SOURCE: The Classic Group; S+H Construction; Lee Design

April 07, 2010 15:58 ET

The Classic Group and S+H Construction Participating in Workshops at the 2010 Residential Design & Construction Show

Lee Design to Premier Innovative Aurastone Decorative Painting Technique

LEXINGTON, MA--(Marketwire - April 7, 2010) -  The Classic Group, Inc., architects and custom home builders located in Lexington, along with S+H Construction, Inc. of Cambridge, one of the greater Boston area's premier residential renovation and custom home building companies, have been invited to participate in workshops at the 2010 Residential Design and Construction Show (RDC). These are two of several workshops being presented at this annual show that runs April 14th and 15th at the Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, Massachusetts.

Wednesday, April 14th 3:30PM to 5PM
"Design/Build Jeopardy" with panelists Philip Bates, The Classic Group; Treff LaFleshe, LDa Architects; Gregory Lombardi, Gregory Lombardi Design; and moderated by Rachel Levitt, Home Design Editor, Boston Magazine. This educational and informational interactive workshop is designed to enlighten architects and designers on the latest trends, challenges, and advances in design/build, with both the panelists and audience to participate in an interactive dialogue packed with hard hitting questions and answers.

Thursday, April 15th 6PM to 7:30PM
"Energy Solutions for Existing Homes and New Construction" with panelists Jamie Leef, S+H Construction; Clayton Schuller, Next Step Living; and Stephanie Horowitz, ZeroEnergy Design. This workshop will cover alternative energy sources and sustainable construction techniques fueling the future of residential construction and renovation projects along with case studies on New England based projects and information on how to integrate renewable energy systems into existing homes.

Lee Design - Artisan Pavilion, Booth #4
Lee Design will be premiering the decorative finish Aurastone surface application, an innovative and versatile environmentally-friendly architectural coating which replicates stone, and can be produced in limitless colors. Marilyn MacLeod, owner of Lee Design, is the first surface artist certified in Massachusetts to use Aurastone which is unparalleled in aesthetic appeal and is only a fraction of the cost of 'real' granite. In this dedicated showcase area of the RDC exhibit floor, Ms. MacLeod will be on-site featuring her new countertop finish techniques.

Lee Design of South Boston, Massachusetts, specializes in creating unique custom-designed and handmade walls, furniture and floor surfaces using a variety of textures and one-of-a-kind finishes. For more information please call (617) 504-1811, or visit the company website at

The Classic Group, Inc., designs, builds and renovates distinctive private residences, and is located in Lexington, Massachusetts. For further information, call (781) 761-1200, or visit the company website at

S+H Construction, Inc. will also be exhibiting at the RDC at Booth #637. They are one of the greater Boston area's premier residential renovation and custom home building companies, and are located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. For further information call (617) 876-8286, or visit the company website at

For further information on the workshops, visit the RDC website at Press contact for The Classic Group, S+H Construction, and Lee Design: Joanne DiFrancesco, JDCommunications, Inc., (781) 828-0323 or visit

Contact Information

  • PRESS CONTACT Joanne DiFrancesco
    JDCommunications, Inc.
    (781) 828-0323