Give Definition to Your Outdoor Space with Garden Room Walls

April 17, 2014 By Leave a Comment
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Gardens take on an entirely new dimension when borders are defined. Take a landscaped area of your property from an open space to an enclosed one, and you’ve created a secret garden room that’s private, comfortable and perfect for solo relaxation or intimate conversations. There are many ways to creatively wall-in your garden. You’ll want to first decide on a man-made wall or…Read More

We Have Been Busy!

January 15, 2014 By Leave a Comment
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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

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

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
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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
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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

Let it Shine…

February 27, 2013 By Leave a Comment
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If you’ve been tuning into our blog lately, you might have noticed that we’ve been turning back to nature. In one of our recent posts - Let it Grow - we shared how the TMS Architects team was able to design the Wolfeboro Lakeside Manor to blend in seamlessly with the natural landscape. Shortly before that, we also posted about different Sustainable Design…Read More

Interesting Front Doors

January 16, 2013 By Leave a Comment
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Every design needs a focal point, and that’s why a beautiful front door is essential to the facade of the home. Front door designs can be divided into four architectural styles: colonial, Victorian, bungalow, and modern. Within each style, there are different design options that can add extra interest and curb appeal to homes.  …Read More