Boston Design Guide

Because Boston has a style all its own.

  • Update: Progressive Barn Dinner Sept. 14

    Update: Progressive Barn Dinner Sept. 14

    The location for the Sudbury Historical Society’s Progressive Barn Dinner Sept. 14, benefitting the Loring Parsonage, the Society’s new center and museum, has changed to the Memorial...

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  • JW Construction, Inc. Announces New Cape & Islands Division

    JW Construction, Inc. Announces New Cape & Islands Division

    JW Construction, Inc., one of Boston’s premier builders, is celebrating the grand opening of its Cape & Islands Division. The general contractor, which was named to Inc. 5000’s list of one of the...

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  • How to Shop a Flea Market: 5 Failproof Tips

    How to Shop a Flea Market: 5 Failproof Tips

    There is nothing like the thrill of the hunt and fall is a fabulous time to hit the flea markets. Whether your quest takes you to Paris, Northern California, Brooklyn or Brimfield, the following...

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  • Yankee Barn Homes: 50 (Pre-)Fab Years!

    Yankee Barn Homes: 50 (Pre-)Fab Years!

    Yankee Barn Homes in Grantham, NH, recently celebrated 50 years in business, and, to celebrate this golden anniversary, they invited Yankee Barn Home owners to the Eastman community for tours of...

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  • Cape Cod Standards We Know and Love

    Cape Cod Standards We Know and Love

    Ahhhh, Cape Cod….sandy beaches, tangles of beach plum, classic weathered shingles. There is an undeniable vibe to this idyllic locale and the nearby islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, and...

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  • Newport's Secret Garden Tour Sept. 6-8

    Newport's Secret Garden Tour Sept. 6-8

    Newport, Rhode Island, is known as one of the Northeast’s best walking cities, and its Newport Secret Garden Tour is a seasonal highlight. This annual, self-guided tour September 6th-8th gives...

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  • An Arts and Crafts-Style Home Made for Outdoor Living

    An Arts and Crafts-Style Home Made for Outdoor Living

    Architect John MacDonald of Morehouse MacDonald and Associates, Inc. took a different approach when designing a new home for a genial, multigenerational family, who, after living in California,...

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  • Art Imitates Life: Inside AD's Rehearsal Building Renovation

    Art Imitates Life: Inside AD's Rehearsal Building Renovation

    Many in the office of Architectural Design Inc., AIA | AD Build LLC have a love of theatre as well as a passion for fine homes. Those two worlds merged when the Cape Cod residential and commercial...

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  • MG+BW Announces Its 30th Anniversary Fall Collection

    MG+BW Announces Its 30th Anniversary Fall Collection

    Furniture industry leaders Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams celebrate their 30th anniversary by announcing their new Fall 2019 Collection: Timeless and Timely. This collection is a full-circle moment...

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  • Five Pros Rock Coastal Kitchen Designs

    Five Pros Rock Coastal Kitchen Designs

    Whether or not your home has actual ocean views, the right coastal kitchen design can feature all that you love about your favorite shore. Here's how five pros achieve that end for their...

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  • Tax-Free Art at Renjeau Galleries

    Tax-Free Art at Renjeau Galleries

    This Saturday, August 17, is Massachusetts Sales Tax Holiday. If you are in the market for artwork or custom framing this summer, check that box at Renjeau Galleries in Natick. As one of the...

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  • S+H Construction Celebrates 40 Years!

    S+H Construction Celebrates 40 Years!

    Happy anniversary to S+H Construction! The premier Cambridge, Mass., residential renovation and custom home building company welcomed 250 guests from near and far to celebrate 40 years in business...

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  • Pellettieri Associates' Out-of-Site Landscapes

    Pellettieri Associates' Out-of-Site Landscapes

    Meandering pebble drives. Jaw-dropping views. Mossy, stepping-stone paths. Granite hardscapes that take on the tones of the lake. Landscape design/build firm Pellettieri Associates, Inc. brings...

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  • Elevators Top Wish Lists on Cape Cod

    Elevators Top Wish Lists on Cape Cod

    Going up? As more and more homeowners are looking to capitalize on the beautiful coastal expanses that stretch from their vacation properties—and satisfy current FEMA requirements—“upside down”...

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  • Glamour + Camp = Glamp!

    Glamour + Camp = Glamp!

    Architect Jill Neubauer of Jill Neubauer Architects would do a “glamp” on every project if she could. She’d all but drop everything, she laughs, to draw these tented structures that are equal...

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  • Rise Up: Inside a Cape Cod Home's Triumphant Renovation

    Rise Up: Inside a Cape Cod Home's Triumphant Renovation

    A soft blue waterline remains prominently featured in the dining room of a Gambrel home nestled within a historic, picturesque village in Falmouth, surrounded by the sea on three sides. Painted by...

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  • Seasonal Artist Reception at Wellfleet's JS Gallery August 3

    Seasonal Artist Reception at Wellfleet's JS Gallery August 3

    Sustainable artist and custom furniture maker Jeff Soderbergh reclaims Cape Cod as his summer home every year and sets up shop in his unique Wellfleet gallery. Nestled below one of the charming...

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  • Spray Foam Insulation: Open Cell or Closed Cell?

    Spray Foam Insulation: Open Cell or Closed Cell?

    Have you ever asked, What’s the difference between an LED, LCD or Plasma TV? The difference has to do with the light source behind the screen. Well, according to the pros at Anderson Insulation,...

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  • A Divine Makeover on Boston's Waterfront

    A Divine Makeover on Boston's Waterfront

    For the renovation of key features of a townhouse on Boston’s Union Wharf, Divine Design Center made the most of every square inch. Divine Design Center, a design and build resource and showroom...

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  • Six Sparkling Pools

    Six Sparkling Pools

    We dive in to some spectacularly enticing pools by Boston’s most talented landscape architects and contractors. Whether you’re sitting beside them or fully submerged, these pools and pool terraces...

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