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Western Window Systems' Series 7000 Performance Line
Posted Dec 12 at 4:13 PM in Tips & Trends by Sandy Giardi
Lovers of contemporary home design, an architectural style quickly gaining traction here in the Northeast, should consider inviting aluminum doors and windows into the home. The versatile metal is an optimal choice for the boundary-defying glass expanses with minimal sightlines that have become a mainstay of ultramodern architecture. Aluminum’s clean-lined good looks are a natural for today’s...
An incredible array of custom moldings at Fine Finish Inc.
Posted Dec 11 at 5:10 PM in Events by Sandy Giardi
Owner Peter Murray and the rest of the gracious staff at Fine Finish, Inc. opened the doors of its spotless mill shop to members of the trade for an evening of woodworking and networking Dec. 10. Co-hosted with BDG, premier builders, architects, interior designers, home integration specialists and more turned out to see the mill shop’s capabilities as well as the unveiling of Fine Finish’s new...
Monique's Bath Showroom of Watertown, Mass.
Posted Dec 10 at 3:19 PM in Tips & Trends by Sandy Giardi
The experts at Monique’s Bath Showroom don’t want homeowners to get lost in a sea of fixtures. That’s why, though they offer a diverse selection of the bath and kitchen industry’s best, their Watertown showroom boasts a neighborhood feel.  The family-owned, second-generation business is “passionate about what they sell,” says Sales Associate Chris Sawicki, and knowledgeable. As a resource to...
Details, Inc. interior design shop, services and client consulations
Posted Dec 9 at 5:28 PM in Tips & Trends by Edie Ravenelle
As you drive east through Harwich Port's burgeoning but still "Olde Cape Cod" town center, glance right to catch the sign at 573 Route 28 for Details, Inc., a retail shop and interior design business tucked slightly back from the main road. Better yet, stop in. You'll be rewarded with an enchanting array of home decor items curated by owner Carole King. Her store's eclectic aesthetic reflects the...
Custom high-end Maine home by Slocum Hall Design Group
Posted Dec 6 at 3:50 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
We’d gladly make tracks to these wonderful, wintry retreats in the mountains... Dream of a Post and Beam Photo by Daniel Nystedt A client of Slocum Hall Design Group purchased an abandoned post and beam structure in Stowe, Vermont, with the intention of transforming the original mixed-use building (it had previously housed a small business and residence) into an inviting year-round retreat. The...
High-end kitchen renovation using the Kallista Multiere Stainless Steel Sink, available at Splash
Posted Dec 6 at 2:36 PM in Tips & Trends by Sandy Giardi
Robin Shor, Builder Liaison for Splash, the state-of-the-art kitchen and bath showroom located in Newton, has long been a favorite among contractors for both her insight and energy. And when Boston Design Guide publisher Melanie Perillo embarked on her own kitchen and laundry room renovation, it was easy to see why. Robin has an amiable, get-it-done attitude that is refreshing when you’re in the...
Mac Davis Flooring custom European oak flooring
Posted Dec 5 at 1:54 PM in News by Sandy Giardi
Mac Davis of Mac Davis Flooring knows the importance of laying the groundwork and building relationships. He grew up in the flooring world, working under his father, and has brought that education, as well as what he’s gleaned from his continued studies as a certified installer and finisher through the National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA), to his own hardwood flooring business, which is...
Holiday Trunks Shows Dec. 7 and 8 at ARTEFACT Home
Posted Dec 4 at 4:49 PM in Shopping by Sandy Giardi
Calling all shoppers! ARTEFACT Home is hosting holiday trunk shows at both locations this weekend. Head to ARTEFACT HOME | GARDEN in Belmont December 7, from 11am-5pm, for bubbles, bites, giveaways and of course ARTEFACT’s elevated array of home décor and gifts. Customers can explore the unique wares of top-tier artisans, from unique and natural holiday floral arrangements (Privet Floral) to...
DiFoggio Electric, a full-service electrical contracting company in Boston
Posted Dec 4 at 2:18 PM in Tips & Trends by Sandy Giardi
Founded by President and Electrical Consultant Larry DiFoggio in 1973, DiFoggio Electric, a full-service electrical contracting company serving the residential and commercial markets, has been powering Boston for over 4 decades.  From townhomes in historic Louisburg Square to Back Bay icons like the Four Seasons to burgeoning new builds in the Seaport District, serving Boston residents has become...
A large-scale custom renovation of a Georgian colonial in the Boston area
Posted Dec 3 at 9:10 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
A couple had long admired a gracious Georgian estate in Wellesley. They were taken with its streetside presence and imagined raising their family there. And though they weren’t looking to move, when they learned the home had been put on the market, they jumped at the chance to make the dream a reality. Suddenly talk of “if only” became a matter of “when,” and there was a new conversation—how to...

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