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Posted Jun 1 at 12:59 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design The very idea of a roof deck captivates us. Perhaps it’s because no matter how many we’ve seen, we still get a small jolt of surprise when we’re greeted by an Eden where there might have been asphalt.     To us, roof decks are glorious paradoxes, or near ones. The perfect marriage of city and suburban life, roof decks offer an escape from the urban bustle, yet...
Posted May 28 at 10:20 AM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
Chatham, MA | Custom Built by Kenneth Vona Construction; Photography by Richard Mandelkorn After the winter we’ve weathered, second homes and summer retreats are calling like never before. Get that getaway ready for the high season with these tips from home maintenance and landscape pros.   Kistler & Knapp Builders, Inc. Those first few weekends at your seaside or woodland retreat, the...
Karen Sebastian Redesigns TriYoga Boston Studio
Posted May 12 at 2:36 PM in Inspiring Projects by Anonymous
Karen Sebastian recently re-designed the exterior of the TriYoga Boston studio, located in Waltham, MA. TriYoga Boston is a community-run non-profit organization that aims to preserve and share the teachings of TriYoga, whose practices promote greater physical health, mental clarity, and an understanding of universal truths. TriYoga Boston offers classes, teacher training, and therapeutic yoga,...
A Guide to Making the Most of Your Outdoor Space
Posted May 11 at 12:28 PM in Inspiring Projects by seo
The experts at Jeld-Wen Windows and Doors weigh in on how to merge your indoor spaces with the outdoors. Jeld-Wen Windows and Doors has been crafting high-quality windows and doors for residential and commercial spaces for the past 50 years. Here, they share some of their ideas and the innovative products they've designed to help homeowners make the most of their ourdoor space.  As the weather...
Posted May 6 at 2:55 PM in Inspiring Projects by Anonymous
Morehouse MacDonald & Associates recently designed a family vacation home along the scenic banks of the Kiawah River in South Carolina. The subtropical lot is teeming with ancient live oak trees, palmettos, and marshlands. Morehouse MacDonald & Associates worked to creatively blend the home's design with the beautiful surrounding landscape. Below, traditional southern elements like the...
Luxury Bathrooms by Longfellow Design Build
Posted May 5 at 2:04 PM in Inspiring Projects by Anonymous
Longfellow Design Build feels that bathrooms are an important part of any home, and provide a space to regroup, refresh, and prepare for the day. Below, some of Longfellow Design Build's most stunning bathrooms that exude comfort and luxury.  This bathroom has the feel of a living space with its use of dark wood, and with its addition of the elaborate vanity and dresser. The combination of the...
Boston Brownstone by JW Construction
Posted May 5 at 12:43 PM in Inspiring Projects by Anonymous
This Boston Brownstone got a major interior overhaul from JW Construction. The space exudes traditional style, making for a stylish retreat in the midst of an urban center.  Below, the combination bar and living room has ample space for sitting and relaxing, and also counter space and a sink for preparing drinks. A stunning view of Boston provides the backdrop.    Another angle of the kitchen...
Colorful Seaside Residence
Posted Apr 28 at 4:08 PM in Inspiring Projects by Anonymous
Take a step inside this gorgeously colorful seaside home designed by Elizabeth Swartz Interiors. The homeowner wanted a space that was comfortable, inviting, and casual while also elegant and stylish. Below, the sunroom gets an infusion of color from the patterned ottomans and bold accent pillows.   The living room space features custom window treatments by Elizabeth Swartz, and is a space fit...
Design Your Outdoor Kitchen With Clarke
Posted Apr 23 at 12:49 PM in Inspiring Projects by Anonymous
This beautiful patio area includes a Wolf Barbecue built into a bluestone countertop. The stainless steel design blends seamlessly with the surrounding stone, making it look and feel like its part of the landscape. Summer is in full swing, and what better way to spend the balmy nights than on your patio or terrace? Build your outdoor kitchen with the experts at the Clarke Sub Zero Wolf Showroom...
The Wearing of the Green
Posted Apr 22 at 1:40 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
Shornecliffe Residence, recipient of a Gold LEED-H accreditation, LDa Architecture & Interiors: Treffle LaFleche, AIA, LEED AP, T. Andrew Hinterman, AIA, LEED AP Homes, Julieta Cordeiro, LEED AP BD + C; Builder: Pioneer Construction; Landscape Architect: Sudbury Design Group; Green Consultants: Conservation Services Group; Photo by Greg Premru Photography Thanks to forward-thinking...