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Project Feature – A Private Family Foundation

For this private family foundation there was a strong desire to give the office a warm and open feeling. Using warm wood tones, soft lighting, and inviting furniture pieces the office is immediately welcoming. The design, optimized acoustics and the expansive views of Boston create a sense of peace and calm throughout the office. This […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Designer Feature – Grace Santos

Grace Santos started with VC in February of 2020 as a designer. A native of Honduras, Grace moved to Massachusetts in 2010 to study for her Associates Degree in Art & Design from Mount Wachusett Community College, after which she transferred to Wentworth Institute of Technology for her bachelor’s degree. The big move was spurred […]

Engineering Controls for a Safer Workplace

The CDC’s Hierarchy of Controls lists the most effective to least effective solutions for protecting people from a hazard. Unsurprisingly, eliminating the hazard is the most effective solution, while PPE is the least effective. PPE should only be utilized in instances where none of the other controls are feasible. In the middle of the CDC’s […]

Design Thinking During a Pandemic

Like many other companies, VC left the office and began working from home in mid-March and continues to do so today. With the halting of non-essential construction on March 17th, any project in construction immediately went on hold. When so much of what VC does involves being in person working with materials, meeting with clients, […]

VC Makes The Move: Our New Office

Visnick & Caulfield has proudly called Boston’s Back Bay home for many years. Back Bay prides itself on a combination of rich history and promising architecture that together provides the ideal environment for a creative and innovative work space. While we could not imagine ourselves being anywhere else, a move within the neighborhood – or […]

Design(ers) @ Work: Beginning of December

Welcome to the new Design(ers) @ Work blog! Similar to our previous blog, Captured Moments, this blog will update you on what’s been happening at VC. In the spirit of giving, VC joined Union Office and Allsteel in their conjoined efforts to collect Toys for Tots. The holiday gathering was filled with food and drinks […]

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