April 2014

Boston Design Center launches ID Boston Magazine

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The Boston Design Center at the Innovation and Design Building is pleased to announce the debut of ID Boston Magazine. ID Boston Magazine will celebrate the best in design, style, culture, and cuisine. We invite you to take a look at our premiere issue here.

April 2014

Five ways to freshen your home for spring

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Now that the weather has finally caught up with the calendar, the spring catharsis has begun. Interior decorator Tom Scheerer, who was at the Boston Design Center last week for a signing of his book, “Tom Scheerer Decorates,” envisions a seasonal makeover in much the same unpretentious manner in which he furnishes homes.

The 58-year-old architect-turned-decorator, who is based in New York, chatted about how best to freshen home decor, easily and cost-effectively. (Hint: reclaim your floors, fall in love with a fern.) Scheerer offered five easy changes, each of which requires modest sweat equity and costs next to nothing.

To read more, visit the Boston Globe.

November 2013

The Look: New Stone Age

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Further proving the influence of Mother Nature in home design this season, the second trend spotted at The Look, the Fall Market at the Boston Design Center, was stones and geodes, whose influence was seen in everything from wall coverings to home accessories.

To read more Deringhall.com.

November 2013

THE LOOK: NATURAL CURIOSITIES

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In our sharing world of Pinterest, Twitter and Instagram, design inspiration is moving at lightning speed. Industry pros recently took a minute to slow down and savor the latest in today's décor at the second annual The Look, the Fall Market at the Boston Design Center. The day generated creativity with panel discussions, showroom luncheons and new product launches.

To read more Deringhall.com.

October 2013

‘The Look’ predicts pretty and bright

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"The Look" is Boston Design Center's speculation on tomorrow. And we were happy to hear it will be pretty. At least according to Marisa Marcantonio, this year's guest forecaster of trends at the recent annual day of design at the mammoth BDC in South Boston.

To read more visit Boston.com

October 2013

The Look at Boston Design Center

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The annual The Look event was held last week at the Boston Design Center. This is one of the most exciting days of the entire year at the BDC where new trends and products in interior design and color are highlighted in a day full of special events and speakers. The vibe is very similar to the Fashion Week that Boston just celebrated.

Read more at www.pamelacopeman.com.

July 2013

South Boston rooftop farm raising its first crops

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It is more than an acre of prime real estate on the Boston waterfront, with sweeping city views and a nice, if sometimes strong, sea breeze. But instead of luxury condos, this development has 25 tons of dirt, sprouting tomatoes, basil, and arugula as the city’s first rooftop farm finally takes root.

Read more at The Boston Globe.

July 2013

The sky’s the limit for Higher Ground, Boston’s first rooftop farm

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It took a lot of planning, lifting and fundraising, but Boston officially has its first first rooftop farm.

Higher Ground Farm opened this week atop the Boston Design Center in the Seaport District after volunteers helped heft and set up thousands of pounds of soil and planting materials.

Read more at Metro.

July 2013

New store and showroom openings to note

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The Boston Design Center has welcomed six new luxury showrooms its the New England family including Carlisle Wide Plank Floors, Suite 541; Dove Tails, Suite 329; Leicht Boston, Suite 639; Porcelanosa, Suite 505; ROMO, Suite 528; and Waterspot by Ardente, Suite 429.

Read more at The Editor at Large.

May 2013

Boston Globe: 5 tips to get your home decor ready for summer

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There is a good chance you don’t live in a home that resembles the Greystone Mansion or own a Nantucket waterfront cottage with Missoni dining chairs. If you do, we're waiting patiently for a weekend invitation.

Read more at The Boston Globe