by Alexa Burrows | December 20, 2016 5:48 pm
The Seaport and South Boston neighborhoods continue to experience renewed energy and the area’s beloved Boston Design Center is no exception. This resource for luxury home furnishings is the ultimate destination for New England’s design community. And with the recent addition of several exciting showrooms, there’s even more to capture your attention. Open to the public*, visit the BDC and see what’s in store.
The new, multi-branded Kravet Inc. showroom sets the scene for the definitive shopping experience, through contemporary architecture, illuminated ambiance, and a relaxed on-site café. This fifth generation family business is a one-stop-shop for distinctive textiles, furniture, carpet, lighting, wall coverings, and accessories. Natural light floods the showroom, which includes dynamic spaces and full lifestyle settings for Kravet Fabrics, Lee Jofa, Brunschwig & Fils, and FDO Group. A CuratedKravet.com boutique features a selection of hand-picked collections of unique, high-quality finished products for the home. Suite 300
Cowtan & Tout’s first stand-alone showroom in Boston is a light and uplifting space dedicated to their prestigious line-up of the world’s finest decorative textile brands. Grab a refreshment from the espresso bar as you shop an eclectic selection of prints, wovens, silks, sheers, leathers, trimmings, and wallpapers from Cowtan & Tout, Colefax and Fowler, Jane Churchill, Larsen, and Manuel Canovas. The elegant 4,200-square-foot exhibit space is the perfect showplace for a range of interior fabrics, from luxurious plains and textures to distinctive decorative options and contemporary sheers. Suite 316
As Boston Design Center’s first retail space, Ann Sacks recently moved from the third floor of the BDC to the ground floor of 21 Drydock Avenue. Encompassing both traditional and modern aesthetics, the new location is all about tactile experiences. High-quality installs of their beautiful and innovative tile, stone, and plumbing fixtures showcase the breadth of their artistic designs. Need help visualizing Ann Sacks in your home? A digital media wall in the showroom hosts cutting-edge technology with touch screen controls and rotating installation images for real-time brainstorming.
The recently opened Scavolini showroom introduces design professionals to warm and sophisticated Italian luxury cabinets. The newest location for the Cucina Moda group, this custom-made 3,000-square-foot destination has a residential kitchen and bathroom focus. Hosting a style-savvy collection of five full kitchen and four bathroom vignettes, the well-appointed showroom offers the latest trends, a cornerstone of Scavolini’s contemporary Italian aesthetic. Suite 634
New York City-based PID Floors brings its hardwood flooring to the BDC with the opening of its new fifth floor showroom. This multi-generational, family-owned firm is mindful of its environmental impact – most of PID’s raw resources come from responsibly managed forests. Peruse the samples of both traditional and exotic woods for the home as well as inlays that create beautiful flooring patterns. Suite 522
*Boston Design Center, located at 1 Design Center Place in Boston, welcomes all lovers of high-end design. Customers may browse the BDC at any time during business hours. For help navigating the showrooms or making purchases, pair with one of our Designer on Call professionals. To learn more about BDC’s on-site designers, visit http://bostondesign.com/resources/designer-on-call
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