Designer Feature – Sherry Niazmand

Early on Sherry Niazmand knew she wanted to study interior architecture. Creating spaces that positively impact people on daily basis has always excited Sherry. It is because of that excitement that Sherry decided to follow a family tradition. Sherry comes from a long line of architects; she is part of the third generation to pursue […]

A Strong Client Partnership Makes for Design Success

As a firm, we value the client relationships we have made the last 30 years. We form a partnership with our clients to learn who they are. We let each individual company’s vision for their future guide our design. Our greatest successes are projects where our clients feel we created space that plans for current […]

30 Years of Building Relationships through Design

Visnick & Caulfield was built on a foundation of trust and friendship. Bob Caulfield and Burt Visnick’s partnership began in 1980. Bob worked at a local architecture firm where Burt had just started as an intern. Their proximity to one another grew into a friendship; a friendship that was forged over Friday lunches with the […]

custom-design reception desk

Custom-Designed Reception Desks

The first impression of an office space is the reception area. It is a space that not only welcomes guests and employees but also sets the tone for the intended user experience. The reception desk acts as the first point of engagement and is where our design story begins and ends. Custom-designed reception desks can […]

Boston Based, International Footprint

VC: Boston-based Design Firm with an International Footprint For 30 years, Visnick & Caulfield (VC) has been rooted in Back Bay. Because of our ties to the city, the majority of our projects are in and around Boston and Cambridge. These projects are clustered in Back Bay, Downtown/Financial District, Seaport, and Kendall Square/Innovation District. Our […]

Designer Feature – Kayla O’Rourke

A relative newcomer to the firm, Kayla O’Rourke joins VC with over five years of design experience. Kayla was born and raised in Boston and received her BS in Interior Design from Endicott College. With such a long relationship with one city it’s no surprise that location serves as inspiration and a source of “fun” […]

Employee Rituals Inform Change Communication

Rituals have the ability to reduce anxiety in the people who use them. Whether it is how we psych ourselves up for a big pitch or attend a networking event, rituals help to calm nerves in uncertain situations, set a tone for a day or moment, and strengthen bonds between team members. But rituals require […]

WELL Building Standards Post COVID-19

As we are experiencing the beginning steps of returning to the workplace, many are wondering what the lasting impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are on the spaces in which we spend so much of our waking time: the office. It is clear that a focus on building occupants’ health and well-being will outlast today’s virus. […]

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Project Feature – Doble Engineering

When Doble decided to move their headquarters, they saw the benefits of leaving the city of Boston. They settled on a single tenant, one story building in Marlborough, MA that boasts a high-bay addition with space for high-voltage testing and warehouse storage. VC designed the office, warehouse and lab spaces, but found synergy through color. […]

Antimicrobial Products vs. Sustainability

For decades, sustainability has been a key element of architectural design; since COVID-19 appeared, discussions around antimicrobial materials have surpassed sustainable products in popularity. But are they really the solution?  Understanding the lifespan of coronavirus on surfaces may not improve the way we design healthy work environments. However, it could guide us towards protocols that […]