Kitchen & Bath Design: Fall Fashion Report


After ogling the pages of Vogue’s September issue, you may find yourself wondering about ways to introduce a seasonal touch to your kitchen and bathroom. We know we were! So we scoured the internet looking for pieces that would work in adding a sense of texture and warmth to these rooms throughout the chilly weather [...]

Kitchen & Bath Design: Creating a cohesive feel throughout a home


If you’re a fan of “home flipping” shows like HGTV’s “Flip or Flop,” you may have noticed that the flippers often choose the same design elements in the kitchen and bathrooms, especially with flooring, wall tile and cabinetry. With prospective buyers on these programs shown “oohing and aahing” over the consistent look of the rooms, [...]

Finding Storage in Unexpected Places


The quest for extra storage space never ends. Companies have been built around our need to stow stuff. The Container Store and ClosetMaid are just two that are devoted entirely to storage solutions, while other national retailers offer seemingly endless options. Maximizing storage is also one of the top concerns of our clients. Whether it’s [...]

Kitchen Design: Not Quite White-on-White


While a white-on-white color scheme continues to be the most popular choice in kitchen design with our clients, it’s rare that our designers will create one that is entirely white. The term “white-on-white” when referring to kitchens typically means that many of the primary elements – such as the cabinetry and countertops – are white. [...]

Making a Mudroom: Keep clutter from creeping into your home


With Labor Day fast approaching, many people are beginning to think about change. Even those without school-aged children are spurred into action based on the academic calendar. As the days grow shorter and the air starts to cool, we have the urge to repaint a room, rearrange the furniture, clean out closets and purge our [...]

Coming Soon to 7 Tide in the Seaport District; Kohler Signature Store by Supply New England


With renovations of the new Kohler Signature Store by Supply New England at 7 Tide now well underway, introductions were in order. Not only did we want to begin introducing the design community to what will be another stunning space, where they and their clients can enjoy a singular experience, it was time for the [...]

Skinny Showers with Style: The cave-like cubbies of yesteryear are long gone


For those of a certain age, a stall shower conjures up images of prefab metal boxes that made showering feel like you were spending time in a high school locker. They were strictly utilitarian and nearly as dark. Maybe they conserved water, because we certainly didn’t want to linger in them any longer than necessary. [...]

The Light Stuff: A good lighting plan melds form with function


When it comes to lighting your kitchen and bath, you should mainly consider efficiently lighting certain areas, often referred to as “task lighting,” along with the appearance of the fixtures. Although canister lights, inset into a ceiling, are an efficient way to light an entire space, relying solely on these tend to make the room [...]