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Flower Power
Posted Oct 26 at 2:12 PM in Tips & Trends by Sandy Giardi
Duro Olowu Gone are the days when florals are strictly for spring. This season, high fashion is coming up roses, as well as an array of other posy-minded patterns.     Interior designers have long known that colorful florals, with their interesting tangles of vines and blooms, lend grace and opulence to the home. It appears that fashion houses have followed suit. Burberry Carter & Company...
Weekend Photo Roundup: All About Fall
Posted Oct 21 at 2:07 PM in Tips & Trends by Anonymous
Timberlane Shutters gave us major Halloween inspiration with this gorgeously festive front porch.  With beautiful October days and peak leaf-peeping season upon us, here's what the Boston Design Guide community has been up to.     Pellettieri Associates has the right idea with large corn stalks, multiple pumpkins, and mums in all colors to make this entryway all about autumn. a Blade of Grass...
Autumn Color at Select Horticulture
Posted Oct 16 at 2:48 PM in Tips & Trends by Anonymous
Visit Select Horticulture in Lancaster, MA or Greenwich, CT for a beautiful selection of premium autumn plants.    1865 Main Street, Lancaster MA 01523
B/A/D Talk: Could We Have Handled Things Better?
Posted Oct 15 at 2:53 PM in Tips & Trends by Anonymous
The upcoming Builder/Architect/Designer talk will explore the topic War Stories: Could We Have Handled Things Better? Featuring Doreve Nicholaeff of Nicholaeff Architecture + Design, Liz Caan of Liz Caan Interiors, Kevin Lagasse of The Lagasse Group and Gregory Lombardi of Gregory Lombardi Design.    Sometimes, projects don't go as planned. This B/A/D Talk will explore frustrations,...
Festive Fall Containers
Posted Oct 15 at 11:16 AM in Tips & Trends by Anonymous
Fall is in full swing at Assembly Row in Somerville, thanks to some gorgeous and festive containers by Schumacher Companies.   
Posted Oct 8 at 3:26 PM in Tips & Trends by Anonymous
This contemporary space by LDa Architecture & Interiors has a sunken living room area with a concrete floor. The surface matches the modern feel of the space, giving it sleek grey color and an interesting texture that's smooth but not one-dimensional.    With concrete, the possibilities are endless: once considered a rather basic material, this mixture of water, sand and cement is dynamic,...
Furniture Find of the Week
Posted Sep 23 at 3:35 PM in Tips & Trends by Anonymous
Interior Design by Elizabeth Swartz Interiors Writing desks are simple, classic and traditional, and perfect for buckling down and getting work done as fall gets into full swing.     Writing desks are light and easy to transport, so put yours windowside this season to catch the fall foliage. Interior Design by Plum Interiors In the colder months, move it to a cozy corner or next to the fireplace...
The Return of Neon
Posted Sep 22 at 2:59 PM in Tips & Trends by Sandy Giardi
Delpozo Neon has made a comeback in the fall and winter collections of top fashion designers, but it’s a far cry from that of the ’80s. If leg warmers, or, say, a “Frankie Says Relax” T-shirt spring to mind, cast those notions aside. This season’s neon is dramatic and eye-popping, but always tasteful. We were interested to see how interior designers handled the electric hues in their home designs...
RockN Crab Aquatics
Posted Sep 22 at 3:36 AM in Tips & Trends by Anonymous
Custom saltwater and coral aquarium Rock'N Crab Aquatics provides a variety of luxury water features including waterwalls, fountains, bubblewalls, aquariums, rain curtains, and custom one-of-a-kind features.     Their projects range from single features to complex, custom multi-feature installations; indoors and outdoors; for commercial or residential spaces. Rock'N Crab Aquatics are skilled in...
The 8 Areas of Your Home You're Not Quite Sure How to Decorate
Posted Sep 21 at 4:14 PM in Tips & Trends by Anonymous
The Exceptionally Large Room Daher Interior Design   By Allison Stanton You're in the middle of decorating or redecorating your home. And some spaces are just easier to visualize than others. You know exactly what to do with your fireplace mantel and the large window above your kitchen sink, but don’t even know where to start with that odd space at the bottom of the spiral staircase. We’ve got...