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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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Design(ers) @ Work: Beginning of November

We’ve been very busy here at the office and we’d love to share what we’ve been up to these past few weeks. Scott Kligerman and Cora Visnick went to check out the framing progress at one of our projects located in Waltham, MA.  As you can see Scott approves! This year VCers pulled together to […]

Inside a Designers Mind: Rendering Vs. Reality

A designer’s mind is a complex library of potential visions. As designers, we are visual thinkers and our brain’s work at a rapid pace to design the best solution for a space. However, it can be difficult for others to imagine what we as designers see as reality. Sometimes it can be hard to understand […]

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