Design Wire – May 2013

DESIGN WIRE – May 2013
By Joe Hebert

COMPANY C was recently honored with the ARTS Award for Area Rugs at the 24th annual Accessories Resources Team (ART) gala. The ARTS Award program recognizes excellence in 25 different home accessories categories. Company C received the same award in 2007.

COLBY COLLEGE have partnered with PC Construction to work on a new 15,800-square-foot biomass plant that serves the College’s goal of being carbon neutral by 2015. The central heating plant addition—built by PC Construction in coordination with Rist-Frost-Shumway Engineering—provides high-pressure stream heat and power for the entire College campus.

FOGG LIGHTING recently devoted a large portion of their Portland showroom to their crystal chandelier collection. While clients typically purchase chandeliers for entry ways and dining rooms, owner Sanford Fogg recently noticed an increased interest in using them in less formal settings—master bedrooms, bathrooms, closets, powder rooms, etc.

In February 2013, PORTSIDE REAL ESTATE GROUP and Apex Luxury Rentals joined forces to provide full-service real estate needs to their clients. The new partnership allows both agencies to offer real estate sales, rentals, and property management. Both Portside and Apex focus on client satisfaction and are leaders in the industry.