Boston Design Guide

Because Boston has a style all its own.

  • Makeover Mission: Lightening Up a Tudor

    Makeover Mission: Lightening Up a Tudor

    An adventuresome client with a Tudor house in Newton came to Peter Sachs Architect with an unusual request: to create an addition featuring a family room, kitchen and mudroom, three bedrooms and a...

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  • Roomscapes Cabinetry & Design Center Wins Three CotY Awards

    Roomscapes Cabinetry & Design Center Wins Three CotY Awards

    Congratulations are in order for Roomscapes Cabinetry & Design Center for winning THREE regional Contractor of the Year (CotY) Awards, at a recent ceremony held at the Clarke Showroom in Milford,...

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  • Private House and Walking Tour of Historic Charlestown May 18

    Private House and Walking Tour of Historic Charlestown May 18

    Join the New England Chapter of the ICAA on a private house and walking tour of historic Charlestown this Saturday, May 18. Explore the elegant interiors and architectural details of 19th and...

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  • Saturday Grilling Seminars at Clarke

    Saturday Grilling Seminars at Clarke

    With Father’s Day on the horizon, Clarke has the perfect gift idea for Dad: A Wolf Outdoor Grill. Considered to be the premium outdoor cooking tool for any family, this grill is designed to take...

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  • It's About Bloomin' Time! Lush, Lavish Gardens

    It's About Bloomin' Time! Lush, Lavish Gardens

    There’s not much sweeter than springtime in New England, and it’s coming, we swear! Until it is here to stay, feast your eyes on these lush, lavish gardens. They are truly a sight for sore...

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  • It's the Climb: Statement-Making Stairways

    It's the Climb: Statement-Making Stairways

    Far more than a means of access, staircases can be the home or office’s single largest statement maker, representing both the height of design and craft. Both functional and sculptural, the...

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  • Signature Style: Four Homes that Give Away their Architect

    Signature Style: Four Homes that Give Away their Architect

    For this distinguished set of architects, no two homes are alike. Every residential design is client-driven and customized for the homeowners’ taste and lifestyle. And yet, the four projects...

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  • CLARKE's Fresh Freight Farm Celebrates First Harvest

    CLARKE's Fresh Freight Farm Celebrates First Harvest

    Exemplifying kitchen industry innovation yet again, Clarke, New England’s Official Sub-Zero/Wolf/Cove Showroom and Test Kitchen, has invested in a 40-foot self-contained hydroponic farm outside of...

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  • Granite, Marble or Quartz?

    Granite, Marble or Quartz?

    “When it comes to choosing kitchen and bathroom countertops, TV’s home improvement shows would have you believe that granite is the only option,” says President Jose Moraes of Onyx Marble &...

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  • Moody's Mint Julep Recipe

    Moody's Mint Julep Recipe

    Happy Derby Day! Sip like you're at Churchill Downs with this delicious mint julep recipe courtesy of The Backroom at Moody’s in Waltham.  The mint julep, the Kentucky Derby's beverage of...

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  • Congrats to the 2019 Bulfinch Award Winners!

    Congrats to the 2019 Bulfinch Award Winners!

    Last Saturday, the recipients of the 2019 Bulfinch Awards were recognized and feted at the Harvard Club by the New England Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architectural & Art. While firms...

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  • Wellesley Kitchen and Home Tour May 4

    Wellesley Kitchen and Home Tour May 4

    Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club has just the plan for Saturday afternoon: their 20thAnnual Wellesley Kitchen and Home Tour May 4. Six elegant Wellesley homes open their doors to the public to...

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  • ARTEFACT Debuts in Boston's South End

    ARTEFACT Debuts in Boston's South End

    ARTEFACT Home | Garden, the beloved Belmont store, is celebrating the grand opening of a second outpost—a Verellen boutique—on Washington Street in the South End. As the area is quickly becoming a...

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  • History in the Making: A Belmont Renovation with a French Flourish

    History in the Making: A Belmont Renovation with a French Flourish

    In order to write the next chapter for an Italianate farmhouse, with roots embedded generations deep in Belmont’s farming history, Patrick Ahearn Architect had to first work backwards. His firm,...

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  • Newton Kitchens & Design's Striking New Space

    Newton Kitchens & Design's Striking New Space

    Pierre and Tricia Matta of Newton Kitchens & Design were looking to start fresh when their lease was up, and their new 6500-square-foot space on Wexford Street in Needham provided a blank canvas....

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  • Nantucket Daffodil Festival April 26-28

    Nantucket Daffodil Festival April 26-28

    Nantucket Island is in full bloom this weekend with the 45th Annual Chamber Daffodil Festival, April 26-28, presented by Cape Air/Nantucket Airlines. It is BDG’s pleasure to be a media sponsor for...

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  • Mood-Lifting Shower Therapy

    Mood-Lifting Shower Therapy

    Splash, Newton’s state-of-the-art kitchen and bath showroom, features a unique—and luxurious—way to transform your bathroom into a nexus of relaxation, health and bliss. BainUltra’s Vedana care...

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  • "Hunt Slonem Solo Exhibition" at DTR Modern Galleries Boston

    "Hunt Slonem Solo Exhibition" at DTR Modern Galleries Boston

    The number of bunny sightings on Newbury Street is multiplying over the course of the next few weeks with the arrival of the “Hunt Slonem Solo Exhibition” at DTR Modern Galleries. This show, which...

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  • Revved Up!

    Revved Up!

    Nevermind pahking the cah on Hahvahd Yahd, this is where premium vehicles are yearning to be when they’re not in the fast lane. We explore the designs of four gleaming, high-octane auto salons...

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  • One Family Annual Breakfast Event April 30

    One Family Annual Breakfast Event April 30

    For many years, Thoughtforms has engaged in volunteer activities that give back to the community. This includes focusing on connecting people to the environment, supporting family-oriented...

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