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Battle Associates Architects
Posted Jun 27 at 12:05 PM in Inspiring Projects by carly stewart
Architect John Battle, principal of Battle Associates Architects in Concord, was recognized in The Boston Globe Magazine for designing three homes bordering the perimeter of a southern New Hampshire lake. Lakefront homeowners purchased two lots on either side of the home with late-1800s camp-like cottages. Battle admits that the condition of these homes were too unstable to save, but he was able...
Clarke, New England's Official Sub-Zero & Wolf Showroom and Test Kitchen
Posted Jun 27 at 11:07 AM in Events by carly stewart
Clarke, New England's Official Sub-Zero & Wolf Showroom and Test Kitchen, just opened their third location at 7 Tide Street in Boston Seaport. Clarke's first urban location ushers in a whole new level of technology, not only in the state-of-the-art appliances (think no-fail cooking modes), but also in the Media Lounge, where architects and designers can present floor plans, elevations and...
Boston Design Guide, Cape & Islands; Architect: Hutker Architectes, Builders: C.H. Newton Builders, Photo: Brian Vanden Brink
Posted Jun 23 at 11:54 AM in Events by carly stewart
(Architect: Hutker Architects, Builders: C.H. Newton Builders, Photo: Brian Vanden Brink) A large part of New England’s charm comes from the southeastern corner of Massachusetts extending on the Atlantic Ocean: the beautiful Cape Cod and islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. BDG’s new Cape & Islands book is the most official guide to fine home resources bringing readers and homeowners...
John Kerry’s Nantucket Beachfront Mansion
Posted Jun 16 at 3:03 PM in Tips & Trends by carly stewart
(Photo: Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff/File 2004) After two well-spent decades at their vacation home, Secretary of State John Kerry and his wife put their Nantucket mansion on the market for $25 million. The family of Kerry’s wife, Teresa Heinz Kerry, acquired the estate since 1982. Then, the one-acre of beachfront land along with 5,600-sqare foot of living space was purchased for $1.2 million. The...
Developed by Chevron Partners; Architecture by Meyer & Meyer, Inc.
Posted Jun 7 at 12:15 PM in Inspiring Projects by carly stewart
(Developed by Chevron Partners; Architecture by Meyer & Meyer, Inc.) [Featured on WCVB TV 5] With Boston being recognized as one of the most historic cities in America, its very own Beacon Hill neighborhood now houses one of the most luxurious residences both respecting the past and redefining the future. Maison Vernon holds rare 50-foot-wide floors, 24 windows and ceilings reaching up to 13...
Cutting Edge Homes, Inc.; photo courtesy of Patrick O'Malley
Posted Jun 6 at 11:36 AM in Tips & Trends by Sandy Giardi
Here at Boston Design Guide, we’ll never tire of seeing what the area’s leading experts in the Design/Build field have up their sleeves when it comes to extraordinary home renovations. While some might take an existing home at face value, these professionals instead see possibility, and a basis from which an entirely new form can take shape. Take a look—and, quite likely, a double take—at these...
Landscape by Select Horticulture, Inc.
Posted May 26 at 1:19 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
(Landscape by Select Horticulture, Inc.) The world can wait: these soothing landscapes calm the mind and cast a spell. Gardens have long had an association with tranquility. Gentle verdant slopes, deeply piled lawns and meandering footpaths have a therapeutic effect on the mind and soul. Just think of Buddhist and Japanese gardens, where ancient Zen principles of peaceful contemplation and simply...
Landscape Architecture by Pellettieri Associates, Inc.
Posted May 26 at 11:55 AM in Inspiring Projects by Anonymous
(Landscape Architecture by Pellettieri Associates, Inc.) Throw the windows open wide: summer is here. With the first 80-degree days already in the rearview, it is time again for sparklers and cicada song and sweet summer nights. Whether you’re hosting a sparkling Gatsby-esque garden party or simply lounging by the pool with something refreshing in hand, the best way to experience summer is by...
Amantii Electric Fireplaces - Audio Video Intelligence
Posted May 12 at 3:10 PM in Tips & Trends by carly stewart
Amantii Electric Fireplaces manage to combine the concepts of function and art as one. Audio Video Intelligence introduces their new product that is all you can hope for, and more. These fireplaces are adaptable and require simple installation without leaving a significant dent in your wallet. Keep your home, office, restaurant, or commercial space warm in temperature while reserving satisfaction...
Landscape by Schumacher Companies
Posted May 9 at 4:02 PM in Tips & Trends by carly stewart
(Landscape: Schumacher Companies) Haven’t had a moment to keep up with the latest and greatest trends of the entertaining season? Fear not! We’re here to get to the bottom of the summer's hot topic - bringing the convenience of a sophisticated outdoor kitchen to your yard. An American Society of Landscape Architects survey brought attention to the popularity of outdoor kitchens and entertainment...

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