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BIFAS Boston events 2017
Posted Oct 17 at 3:14 PM in Happening by Carly Stewart
October 19-22, 2017 Features a strong showing of diversities from 40 galleries. Avery Galleries Tony Fusco and Robert Four are pleased to announce the 21st Annual Boston International Fine Art Show (BIFAS) at the Cyclorama, Boston Center for the Arts. This show is New England's premier annual show and sale of historic, modern and contemporary fine art. Questroyal Fine Art Gala Preview, Thursday,...
designer show house
Posted Oct 16 at 12:28 PM in Happening by Carly Stewart
October 7 - November 5 The Junior League of Boston announces its partnership with the Belmont Woman's Club to host the 2017 Designer Show House. This premier design showcase will feature the creative talents of the Boston area's top designers and landscapers. The Master Bedroom/Afternoon Retreat before it is transformed by Robin Gannon of Robin Gannon Interiors. Image by Elaine Fredrick The...
Rock pond kitchens
Posted Oct 12 at 4:42 PM in Resourcing by Jen Harvey
Article by Paul Lazes of Rock Pond Kitchens There are certain design choices that are nearly always right: black dress, black suit, white kitchen. There’s value to keeping things simple. Less can be more. Everyone knows a woman who wears black with a set of earrings or other jewelry has a complete look. It’s similar with a white kitchen. It’s classic and what makes it individualized are the...
European style furniture in New England
Posted Oct 10 at 4:04 PM in Inspiring, Resourcing, Shopping by Sandy Giardi
Those looking to include a taste of the Continent in their stateside abodes— without committing to a full overhaul—have inspired new offerings to consider…. “Bois et Couleur” at Dowel Furniture Custom furniture maker Dowel Furniture, who has crafted bespoke wood and upholstered chairs and end tables for over 30 years, has recently partnered with interior designer Barbara Elza Hirsch of Elza B....
 Lavish Collection JD Staron Home Life Rose Ann Humphrey
Posted Oct 10 at 7:49 AM in Trending by Jen Harvey
JD Staron is a favorite floor covering resource for Home Life. Founder of Home Life Rose Ann Humphrey is excited to share their new Lavish Collection. She explains, “Their coverings are fantastic, beautiful and even romantic!” The Lavish Collection is JD Staron’s first collection that uses three textural fabrics weaves along a single needle yam insertion. This allows the fabric to stay intact...
inspirational design inspired by travel
Posted Oct 9 at 2:02 PM in Inspiring by Sandy Giardi
Wander Lust Sometimes we're so enamored of a locale that we want to bring it—or a slice of it—home. We love the style of that particular place, the feeling it conjures and, of course, the memories. Kudos to the creators who are making these joys daily experiences. The following designs are steeped in a sense of place—whether reflecting favorite vacation spots, personal journeys or a bit of both....
table settings for fall
Posted Oct 9 at 10:15 AM in Resourcing, Shopping, Trending by Carly Stewart
This white pumpkin floral arrangement brings a fun and creative sense of elegance to any table top. Keep the contrast with a color coordinated arrangement of green-toned gourds. Incorporating a combination of richly colored plants and flowers beside some candles and metal silverware make for a luxurious and festive table setting. A touch of eggplant purple is the finishing touch to this...
metallic design trends for fall
Posted Oct 7 at 1:21 PM in Inspiring, Trending by Sandy Giardi
5 Hot Fall Fashions in the Home 5. Metallics On the fashion front, metallics are everywhere—and bringing looks that range from the chic and elegant to the edgy and futuristic. Designers like Christopher Kane are trotting out outfits in head-to-toe silver, as is Chanel, though, at times, Creative Director Karl Lagerfeld opts to tone down the glitz a tad by pairing statement-making glitter boots...
glamorous home design for fall
Posted Oct 6 at 1:15 PM in Inspiring, Trending by Sandy Giardi
5 Hot Fall Fashions in the Home 4. Glamour! Prada Last year’s trend toward glamour is back and stronger than ever. Designers from Miuccia Prada to Saint Laurent to Givenchy have taken a shine to lavish beading, fringe, sequins, and, yes, even feathers. These embellishments are adorning everything from slip dresses and gowns to denim and hats. LDa Architecture & Interiors; Photo by Sean...
high-end fashion home design trends for fall
Posted Oct 5 at 1:15 PM in Inspiring, Trending by Sandy Giardi
5 Hot Fall Fashions in the Home 3. Hot Chocolate This year’s basic black, deep brown is a little bit softer, a little bit richer and to us, just says, autumn. It strikes just the right chord this time of year and works beautifully whether paired with toasty shades like oatmeal and mustard, demure hues like pale mauve or alongside natty naturals like ivory, tan and toffee. For the award-winning...

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