Boston Design Guide

Because Boston has a style all its own.

  • New Products and Spring Tips from Plymouth Quarries

    New Products and Spring Tips from Plymouth Quarries

    As a five-generation deep business, Plymouth Quarries has established itself as a leading resource center for your hardscape, masonry and landscape needs. For 105 years, Plymouth Quarries has been...

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  • Boston Design Week Returns

    Boston Design Week Returns

    The always anticipated Boston Design Week returns March 27-April 7 to delight design aficionados with a wide spectrum of programs and events conceived with four main themes in mind: “Designing...

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  • The Wearing of the Green

    The Wearing of the Green

    In an ode to spring and vitality, we go beyond the clover green of St. Patrick’s Day to highlight the many faces of this versatile, feel-good hue. From Kelly and electric lime to soft jades, and...

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  • Sustainable Luxury at Artefact Boston

    Sustainable Luxury at Artefact Boston

    Join ARTEFACT HOME|GARDEN and BDG at ARTEFACT’s stylish new digs in the South End for a Boston Design Week 2019 event exploring the topic of “Sustainable Luxury” March 27. Moderator Colleen...

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  • Preserving the Future of Elm Bank

    Preserving the Future of Elm Bank

      Massachusetts Horticultural Society’s The Gardens at Elm Bank in Wellesley has plans to be an even greater green escape and enrichment center. Board of Trustees members Finley Perry (pictured...

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  • Prep Your Home for Market: Your Pre-Sale Checklist

    Prep Your Home for Market: Your Pre-Sale Checklist

    Sellers! With the spring real estate market on the horizon, your home needs to stand out to buyers. “Image is everything,” says Laura Meier, owner of Black Horse Real Estate, Inc. in Sudbury, so...

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  • Tech Talk: Discover Sounds Good's New Showroom

    Tech Talk: Discover Sounds Good's New Showroom

    Sounds Good Corporation, which has been designing and implementing tech and audio solutions in the background for over 16 years, has emerged on the scene. Their experience showroom in Waltham, a...

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  • PRELUDE's Launch Party at 7 Tide

    PRELUDE's Launch Party at 7 Tide

    Thanks to the Clarke family, our co-hosts at 7 Tide, and their stellar staff for a successful launch party to celebrate BDG’s new PRELUDE Magazine. Top-of-their field professionals in the home...

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  • Chatham Design Center: Trade Access for Homeowners

    Chatham Design Center: Trade Access for Homeowners

    Thanks to Chatham Design Center, homeowners can have the same access to premier design resources as interior designers do. Owner Melinda Loftus Headrick has taken measures to give DIY-ers a little...

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  • In His Element: Gregory Lombardi at the Lyman Estate

    In His Element: Gregory Lombardi at the Lyman Estate

    When we asked to photograph landscape architect Gregory Lombardi of Gregory Lombardi Design in his environment, he suggested meeting at Historic New England’s Lyman Estate in Waltham instead....

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  • In Studio with Architect John Battle: Two Creative Spaces

    In Studio with Architect John Battle: Two Creative Spaces

    “Artists are lively souls,” asserts architect John D. Battle of Battle Associates Architects, and he enjoys tapping into their creative spirits with his designs. Recently, he created a “farmhouse...

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  • Designer Digs: Inside Donna Venegas' New Charlestown Kitchen

    Designer Digs: Inside Donna Venegas' New Charlestown Kitchen

    Owner and Designer Donna Venegas of kitchen design studio Venegas and Company was challenged when renovating her marina-side Charlestown kitchen. “It’s easy to listen to somebody and guide them,”...

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  • Weekend Warm-Up: A Café & Bakery is Now Open!

    Weekend Warm-Up: A Café & Bakery is Now Open!

    Relaxing with a hot cup of coffee and a fresh pastry is one of the best ways to greet the morning during the cold winter months. With the long weekend upon us and, for some, vacation week, the...

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  • Power to the Shower! 3 Distinctive Looks in Glass

    Power to the Shower! 3 Distinctive Looks in Glass

    Since 1946, WOON-TECH has been the go-to destination for flat glass fabrication. The boutique glass fabricator has edged glass, polished it, sandblasted it, beveled it and more, and has...

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  • How to Choose a Love Seat

    How to Choose a Love Seat

    In honor of Valentine's Day, we're taking a long, lingering look at love seats. As with sweethearts, “all love seats are not created equal,” says interior designer Bill Barr of Surroundings Home....

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  • Victory is Sweet!

    Victory is Sweet!

    Remember Sudbury Design Group's creative show of spirit for the New England Patriots we showed you last Friday? Well, there has been an update. Apparently the high-end Boston-area landscape...

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  • YOU'RE INVITED: Pella Experience Center Grand Opening Feb. 6

    YOU'RE INVITED: Pella Experience Center Grand Opening Feb. 6

    Pella Windows & Doors is celebrating the grand opening of their new Pella Experience Center in Natick, February 6, and you're invited!  The premium window and door company—and industry...

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  • Game On! The Best TV for the Big Game

    Game On! The Best TV for the Big Game

    "You’d think that given that the Patriots have gone to the Super Bowl nine times in the Brady-Belichick era, homeowners would already have their Big Game-worthy TVs," says founder of Elite Media...

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  • That's the Spirit!

    That's the Spirit!

    Sudbury Design Group has the competitive spirit and is cheering on the New England Patriots from their office rooftop. SDG’s Matt Sullivan reported that the landscape architecture firm scaled the...

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  • Following Melanie: Out & About @7 Tide

    Following Melanie: Out & About @7 Tide

    BDG Publisher Melanie Perillo is always on the move—whether in showrooms, workrooms, construction sites, quarries, shops or private homes. This first installment of a regular video series takes...

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