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Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Two Pedals Publishing Announces the Guide to Green Fabrics Product Suite
Tue, 13 May 2014, 08:01:58 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Two Pedals Publishing(TM) announced today the release of its full suite of books and other materials related to its new title, 'Guide to Green Fabrics, Eco-Friendly Textiles for Fashion and Interior Design' (ISBN: 9780975298398, 178 full color pages, $40) the ultimate eco-fiber reference guide for instructors, textiles professionals, design students, fashion and interior designers, product manufacturers, and home sewing aficionados wanting to learn more about the latest developments in green textiles.
Designer Donna Terry Launches Boston Design and Interiors, Inc.: Boston Interior Design Firm Transforms Drawing Room in Famous Glen Magna Estate
Tue, 12 Nov 2013, 08:00:01 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Award-winning interior designer Donna Terry recently launched Boston Design and Interiors, Inc., located at 75 Arlington Street, Boston, MA. The company provides discriminating clients with a full range of interior design services, from single room remodeling and decorating to extensive multi-tiered design projects for estates.
Is the LED replacement bulb already outdated? asks LumeVi Lighting
Mon, 24 Jun 2013, 17:20:30 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Until the advent of CFL's and now LED's, lighting your room was simple. Just screw in a bulb and when it burned out screw a new one in. It would have been nice if the incandescent bulb had had a longer service life then they did, but hey they were cheap and simple. Now, especially with the disappointing performance of CFL's, there's good reason to feel intimidated by the purchase of an LED light bulb, says LumeVi Lighting.
RemodelOrMove.com Interior Design app receives award for one of the 10 best apps of 2012
Thu, 31 Jan 2013, 14:07:37 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 31, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Interior Design iPhone app available free from Remodel or Move (RemodelOrMove.com) was named one of the 10 most acclaimed apps in 2012 by QualityIndex.com. The report, published January 7, 2013, explained, 'It's not too hard to find the best selling titles in the App Store, but what about the highest-quality examples?'
Kudzu Blossom Quilt Shop Quitting Business
Thu, 17 Jan 2013, 16:57:58 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MONTGOMERY, Ala., Jan. 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After over 15 years in business, Kudzu Blossom Quilt Shop, Montgomery's premier quilting supply and fabric store, is closing its doors forever. A huge 'Quitting Business Sale' will begin immediately to liquidate every single item of merchandise, fixture and equipment in the store; to include fabrics, sundries, notions, supplies, books, patterns and more.
John Waguespack's 'Deconstructing Dandridge' to Represent San Francisco in Annual Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series at Art Basel
Wed, 17 Oct 2012, 03:55:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- John Waguespack is the winner of the San Francisco portion of the 3rd Annual Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series for 'Deconstructing Dandridge,' a compelling portrait of the first African-American woman to be nominated for Best Actress in the Academy Awards.
AutoTap Announces Launch of New Generation of Hands-Free Faucet Control Systems That Help Reduce Water and Energy Waste
Mon, 30 Jul 2012, 04:58:23 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- By studying consumers faucet use and washing habits, AutoTap (www.getautotap.com), a San Diego based company, has concluded that all across the U.S., each day in the process of brushing teeth, washing hands, and washing dishes or rinsing them for a dish washer, millions of gallons of heated water is being wasted as run-offs.
Facility Rx Announces Acquisition of the Office Planning Group
Mon, 02 Jul 2012, 12:11:12 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, July 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Facility Rx (FRx) CEO and President Vivian Holder announced the acquisition of The Office Planning Group (OPG). OPG is a 25 year old company headquartered in San Antonio, Texas with client relationships in private and government sectors. It is also an aligned TAB dealer providing specialty file and storage systems, document imaging, records management, commercial office furniture, and related facility services.
Multi-Million Dollar Inventory from Former Four Seasons Hotel to be Auctioned May 31 - June 2
Wed, 16 May 2012, 14:50:37 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TORONTO, Ontario, May 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- IAAS Worldwide announces that 32 floors of custom furnishings, lush textiles, elegant fixtures and thousands of luxury hotel assets from the legendary Four Seasons Hotel at Avenue Road and Yorkville are up for auction May 31 - June 2, 2012.
Progressive Finance Rolls Out Electronic Signature Service for Customers
Wed, 18 Apr 2012, 13:42:43 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, April 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Progressive Finance, a merchandise lease to own financer, has recently integrated click-sign functionality with their online contracts. This new system will allow for stores to forgo the process of printing contracts for the customers to physically sign, and instead allow the customers to digitally sign their contracts from a computer, tablet, or smart phone.
White Glove Transportation to Hold First Annual Winter Fine Furniture Designer Warehouse Sale of Over 500 Available Pieces Jan. 28-29, 2012
Tue, 17 Jan 2012, 15:40:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- White Glove Transportation, a leader in fine furniture logistics and delivery for the design community, is holding the first annual Winter Fine Furniture Designer Warehouse Sale, for two days on January 28 and 29. Located at The Metropolitan Pavilion at 110 West 19th Street in New York, the sale is offering over 500 pieces with a discount of up to 75 percent on select items.
What's Really in Your Mattress? - A Comprehensive Guide on the Usage of Chemicals in Your Mattress
Mon, 16 Jan 2012, 08:58:36 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to The Futon Shop, conventional mattresses are very likely to contain chemicals, some potentially toxic to humans and/or harmful to the environment. Most of these chemical compounds have a cloud surrounding the information on the possible harms they can cause. The way to go green is to choose a mattress with fewer chemicals or no chemicals. The ideal mattress would have low VOCs, no PBDEs, no formaldehyde, and no phthalates.
Workforce Investment Board's Business Resource Team to Host Job Fair for United Furniture Industries
Tue, 04 Oct 2011, 19:10:51 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board (WIB) will hold a Job Fair on Saturday, October 15 to recruit up to 70 employees for United Furniture Industries (UFI), which is opening a manufacturing and distribution facility in Victorville, CA this November. Approximately 400 new jobs will be created at the plant over the course of the next 36 to 48 months.
Austin Leather Furniture Store Expands to Houston
Fri, 12 Aug 2011, 17:52:34 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Town and Country Leather announces the opening of their second retail leather furniture store in Houston Texas, located in the heart of the Galleria district at 1749 Post Oak Blvd., at the corner of San Felipe in the Post Oak Plaza shopping center, next to other prominent furniture stores.
Alabama Graphics Earns an 'Excellence In Construction' Award
Wed, 16 Mar 2011, 23:41:09 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alabama Graphics has been awarded the Excellence in Construction Award by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Birmingham Chapter for their work in The Clubhouse at The Cottages of Baton Rouge.
Boston Design Center Now Open to Homeowners
Fri, 21 Jan 2011, 00:47:36 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Moda Cucina, the award-winning Boston based manufacturer of premium kitchens and custom cabinetry, now offers complete turnkey design and construction services specifically designed for homeowners without a designer or architect. The design center used to be an intimidating place for some homeowners, as it was mostly geared towards design trade only clients.
Yale Appliance Brings New Year's Resolutions to Life - Boston Appliance and Lighting Retailer to Assist with Customers' 2011 Renovation Plans
Thu, 06 Jan 2011, 11:59:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The beginning of every new year is a chance for many to resolve to improve their lives. Most decide to get healthier or start a new career, goals they must accomplish by themselves. For those looking to upgrade their homes with a new appliance or lighting fixture in 2011, however, support is a click away: Yale Appliance and Lighting is helping their Facebook fans with their home-renovation resolutions.
Light and Concept Opens Web Site to the Public
Thu, 24 Jun 2010, 15:51:28 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For individuals looking for exciting and unique lighting products, Light and Concept announces the recent opening of its new Web site. Having been for many years the sole province of architects and contract professionals, LC has finally opened itself to the general public as well. The company's new Web site is a veritable font of sage advice for everything having to do with lighting, whether that be at the planning, existing, or improvement stages of design.
Baxter Design Group Celebrates 25 Years of Timeless and Beautiful Design
Mon, 14 Dec 2009, 08:55:11 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Baxter Design Group (BDG) is celebrating 25 years as the premier San Antonio based interior design firm serving private and commercial clients throughout the Southwest and New York City area. BDG growth and vision has been guided by founder and president, Debbie Baxter, who believes that interior spaces should be comfortable and timeless. The soundness of this vision is evidenced by BDG's impressive body of portfolio quality work, which continues to be appreciated and enjoyed by many clients today.
Entrepreneur Launches Historic, Code-Cracking Rosetta Stone Replica Project
Tue, 06 Oct 2009, 06:59:16 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SEVERN, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rosetta Classic, LLC is now offering commercially available, hand crafted replicas of the original Rosetta Stone to any interested entity or individual - considered by some to be 'the Rosetta Stone of replicas.' Anyone interested in the fields of archaeology, Egyptology, cryptology, publishing, geology, science, writing, mathematics, translation work and/or languages understands the significance of this famous artifact.
Affordable Home Remodeling Gets Easier with 'The Bathroom Remodeling Workbook' from ABCD Publishing
Thu, 20 Aug 2009, 12:57:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Just in time for the end of the recession, when homeowners are again planning home remodeling projects to take advantage of low prices and 'government stimulus home-remodeling incentives,' ABCD Publishing announces the release of the first book in their Remodeling Workbooks Series. This first book in the series addresses the most popular room of the house to remodel - 'The Bathroom Remodeling Workbook.'
Pole-Wrap Launches Two New Products to Enhance a Home's Beauty
Mon, 29 Jun 2009, 09:00:08 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
TROY, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After years of success with the Pole-Wrap, a product that transforms unsightly basement poles into attractive interior decor, Pole-Wrap, Inc. has added two new products - the Pole-Wrap Drink Shelf and the Pole-Wrap Extension. Both items will be available for purchase after July 1.
Discount Tickets Now On Sale for the CA Boom Design Show
Wed, 17 Jun 2009, 15:31:36 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CA Boom Show Tickets went on sale last week at caboomshow.com, $20/day in advance, compared with $25/day at the door. The show has grown exponentially in its complexity, combining everything related to contemporary and non-traditional design under one roof, including visits to never-before seen, stunning architectural homes in the Los Angeles area.
Hospital Approved Residential Water Features Kill Harmful Airborne Bacteria
Thu, 16 Apr 2009, 17:14:31 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., April 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It first began as an idea to fight airborne germs and bacteria in hospitals and healthcare settings, and in fact, Accents in Water remains the only Hospital-Approved, clinically tested water features available in the world today. Then, general public settings like restaurants, office buildings, and hotels wanted them. So naturally, it was only a matter of time before custom interior designers and architects demanded these particular water features for their high-end residential clients.
CA Boom Design Show Descends on Beverly Hills in June - Features Best of Modern Design, Products, and Architecture Tours
Tue, 14 Apr 2009, 16:25:04 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The CA Boom Design Show is North America's only multi-discipline non-traditional design trade fair exhibition combining the highest caliber of architects, designers and design manufacturers on the West Coast. The show brings together the best of modern and contemporary design and architecture in a unique exhibit, conference, and tour format.
K. Powers and Company Introduces Style Moderne - A New Line of Contemporary Rugs
Thu, 05 Mar 2009, 14:45:48 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
NEEDHAM, Mass., March 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- K. Powers & Company, a leading provider of luxury carpet and rugs, is pleased to introduce Style Moderne - a new line of custom contemporary rugs inspired by Art Deco masters Jacques Emil Ruhlmann and Jean Michel Frank. This distinctive collection is exclusively designed and offered by K. Powers & Company - a leader in the resurgence of modernism in fine interior design.
What's the 'Greenest' Outdoor Furniture? Adams Mfg. Finds Environment Advantages in Resin
Thu, 29 Jan 2009, 17:33:03 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
PORTERSVILLE, Pa., Jan. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Concerned Americans want to be sure they're buying casual furniture that won't harm the environment, say the folks at Adams Manufacturing Corp. There are a lot of choices. Casual furniture is made out of steel, wrought iron, wood, and resin.
Connected Frames, LLC Launches The Brilliant Frame(TM)
Wed, 21 Jan 2009, 12:42:08 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
GOLDEN, Colo., Jan. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Brilliant Frame(TM) is a revolutionary way to display artwork and photography with a built-in filing system, and is now available to the public. The unique front loading feature of the Brilliant Frame(TM) and easy display and storage capabilities make this new frame the most innovative frame system out on the market today.
When the Economy is Down, Van Millwork is Up
Mon, 05 Jan 2009, 12:21:37 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass., Jan. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a questionable economy with so many unknown variables, many companies are quick to react by slashing prices and searching far and wide for new business albeit small. Van Millwork has taken a different approach to the state of the economy and the results are paying off. Sales have started to rise at year end and the business has stayed in line with 4th quarter sales from 2007. The company is making profitable decisions at a time when the overall residential building and remodeling industry is down 30-40 percent.
President-Elect Obama's Message of Believe in Yourself Resonates in New and Unique Room Decor for Children
Mon, 15 Dec 2008, 12:10:47 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
PALESTINE, Texas, Dec. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- President-Elect Obama speaks of 'Change' and today more than ever our economy, and overwhelmed and stressful lives, need change. With determination Obama made history, being the first President-Elected African American, making what once seemed impossible possible. His powerful message of 'Believe in yourself' and 'Change' resonates in new and unique room decor called Motivating Decor, whose mission is to help children live their best life into adulthood.
BMD Modern Hoods: The Next Generation in Kitchen Ventilation
Mon, 08 Dec 2008, 18:00:07 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Dec. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- They are not just another pretty face. BMD Modern Hoods announces their new line of contemporary kitchen range hoods - designed for residential use, but with commercial grade performance. With a powerful and sleek design, these kitchen range hoods deliver more than just visually stimulating designs, they deliver high functionality and quality performance.
New Design Service Gives Budget-Minded Homeowners Professional Room Makeovers
Mon, 01 Dec 2008, 10:52:24 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill, Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Home makeovers should not be limited to people with long purse strings. And, thanks to Refind Interiors, LLC, it's not. The company has launched a new design service - the room makeover service - which gives budget-minded homeowners and renters an affordable option for redecorating their current living spaces.
Designers Chosen for Third Annual Festival of Wreaths - Celebrity and Premier Judges Also Announced
Thu, 13 Nov 2008, 16:27:14 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
NEEDHAM, Mass., Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The following designers were selected from a large pool of applicants for the third annual Festival of Wreaths - a holiday showhouse which opens on Saturday, November 29 and continues through Saturday, December 13th at the Van Millwork Showroom in Needham, MA. This festive event benefits the Room to Dream Foundation, dedicated to creating healing environments for children and adolescents facing chronic and debilitating illnesses.
JBL Innovations Introduces Inexpensive Contraption That May Help Save Marriages
Tue, 11 Nov 2008, 12:13:08 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
PAHRUMP, Nev., Nov. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new device from JBL Innovations called the Wallmarker may be the answer for couples who cannot hang pictures without arguing or calling a handyman. For couples who are not handy, just hanging a picture may require help from a handyman. Not anymore. A new, inexpensive product called The Wallmarker makes it easy for anyone to hang pictures straight every time.
Van Millwork Presents Third Annual Festival of Wreaths to Benefit The Room to Dream Foundation
Tue, 14 Oct 2008, 15:46:17 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
NEEDHAM, Mass., Oct. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Van Millwork, New England's largest interior millwork specialist, is proud to host the third annual Festival of Wreaths which opens on Saturday, November 29 and continues through Saturday, December 13th. This open house fundraising event is bigger and better than ever with a new design competition element. The event takes place at the Van Millwork Showroom and benefits the Room to Dream Foundation.
Van Millwork Announces New Custom Shop Manager
Mon, 13 Oct 2008, 15:31:30 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BELLINGHAM, Mass., Oct. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Van Millwork, New England's leading millwork and interior products supplier, is proud to announce the addition of Kevin Connors as the new Custom Division Central Manager. Kevin Connors, a native of Bedford, New Hampshire, comes to Van Millwork from Colonial Woodworking Inc., one of New England's most highly respected designers and builders of custom stairs and rail systems.
Van Millwork Introduces New England Retailers to the Van Mantel Collection
Thu, 02 Oct 2008, 13:15:45 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BELLINGHAM, Mass., Oct. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Van Millwork, a leading provider of fine cabinetry and architectural millwork, is pleased to bring to the retail market the Van Mantel Collection - 14 distinct traditional and contemporary mantel designs plus four adjustable mantel styles. The Van Mantel Collection complements Van Millwork's custom cabinetry, coffered ceilings, paneled walls and other elaborate architectural millwork products.
Chicago Faucets ECAST(TM) Line Allows California Schools to Immediately Address Latest Lead-Free Safety Standards for Drinking Water
Mon, 22 Sep 2008, 16:06:34 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
DES PLAINES, Ill. and SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ongoing efforts by state legislators to provide the safest drinking water possible to the residents, and especially to the children of California, has resulted in the creation of California Assembly Bill 1953 (AB1953). Slated to take effect on January 1, 2010, this new bill requires residential and commercial faucets that dispense water for human consumption must not exceed a total weighted average of 0.25 percent maximum lead content.
Arclinea San Diego Wins Two National Design Awards
Wed, 03 Sep 2008, 11:00:51 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Two residential kitchen remodels designed by Arclinea San Diego have won prestigious national design awards. The kitchen design firm has won a Grand Award in Remodeling magazine's 2008 Remodeling Design Awards, for their bold, contemporary design for an 1898 historic Victorian- and a Gold Award in the 2008 Qualified Remodeler Master Design Awards sponsored by Qualified Remodeler magazine, for their sleek, all-stainless steel design for a 1950s California ranch.
Interior Designer Gerald Pomeroy Featured in Latest Issue of 'Traditional Home Magazine'
Thu, 31 Jul 2008, 19:26:56 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass., July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gerald Pomeroy Design Group, one of the Boston area's premier interior design firms specializing in creating residential spaces reflecting client's individual style and personality is pleased to announce that company president Gerald Pomeroy is featured in the September 2008 issue of Traditional Home Magazine.
Chrisicos Interiors Bathroom Project Featured in Distinctive Kitchens and Baths Magazine
Thu, 31 Jul 2008, 11:55:29 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass., July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Chrisicos Interiors, a leading interior design company serving discerning clients throughout New England, is pleased to announce one of their projects is featured in the current bi-annual 2008 edition of the national shelter publication Distinctive Kitchens & Baths. The feature story is on a bathroom renovation in Boston, Massachusetts.
Chrisicos Interiors Recognized by the 2008 ReBrand 100 Global Awards
Thu, 24 Jul 2008, 16:23:07 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass., July 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Chrisicos Interiors, a leading interior design company serving discerning clients throughout New England, is pleased to be honored with Notable Recognition in the fourth annual ReBrand 100 Global Awards competition. This distinction is for Chrisicos' rebranding campaign, designed and implemented by JDCommunications, Inc. and Lauziere Design.
Van Millwork Presents the 3rd Annual Festival of Wreaths Call for Entries - Design Professionals
Mon, 07 Jul 2008, 19:27:45 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
NEEDHAM, Mass., July 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Festival of Wreaths is a major annual fundraising event benefiting The Room to Dream Foundation, whose mission is to create healing environments for children and adolescents facing chronic and debilitating illnesses. This year's event will be even more exciting with a design competition element.
Arclinea Boston Wins 2008 Chrysalis Award for Best Kitchen Remodel
Mon, 23 Jun 2008, 12:17:04 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass., June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A North Kingstown, Rhode Island kitchen designed by Arclinea Boston has won a Chrysalis Award for Best Kitchen Remodel in the Northeastern United States. 'To win an award in this highly competitive category is quite an achievement,' says Ken Kanline, director of the Chrysalis Awards.
Charlie Allen Restorations Wins 2008 Chrysalis Award for 'Best Residential Interior'
Mon, 23 Jun 2008, 11:52:14 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Charlie Allen Restorations, the Cambridge, MA - based full service design-build firm, has won a 2008 Chrysalis Award for the best residential interior renovation in the Northeast United States. The company previously won Chrysalis Awards for Best Historic Renovation Design-Build in 2006 and Best Commercial Historic Renovation in 2004.
Kathie Chrisicos of Chrisicos Interiors Appointed to Local Leaders Advisory Board
Thu, 19 Jun 2008, 10:50:03 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass., June 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Chrisicos Interiors - a leading interior design company serving discerning clients throughout New England - is pleased to announce that company President Kathie Chrisicos has been recently appointed to the LocalLeaders.com Advisory Board.
Brighten Up Your Yard with Resin Furniture
Mon, 05 May 2008, 14:18:54 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
PORTERSVILLE, Pa., May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stacking resin chairs and tables from Adams Mfg have many advantages over other, more expensive options for the patio. They're strong, comfortable, and easy to store when they're not being used. And, they are all 100-percent recyclable. Now, with bright new colors and styles to choose from, they are the best option for the porch, patio, or deck.
Arclinea San Diego Wins National Honors in Kitchen + Bath Business Design Awards
Tue, 29 Apr 2008, 15:25:01 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea San Diego, and its full-service kitchen design showroom, has won a national design award by Nielsen's Kitchen and Bath Business (K+BB) magazine in the publication's annual awards program. In evaluating new showrooms from around the country for design excellence, the magazine selected Arclinea San Diego as one of the nation's best, awarding the firm its 'K+BB 2007 Design Awards, Merit Award.'
Arclinea Boston Wins Watermark Award for Contemporary Kitchens Designed for Multi-Unit Condominium Development
Wed, 23 Apr 2008, 08:32:40 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass., April 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea Boston, the Italian kitchen design showroom, has won a Watermark Grand Award for kitchens it designed for D4, the luxury condominium development in Boston's South End. Produced by BUILDER and Custom Home magazines, the Watermark Awards honor excellence in kitchen and bath design. Jurors for this year's competition reviewed nearly 150 entries.
There Are All Kinds of Resin Furniture - Which One Works Best for You?
Mon, 21 Apr 2008, 14:02:11 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
PORTERSVILLE, Pa., April 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Adams Mfg Corp asks, 'Which colors are best?' For the big, comfortable resin chaise lounges, white is the best color. Dark colors absorb heat more quickly, and can be uncomfortable to use on sunny days. Anyone who's sat on a hot chaise lounge while wearing a bathing suit will insist that their chaise lounges be white and only white.
Gerald Pomeroy Selected to Participate in Boston Design Center Dream Home 2008
Thu, 17 Apr 2008, 11:11:34 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass., April 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gerald Pomeroy of the award-winning firm Gerald Pomeroy Design Group, is one of the distinguished designers featured in the Boston Design Center (BDC) Dream Home 2008. Mr. Pomeroy is designing the Dining Room.
CA Boom Design Show Selects High Point Market as Location for Inaugural CA Boom East Show in Fall 2008
Tue, 08 Apr 2008, 13:00:23 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
HIGH POINT, N.C. and SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The CA Boom Design Show, the west coast's leading design trade show and exhibition, announced today that it has chosen the fall 2008 High Point Market in North Carolina to launch its first-ever east coast show appropriately entitled, CA Boom EAST. The new show will be held at the latest showroom complex in High Point: The Mills Village, formerly the Highland Yard Hosiery Mill turned the most significant LEED project in North Carolina's state history.
Natural Salt Crystal Lamps Gain in Popularity with Holistic Crowd
Tue, 08 Apr 2008, 08:52:53 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Himalayan Salt Shop announced today that 2007 fourth quarter sales of its Himalayan Salt Crystal Lamps have doubled from the previous year. Coverage of these lamps in the November 2007 issue of Woman's World magazine and the December 2007 issue of Harper's Bazaar magazine helped fuel the increase in revenue.
How to Select the Best Resin Chair
Tue, 01 Apr 2008, 13:44:17 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
PORTERSVILLE, Pa., April 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Adams Manufacturing has discovered that many consumers want to know more about which resin chair is best for them. Basically, all stacking resin chairs come in three sizes. The smallest are called low-backs. They're the most economical. They're usually about 31 inches high at the back, and they weigh about five pounds.
Photographic Fine Art Lamps Feature New Environmentally Responsible LED Lighting
Tue, 26 Feb 2008, 07:16:51 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CARPINTERIA, Calif., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Holland Scott Gallery today announces the debut of the Environmentally Responsible Green Energy Fine Art Lamps. These lamps combine energy-efficiency technology with fine-art design.
For Second Year in a Row, Kitchen Design Firm Arclinea Boston Named #1 by Local Citysearch Users
Wed, 30 Jan 2008, 12:45:42 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass. - Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea Boston, the area's premier contemporary custom kitchen design firm, has been voted best in the 'Home Decor' category by visitors to Citysearch.com's Boston website for the second year in a row. Arclinea Boston is the flagship U.S. showroom for the Italian manufacturer of exceptionally functional contemporary kitchens.
CA BOOM V: The West Coast Design Show - Media Overview and Calendar Listing
Thu, 24 Jan 2008, 14:58:55 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Jan. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Highly anticipated annual design show in Southern California hosts largest event to date in March 2008. CA BOOM V features new modern kitchen and bath section, industry-leader prefab exhibition, design + architecture home tours and unprecedented panel discussions.
Bathroom by Charlie Allen Restorations Named Best of 2007 by Boston Globe Magazine
Tue, 08 Jan 2008, 10:26:34 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Jan. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A master bathroom designed and built by Charlie Allen Restorations for an 1853 Greek Revival home in Cambridge has been named 'Bathroom of the Year' in Boston Globe Magazine's 'Dream Home 2007' competition. The new bathroom was praised for its imaginative use of space and light, and a classically styled yet high tech design.
Charlie Allen Restorations Wins Contractor of the Year (CotY) Award
Tue, 13 Nov 2007, 11:46:14 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass. - Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Charlie Allen Restorations has been recognized with the Contractor of the Year (CotY) Gold Award for Residential Interiors for its meticulous renovation of an 1853 Greek Revival home in Cambridge, MA. The Eastern Massachusetts chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (EM-NARI) presented the award on Wednesday, November 7.
Arclinea Boston Wins Two Gold Awards at 2007 Prism Awards
Wed, 31 Oct 2007, 22:43:55 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass. - Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea Boston is the winner of two 2007 PRISM Gold Awards, for Best Remodeling of a Kitchen Over $100,000 and Best Remodeling of a Kitchen $50,000 - $100,000. Presented by the Builders Association of Greater Boston (BAGB) on Wednesday, October 24 at the Park Plaza Hotel, the PRISM Awards honor exceptional building, design, sales, and marketing.
MODA CUCINA to Continue Manufacturing Luxury Kitchens in Boston
Mon, 22 Oct 2007, 23:39:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BOSTON, Mass. - Oct. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Moda Cucina will continue to manufacture its nationally recognized luxury kitchens and custom furniture designs in its Hyde Park's Westinghouse Plaza facility for another eight years. Moda Cucina designs, manufactures, and installs custom kitchens and woodwork for luxury residential clients.
Arclinea Boston Kitchens Featured on Three National Magazine Covers
Tue, 19 Jun 2007, 21:45:00 EDT Edited by Chris Simmons
BOSTON, Mass. - June 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A kitchen designed by Arclinea Boston has been named winner of Boston Magazine's Home & Garden 2007 Dream Kitchen Awards in the contemporary category. The Cambridge space was recognized for offering all of the accouterments of the professional kitchen as well as a smart and flexible modern design seamlessly integrated into a traditional, historic home.
Arclinea Boston Voted Best in Boston by Local Citysearch.com Users - Receives Perfect Rating of 10.0
Wed, 07 Mar 2007, 18:30:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
BOSTON, Mass. - Mar. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea Boston, the first flagship showroom in the U.S. for the Italian contemporary kitchen manufacturer Arclinea, has been ranked #1 by visitors to the Citysearch.com Boston website, receiving a 10.0 rating from voters.
The Elysee Collection says 'Buon giorno' with Collezione Contessa
Tue, 06 Mar 2007, 23:00:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Mar. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Known for its exquisite French antique reproductions, The Elysee Collection is saying 'Buon giorno' with its latest offering, Collezione Contessa, a group of about 20 pieces inspired by traditional Italian living and the rustic beauty of the Tuscan countryside.
CA Boom 4: The West Coast Independent Design Show Moves to Larger Site in March 2007
Fri, 26 Jan 2007, 15:12:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Jan. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For the past three years, the annual CA Boom Design Show has been a must-attend event for both the design trade and savvy consumers of good design. This year, CA Boom 4 will showcase an impressive line-up of fine furniture designers, architects and furniture manufacturers, many of whom will be bringing products that are World, North American or West Coast debuts.
The Storage and Organization Industry Organizes Itself with New Association
Mon, 15 Jan 2007, 21:45:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
WHEATON, Ill. - Jan. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The residential and commercial storage and organization industry has a new advocate. The Association of Closet and Storage Professionals is the new voice of this booming segment of the cabinet trades. Supported nationally, the ACSP is dedicated to creating industry standards, certification, and building consumer awareness of the professional standards of the field.
Arclinea Boston Wins Two Qualified Remodeler Master Design Awards
Tue, 31 Oct 2006, 20:40:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
BOSTON, Mass. - Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea Boston was a multiple award winner at the 2006 Qualified Remodeler Master Design awards held on Wednesday, October 18 at the Peninsula Hotel in Chicago. A kitchen in Weston, Massachusetts was named Silver Award winner in the Kitchens Over $100,000 category, while the model kitchen for the 360 Newbury condominium development, located in Boston's Back Bay, won the Silver Award for Kitchens $50,000 to $100,000.
Arclinea Boston Named Best Kitchen Designer in Boston Magazine's Best of Boston 2006 Issue
Thu, 03 Aug 2006, 22:04:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
BOSTON, MA - Aug. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea Boston, the kitchen design firm located at 10 St. James Avenue in the Design District, has been named Boston's Best Kitchen Designer in Boston Magazine's Best of Boston 2006 issue.
Arclinea Boston Winner of Recent Kitchen Design Awards
Tue, 28 Mar 2006, 16:37:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
BOSTON, MA - Mar. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Three Massachusetts kitchens designed by Arclinea Boston have been named winners in recent design contests. The kitchens, in Cambridge, Lincoln, and Chestnut Hill, demonstrate Arclinea's commitment to superior functionality and meticulous design, customized in each case to meet individual client needs and to complement adjacent living areas and the architecture of the larger home.
Spring House Painting? Think Historic Colors
Mon, 27 Feb 2006, 18:30:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ANN ARBOR, MI - Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Each spring millions of Americans set about updating their home's exterior with a new coat of paint. According to color specialist Robert Schweitzer they should strongly consider historic colors. Many homes are either blandly or badly colored, thereby ignoring the architectural features or hiding them in a monochrome scheme of white or taupe, says Schweitzer, author of 'Bungalow Colors' (ISBN: 1-58685-130-6) and owner of Historic Color Consulting.
Enterprising Mom Builds a Thriving Business with Her Solution For Beautifying Basement Poles
Mon, 28 Nov 2005, 18:24:00 EDT Edited by Beverly West
DETROIT, MI - Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pole-Wrap, Inc., the best solution for finishing basement poles, today announced that sales have increased ten-fold in just two years, proving that old adage that when it comes to most things, including concealing unsightly basement poles, mom really does know best.
Arclinea Boston Wins Gold Award at 2005 Prism Awards
Mon, 14 Nov 2005, 13:01:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
BOSTON, MA - Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea Boston received the Gold Award for Best Remodeling of a Kitchen Over $100,000 at the 2005 Builders Association of Greater Boston PRISM Awards, held on Thursday, October 27, at the Park Plaza Hotel. The kitchen - known as the 'Arlington Chef's Dream Kitchen' - was designed by Arclinea Boston project manager Mercedes Farrando in collaboration with the Arlington-based architecture firm Feinmann Inc.
Unique Home Design Trend Becoming Popular in the U.S.
Thu, 10 Nov 2005, 16:34:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - Nov. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A unique product from Japan has recently become very popular with new home builders in the United States, says Rain Chains Direct. Called 'rain chains,' these copper gutter products replace the traditional downspout on a household gutter with a series of copper cups. Although they have been around for hundreds of years in Japan, an sold in U.S. for over five years, the product has only recently been thrust into the public awareness by television shows such as 'Monster House.'
Southern Gourmet, Kitchen & Bath Show
Tue, 26 Jul 2005, 10:41:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
ATLANTA, GA - July 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The 2005 Southern Gourmet, Kitchen & Bath Show (SGKB) will heat things up in Atlanta! SGKB showcases the latest products and cutting-edge design ideas of the kitchen and bath in the South. This can't-miss event features an impressive array of product displays and demonstrations, development courses, stage presentations and the opportunity to learn more than ever.
Arclinea Boston Kitchens Installed in Much Anticipated New Residential Developments
Fri, 24 Jun 2005, 10:32:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
BOSTON, Mass. - June 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea Boston (www.arclineaboston.com), the first flagship showroom in the United States for kitchens designed and coordinated by the acclaimed Italian architect Antonio Citterio, will provide custom designer kitchens for three upcoming condominium developments throughout Boston, including Yoo D4 by Starck in the South End, 360 Newbury in the Back Bay, and First+First in South Boston.
Arclinea Boston Wins 'Best In Show' at Luxury Living Awards
Wed, 20 Apr 2005, 10:16:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
BOSTON, MA -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea Boston and Feinmann, Inc. were presented with the 'Best in Show' award at the first annual Luxury Living Awards in Boston on April 6, for their design of a spectacular kitchen in Arlington, Massachusetts, referred to as the 'Arlington Chef's Dream Kitchen.'
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