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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...

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...

Bar Hopping

The residential architecture and design industry, by definition, has a fashion to it; trends that emerge because of aesthetic shifts or the need for homes to function in new ways. In the past few years, the change has been dramatic with both the need and desire for more livable outdoor space, a functional home office, and, what some consider most...

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Winter Escapes

Ask your friends and family members how they each would describe the perfect winter escape and you’ll get as many answers as there are people on your list. For some, it’s as simple as escaping for a few hours to a space in your home, somewhere that reminds you of comfort, warmth, and coziness. For some, it’s channeling your inner...

Around Town: Weston, MA

At Slocum Hall Design Group, we work in many communities throughout the Metrowest area of Boston and beyond. Weston, a charming historic town located about fifteen miles west of downtown Boston is home to a few of our favorite projects.   The town of Weston has one of the lowest population densities of any Boston suburb, with a large portion of...

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The Sum of Our Parts

“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” This often-cited Aristotle quote rings true in so many aspects of our lives, whether building a home or simply making dinner. At Slocum Hall Design Group we are most definitively more than the sum of our parts. It is our team that defines who we are; each one of us...