POLISHED TO PERFECTION
"I love beautiful, but function is also key," says Perez [Adolfo Perez Architect], who is know for his skill at blending contemporary features with quality craftsmanship.
THE SCIENCE OF STYLE
Interior designer William Gregory joined the team renovating the six-story 1890 town house on Beacon Street in Boston's Back Bay with two basic instructions from the Rome-born homeowner: "It has to be Italian, and it has to be blue."
BEST OF BOSTON HOME 2016
While known for their custom kitchens, cabinetry, and millwork, Kochman Reidt + Haigh's artisans' ability to create unique custom has become a powerful weapon in local designers' arsenal.
Simply put, the original kitchen in this Newton home was dark and dysfunctional. ...The massive island was swapped for a skinnier, L-shaped counter, improving flow. A new walk-in pantry, open shelving, and custom cabinetry allow for plenty of storage with style to spare.
IIDA AWARD WINNER: HACIN + ASSOCIATES
Cities are clogged with hipsters trying to forget childhood in the burbs. But a pair of Boston executives, craving more space for their own young family, went in the opposite direction. Eduardo Serrate; Jennifer Clapp; Katelyn Miersma: Project Team.
An architect's focus on light transforms a property into a shining example for indoor/outdoor living. [KR+H's craftspeople made the kitchen cabinets as well as other cabinetry for rooms throughout the home.]
Architect Dell Mitchell and design firm Wells & Fox infuse an 1860s Boston Townhouse with 21-century pizzazz. [KR+H cabinetmakers made the kitchen.]
“When you see that front entry, you know you’re in store for something special,” says interior designer Sheldon Tager. He, as well as architect, Adolfo Perez, landscape designer Hank Gilpin, and builder Hans Schaefer, takes pride in the dramatic front entrance… [The entry’s interior staircase is by KR+H.]