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

badge_7_2We 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, including ratings and reviews by Houzz’s 11 million monthly users.

Here is a sample of what our clients had to say about us on Houzz in 2012:

My experience working with a handful of other designers on kitchen and bath renovations helped me realize just how outstanding Haddad Hakansson designers are. They earned 5 stars with professionalism, exciting and fresh ideas, color expertise, and attention to schedule and budget constraints. I won’t work with anyone else.”

  • Houzz user Joanna K., Client

“I found them to really listen to my “wish list” and was very impressed in how they creatively included them all into a very small space.  They were a delight to work with and made a very stressful project an enjoyable one with their attention to detail and quick response to all my changes. 

I would highly recommend Mark & Kurt to anyone with design needs.”

  • Houzz user gmsassoc, Client

Interior PhotosHaddad Hakansson’s 2012 award was given in the “Design” category, and was based on the number of images added to Houzz users’ “ideabooks.” Fewer than 1 percent of the 32,597 interior design professionals profiled on Houzz have won “Best of Houzz” awards in both 2012 and 2013.

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Ready to reinvent your own space? Contact us for a free consultation. We would be delighted to meet with you!

“Walnut” Mudroom Project:  Added to over 3600 Houzz ideabooks

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading