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Roomscapes Cabinetry & Design Center Gold Winner CotY Award 2019
Posted May 17 at 4:58 PM in News by Sandy Giardi
Congratulations are in order for Roomscapes Cabinetry & Design Center for winning THREE regional Contractor of the Year (CotY) Awards, at a recent ceremony held at the Clarke Showroom in Milford, Mass. The coveted laurel—bestowed by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry of Eastern Massachusetts—recognizes the design efforts and craftsmanship of pros in its business, and often...
Private House and Walking Tour of Charlestown
Posted May 16 at 3:15 PM in Events by Kendra Keelan
Join the New England Chapter of the ICAA on a private house and walking tour of historic Charlestown this Saturday, May 18. Explore the elegant interiors and architectural details of 19th and early-20th century houses located within the areas of the Bunker Hill Monument, and Harvard (at Town Hill) and Winthrop squares that recall the charm of their time. Groups will be led by architect Eric Inman...
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...

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