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Small batch bourbon
Posted Nov 19 at 5:57 PM in Trending by Sandy Giardi
The bourbon business is booming, and cocktail nation is relishing the corn-based all-American whiskey with a fervor that may not have been since, well, Prohibition. We’re seeing new craft distilleries, bourbon tastings, and eateries with bourbon on tap alongside their IPAs. Connoisseurs of all ages are sipping bourbon, and the industry is answering with inspired new riffs on the high-end spirit....
Boston Design Guide
Posted Nov 16 at 10:44 AM in Inspiring by Carly Stewart
We've selected our favorite project details that make exceptional home elements from above, below, around, and within. Look closely at these fabulous components that may just inspire you for your next home undertaking! 1 Troy Cabinetmakers 2 Interior Design by Weena and Spook Interiors 3 Shope Reno Wharton 4 Custom built by Wood & Clay, Inc. 5 Soderholm Custom Builders; Architecture by Shope...
beautiful modern homes in Massachusetts
Posted Nov 15 at 3:50 PM in Inspiring by Sandy Giardi
Mad for Modern  A couple had been searching for a site for a new home for years, when they found an incredible natural setting in Weston. The rugged but lush landscape, with forested slopes and a massive ledge softened by bright green ferns in season, held an instant appeal. But was it buildable? LDa Architecture & Interiors and Dan Gordon Landscape Architects were brought in to make that...
Bathroom trends
Posted Nov 14 at 9:55 AM in Trending by Sandy Giardi
Matte is the new black. Homeowners and interior designers are thinking beyond brushed nickel and chrome and asking for matte black, as well as brass and bronze shades for their bathroom fixtures. Our sources at Splash, a boutique kitchen and bath showroom, contend that even the manufacturers who didn’t venture there before are diving into special finishes. Homeowners are relishing the new looks...
Kitchen Design sudbury ma
Posted Nov 9 at 10:39 AM in Inspiring by Sandy Giardi
As the heart of the home the kitchen is innately cozy. It’s the family gathering spot; the place where we all take a break from our busy lives and allow our senses to come alive. Still, some kitchens are warmer than others; we look at five kitchens that are as cozy as they come. Pancakes sold separately.  Ski House Kitchen Kitchen design: Venegas and Company; interior design by Jennifer Palumbo...
holiday art show in concord, MA
Posted Nov 7 at 4:12 PM in Happening by Carly Stewart
Opening Reception: Friday, November 17 6:30 - 9:30 PM Featuring works by six of Three Stones Gallery's represented artists: Painting by Tim Dunnbier, Jim McManus and Siri Smedvig  Photography by John Kennard and Jennifer M. Johnston Turned wood vessles by Bob Hale Welcoming guest artists - Margot Kimball and Elizabeth Snowdon, and jewelry makers Jennifer Anderson and Lyca Blume. The show will be...
marvin windows and doors ABX
Posted Nov 7 at 1:22 PM in Happening, Resourcing by Carly Stewart
November 8-10 What connects the design concepts found in tiny houses, modern farmhouses and the Danish concept of hygge? Visitors to ABX 2017 at the Boston Convention and Events Center will find the answer at Booth #1277. Learn How One Architect Became a National Award-Winner As if bringing three key design trends to life wasn’t enough reason to stop by Booth #1277, ABX visitors will have an...
Kitchen with Color
Posted Nov 3 at 2:05 PM in Inspiring by Sandy Giardi
Now, we have nothing against the clean, all-white kitchens and master baths that have been all the rage in recent years, but we’re thrilled to see that color has resurfaced, and that some daring new designs are hitting the home front. Whether used liberally throughout a space or as splashes for key features, the use of color in kitchens and baths energizes a space, casting a distinct mood and...
boston design guide
Posted Nov 1 at 7:53 AM in Happening, Sharing by Carly Stewart
We've gathered the most popular images posted on our Instagram during the month of October. See if your favorites have made the cut! Follow us @bostondesignguide for your daily dose of fine home design. 10 Tasteful and timeless in the kitchen.Builder: Colonial Reproductions, Inc.; Architect: Patrick Ahearn Architect 9 Front yards making your trick-or-treaters (parents) jealous.Landscape...
room makeovers
Posted Oct 31 at 12:13 PM in Inspiring by Sandy Giardi
Last week, we admired the interior design transformations showcased in the Junior League of Boston’s 2017 Designer Show House. We walked through 20 dynamic rooms within the historic 1853 William Flagg Homer House, an exceptional property with ties to artist Winslow Homer, to find spaces newly awakened with color, pattern and textiles through the efforts of veteran interior designers and industry...

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