kitchen remodel

This job is a kitchen remodel (with some surprise structural work) that took this kitchen from 1984 to the present. The homeowners bought this house knowing that it didn't fit their style, and they knew they wouldn't be able to call this house a true "home" until they could put their creative touches on it. Soon after they closed on the house, they hired us to start making this house their dream h...

Needham 1843 Antique Remodel Masters Touch Design Build recently completed an antique remodel on a home in Needham. The front hall and dining room in this charming 1840’s home were in need of an update: the walls were covered in very old, uneven dark paneling, the floors (carpeted in the dining area and loose tile materials in the hall) were worn and out of level, the built-ins were dated and warp...
Well Maintained Home

Should You Spruce Up Your Home Before You Sell? This is one of the most common questions I get asked by homeowners who are considering putting their home on the market.  Usually, if you ask a realtor, the answer is always YES!  However, it’s not that simple, since sometimes you might be throwing good money away if you are not smart about the quick “fix-ups” you do. So, what are the best projects ...
Kitchen and Dining Room Transformation

Kitchen and Dining Room Transformation The objectives of the clients on Sagamore Road in Norfolk, MA, was to open up the kitchen and dining room, add storage and a wet bar, update everything, and keep the existing kitchen intact. Another challenge was to make the new elements look like they were always part of the existing kitchen area.  The new dining area storage cabinets and wet bar cabinetry w...

Custom or Manufactured – This is your first decision when selecting cabinets. There are pros and cons with both. Custom cabinets are typically the more expensive choice (however, not always so some homework may be needed here), but will better utilize the space available and you can control the details and enhancements more.   Also, a custom finish will have more personality; more of a human touch...

A New Age of Digital Design Five designers' tools that have changed everything   The existence of blueprints has been common knowledge to the general public since the dawn of man. Ancient Greek architects would provide blueprints for almost every famed structure we know and love today; but these structures took decades and even centuries to complete. Although incredibly ornate, these struc...
Designing for pets, pet design, designing with pets in mind, design build, dog shower, cat furniture, cats and dogs, Holliston, Masters Touch Design Build, Massachusetts

When planning a new design-build project or a remodeling a kitchen or bath, one of the first questions your architectural or interior designer will (or should) ask you is, “How do you and your family plan on using the space?” You could then go in to details of how your kids will need x-amount of space for homework, your spouse would like a charging station, you would like a space to get away, etc....
Masters Touch Design Build, Interior design, interior design resolution, window treatments, remodeling, color, paint, interior design resolutions

Three Interior Design Resolutions for the New Year As 2014 comes to a close, it is time to start thinking about New Year’s resolutions for 2015. While most people resolve to get to the gym more often or stick to the latest trendy diet (you know, the resolutions you made for 2014 that you didn’t quite get to?), I’d like to suggest some resolutions for the new year that will be easy to keep! In addi...