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Modern farmhouse architecture/farmhouse-style architecture

Is Farmhouse-Style Architecture Here to Stay in Boston?

February 26, 2023 3:45 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Throughout the Boston area, farmhouse-style architecture has had an increasingly noticeable presence. It’s popular not just within the home design community, but we see it in interior design, art, furniture, and consumer goods as well.  There’s been an ‘awakening” to the charm of the style, and with updated details added, more and more people have adopted it in their design...

Exterior Of Residence on Ash - Modern Prairie-Style Home

Details of a Modern Prairie-Style Home

February 14, 2023 3:31 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The Prairie style of architecture, made famous by Frank Lloyd Wright, is characterized by low, horizontal lines with an exaggerated hip roof that seamlessly integrates into the natural landscape. This design has undergone a modern resurgence in recent years, making it an increasingly sought-after choice among New England homeowners, particularly in the Greater Boston area.  Modern Prairie’s Core Design Features ...

New Addition to gorgeous antique home

A Luxury Space for Your Guests

January 23, 2023 2:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When building or renovating a home, you may be likely to focus on a dream kitchen or a luxury master suite, but it’s just as essential to consider where your guests will stay when they come to visit. In most homes, guests stay in a bedroom with basic amenities, sharing the rest of the living space with their hosts. However,...

Ringing in the New Year – Our Favorite Spaces to Celebrate

December 30, 2022 12:37 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

New Year’s Eve, a wonderful time to get together with friends, enjoy some cocktails, and watch the ball drop on TV. Whether you’re hosting a crowd or an intimate dinner for friends, there’s nothing quite like New Year’s Eve at home, especially when you have just the right space for entertaining! Last month we highlighted formal dining rooms, the perfect...


Follow the Build: Newton Renovation & Addition

December 9, 2022 9:35 am Published by Leave your thoughts

In collaboration with Hampden Design + Construction, we are excited to share our new project in Newton! Situated on a unique lot, this home is undergoing extensive renovation and addition. Video 1 In our first video David Boroknay and David Cohen, of Hampden Design + Construction, walk us through the plans and unique features of this property. Video 2 In...


Home for the Holidays – Formal Dining Areas

November 23, 2022 3:20 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

‘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...


A Place to Call Your Own

October 28, 2022 3:31 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

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...


Follow the Build: David’s House

September 30, 2022 9:45 am Published by Leave your thoughts

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...

Interior Of Residence on Ash

The Ultimate Spa Escape

August 26, 2022 10:03 am Published by Leave your thoughts

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...