The Miracle of Changing Rooms

August 28, 2014 By Leave a Comment
Memories of a rowing shell. Source:  J. Denis Robinson

TMS Architect’s guest historian, J. Dennis Robinson, provides us with an interesting post on moving things around and how a change in space or time can really alter your perspective!  As he says, “the more things change, the more they stay the same…”  “I used to row an Alden Ocean Shell. I put the fiberglass…Read More

TMS Designs New Clubhouse in Hamden, MA

June 4, 2014 By Leave a Comment
A view of the clubhouse from the front entry.  The porte cochere will be added when the timber framed roof arrives on site.

  A new 25,000 square foot, TMS Architects designed, clubhouse is currently under construction at the Hampden Country Club in Hampden, Massachusetts.  The clubhouse is a synthesis of rustic styles such as western arts and crafts, timber frame and New England farmhouse.  Situated on a large hillside, generous windows provide unobstructed views overlooking the Berkshire…Read More

The Art of a Remodel

May 1, 2014 By Leave a Comment
The living room with a new fireplace , built-in bookshelves and archways leading to the adjoining dining room.  Rob  Karosis Photography

The title refers to an article on a TMS Architects project that appears in  Coastal Home Magazine’s Spring 2014 issue.  The piece, written by Allison Knab with photographs by Rob Karosis, chronicles an extensive renovation undertaken by Exeter, New Hampshire homeowners.  A talented  team was organized for the renovation with the architectural design provided by…Read More

We Have Been Busy!

January 15, 2014 By Leave a Comment
Source: TMS Architects

Since the weather is a bit more temperate today, our thoughts turn to spring and what projects will be ready for photography in 2014.  It is only January and some snow is still left on the ground after the torrential rains but it is not too early to start planning and coordinating various photo shoots. …Read More

Design Details: Ceilings

December 5, 2013 By Leave a Comment
traditional-living-room

Much like walls, ceilings hold tremendous design potential. However, far too often, they remain a blank canvas. As Melissa Destree shared with Houzz, “The ceiling is the surface that is most ignored. But its design is a critical element to create the mood in a room.” We couldn’t agree more! Ceilings are a perfect place…Read More

Kitchen Design Done Right – Fabulous Pantries

September 5, 2013 By Leave a Comment
traditional-kitchen

The world’s best cooks know that a well-designed, fully stocked pantry is an essential part of the recipe for a beautiful and functional kitchen. Top designers also understand this concept, and many have shared their favorite ingredients for a fabulous pantry with Architectural Digest. For instance, Elissa Cullman likes the idea of creating more kitchen space by moving the…Read More

Need Space for Guests?

July 31, 2013 By Leave a Comment

An Update on Braeburn Country Club

June 20, 2013 By Leave a Comment
a signature round window frames a beautiful view of the golf course

Brae Burn Country Club in West Newton, Massachusetts is moving much closer to its late June Grand Opening for the newly renovated spaces.  TMS Architects‘ Project Manager, Jason Bailey, provided us with some new photographs after he made a  site visit yesterday.  

Historically Beautiful Brick

March 5, 2013 By Leave a Comment
historic homes with exposed brick

In an article entitled “Interior Brick: Paint it or leave it?” home makeover TV show producer Brian Flynn says that some brick is simply a sin to paint. Some brick is a sin to touch at all, especially when it comes to historic homes and buildings. Aged brick walls and features add incredible texture, character, and…Read More