NEEDHAM, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ — Van Millwork, New England’s leading millwork supplier and interior specialist, is pleased to present The Home Design Seminar Series – three (3) informational presentations by top experts in the home design, construction and landscape design industries. Geared specifically for homeowners, this series is presented in conjunction with Design New England Magazine. This series offers practical advice on how to create the home of your dreams by taking you through all the steps – from learning about the collaborative role of architect and interior designer, to choosing the right window treatments and paint colors, and innovative ideas to create inspired residential gardens.

All seminars are free and take place from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Van Millwork Design Center, located at 65 Crawford Street, in Needham. Complimentary lunch is also provided.

The first seminar on Thursday, May 29th, is presented by Graeyer Design Associates – a boutique landscape design firm – and Azek Building Products. The topic – Outside the Box: Taking Your Landscape Beyond the Ordinary – addresses good landscaping design which highlights the architecture of a home, exploring various design styles, materials and your personal taste and activities. This will be a lively discussion about how to break out of the design rut in landscaping and get inspired to create something unique and useful for you and your home.

The Classic Group, Inc. – architects & builders and Cebula Design – interior design firm, will present the second seminar, Creating the Team for your Home Project, on Thursday, June 12th. It will address the importance of putting the right “team” in place for a home renovation or new construction project. This seminar details how the architect/builder and interior designer work together and at what point it is critical to the success of a project that these professionals collaborate.

The third and final seminar takes place on Thursday, June 26th, and is presented by Chrisicos Interiors, Van Millwork, C&R Flooring, Jacqui Becker Fine Arts Consulting Services, and Wolfers Lighting. In this presentation, It’s All in the Details, this group of design experts fills you in on the importance of choosing the right interior finish and trim; what fabrics and wall coverings will work best for your space; how to choose appropriate window treatments along with proper lighting and artwork to transform your house into your dream home.

Founded in 1967 as a full service lumber company, Van Millwork has grown into the largest interior millwork supplier in New England. The Van Millwork Design Center in Needham features nine architecturally themed rooms that reflect the architectural period represented by the trim work in each space. Headquartered in Bellingham, the company also offers showrooms there and in Mashpee, MA, and a full-service custom woodworking shop in Fitchburg, MA. Van’s sister company, C&R Flooring, offers the first DUST-FREE and green certified floor refinishing service in New England.

All seminars in the Home Design Series are free, and take place from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Van Millwork Design Center, located at 65 Crawford Street, in Needham. Complimentary lunch is also provided.

Space is limited – advance registration is required. For reservations or additional information, contact the Van Millwork Design Center at (781) 444-8744. For information on Van Millwork, visit their website at .