Boston Design Guide

Because Boston has a style all its own.

  • Publisher’s Reno Project: This Just In!

    Publisher’s Reno Project: This Just In!

    Let there be light! Pella Windows & Doors has made a special delivery to BDG Publisher Melanie Perillo’s house, and we’re happy to report that the “house she’s adding to her addition,” ahem, is...

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  • Congratulations 2018 Prism Awardees!

    Congratulations 2018 Prism Awardees!

    The Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston (BRAGB) recently hosted the Annual PRISM Gala and unveiled the winners of the much anticipated 2018 PRISM Awards. These coveted...

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  • Portrait of a Photographer: Roger Pelissier

    Portrait of a Photographer: Roger Pelissier

    In a day and age filled with amateur photographers where everyone has an iPhone, we felt compelled to highlight the talent of Roger Pelissier of Roger Pelissier Portrait Photography in Wellesley,...

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  • Winter prep for new plantings: apply an antidesiccant

    Winter prep for new plantings: apply an antidesiccant

    With all the rain we’ve been having lately, it’s hard to believe that we’re talking about how to keep moisture in your evergreens and shrubs over the winter (somebody please tell Mother Nature...

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  • Blue Is the New Black: Luxury Condo Remodeling

    Blue Is the New Black: Luxury Condo Remodeling

    When Sleeping Dog Properties, Inc. worked with Elms Interior Design to reimagine this luxury condo at Boston’s Millennium Tower, a dynamic navy blue figured in greatly to the design mix. In this...

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  • Sliding Barn Door Looks We Love

    Sliding Barn Door Looks We Love

    We love the look of sliding barn doors in interiors, and they’ve certainly come a long way since their agrarian roots. While they’ve been around for years, somehow they still feel like a novelty...

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  • Best Dressed! The IFDA Window Challenge

    Best Dressed! The IFDA Window Challenge

    The fourth floor of the Boston Design Center is dressed for tonight’s IFDA (International Furnishings and Design Association)-NE Design Awards Gala, a celebration of interior design professionals...

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  • Trending: Black Window Frames

    Trending: Black Window Frames

    Lately, it seems that everywhere we turn we’re seeing new builds with black window frames. And it’s no wonder. These striking windows have a high-contrast, clean-lined sensibility and a timeless...

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  • Beam Me Up! The Rustic Chic of Exposed Beams

    Beam Me Up! The Rustic Chic of Exposed Beams

    Exposed beams bring a rustic flair into the home, warming up crisp interiors and highlighting the architecture of a space. Whether unexpected or right on point, beams bring an inviting,...

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  • You’re Invited! “Hot & Cold” Event at The Inspired Bath Nov. 1

    You’re Invited! “Hot & Cold” Event at The Inspired Bath Nov. 1

    Homeowners and trade professionals alike are invited to explore Riobel products at The Inspired Bath’s “Hot & Cold” Event this Thursday, Nov. 1, 5-8pm. Sip a cold cocktail and nosh on...

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  • SMART Mirrors: Prep While You Primp

    SMART Mirrors: Prep While You Primp

    Forget "Who’s the fairest of them all?" (we know the answer to that!), mirrors are now addressing more pressing questions, like "What’s the weather today?," “How is the Dow performing?” and "What...

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  • Flooring Looks Up: Wood Ceilings and Accent Walls

    Flooring Looks Up: Wood Ceilings and Accent Walls

    Designers these days are shaking things up, and mixing woods and different materials throughout the home. Just ask Mac Davis, owner and CEO of Mac Davis Flooring, whose hardwoods are often found...

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  • A Successful BDG 22 & You Thank-You Event

    A Successful BDG 22 & You Thank-You Event

    Thanks to the many friends and professionals who came out in droves to our event at Empire last Wednesday night to celebrate the arrival of BDG’s 22nd edition. The night was a resounding success...

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  • Bust a Move! Antiquities are Back

    Bust a Move! Antiquities are Back

    Athena, Poseidon. Aphrodite. We wouldn’t dare say that the antiquities are trending right now, but we can say with certainty that we've seen a reemergence of classical busts in home décor. After...

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  • Curves Ahead: A New Look for an Artist's Loft

    Curves Ahead: A New Look for an Artist's Loft

    Adams + Beasley Associates (ABA) got creative when reimagining the kitchen of an artist’s loft, which, formerly, had been dark and ill designed. They sent the compact footprint soaring by opening...

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  • Host A Fall Barn Party: 5 Fab Tips

    Host A Fall Barn Party: 5 Fab Tips

    It's Friday, and we feel like raising the barn, er, we mean, the roof! In this spirit, we share five easy entertaining tips for hosting a festive fall barn party. #1) Set the Stage Setting is key...

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  • Boston International Fine Art Show: Oct. 18-21

    Boston International Fine Art Show: Oct. 18-21

    Calling all culture seekers! The 22nd edition of the annual Boston International Fine Art Show, one of autumn’s most anticipated events, and the only one of its kind here in New England, will soon...

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  • Carved In Stone

    Carved In Stone

    “Everyone likes modern cars and modern fashion, why not modern architecture?” muses Adolfo Perez, principal of Adolfo Perez Architect, who is known throughout New England for his contemporary...

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  • The Wave Rises at the Seaport

    The Wave Rises at the Seaport

    Jeff Soderbergh's sculpture for Kohler captivates at 7 Tide When sustainable artist Jeff Soderbergh, of Jeff Soderbergh Custom Sustainable Furnishings, was approached by Jamie Reardon, owner of...

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  • The Mod Squad

    The Mod Squad

    Clean lines. Pleasing geometry. A close connection to nature. The best modern homes have a refreshing, stripped-down bearing that compels the residents to simply be. There is no fuss, just form,...

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