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IFDA NE gala and charity auction
Posted Jun 22 at 10:45 AM in Happening by Carly Stewart
Thursday, June 1 The New England Chapter of the International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA-NE) held their third annual "Take A Seat" gala and charity auction in Boston at the Royale Nightclub. The event features up-cycled, one-of-a-kind chairs designed by local architects, builders, craftsmen and students in the furnishing and design industry. This year, over $22,000 was raised from...
gallery show in Acton Massachusetts
Posted Jun 21 at 1:45 PM in Happening by Carly Stewart
"Summertime" Opening Patio Party: Saturday, June 24, 4:00-7:00 Join us as we celebrate the long days and warm nights with a group show displaying new work by Powers Gallery artists. These works emphasize color and light while enjoying favorite places in the summer. See you there! Artwork: Teri Malo, “After the Storms,” oil, alkyd on panel, 36 x 54 For more information, visit powersgallery.com.
Traditional Building Conference Series – Salem, MA
Posted Jun 21 at 12:28 PM in Happening by Carly Stewart
Salem, MA July 18-19, 2017 The city of Salem has become one of the most prosperous seaports in the Americas since the Revolutionary War. The Traditional Building Conference Series (TBCS) delivers focused, relevant education for architects, contractors, craftspeople, designers, building owners and facilities managers in beautiful historic venues. TCBS is a registered provider of AIA continuing...
Cape Cod design/build firms
Posted Jun 20 at 11:19 AM in Inspiring by Sandy Giardi
6 Magnificent Makeovers: Removing the Handicap in New Seabury Thomas J. O'Neill Cape Cod design/build firm Thomas J. O’Neill, Inc. took what principal Thomas O’Neill dubs “an early ’90s vintage transitional hip roof home” in Mashpee and made the property a lot more, er, hip. Sandwiched between two New Seabury golf courses, the original home lacked a proper front façade; its exterior was more in...
Brigham and Women's Hospital, fundraiser, home furnishings and accessories in New England
Posted Jun 12 at 8:59 AM in Happening, Shopping by Carly Stewart
Darby Road HOME partners with the Alzheimer's Innovation fund founded by the Vettel Family to help raise critical seed funding to promising research projects aimed at Alzheimer's prevention. The shop kicks off June with a fundraiser and will continue the partnership throughout the month. 20% of all proceeds will benefit Brigham and Women's Hospital as well as 100% of the proceeds from the silent...
monkey fist knot, nautical home interior design, design trends, luxury home design professionals
Posted Jun 8 at 9:39 AM in Trending by Carly Stewart
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 Resourcing by Stefanie Schefter
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...
arts furniture antiques events in New England
Posted Jun 5 at 2:49 PM in Happening by Carly Stewart
Through June 20 The Bois et Couleur Collection by Barbara Elza Birsch of Elza B Design for Dowel Furniture at the Boston Design Center. Learn more here. June 6 Paint 101: Fundamentals of Architectural Paints and Coating Technology with Heather R Bourgeois Networking at 10:00 AM; Presentation at 11:00 AMDowel Furniture at the Boston Design Center Register here. June 14 Swatch Watch: A Session on...
landscape design elements tips
Posted Jun 5 at 1:20 PM in Inspiring by Sandy Giardi
The ancient pairing of fire and water is one of the universe’s most enduring combinations, and dazzling when applied to outdoor landscape design. Together, the elements are deeply atmospheric, with a yin and yang appeal. There’s something about the intensity and heat of red-orange flames against calming cool waters that stirs the senses. Taken to the terrace, this interplay heightens the outdoor...
Instagram accounts for design
Posted Jun 1 at 2:05 PM in Happening, Sharing by Carly Stewart
BDG's top 10 Instagram posts for May 2017! For New England's best home design every day, follow @BostonDesignGuide. #10 Happy Memorial Day!(Architect: Patrick Ahearn Architect) #9 Nothing beats a classic white kitchen(Credit: Weston Kitchens; Photography: Diane Anton) #8 Landscape Architect: Gregory Lombardi Design #7 Remastered timeless spaces by Longfellow Design Build #6 A breathtaking...

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