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The Color Wheel Explained – Complimentary Color
Published August 20, 2013 | By

In this color-wheel installment we’ll cover complimentary colors. Last time we took a look at analogous, which are colors adjacent to each other on the color wheel. This time, the colors are directly opposite each other on the color wheel. Literally, take any color you choose on the wheel, and then draw a straight line… View Article

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From The Field – South End Roof Deck
Published August 19, 2013 | By

One of the projects we are working on is a roof deck in South Boston. Yesterday was a stunning view of the city skyline; sometimes I have such envy for the beauty that we get to work with every day. This project is going to be really exciting when it is finished, however while we… View Article

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Product Spotlight: Bolefloor
Published August 16, 2013 | By

Recently, one of our carpenters here at NEDC sent around an email about a product that he spotted in another blog that he reads. He couldn’t remember which blog it was, but definitely remembered the product enough to pass it on. His direct words were “It’s sex on the floor”. Finding this comment intriguing enough… View Article

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The Color Wheel Explained – Analogous Colors
Published August 15, 2013 | By

On Tuesday we briefly introduced the color wheel. We covered what primary, secondary, and tertiary colors are, and introduced the idea of color harmony. One way to arrange colors on a color wheel to create harmony is to use an analogous color scheme. Analogous colors are located next to each other on the color wheel…. View Article

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From the Field – North End Addition
Published August 14, 2013 | By

  Nestled in a quiet alleyway in the beautiful North End is a hidden gem of a home that we are lucky to be providing a new addition. For this project, our clients wish to enclose around 400 square feet of their existing roof to use as a new master bedroom and bath, while moving… View Article

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An Introduction to the Color Wheel
Published August 13, 2013 | By

Along with choosing the right light bulb, picking out paint colors for your home can be an agonizing experience for some. What usually comes to mind are the racks and racks of paint swatches at your local Home Depot accompanied by endless aisles of paint gallons on mile high industrial shelving. As you look at… View Article

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Bright Ideas!
Published August 6, 2013 | By

How to choose the proper light bulb  WITH RISING ENERGY COSTS AND A GROWING MARKET FOR SUSTAINABILITY, MORE PEOPLE ARE CHOOSING TO REVISIT THEIR LIGHTING CHOICES; HERE IS A LOOK AT HOW TO CHOOSE THE THE PROPER LIGHTBULB FOR YOUR HOME. Until relatively recently, there have been few choices in the world of light bulbs…. View Article

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Trend Alert: White Kitchen Appliances
Published July 29, 2013 | By

White Kitchen Appliances: fad or future? There has been a lot of focus lately on an emerging trend: white kitchen appliances. Even major vendors and suppliers are getting behind the trend. The white appliance buzz has recently been heard all over the blogosphere and design world. Recent features include nods and gorgeous feature photography from… View Article

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Open vs. Closed Kitchens — Which Style Works Best for You?
Published July 24, 2013 | By

Remodeling, decorating, and more ∨Whether granite countertops, a custom kitchen island, or a built-in wine rack are new kitchen musts, discover thousands of kitchen designs to help make your dream come true. Find curtain panels and plantation shutters for french doors, or kitchen curtains and a curtain rod for your kitchen windows.

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