MetroWest Design Center Celebrates Boston Design Week!

ASHLAND, MA — The MetroWest Design Center welcomes homeowners, designers, builders, and manufacturers to kick-off Boston Design Week on April 4th from 4:00PM to 8:00PM at 60 Pleasant Street in Ashland, MA! Explore our offices, showrooms, and workshops ranging from architecture and construction firms to manufacturers and installers of cabinets, countertops, flooring, roofing, windows, and more.

Throughout the evening, we’ll have demonstrations on new materials and innovative technology, as well as seminars on our design and recycling programs that are integral to our industry.

See our full schedule below— all events are free and open to everyone!

 

What is the MetroWest Design Center?​

The MetroWest Design Center is a one-stop shop for all things home remodeling. Located at 60 Pleasant Street in Ashland, the MWDC strives to make it convenient for professionals and homeowners to do their cabinets, countertops, flooring, windows, doors, roofing, backsplashes— anything you need done to your home— all in one place.

The center unites two buildings filled with design companies such as Divine Stoneworks, GMT Home Designs, JD Millworks & Cabinetry, Kaswell Flooring Systems, Marra Flooring & Design, Mass Home Services, Men in Kilts, Tricia Kendall Architecture + Design, and United Home Experts.

 

What is Boston Design Week?

Boston Design Week is an official week running from April 4th to April 11th recognized by the Mayor of Boston to increase public awareness and appreciation on all aspects of design, foster recognition of the vital role design plays in our lives, and bring new audiences to a wide array of design industries and organizations. Their vision is to encourage the public to explore all aspects of design through their 12-Day Citywide Design Festival.

The week has more than 70 engaging and informative events from non-profit partners, product designers, technology designers, architects, design showrooms, family programs, urban planners, interior designers, the City of Boston, and others!

 

Full Schedule for April 4th – MetroWest Design Center Boston Kickoff

 

Demonstrations

 

Harris and Dakota Save the World!
Host: Divine Stoneworks
Time: 5:00 and 6:45 PM
Location: Divine Stoneworks Showroom

Explore our indoor fabrication facility and learn how our environmentally-conscious design encourages water and stone recycling. Plus, watch our NASA-grade robot, Harris, in action and enjoy a drink in our showroom!

 

Tiny House Demonstration & Guided Product Tour
Host: United Home Experts
Location: 60 Pleasant St Building, United Home Experts Office

Take a guided tour of our industrial and renovated office and warehouse. Paying homage to Massachusetts’ rich history and innovation, we have remodeled the space with a mix of reclaimed and modern materials. On the tour, check out and demo premium products, including Marvin windows, Everlast composite siding and ProVia doors. Then see how exterior remodeling gets done at our tiny house where you can ask your most pressing questions.

 

Window Washing Tips & Tricks
Host: Men In Kilts Home
Location: Mill Building, 2nd Floor, Men In Kilts

Men In Kilts will be talking about some of the newest technology in the window cleaning industry. We will dispel the myths of cleaning windows with paper towels and windex or the old wives tale of crumpled up newspaper. Join us for a fun and interactive 15 minute demonstration on proper window cleaning techniques and maybe get to try out our equipment. Kilt is not required for entry.

 

 

Seminars

 

Experience Home Design in Virtual Reality!
Host: GMT Home Designs, Inc.
Time: 4:30 – 5:15pm, 6:30 – 7:15pm
Location: Mill Building, Second Floor, GMT Home Designs Office

Come see the benefits of designing your project in 3D and experiencing it in virtual reality using our powerful design software, Chief Architect. You can design between any view for seamless and simultaneous editing between 2D and 3D. Join us for some savory snacks and drinks as we take a tour through one of our home design projects and try on our virtual reality glasses for an interactive experience.
Space is limited. Reserve your seat today! Carrie@gmthomedesigns.com

 

The Building Blocks to Successful Design
Host: Marra Flooring, JD Millworks & Cabinetry, Kaswell Flooring Systems
Time: 5:45 – 6:30 PM
Location: Mill Building, First Floor, Marra Flooring & Design Showroom

Visit Marra Flooring & Design’s beautiful showroom and enjoy a power packed event from our leading professionals with drinks and dialogue. Allow JD Millworks & Cabinetry to provide insight into the conceptual design process of a custom cabinetry project. See unique end grain wood products and the newest design trends like you have never seen before by Kaswell Flooring Systems. Warm yourself up with a presentation of the innovative waterproofing and floor warming system by Schluter, presented by Marra Flooring & Design.

Architects and Contractors – Understanding Your Project Process and Your Project Team
Host: Tricia Kendall Architecture + Design, Mass Home Services
Time: 6:00-6:30 PM
Location: Mill Building, Second Floor

Architect Tricia Kendall and Contractor Tony Capoccia team up to help homeowners understand the design and construction process. This seminar will focus on learning the role each plays in your project and how they work together to solve design problems while keeping your budget and time constraints in mind. The steps of a typical project will be reviewed, and questions are always welcome.

Space is limited! RSVP at: tricia@triciakendall.com

Recycling & Diversion Made Simple
Host: 1-800-GOT-JUNK?
Location: Mill Building, Second Floor, 1-800-GOT-JUNK

Did you know that the EPA estimates 75% of Americans waste can be recycled but estimate that only 30% is presently being recycled? Learn about some of the challenges of recycling and diversion and how you can help the environment and local communities through simple recycling efforts during our 15 minute educational session.

 

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