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Home for the Holidays – Formal Dining Areas

‘Tis the season. No matter what you celebrate, chances are you’ll be getting together with family and friends over the next few weeks to enjoy a nice meal. At Slocum Hall, we like to focus on the space where you’ll be doing that. Last year we wrote a blog about Formal Dining vs. Casual Eating Spaces and the pros and...

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A Place to Call Your Own

They say home is where the heart is. It is the place from which you grow your life, where friends and family come together, a retreat from the outside world. The kitchen, the center of the home, is a place for gathering, entertaining and sharing a meal; the living area is perfect for hanging out, watching your favorite show, or playing...

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Follow the Build

Follow the Build  We have had the privilege of working on some extraordinary projects throughout the years – everything from historical renovations to state-of-the-art new constructions, but it’s rare that we get to document a project in detail from start to finish. Slocum Hall Design Group Principal and Owner, David Boronkay, has taken on a major renovation and addition to...

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The Ultimate Spa Escape

If you were to imagine the perfect spa experience what features would be most important to you? A spacious room clad in natural wood and stone? A large hot tub in which to luxuriate on your own or entertain family and friends? An inviting fireplace and a backdrop of four-season beauty? This is exactly the spa we designed for our...

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Starting a Home Renovation or New-Build Project

Embarking on a home renovation or new-build project is an overwhelming, expensive, and time-consuming process. Often homeowners are inspired by their need for a change or by an appealing design but are then surprised by the logistics required to complete the project, like creating proper timelines and project flow. Whether you’re building a new home, adding on, renovating, or remodeling...

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Around Town: Newton, MA Part 2

At Slocum Hall Design Group, we work in many towns around the Metro West of Boston and beyond. A few months ago, we highlighted some of our favorite projects in Newton, one of our most beloved locations. This month we highlight another three in Newton and, as always, look forward to designing more new homes in this fine city. Residence...

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Slope Styles – A Panel Discussion From Boston Design Week

Our very own David Boronkay, principal of Slocum Hall Design Group, recently participated in a panel discussion entitled Slope Styles as part of Boston Design Week. Moderated by Jaci Conry of Tide Street Group, David was joined by his fellow panelists Jeff Capello of Concept Building and Michael White of Symbio Design. The topic of Slope Styles is an interesting...

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Reinventing the Prairie Style: A Video Series

When we began working on this project in 2020, we knew from the outset that it was going to be extraordinary, both in terms of the home’s unique design and the open collaboration between the homeowners, the designers and the construction team. Working closely from the very start of concept development meant that, inside and out, the homeowners’ vision for...

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Connecting Spaces 

Staircases are the soul of the home. In most cases, they greet you as you walk in the door – an architecturally beautiful feature that helps connect one space to another. A thoughtfully designed staircase perfectly encapsulates the home’s entire aesthetic, whether Modern, Traditional, Victorian, or any style. Below are some of our recent favorite staircases.  Cottage Farm    The...