Scandinavian Modern

9.20.2013 | Marcus Gleysteen
When we were commissioned to design a Swedish-inspired modern interior in as part of a renovation of a Queen Anne cottage for “This Old House,” I was asked by the show to discuss what Scandinavian Modernism was and what it meant to me as an architect. What began as a simple production task for a...

Kitchens That Work

8.30.2013 | Marcus Gleysteen
Custom residential kitchens are challenging spaces to design. They must successfully integrate and organize an extraordinary range of social, physical, and practical requirements that go far beyond food preparation and storage. Although restaurant inspired kitchens are still fashionable,...

Bhutan

7.24.2013 | Marcus Gleysteen
In 2010, we were approached by a fellow of the Kennedy School of Government to design a house for his family in Bhutan. He had walked by our office on his way to school, been intrigued by our old storefront, and ventured in to check us out. ...

Living and Designing in New England

7.14.2013 | Marcus Gleysteen
Early in my career, I thought that an ideal house to live in would be a combination of either an old Greek Revival farm house or a Queen Anne cottage with a big, open, urban loft. In this dream house, I would repair and preserve the character, detail, and scale of the exterior while utterly...