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Home automation
Posted May 3 at 8:05 AM in Tips & Trends by Admin
SDI’s new showroom is a one-stop destination for everything insmart and connected living that defines a luxury home experience. Imagine your dream home elevated to a level of luxury and convenience you never thought possible. A mood for every room; lights that can dim down to the luminescence of candlelight, fireplace flames that flicker on with a spoken word, beautifully concealed televisions...
Posted Nov 23 at 9:28 PM in Tips & Trends by Jaci Conry
Designer Jaime Moore offers some tips for seasonal decorating.​ Many of us are feeling festive right about now, and soon holiday decorating will be in full swing. As you plan to deck the halls of your home, designer Jaime Moore of James Studio Interiors has some ideas to get you started. Go green Even if you choose to have an artificial tree, Moore encourages the incorporation of live greenery...
Wine bottles in wine refrigerator
Posted Oct 26 at 12:14 PM in Tips & Trends by Kelly McCoy
Enhancing your wine collection and your home Fine wines and beautiful homes often go together. So it’s no surprise that Sub-Zero, the world’s leader in food and beverage preservation, offers wine storage that not only protects your wine collection but also enhances the beauty (and value) of your home. No need to hide your fine wines away in a cellar when they can become a design statement in the...
Back of house
Posted Oct 6 at 5:01 PM in Tips & Trends by Jaci Conry
Laplante Construction sheds light on current window trends. There are more options for window aesthetics than ever before. We sat down with Bill Laplante, president of Laplante Construction, to discuss the different types of windows his firm has recently installed on residential projects. A rounded dining area features windows on three sides (shown above). “To expand the height of the windows, we...
modern white kitchen with 2 big stone islands in the center
Posted Jun 18 at 4:06 PM in Tips & Trends by Marykate Forte
Boston Stone Restoration’s process for protection. Boston Stone Restoration offers More AntiEtch sealer for natural soft stones to create a protective barrier against etching and staining without altering the stone’s finish. The durable, micro-thin layer is applied as a liquid and is cured with a UV light before being polished. With a 10-year warranty, this process can be applied on marble,...
Bedroom with ceiling wallpaper based on a Moroccan tile roof
Posted May 18 at 5:11 PM in Tips & Trends by Marykate Forte
Wallpaper can make a wow-statement when its used on the ceiling.Check out how these wallpapered ceilings add another design dimension to enjoy. Donna Elle This delicate blue and white Schumacher wallpaper features a wavy trellis pattern and botanical motifs adding warmth and light, creating a cohesive space that dazzles when illuminated by the chandelier. Designer: Donna Elle, donnaelle....
Pink L'atelier stove in bright white kitchen
Posted Apr 7 at 4:16 PM in Tips & Trends by Jaci Conry
L’Atelier Paris launches a line of custom ranges in bright new hues, just in time for Spring. L’Atelier Paris Haute Design, the luxury bespoke creator of made-to-measure ranges and kitchens has unveiled its exclusive 2021 Color Collection. The line features 15 colorways inspired by hope and joy. Think of the delight you’d feel with a kitchen highlighted by these pale blues and greens, bold purple...
Entry way of home with smart home system technology
Posted Mar 23 at 1:39 PM in Tips & Trends by Marykate Forte
Say Hello to Boston’s Boutique Private Risk Advisory Firm. Insurance for today’s highly successful families—those with multiple homes, valuable collections, domestic employees, and extravagant hobbies—is very much a unique discipline. But unlike the way in which people shop for financial advice, the vetting of home and auto insurance companies usually amounts to calling the nearest Main Street...
Custom light fixture
Posted Feb 14 at 4:31 PM in Tips & Trends by Kelly McCoy
Fixtures that illuminate and captivate. Lighting is a dynamic design element that can enhance every space in your home. The selection and positioning of lighting can dramatically change the way you, your family, and guests feel in each room. At a time when health and wellness is top of mind, selecting a new lighting fixture has the power to transform a space. While contemporary-industrial...
Indoor pool
Posted Dec 22 at 2:22 PM in Tips & Trends by Marykate Forte
Bonus spaces like these will make you glad to shelter-in-place. Hunkering down at home is the new normal. But it doesn’t have to mean sacrificing on authentic experiences. Increasingly, homes are equipped with bonus rooms that make staying in worthwhile. From meditation rooms to sports-themed recreation areas and even glitzy bowling alleys, we’ve rounded up some stellar extra spaces that are so...