Our Process

THOUGHTFUL
Our design process starts with understanding your style and your lifestyle. Our interior architecture expertise allows us to thoughtfully plan and design your home spaces, to seamlessly flow with the way you want live. Whether its redesigning an interior layout, renovating an existing space or curating the right design elements, we’ll take care of every detail. We collaborate with the finest contractors and craftspeople so your project is a seamless and enjoyable experience.
BEAUTIFUL
Beautiful means something different to each client we work with. Is a trendy, modern city loft your style? Or is a timeless, classic space your vision? Our firm specializes in understanding your tastes and lifestyle to create a statement home that’s uniquely beautiful to you.
SOPHISTICATED
We curate the finest finishes for our clients – from elegant fabrics and stylish furnishings, to chic accents and custom designed details. Our deep knowledge of materials and finishes means we can select fresh and unexpected design features that transform your home and greatly enhance the way you live. With over 20 years in the design industry we have a vast network of contractors and craftspeople we can tap into for your projects to deliver distinct design elements.
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About Us

About Hammond Design

Whether you’re looking for casual elegance or a modern, bright and bold style, at Hammond Design, we understand that a custom and well-planned design has the power to greatly enhance the way you live.

We’re a residential interior architecture and design firm that is well versed in all design genres. We create thoughtful, beautiful, and sophisticated home designs that our clients love to live in. Our design experts have styled homes ranging from serene country homes to contemporary city dwellings and breezy beach getaways, incorporating luxurious and unexpected design elements into each project.

What remains steadfast in each and every engagement is our ability to deeply understand your style and lifestyle to deliver a unique statement design with the finest finishes that reflects your personal vision. An enduring, high-quality, well-designed space that transforms the way you live and feel about your home.

As a New England based firm, we have completed projects throughout the Greater Boston area, Cape Cod and the Islands and have also engaged in design projects on the west coast, including California and Washington.

With over 20 years in the design industry we have a vast network of high quality contractors and craftspeople we can tap into for your projects to deliver distinct design elements – giving each space that little extra something to make it stand out.

Portfolio
Photos:  Sabrina Cole Quinn - We transformed a generic-looking condo into a serene and sophisticated home perfect for everyday living.  Eschewing traditional architectural details like window and door trim, we delivered a clean, modern aesthetic that our client desired.  With thoughtful planning and ample storage space, even a petite home can live large.  Construction by NS Builders.
Beacon Hill Renovation
Photos: Sabrina Cole Quinn

We transformed a generic-looking condo into a serene and sophisticated home perfect for everyday living. Eschewing traditional architectural details like window and door trim, we delivered a clean, modern aesthetic that our client desired. With thoughtful planning and ample storage space, even a petite home can live large. Construction by NS Builders.

Photos:  Kyle Caldwell - A complete renovation of a 1200 square foot penthouse condo in Boston's North End.  Winner of multiple awards for design excellence in 2018 from the Eastern MA National Association of the Remodeling Industry (EM NARI) CotY Award and the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston (BRAGB) Prism Awards, we created a stylish and functional space for our clients.  Construction by Fresh Start.
Boston Penthouse Condo
Photos: Kyle Caldwell

A complete renovation of a 1200 square foot penthouse condo in Boston's North End. Winner of multiple awards for design excellence in 2018 from the Eastern MA National Association of the Remodeling Industry (EM NARI) CotY Award and the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston (BRAGB) Prism Awards, we created a stylish and functional space for our clients. Construction by Fresh Start.

Photos:  Eric Roth - As seen in the September issue of 'Design New England' magazine, a circa 1850 Cambridge home was fully renovated to fit the clients' modern taste and lifestyle while respecting the original architecture.  Construction by Fresh Start, Inc.
Harvard Square Historic Renovation
Photos: Eric Roth

As seen in the September issue of "Design New England" magazine, a circa 1850 Cambridge home was fully renovated to fit the clients' modern taste and lifestyle while respecting the original architecture. Construction by Fresh Start, Inc.

Photos:  Sabrina Cole Quinn - Built in 1910, this stately home received a complete redesign for a 21st century family.  The first and second floors stayed true to the character of the home while the third floor, with the addition of a dormer, was turned into a chic and modern space.  Construction by Porter Builders.
Arlington Whole House Renovation
Photos: Sabrina Cole Quinn

Built in 1910, this stately home received a complete redesign for a 21st century family. The first and second floors stayed true to the character of the home while the third floor, with the addition of a dormer, was turned into a chic and modern space. Construction by Porter Builders.

Photos:  Sabrina Cole Quinn - A family with two sports-loving boys, we updated the bedrooms to show off their passion.  Bold, whimsical, and mature, the finished design will see them through their middle and high school years.  The parents wanted a serene yet edgy space to retreat to after a long day.  Construction by Shaker Glen, architecture by DNA Architecture.
Boys' Rooms & Master Suite Redesign
Photos: Sabrina Cole Quinn

A family with two sports-loving boys, we updated the bedrooms to show off their passion. Bold, whimsical, and mature, the finished design will see them through their middle and high school years. The parents wanted a serene yet edgy space to retreat to after a long day. Construction by Shaker Glen, architecture by DNA Architecture.

Photos:  Shelley Harrison - This home, which has been in the same family since the 1950s, was renovated to take advantage of the commanding views of the private cove outside.  With tastes that lean to modern design, we created spaces that respect the history of the home while appealing to the clients' aesthetic.  Construction by Craig Dulong.
Gloucester Cove Renovation
Photos: Shelley Harrison

This home, which has been in the same family since the 1950s, was renovated to take advantage of the commanding views of the private cove outside. With tastes that lean to modern design, we created spaces that respect the history of the home while appealing to the clients' aesthetic. Construction by Craig Dulong.

Photos:  Kyle Caldwell - We took an outdated kitchen, powder room, and laundry and transformed them into a sophisticated and smart series of spaces for family to gather and share.  Construction by Porter Builders.
Lexington Kitchen
Photos: Kyle Caldwell

We took an outdated kitchen, powder room, and laundry and transformed them into a sophisticated and smart series of spaces for family to gather and share. Construction by Porter Builders.

Photos:  Sabrina Cole Quinn - We were honored to be selected to participate in this wonderful charitable event to support the work of the Junior League of Boston's mission to empower young women.  With Wonder Woman as our inspiration, we created an inspired office space where she can plan her next adventure.
Junior League Designer Show House 2017
Photos: Sabrina Cole Quinn

We were honored to be selected to participate in this wonderful charitable event to support the work of the Junior League of Boston's mission to empower young women. With Wonder Woman as our inspiration, we created an inspired office space where she can plan her next adventure.

Photos:  Shelley Harrison - Capturing our clients' love of the outdoors, we updated the kitchen, laundry, and bathrooms in a circa 1979 home.  Warm woods, earth tones, and natural shapes are featured throughout the spaces.  Winner of two first place awards at the 2018 Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston (BRAGB) Prism Awards, the kitchen is the hub of the home where the family comes together.  Construction by Isbell General Contracting.
Nature-inspired North Andover Home
Photos: Shelley Harrison

Capturing our clients' love of the outdoors, we updated the kitchen, laundry, and bathrooms in a circa 1979 home. Warm woods, earth tones, and natural shapes are featured throughout the spaces. Winner of two first place awards at the 2018 Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston (BRAGB) Prism Awards, the kitchen is the hub of the home where the family comes together. Construction by Isbell General Contracting.

Photos:  Kyle Caldwell - We transformed a builder-basic master suite into a serene space for a family with young children.  Construction by Isbell General Contracting.
North Andover Master Suite
Photos: Kyle Caldwell

We transformed a builder-basic master suite into a serene space for a family with young children. Construction by Isbell General Contracting.

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SERVICES

You desire a home that makes you feel good. A space that suits your lifestyle, right down to the finest details. A place you can feel proud to share with family and friends.

Our design experts can bring your home dreams into reality. We help you navigate the design process while carefully taking into account each and every functional need you have for your space. Our services include:

  • Interior architecture and design
  • Kitchen & bathroom design
  • Renovations, additions and new construction
  • Floor plans, elevations, 3D renderings, construction documentation
  • Finish material and color scheme selections
  • Furniture and upholstery selections
  • Window treatments
  • Custom cabinetry and furniture design
  • Project management and coordination with craftspeople and contractors including: contractors, cabinetmakers, painters, wallpaper hangers, plumbers, electricians, and other related trades

  • Consultative design projects: working with a client directly or a contractor, our team can work collaborate with you on an hourly basis to support a design project without the commitment of a larger project engagement.

Drawing on inspiration from your style and personality, we dig deep into our knowledge of materials and treatments to select fresh and unexpected design features that transform your home and greatly enhance the way you live.

The results speak for themselves. View our portfolio pages to see the thoughtful, beautiful and sophisticated homes we have created for clients.

Testimonials

What our clients and industry partners are saying about working with us

"Melissa really took the time to get to know our family and to understand how we would use our spaces. The work we did with Hammond Design has made our home feel like such a relaxing place to be - so comfortable, so inviting and so pleasurable to live in. When the project was finished I can remember thinking, I knew it would be good, but it’s even better than I imagined."

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Crissy, Newton

"The Hammond Design team helps projects run seamlessly, with solid plans that take clients unique vision from concept to reality. Melissa has a deep understanding of space planning and material selection, which she uses to create the “image” that we then produce. The end results are so beautiful that her work really speaks for itself."

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Ben, contractor

"Melissa is not only experienced, but a great listener and so approachable. She took away the angst of decision-making and instead gave me confidence and excitement about making design choices. Melissa helped us create a home that fits the way we live and the results are stunning."

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Jana, Arlington
We'd love to hear from you
  Remodeling   Redesign/redecorating   New construction   Consultation
 
Our Process
THOUGHTFUL
Our design process starts with understanding your style and your lifestyle. Our interior architecture expertise allows us to thoughtfully plan and design your home spaces, to seamlessly flow with the way you want live. Whether its redesigning an interior layout, renovating an existing space or curating the right design elements, we’ll take care of every detail. We collaborate with the finest contractors and craftspeople so your project is a seamless and enjoyable experience.
BEAUTIFUL
Beautiful means something different to each client we work with. Is a trendy, modern city loft your style? Or is a timeless, classic space your vision? Our firm specializes in understanding your tastes and lifestyle to create a statement home that’s uniquely beautiful to you.
SOPHISTICATED
We curate the finest finishes for our clients – from elegant fabrics and stylish furnishings, to chic accents and custom designed details. Our deep knowledge of materials and finishes means we can select fresh and unexpected design features that transform your home and greatly enhance the way you live. With over 20 years in the design industry we have a vast network of contractors and craftspeople we can tap into for your projects to deliver distinct design elements.
Resized Group 1.jpg
About Us

About Hammond Design

Whether you’re looking for casual elegance or a modern, bright and bold style, at Hammond Design, we understand that a custom and well-planned design has the power to greatly enhance the way you live.

We’re a residential interior architecture and design firm that is well versed in all design genres. We create thoughtful, beautiful, and sophisticated home designs that our clients love to live in. Our design experts have styled homes ranging from serene country homes to contemporary city dwellings and breezy beach getaways, incorporating luxurious and unexpected design elements into each project.

What remains steadfast in each and every engagement is our ability to deeply understand your style and lifestyle to deliver a unique statement design with the finest finishes that reflects your personal vision. An enduring, high-quality, well-designed space that transforms the way you live and feel about your home.

As a New England based firm, we have completed projects throughout the Greater Boston area, Cape Cod and the Islands and have also engaged in design projects on the west coast, including California and Washington.

With over 20 years in the design industry we have a vast network of high quality contractors and craftspeople we can tap into for your projects to deliver distinct design elements – giving each space that little extra something to make it stand out.

Testimonials

What our clients and industry partners are saying about working with us

"Melissa really took the time to get to know our family and to understand how we would use our spaces. The work we did with Hammond Design has made our home feel like such a relaxing place to be - so comfortable, so inviting and so pleasurable to live in. When the project was finished I can remember thinking, I knew it would be good, but it’s even better than I imagined."

HDSTACKED LOGO.jpg
Crissy, Newton

"The Hammond Design team helps projects run seamlessly, with solid plans that take clients unique vision from concept to reality. Melissa has a deep understanding of space planning and material selection, which she uses to create the “image” that we then produce. The end results are so beautiful that her work really speaks for itself."

HDSTACKED LOGO.jpg
Ben, contractor

"Melissa is not only experienced, but a great listener and so approachable. She took away the angst of decision-making and instead gave me confidence and excitement about making design choices. Melissa helped us create a home that fits the way we live and the results are stunning."

HDSTACKED LOGO.jpg
Jana, Arlington
We'd love to hear from you
  Remodeling   Redesign/redecorating   New construction   Consultation
 
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