Plymouth Quarries and JF Price Company are giving back to those who have continuously given so much during the COVID-19 pandemic—our front line workers. The two companies are offering a special discount on their finest stone products and services to those who are working on the front line during these troubling times. The discount began on April 27th and will continue through December 4th, 2020....
Modern architecture by Jill Neubauer
Posted Apr 27 at 1:03 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
When asked what appeals most to her about modern architecture, architect Jill Neubauer of Jill Neubauer Architects, Inc. answers slowly, “Modern architecture is responsive.” There’s a freedom to it, a fearlessness in thinking beyond the safety of a traditional four walls, maybe even a responsibility. “Modern means opening yourself up to the site, to the possibilities, to the earth and the sun, to...

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