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20th Annual Newport Flower Show
Posted Apr 28 at 1:48 PM in Events by Anonymous
Photo by John Corbett Don’t miss the 20th Annual Newport Flower Show, held this year from June 19th thru the 21st. The show will be held at Rosecliff mansion, and the theme is American Beauty—Timeless Style. This theme was chosen to celebrate the traditions of our uniquely American culture.   Jane Godshalk, the award-winning designer, will be present sharing her knowledge and skilles. Jane has...
Concord Museum 25th Annual Garden Tour
Posted Apr 28 at 12:49 PM in Events by Anonymous
Photo courtesy of the Concord Museum Don’t miss the Concord Museum’s 25th annual Garden Tour on Friday June 5th and Saturday June 6th, 2015. The tour will reflect Concord native Ralph Waldo Emerson’s notion of “going into good gardens.”   Organized by The Museum Guild of Volunteers, the Garden Tour offers an opportunity to visit beautiful and historic private gardens in Concord. The Concord...
Hidden Gardens of Beacon Hill Tour
Posted Apr 28 at 12:28 PM in Events by Anonymous
  Photos: Thomas Lingner, Peter Vanderwarker and Amy Wilson Join the Beacon Hill Garden Club for their 86th annual Hidden Gardens of Beacon Hill Tour on Thursday, May 21, 2015. Visitors will get a chance to see one of Boston’s oldest and most beautiful neighborhoods while touring 12 gardens. This spring tradition has been held in Boston through the Depression, World War II, and rain and shine.  ...
Brimfield Antique Show 2015
Posted Apr 28 at 12:09 PM in Events by Anonymous
Photo from Don’t miss the 2015 Brimfield Antique Show, taking place May 12th - 17th, July 14th - 19th, and September 8th - 13th.  The Brimfield Antique Show is one of the oldest and best-known antique shows in the country, dating all the way back to the 1950s. The Antique Show runs along Route 20 for about a half-mile, and features over 500 dealers selling everything from...
Newton House Tour 2015
Posted Apr 27 at 4:06 PM in Events by Anonymous
Photo from Don't miss the annual Newton House Tour, to take place Sunday, May 17th from noon to 5:00 pm. The tour features a select group of beautiful Newton homes that showcase excellence in historic preservation, restoration, and creative modern interpretation and adaptation.      The House Tour will be part of the 2015 Newton Festival for the Arts, and proceeds will benefit...
Gregory Lombardi Design a Finalist for Innovation in Design Awards
Posted Apr 27 at 2:35 PM in Events by Anonymous
This year marks Connecticut Cottages & Gardens’ 9th annual Innovation in Design Awards, which showcases top design in Connecticut. Categories include Architecture, Interior Design, Kitchen Design, Bath Design, Landscape Design, and Product Design. Gregory Lombardi Design is a finalist in the Landscape category, and if the firm’s project is selected it will be featured in the July/August 2015...
Drawing Ambience
Posted Apr 27 at 1:05 PM in Events by seo
This new exhibit currently open at the Rhode Island School of Design showcases the collections of drawings assembled by Alvin Boyarski during his groundbreaking tenure as chairman of the Architectural Association in London from 1971 to his death in 1990. During this time, Boyarsky implemented an ambitious exhibition and publication program that placed drawing in an important position as more than...
Save Prouty Garden at Boston Children's Hospital
Posted Apr 23 at 11:30 AM in Events by Anonymous
The Prouty Garden at Boston Children's Hospital is in danger of being demolished, and we need your support! This wonderful outdoor space opened in 1958 as a generous gift from benefactor Mrs. Olive Prouty, a longtime friend of the Children's Hospital. Mrs. Olive Prouty donated the garden in memory of her two daughters, Anne and Olivia, who had died in childhood. This beautiful half-acre space has...
Enter to Win the Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Bastille Chair
Posted Apr 21 at 1:40 PM in Events by Anonymous
Have you seen the new Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Bastille chair? It’s one of the coolest pieces we’ve seen this spring, and it’s up for grabs!   To win, visit a Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Signature Store and snap a photo of yourself in the iconic chair, then post to Instagram or Twitter and tag it with #WinBastilleChair and @MGBWhome. Or, upload it to the contest gallery here. The Bastille...
'Take A Seat' Project
Posted Apr 21 at 12:29 PM in Events by Anonymous
Connie Kolman of Kolman Artisan Glass and Allison Iantosca of F. H. Perry are pleased to announce their partnership for IFDA's New England 'Take A Seat' project. The two talented businesswomen will be working together, combining their design and artistic abilities to create a one-of-a-kind Lucite chair to benefit the Women’s Institute of Housing & Economic Development.   'Take A Seat' is an...