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Family room with floor to ceiling windows
Posted Feb 18 at 8:42 AM in News by Marykate Forte
Thermal steel windows embody elegance and the latest technology. Arcadia Custom thermal steel windows combine style, strength, and performance, offering the most precise, energy-efficient steel windows on the market. Utilizing modern materials and state-of-the-art computerized machinery, Arcadia Custom creates a minimalist aesthetic with a powerful architectural appeal. Clean sleek lines make...
Family and Craft room makeover
Posted Feb 17 at 8:52 AM in Inspiring Projects by Marykate Forte
Transforming a Sudbury family and craft room. With aqua, pale blue, green, yellow, and brown tones, the elements of this Sudbury family and craft room are colorful and bright. Interior designer Barbara Elza Hirsch, who runs her own company, Elza B. Design, was contracted by the homeowners to execute the room’s design, creating a flex space with an inviting appeal. The homeowners have twin...
Fat Tuesday Interior Decor by Eric Haydel Design
Posted Feb 16 at 3:18 PM in Events by Marykate Forte
Eric Haydel celebrates Mardi Gras with a magnificent feast. Cotton candy cocktails, colorful beads, and glittery decorations bring Mardi Gras to Eric Haydel’s dining room table. Owner of Eric Haydel Design, Haydel says Mardi Gras is his favorite holiday. Growing up in southern Louisiana in Thibodaux, just outside New Orleans, celebrating Mardi Gras is a family tradition he has enjoyed his whole...
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...
living room with blue bookshelves
Posted Feb 9 at 9:53 AM in Inspiring Projects by Jaci Conry
A suburban residence receives an interior overhaul worthy of its stately exterior. With its striking stone-clad exterior, this Westwood residence has a regal appearance that recalls the architecture of a French Chateau. When the homeowner recently purchased the home, which sits on over two acres of lush conservation land, however, the interior had none of the façade’s stately appeal. “Built in...
Bedroom overlooking the water
Posted Feb 8 at 10:39 AM in News by Marykate Forte
SBS OneSource provides unique products and quality customer service. SBS OneSource offers a wide range of building products including exclusive high-end window and door lines. Founded in 2001 by Chris Dias who was guided by the notion that every employee is an expert at what they do. Dias instills in his team the value of building client relationships regardless of how challenging or costly it...
Redesigned mudroom
Posted Jan 26 at 3:13 PM in Inspiring Projects by Marykate Forte
A mudroom on the South Shore embodies elegance and sophistication. With earthy tones and pops of natural color inspired by nature, it was important that the elements in this South Shore mudroom find a good balance of masculine and feminine design. Equally important, according to Jaime Moore, the founder and lead designer at James Studio Residential Interiors who was contracted by the homeowners...
Victoria + Albert freestanding tub
Posted Jan 22 at 2:18 PM in Shopping by Marykate Forte
Luxury bathing is a work of art. Crafted from volcanic limestone and resin, Victoria + Albert freestanding bathtubs are warm to the touch and magnificently comfortable. Personalize the exterior to complement bathroom décor, or let color take the reins and make a statement. Available in a range of designs varying from classic Victorian silhouettes to sleek modern styles, these bathtubs exude...
Master bedroom, McPhee Associates
Posted Jan 8 at 10:52 AM in Inspiring Projects by Marykate Forte
A luxurious new master suite overlooks an outdoor oasis. After living in his East Dennis home for 15 years, custom home builder and president of McPhee Associates of Cape Cod, Rob McPhee felt it was time to expand the footprint. McPhee wanted another bedroom and believed adding a first-floor master suite would allow he and his wife to stay in their home long after they become empty-nesters....
high end kitchen
Posted Jan 5 at 3:26 PM in News by Jaci Conry
East Longmeadow-based homebuilder, Laplante Construction, opens an outpost on Cape Cod. By blending building and design expertise with top-notch client service and project management, Laplante Construction has earned a reputation of being a leading luxury homebuilder in Western Massachusetts. The business was founded in 1964 by Ray Laplante. A self-proclaimed perfectionist, Ray built the business...

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