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Design Showcase Winner!

Last night, Hawthorn Builders was honored to attend the IFDA Design Showcase held at Landry&Arcari’s Framingham location.  This event was held to showcase the winners of the IFDA’s 2016 design contest, as well as to allow vendors in the industry to display and discuss their innovative products and services. With a lovely set-up among gorgeous […]

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Fashion Forward Thinking

I recently attended a design event at the Clarke showroom in Milford with Design Director, Jessica Chabot.  The evening was full of Clarke goodness: social networking, a delicious dinner prepared on-site, and a captivating guest speaker, Richard Anuszkiewicz.  Richard (for the sake of sanity, I will refer to him by his first name instead of […]

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Cement Board : A New Concept to Siding

This week Hawthorn Builders hosted a learning session with local representatives from James Hardie, makers of cement board exterior siding and trim products.  Given the recent interest in Jam es Hardie products as an alternative to traditional clapboard siding and cedar shingles, it made sense for us to gather as much additional information as we […]

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Honored by Houzz…Again!

Hawthorn Builders of Needham Receives Best of Houzz 2015 Award Over 25 Million Monthly Unique Users Rated Top-Rated Home Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals in the United States and Around the World   Hawthorn Builders has been awarded “Best of Houzz” for Design by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The custom […]

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It’s All About The Brass

We couldn’t resist the title… it is just so fitting! That said, Hawthorn Builders has noticed a new trend in custom home building- the fixture finish.  Lately we have seen an increase in the demand for brass.  Anything from larger pieces such as lighting fixtures to smaller details like cabinet hardware, customers are finding more […]

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Design Trends – Spring 2012

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Still trending for 2012 is the color Grey (or sometimes spelled Gray). We are seeing grey incorporated into everything from furniture stains, paint colors on walls, countertop material, light fixtures, tile, and fabrics. Grey is considered a neutral and there are a wide variety of shades from cool to warm, which is an advantage when […]

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