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windows and doors showroom in Boston
Posted Sep 19 at 3:30 PM in Happening by Carly Stewart
Explore the latest in window and door technology. Chelsea, MA - JB Sash & Door recently opened their new 3,000-square-foot Marvin Windows and Doors showroom and design center. Contractors, architects and homeowners can now experience the innovative products from Marvin and Integrity, and leading door companies including Therma-Tru, Upstate Door, Simpson, TruStile and Jeld-Wen. Boston's...
women in the building industry
Posted Sep 19 at 2:08 PM in Inspiring, Sharing by Sandy Giardi
Breaking Ground Top (L-R): Sarah Lawson of S+H Construction; Allison Iantosca of F.H. Perry Builder; Bottom (L-R): Renée West of Kistler & Knapp Builders; Kate Durrane of Columbia Contracting Corp.; Cara Meneses of ARCHWRIGHT | Fine Home Builders; Eleni Kaplan of E.K. Sanford Builders SARAH LAWSON has always had "a love for houses and design," as well as an appreciation for the technical side...
custom high-end furniture design
Posted Sep 18 at 1:55 PM in Inspiring, Shopping by Carly Stewart
Everything about Dowel Furniture An online destination for designer-created dining and occasional chairs, is steeped in tradition. All the chairs are made in the family’s factory, which has been crafting furniture for high-end U.S. brands for over 30 years. Inspired by their family’s trade, siblings Ray Hallare and Joanne Hallare Lee created an internet based niche where customers can acquire...
luxury homes in New Hampshire
Posted Sep 18 at 10:42 AM in Inspiring by Sandy Giardi
Goodbye for Now! Understandably, it would be hard to leave builder CM Ragusa Builders’ adaptation on a Shingle Style home a stone’s throw from the beach in the Little Boar’s Head section of New Hampshire. Though the residents have a few other homes in other parts of the country, this one is a favorite, says President Chris Ragusa, and it’s easy to see why. Designed by TMS Architects, with...
asian inspired coastal home
Posted Sep 15 at 3:01 PM in Inspiring by Carly Stewart
Amazing Products and Places ABOVE: A New England coastal home reflects a love of Eastern architecture with this Asian inspired teahouse overlooking Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island.Architecture by Andreozzi Architects Learn more here: Inspiring Teahouse by Andreozzi Architects 2 A 700-square-foot modern conservatory houses a private collection for a bonsai enthusiast. It includes a comfortable...
extravagant homes on Martha's Vineyard
Posted Sep 14 at 12:45 PM in Inspiring by Sandy Giardi
O Captain, My Captain! When a Captain’s House on Martha’s Vineyard that was built in the 1870s had fallen into complete disrepair and couldn’t be salvaged, Colonial Reproductions stepped in to return the charmer to its former glory. The new owners, who had another home on the Vineyard, were afraid that a new build wouldn’t have the character or dignity of the original home, so they snatched it up...
Martha's Vineyard waterfront cottages
Posted Sep 12 at 12:57 PM in Inspiring by Sandy Giardi
Flip Flop Patrick Ahearn FAIA, who grew up on Long Island, often talks about the summers of his youth. He’d head out to the white sand beaches of Montauk on a two-lane country road, surf the ocean’s Gulf Stream waters, fish on the bayside and hang out by the beach shacks that dotted the coast. “It was a simpler time,” says the principal of Patrick Ahearn Architect LLC, and it was perfect. So...
outdoor design elements
Posted Sep 11 at 11:56 AM in Inspiring by Carly Stewart
Air. Fire. Water. Earth. These ancient elements have always held power, but they become all the more dynamic when combined with Cape Cod’s spectacular scenery. Builders, architects and landscape architects who inhabit the idyllic peninsula and its islands are harnessing their raw energy and aesthetic like never before. Here follows our ode to the elements, and to the trade professionals...
best home technology professional in New England
Posted Sep 11 at 10:48 AM in Happening by Carly Stewart
CEDIA Announces 2017 Americas Home Technology Professional Award Winners DC Home Systems was chosen among fifteen projects honored at the CEDIA 2017 Celebration in San Diego. Award winners have completed the best work by home technology professionals this year. Congratulations to DC Home Systems for taking home the awards for Best Home Cinema; Level IV - $500,000 & Over and Best Special...
modern architecture
Posted Sep 8 at 3:42 PM in Inspiring by Sandy Giardi
The New Classics: Westerly When a client with a keen eye for modern sophistication approached Andreozzi Architects to create a Shingle Style beach house in Westerly, Rhode Island that would be respectful of the New England vernacular, the neighborhood and the region, the firm knew they would have to shake things up a bit. Indeed, Andreozzi Architects was told “to do something a little more...

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