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10 Cute Halloween Recipes
Posted Oct 21 at 11:37 AM in News by Anonymous
Recipe + photo from Halloween is right around the corner, and what’s more festive than savory snacks and devilishly sweet treats? Here are ten recipes that are quick, simple and decidedly spooky.  Festive Halloween Bark     White Chocolate-Covered Strawberries Recipe + photo from Frankenstein Marshmallow Pops Recipe + photo from Candy...
An Afternoon with Peter Feinmann of Feinmann, Inc.
Posted Oct 7 at 1:39 PM in News by Anonymous
We sat down with Peter Feinmann, Principal of Design Build firm Feinmann, Inc. Peter elaborated on his business model, his favorite projects, and what his firm has been doing to lead the way in sustainable design and aging in place. Boston Colonial Renovation by Feinmann, Inc.  BDG: What does the term "design build" mean to you, and what makes your firm different from other architecture or...
Family First
Posted Oct 5 at 1:59 PM in News by Sandy Giardi
1992 America's Cup Photography by Theirs isn’t the typical family. The Kirby and Perkins clan, with Jerry Kirby and Tom Perkins at the helm, are a tight-knit pack comprised of pilots, kite surfers, rock climbers, skydivers and professional sailors, to say nothing of hockey players, scratch golfers and horseback riders. But it’s sailing that’s both an obsession and a way...
Weekend Photo Roundup: September 25 - 27
Posted Sep 29 at 11:42 AM in News by Anonymous
Boston Granite Exchange shared this beautiful photo of their Cambria Darlington marble. "A unique edge profile can make a beautiful design even more eye-catching. Do you prefer the ornate look or a traditional edging?"  Fall is in full swing, and the Boston Design Guide community is making the most of it. Tag your photos with #BostonDesign, and we'll feature you in next week's post.     ...
 A Visit to the Powers Gallery
Posted Sep 11 at 4:04 PM in News by Anonymous
This first cool fall day provided the perfect excuse to visit the Powers Gallery in Acton, MA. Not only did we get a chance to check out their beautiful antique gallery, we also got a sneak peek at their fall show, a combined effort between artists Jane Dahmen and Peter Batchelder.    The artists have differing but complementary styles: Jane Dahmen's layered woodland landscapes often feature...
Fall Decor Musts
Posted Sep 9 at 11:21 AM in News by Anonymous
Interior Design by E.A. Davis Debra Worthington, a contract designer with E.A. Davis Shop shares her simple yet effective tips for transitioning every room in your home from summer to fall.     Now that temperatures will be dropping, friend and family gatherings will be brought inside to the living room and family room. Fall throws from E.A. Davis An easy way to update this space is to invest in...
Download Our Digital Edition for Free from the App Store
Posted Sep 8 at 2:49 PM in News by Anonymous
The Boston Design Guide Digital Edition is now available to view and download for free from the App Store and from our website.    Access the 19th Annual Edition of Boston Design Guide from your phone or laptop anytime, and never be without our comprehensive resource guide. Use the BDG Digital Edition to scope out the best art galleries, antique shops and home decor stores, or use it to find the...
How To Host a Late Summer Soiree
Posted Sep 2 at 1:47 PM in News by Anonymous
Bohemian-style dinner from Before we let the sweetness of summer fade to a memory, why not host a late summer soiree this Labor Day Weekend filled with homemade food, fresh flowers, and rustic accents? Keep it simple, and capture the magic of late summer with these outdoor dining accents and accessories.    Recreate the beautiful outdoor picnic-style dinner party above with oversized...
The Jasper Collection
Posted Sep 2 at 11:11 AM in News by Anonymous
Wall of swatches from Michael Smith Inc Jasper Collection When BDG Editor Melanie Perillo told us she was seeing furniture and fabrics from Michael Smith’s Jasper Collection everywhere, we knew it was time to take a closer look at this respected and original design industry talent.   Michael Smith, of Michael S. Smith Inc is an interior designer who combines a reverence for the past with a keen ...
Sally Jane Jewelry
Posted Aug 27 at 9:51 AM in News by Anonymous
Aunt and niece duo Sally Jane Algiere of Durham, CT and Sally Jane Waite of Newton, MA recently launched their beautiful jewelry line Sally Jane Jewelry.   With their custom creations comes their powerful message: just bee. The Sally Jane bee “looks upward to her highest self, where she remains present and effortless in life, maybe even prepared to accomplish the impossible, an attribute bees are...