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antique lighting inquiries
Posted Aug 8 at 10:16 AM in Tips & Trends by Carly Stewart
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Q&A with Emilia Deimezis, Owner of Appleton Antique Lighting My client is remodeling and has original fixtures in the house. Should I reuse them? Absolutely! Obviously we are a little biased, but there are so many benefits. By restoring original fixtures you are honoring the architecture of the house, and also creating unique detail that you don’t get with mass-produced new pieces. There are...
modern fireplaces
Posted Jul 19 at 4:10 PM in Tips & Trends by Carly Stewart
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Add a flair to your home with a statement piece. Literally. Contemporary fireplaces by Ortal heat up your home’s interiors in temperature AND in taste. “Let design drive your decision. Think through what you want to do around the fireplace and how you want to use the room.” – Spencer Lowe of Ortal USA The direct-vent gas fireplaces are created with new fireplace construction technology making it...
home design inspiration for fall
Posted Jul 18 at 2:31 PM in Events, Inspiring Projects, Tips & Trends by Carly Stewart
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PANTONE's Fashion Color Report for Fall 2017 represents a color palette for New York that incorporates a sense of warmth with hues that are comforting and crucial to the seasonal feeling. We've collected inspiration from the professionals on a number of ways that these trending pops of color produce the perfect touch within the home for the upcoming season. 1 Grenadine – PANTONE 17-1558 The...
summer home design
Posted Jun 28 at 2:52 PM in Tips & Trends by Carly Stewart
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The weather or your plans may change each year, but one thing we know for certain is that there is a lot to celebrate during the summer. Have your home design both in style and ready to honor America at all times with these patriotic inspirations and resources. Architect: Patrick Ahearn Architect Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams ‘America’ Pillow ($295) All upholstery available at Mitchell Gold + Bob...
Boston Design Guide BDG home professionals on Cape Cod, Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard
Posted Jun 28 at 10:57 AM in Events, Tips & Trends, News by Carly Stewart
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BDG Cape & Islands, second edition has arrived! Subscribe here Cover: Polhemus Savery DaSilva Architects Builders; Photo: Brian Vanden Brink
12 Things To Do in Nantucket
Posted Jun 26 at 2:20 PM in Tips & Trends by Anonymous
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Whether you're stopping by Nantucket for the weekend or for the summer, there's no shortage of delicious food, festive events, and cool activities to choose from.  1.The Juice Bar Homemade Ice Cream Ice cream is a summer staple anywhere you go, but if you’re on the island you should stop by The Juice Bar on 12 Broad Street. With creative flavors like Coffee Oreo, Vegan Blueberry Crisp and Lowfat...
kitchen cabinetry design
Posted Jun 20 at 2:28 PM in Tips & Trends by Carly Stewart
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With Paul Lazes of Rock Pond Kitchens in Martha’s Vineyard. Initially, all cabinets start out as a simple box, just as a room begins as a simple box and remain simple for modern applications. The use of moldings is the hallmark of traditional design and how they are used is the hallmark of sophisticated design. Similar to a person, a cabinet can be divided into 3 areas: the Head, Waist and Feet....
monkey fist knot, nautical home interior design, design trends, luxury home design professionals
Posted Jun 8 at 9:39 AM in Tips & Trends by Carly Stewart
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Fear knot! We’ve gathered the best ways to use the sailor’s classic monkey’s fist knot in your nautical home design. This simple yet thoughtful touch adds just the right on the water feel for your interiors. Architect & Interior Design: LDa Architecture & Interiors; Builder: John G Early Contractor & Builder; Photographer: Greg Premru History: A monkey’s fist, also known as monkey...
Gate by Kinegate
Posted Jun 6 at 2:03 PM in Tips & Trends by Anonymous
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KINEGATE offers state-of-the-art gate systems that not only create a beautiful entrance to your property, but also provide an integrated and easy-to-use system that can be customized to meet your exact needs. Gate by KINEGATE   KINEGATE ’s offerings include a telephone entry device with a keypad, safety loops that prevent the gate’s doors from closing on nearby vehicles, an exit probe that...
Speakers and lighting by Coastal Source
Posted May 22 at 11:03 AM in Tips & Trends, Shopping by Anonymous
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Sunny days and balmy nights are finally here in New England, and its time to get outside and make the most of them. Whether you’re hosting pool parties, backyard cookouts, or evenings by the fire pit, complete your open-air space with the finest in outdoor audio, vision, and lighting products from Audio Art.  Dave at Audio Art knows that the elements—like rain, snow, heat, cold, and corrosion—can...

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