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Designed to Be Cool

Many people escape the steamy South for the cool mountains in the summer, but sometimes, such as this year, even Northern New England feels the heat. It’s especially tough because many Granite Staters don’t have air conditioning. But you don’t … Continue reading

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Design Your Commercial Space to Grow Business!

We all know how important first impressions are, and when you own a business or run a company, the stakes are even higher—and potentially more valuable. A welcoming and well-designed corporate headquarters, professional office, retail or manufacturing space is an … Continue reading

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Building on Hope – for and with the Concord Community

Building on Hope, based in Concord, NH is an organization of volunteers including builders, designers, architects and suppliers who renovate buildings for nonprofits. 3W design, inc. was invited to be a part of the round-the-clock work on the Crisis Center … Continue reading

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From 3 Season Camp to Luxury Getaway

Everything old is new again! One of the real estate trends here in New Hampshire is rehabbing old cabins and cottages on the big lakes and turning them into luxurious all-season getaways. Working with a designer, you can retain the … Continue reading

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Your Life During a Home Renovation

It’s decided. You love where you live, and you want to stay a long time, so you’re going to tackle a major home renovation. All you can think about is the completed result and you can’t wait to start the … Continue reading

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What Colors Are You Living Today?

We live in a world of color, which has the power to lift our mood, express ourselves, brand our lifestyle and even tell us whether we’re celebrating or commemorating. It’s part of our vocabulary: he’s feeling blue, she turned red, … Continue reading

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Man Cave or She Shed: A Space of One’s Own

If you’re male and don’t yet have one, you want one: a man cave. Elevated in form and function from the old-fashioned snooze-worthy den, a man cave is an all-out expression of a masculine territory grab, and woe betides the … Continue reading

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Decorating for the Peak of Holiday Season

Want to know just how to decorate for the holidays? It’s always easier when you go with your own style and preferences. So, what’s your style:  country cabin chic with plaid or burlap ribbon, holly and winterberries, a cranberry and … Continue reading

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Warming Up to Winter

Chilly enough for you yet? The first snow has already fallen but what about the temperature inside your house? Nothing says, “Welcome home” in New England more than a cozy feeling of warmth when you enter. But at what cost? … Continue reading

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Building and Remodeling Smart: What’s Your Home’s IQ?

Imagine this: you get out of your side of the bed, which has been individually programmed to be at the perfect temperature for you all night. As your feet touch the floor, the coffee pot starts. Meanwhile, 5 minutes before … Continue reading

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