IDG Communications’ Editorial Team Takes Home 7 Tabbie Awards for Editorial & Design Excellence

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Quality Matters: CIO, CSO & Network World all rank in Best B2B website category

Boston, MA, Sept. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — IDG Communications, Inc. – the world’s leading tech media, data, and marketing services company – is pleased to announce that IDG earned seven Tabbie awards from Trade, Association and Business Publications International (TABPI), including five awards for CIO. The awards celebrate editorial and design in the B2B publishing landscape. Particularly noteworthy, CIO, CSO and Network World all received recognition in the Best B2B website category.

“As an editorial team, our goal is always to provide the tech community with the highest caliber insights they need to advance their careers and technology adoption at their organizations,” said Eric Knorr, Editor in Chief – Enterprise, IDG Communications, Inc.  “These awards, specifically the 2020 Best B2B Website recognition, are a testament to our belief that quality content is the foundation

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North Prairie joins SRHBA parade with new smart home

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a sign in front of a house with Hitsville U.S.A. in the background: The Aria, located at 2006 Stilling Lane, is the newest addition to North Prairie Development's Smart Home Series. The Aria is one of 24 model homes being showcased in the annual Parade of Homes, presented now through September 20 by the Saskatoon & Region Home Builders' Association.

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The Aria, located at 2006 Stilling Lane, is the newest addition to North Prairie Development’s Smart Home Series. The Aria is one of 24 model homes being showcased in the annual Parade of Homes, presented now through September 20 by the Saskatoon & Region Home Builders’ Association.

The Parade of Homes is an opportunity to showcase the newest innovations in housing design by certified professional home builders in Saskatoon. This year’s parade, presented through to Sept. 20 by the Saskatoon & Region Home Builders Association (SRHBA), features 24 show homes that represent all segments of the market — single family, townhouses and apartment-style condominiums — located in 11 neighbourhoods across Saskatoon, Warman and Martensville.

North Prairie Developments, one of Saskatoon’s most established new home builders and land developers, joins the parade with a new model home, located at 2006 Stilling Lane in The Meadows area

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60-Minute Makeover star John Amabile on how home and design has been his haven during lockdown

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HE became a household name through hit TV series 60-minute Makeover when he brought families’ dreams come true with home transformations.

And as people spent more time at time at home during lockdown, interior designer John Amabile was able to give a little back to his followers and fans. He set up a facebook forum which has become an inspiring and supportive community for budding interior designers and a place to share tips, advice, laugh at disasters and help people try to avoid them.

“Going into lockdown I think, like many people, I wondered how we were going to get through this,” said Amabile. “I am lucky I had my garden and studio to retreat to rather than just stare at four walls. I wanted to do a project to keep me sane and I think people saw their house and home and wondered what they could do themselves. Changing

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Stock Custom Homes constructing nearly 5,000 square foot home in Pine Ridge

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Stock Custom Homes, the award-winning luxury homebuilding division of Stock Development, is currently constructing a 4,672-square-foot under-air residence at 125 Caribbean Road in the desirable Pine Ridge Estates neighborhood. It is currently offered for $4,295,000.

a large lawn in front of a house: Rendering of the residence under construction at 125 Caribbean Road by Stock Custom Homes.

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Rendering of the residence under construction at 125 Caribbean Road by Stock Custom Homes.

The property will boast four bedrooms plus a bonus room, four full bathrooms, plus a pool bath, and one powder bath, a great room, study, double two-car garages, and Stock’s trademark luxurious and expansive outdoor living area, encompassing more than 1,500 square feet. The home is being designed in collaboration with Richard Guzman of R.G. Designs and Laurie Walter of Cardamom Design.


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Inspired by the fresh, airy palette of a Southampton aesthetic, the home will contain white-washed linens, natural textures, and ocean-inspired blues. Coastal elements reminiscent of sandy beaches, accents of sea glass blues, and organic fibers

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Keeping a modern sensibility calm in a bedroom makeover

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Jenn O’Brien’s clients, a young professional couple with a 4-year-old daughter and two dogs, adored their late 1960s saltbox home in Boxford. However, their bedroom, which is located in a later addition, lacked character. O’Brien removed the carpet to reveal wide pumpkin pine floorboards and painted the walls Benjamin Moore Super White, creating a shell that’s both bright and warm. Taking cues from the property’s farm-like setting, she developed a subdued palette punctuated with black for contrast to achieve the dreamy feel they desired while keeping the space grounded. “It’s now the serene getaway they asked for, and it showcases their personality,” she says.

a living room filled with furniture and vase on a table: A bucolic setting inspires the makeover of a master bedroom in a Boxford home.

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A bucolic setting inspires the makeover of a master bedroom in a Boxford home.

1. A printed rug by Loloi pulls the room together. “It has all the tones we used—pinks, sea greens, blues, black—and then some,” O’Brien says.

2. A professional installer

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Lakewood’s Most Expensive Listing: ‘English Country Home’

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LAKEWOOD, CO — A 106-year-old Lakewood home was listed Aug. 21 for $4.1 million. The home’s architect and builder, Lester Varian, was born in Denver, trained in New York and Paris and returned to design many historic Colorado homes.

a house with trees in the background: The most expensive home listing in Lakewood has hit the market for $4.1 million.

The most expensive home listing in Lakewood has hit the market for $4.1 million.

“This historic gem offers towering evergreens more than 100 years old flanked by lush gardens,” the home’s listing read.

“The privacy of nearly 2.5 acres brings you to an elegant English country home with a detached spacious guest cottage above the three-car heated garage. The setting offers a view expanding from Longs Peak to Pikes Peak, along with a formal rose garden, spacious lawn and large patios.

“The original owners’ love of the opera is evident in the crystal chandelier modeled after Munich Opera House, which is still the focal point of the dining area

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Home Depot discounts kitchen and bathroom faucets by up to 40% today

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Today only, as part of its Special Buy of the Day, Home Depot offers up to 40% off kitchen and bathroom faucets. Free shipping is available for all. Our top pick is the Glacier Bay Nottely Touchless Pull-down Kitchen Faucet from $109. Originally $199, today’s deal drops to $109 from the usual $175 price tag. This is the second-best offer we’ve tracked in 2020. Notable features here include a touchless design that has built-in motion sensing, which is great if you have dirty hands and don’t want to clean up. Plus, it’s available in a variety of color options to enjoy and match with your decor. Rated 4.1/5 stars. Hit the jump for more.

Another standout today is the Glacier Bay Lyndhurst Wall-mounted Pot Filler at $110. Regularly up to $160, today’s deal is another all-time low. We often see deals on kitchen and bathroom faucets at Home

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Home gym industry seeing sales skyrocket

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Mike Salinas demonstrates the exercise equipment at Hest Fitness on Friday in McAllen. (Joel Martinez |

McALLEN – It didn’t take David De Leon and his wife long to talk about their health and fitness options when COVID-19 reared its ugly head in South Texas.

“My wife and I are very active in exercising and being healthy and fit,” the 30-year-old McAllen resident said. “When everything started happening it became more of a challenge to go to the gym, so for safety we decided that working out from the house was much safer than putting ourselves in any type of medical risk at a public facility or a gym.”

The couple purchased an FT2 Functional Trainer, a home gym that has a design which integrates an Olympic bar and weight stacks. De Leon said the benefits from the machine and being able to work from home were quickly realized.

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Dream homes: Clarkston-area lakefront estate features contemporary style and a pool | News

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This lakefront dream home features custom contemporary design, made for enjoyment, inside and out.

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It is seated on a 1.2-acre premium lot with a pool in the backyard overlooking Heather Lake and the home’s private beach.

The two-story brick Colonial dream home includes 4,528 square feet of floor space, plus an additional 2,000 sq. ft. of finished space in the walk-out basement, according to the real estate listing by Re/Max Eclipse.

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Although the mailing address is in Clarkston, the home is located in the Heather Lake Estates subdivision, just west of Baldwin Road in Orion Township.

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The home was built in 2014, with quality materials and craftsmanship. It features a multitude of luxurious amenities including wood flooring,  12-foot-plus ceilings and large windows which allow an abundance of natural light.

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The chef’s kitchen features a large pantry and a

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EU citizens fear being locked out of homes, jobs, and healthcare by Brexit settlement scheme design flaw

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EU citizens have launched a campaign for the government to give them physical proof of their right to remain in Britain after Brexit – amid fears that they could be locked out of homes, jobs and healthcare by technical problems.

The Independent reported this week on how the Brexit settlement scheme’s “digital-only” design is already causing problems for EU nationals, some of whom are already being held up in airports and facing delays in moving house.

But campaigners worry that the scheme’s flaws could have even more serious consequences, denying EU citizens living in Britain their rights to homes, jobs, and healthcare – all of which require them to prove their right to live in the UK.

Under the scheme, EU nationals are not given an ID card or other document as proof of residence once they are accepted, but have to rely on an

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