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best Boston-area and New England suburbs best for living
Posted May 22 at 10:17 AM in Events, News, Tips & Trends by carly stewart
Sudbury, Massachusetts named one of America's top 100 suburbs. Boston is a desirable city filled with in-demand neighborhoods for living. Three suburbs of the growing metropolis stand out, according to a new ranking of American suburbs by Niche, a community-profiling site. Among the list are the Boston-area suburbs of Lexington (36th), Sharon (59th) and Sudbury (65th). Each of the neighborhoods...
The Bois et Couleur Collection Launch Party
Posted May 19 at 12:36 PM in Events by Jen Harvey
home renovation makeover remodel redo redesign
Posted May 15 at 12:39 PM in Inspiring Projects by carly stewart
Charles Hilton Architects Greenwich, Connecticut In completing this Greenwich renovation, Charles Hilton Architects aimed to undergo a renovation and expansion that would remain sensitive to the original 1930’s brick Gregorian. In the past, this home survived several renovations and additions that hadn’t kept the original construction sacred. First, Charles Hilton Architects’ challenge was to...
Providence Preservation Society, historic houses in New England
Posted May 9 at 2:57 PM in Events by carly stewart
Festival of Historic Houses June 2-3, 2017 The Providence Preservation Society (PPS) presents the Festival of Historic Houses in the city's Upper Elmwood Historic District. One of the region's most anticipated cultural events, the Festival offers self-guided access to more than one dozen private, historic homes. Homes on this year's tour are treasures from Providence's greatest industrial growth...
Design Build and Renovation post and beam builders New Hampshire
Posted May 5 at 10:41 AM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
How well do you know the custom post and beam builder? What comes to mind when you think of a Yankee Barn Home? Do you picture a mountainside escape with a timber frame, soaring ceilings and sky-high windows that showcase dramatic rocky views? Perhaps you envision a classic, all-American post and beam barn home that is striking in its simplicity and at peace with its rural surroundings. You...
Home renovation in New England
Posted May 4 at 10:02 AM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
What to know before you start that project If you’re thinking of a revamp, why learn the hard way? Boston Design Guide is pleased to pass on varied and valuable advice from the top minds in the area’s Design + Build and Renovation field. These experts weigh in with their bright (and effective!) design ideas, construction do’s and don'ts, and all-around words of wisdom culled from years of...
popular home design instagram
Posted May 1 at 10:17 AM in News by carly stewart
BDG's top Instagram posts for April 2017! Follow us at @BostonDesignGuide for the best of home design, daily. #10 Another New England classic! This Historic Preservation in LexingtonNew England Classics: A Lexington Home Reborn(JW Construction; Architecture by Catalano Architects, Inc.; Photography by Greg Premru) #9 Can't stop stairing...(brookes + hill custom builders) #8 Happy Friday to all...
Kitchen renovation in Brookline
Posted Apr 28 at 10:44 AM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
6 Magnificent Makeovers: Clutter Contained Cutting Edge Homes When the chaotic and cumbersome kitchen of a top-floor condo in Brookline was crying out for an overhaul, Cutting Edge Homes answered its call. The fine homebuilder and remodeler reworked the cooking area, entry hall and surrounding closets to trade the disjointed layout for an open-concept plan that isn’t cut off from the home’s other...
IL Decor in Boston
Posted Apr 27 at 5:35 PM in Shopping by Jen Harvey
Il Decor is excited to announce its partnership with the Naos team, a talented cohort of designers, architects and engineers based out of Italy. Their furniture collection includes dining tables, chairs, coffee tables, and other unique pieces, all of which share a common trait of movement. Naos Action design is a project that was initially founded with the goal of creating furniture that could...
IL Decor in Boston
Posted Apr 27 at 5:21 PM in News by Jen Harvey
*/ When it comes to planning the perfect dinner party, “It’s all about the details”, AJ Williams, owner and event producer of AJ Williams Events, explained at the “Modern Tablescapes” event held at Il Décor for Boston Design Week on April 5. In case you weren’t able to make it, read on to hear the key takeaways from the expert panel, and check out Il Décor’s Instagram page (@ildecor_boston) to...

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