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Chatham Design Center
Posted Mar 1 at 8:15 AM in Shopping by Kendra Keelan
Thanks to Chatham Design Center, homeowners can have the same access to premier design resources as interior designers do. Owner Melinda Loftus Headrick has taken measures to give DIY-ers a little help from the pros, with the conception of the Chatham Design Center and its expansive design library. As their motto is “you design...we do the rest,” the Chatham Design Center is pleased to offer...
Pink traditional love seat with rolled arms by LEE Industries available at Surroundings Home
Posted Feb 13 at 9:18 PM in Shopping by Sandy Giardi
In honor of Valentine's Day, we're taking a long, lingering look at love seats. As with sweethearts, “all love seats are not created equal,” says interior designer Bill Barr of Surroundings Home. There are many things to consider before taking one home with you. Given the vast array of seating on the market, a definition may be in order. A love seat is a small-scale sofa built for two, which,...
Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams In-Store Floor Sample Sale through Feb. 10
Posted Jan 28 at 3:09 PM in Shopping by Sandy Giardi
Calling all lovers of home décor and bargains! Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams stores are making way for their 2019 spring collections (slated to arrive late February!), and holding an epic Floor Sample Sale through Feb. 10. This means big savings on the all-American brand’s comfortable yet stylish furnishings, accents and accessories. MG+BW's in-store Floor Sample Sale has items from the fall...
Posted Dec 12 at 12:36 PM in Shopping by Sandy Giardi
The holidays are fast approaching, are you ready? From the art aficionado and hostess on your list to the golf or wine enthusiast, we've amassed 12 inspired gift ideas to help you wrap up your shopping. 1. Marilyn Pop art darling Marilyn Monroe finds new expression at Renjeau Galleries, with Craig Alan's mixed media on canvas. Framed 27x27, $4500. www.renjeau.com2. Antique Golf Club Bottle...
Jeff Soderbergh reclaimed sculpture at 7 Tide
Posted Oct 3 at 10:40 AM in Shopping by Sandy Giardi
Jeff Soderbergh's sculpture for Kohler captivates at 7 Tide When sustainable artist Jeff Soderbergh, of Jeff Soderbergh Custom Sustainable Furnishings, was approached by Jamie Reardon, owner of Supply New England, to provide a dramatic ceiling element for their flagship showroom project with Kohler on the waterfront, he urged them to consider “what they wanted in their hearts.” Once he saw the...
Metal architectural staircase
Posted Aug 31 at 3:02 PM in Shopping by Sandy Giardi
There is nothing Paul Meneses, founder of Make Architectural Metalworking, likes more than being hands-on in his shop or on an installation, and present for the design and fabrication of custom architectural metalwork. Good thing, because the demand for his medium has exploded within the last decade, and he has positioned his versatile studio to ride the groundswell. Meneses comes at...
Nantucket Looms
Posted Aug 13 at 4:02 PM in Shopping by Sandy Giardi
True to its old-world craft and traditional artisan quality, yet delightfully of-the-moment, Nantucket Looms commemorates 50 years in business. And they have plenty of reason to celebrate! For starters, its weaving studio and retail shop, which was opened in 1968 under the ownership of Andy Oates and Bill Euler with the shared goal of supporting island craftspeople year-round and their exquisite...
High-end shagreen in Boston
Posted May 15 at 7:40 PM in Shopping by Sandy Giardi
Shagreen, a term that typically refers to the skin of a stingray or shark, isn’t new. The exotic leather has long been prized, and may even date back to the time of the pharaohs and the Chinese Han dynasty, and appeared during the Middle Ages on the sword hilts and armor of Japanese samurai.  Europe started importing objects with a shagreen sheath in the mid-1700s, when a Parisian tanner—...
Sale on antiques and reproductions, Boston
Posted Apr 27 at 1:21 PM in Shopping by Sandy Giardi
Make haste to Plymouth! Dillon & Company, the purveyor of European Antiques & Interiors, is currently holding a Sample Sale, which means shoppers can score beautiful pieces for their interiors at a fraction of the price. Owner Gillian Dillon has just returned to Massachusetts after making her seasonal pilgrimage to the North Carolina international furniture shows, which means that the...
High-end outdoor TV
Posted Apr 24 at 2:48 PM in Shopping by Sandy Giardi
Here in New England, outdoor TVs tend to be a cost-is-no-object amenity, shares Maverick Integration’s Executive Coordinator Mark LaFave, due to the fact that homeowners pay a premium for these amazing, element-defying products, and they can only be used a few short, sweet months of the year. Séura's Storm Ultra Bright Still, more and more people are turning their landscapes into alfresco living...