Posts Tagged ‘Condo’

“Best of Houzz 2013” Awards: Thank You Clients!

We are honored to announce that for the second straight year, Haddad Hakansson has been selected for a “Best of Houzz” award. The “Best of Houzz 2013” awards were granted in two categories: “Design” and “Customer Satisfaction.” This year’s award was given in the “Customer Satisfaction” category and was based on a variety of factors,…

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Take a look at our enhanced website. Highlights includes information on our process, services, features and benefits, client reviews, and much more. Check it out at www.haddadhakansson.com

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Living in the Big Apple – Part 3

Opposite the window end of the unit exists a long wall that acts as the hallway from the front door to the bathroom and bedroom at the opposite end.  The majority of the wall is exposed to the great room comprised of the kitchen, dining area, and living room.  These three spaces form a loft-style…

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Living in The Big Apple – Part 2

There is a thrill in acquiring multi-functional, beautiful pieces for the loft-style condo.  For example, take this Indonesian cabinet.  Not only is it compact and sports beautiful details, it serves as a bar and cocktail serving station. As you can see,  wine is stored below. But, the cabinet door is hinged on the bottom with…

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Living in The Big Apple

Working in a smaller space is both challenging and thrilling.  We love to work in New York City and love to develop a space to its maximum potential.  There are many positive elements to this loft-style space:  new construction, high ceilings, ample storage, and walls of glass.  Ironically, while lots of windows are an asset, we…

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Pictures Speak a Thousand Words…

When planning a renovation, it is immensely helpful to the designer to have a starting point of your vision.  Although, you may not be able to articulate a particular style or describe a color, developing a photo library of your likes and dislikes is a great place to start. Browse by style, room, or location…

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Moving to NYC?

A few years ago, we designed a 3-bedroom, 3-bath apartment for great clients.  The home is currently for sale and is the first home featured on  The Hunt:  Empty Nesters Looking to Buy | NBC New York.  Be sure to check out the video at link below. http://www.nbcnewyork.com/blogs/open-house/OHNY_-_1114_-_THE_HUNT_New_York-116948948.html

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Sanctuary in Watertown

As you know, we have been the lead designers on the conversion of a Gothic Church in Watertown, MA, into eight luxury condominiums.  This blog featured the property in both January and August of 2010.  The word is getting out there as Mt. Auburn Village was the Home Showcase in Saturday’s Boston Herald real estate…

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Making Small Spaces Look Bigger

Does size really matter?  Probably  not. The first mistake you can make here is buying into the concept that you actually need to, and for that matter, can make small spaces look bigger. EMBRACE small spaces!  They’re not something to apologize for.  Don’t try to pretend that it’s something it’s not.   Instead, focus on making…

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