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Project Feature – Womble Bond Dickinson

Womble Bond Dickinson called for warmth, privacy, and functionality within a space that was dictated over 50% existing to remain. After discovering the client’s affinity for the brick and beam look, Visnick & Caulfield set out to strike the balance between a residential and a commercial feel. The building’s original structure was met with inviting […]

The Importance of the Office

  March 2020 marked the beginning of the COVID-19 national emergency. It simultaneously feels like it was yesterday, but also a lifetime ago. Life seemingly changed overnight, and the conventional office environment was uprooted. The once busy rush hour commute went silent, and the buzz of the city disappeared in the blink of an eye. […]

Creating Culture; Choices that Improve the Workplace

Use of space is the number one tool that leadership teams overlook when managing an office. The workplace should be a proper representation of a company’s culture, their goals looking forward, and their branding standards. Dynamic workspaces influence positive behavior, and that behavior is the cornerstone of culture.

Project Feature – Parthenon Capital Partners

For this private equity firm, the goal was to capture a clean, modern aesthetic without losing warmth and comfort. Pairing the cool concrete and sharp black metal with warm wood tones helped the space maintain this balance. The polished concrete also serves as a form of wayfinding, winding from the entry through the main passage […]

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. […]

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