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10 mistakes made in Kitchen/Bath renovation

Posted by on Oct 8, 2012 in Boston Interior Design, Boston Kitchen Design, Lexington Interior Designer, Lexington Kitchen/Bath design, Winchester Interior Design | Comments Off on 10 mistakes made in Kitchen/Bath renovation

Last week I was interviewed by a writer from This Ole house magazine for a Publication that will come out in January 2012. The subject was , what are the 10 worst mistake people make when they are renovating there kitchen/Bath.   1.   Not hiring a professional. 2.    My brother /or husband will do some of the work 3.    We don’t need a designer to do floor  plans 4.   we, ll get the contractor to  jot something down.    we can do our own floor plans 5.    Choosing a less expensive cabinet line 6.    Placement of doors, and windows,...

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Some things to know about Interior Designers.

Posted by on Oct 1, 2012 in Boston Interior Design, Cambridge Interior Design, Concord Interior Design, Lincoln Interior Design, Winchester Interior Design | Comments Off on Some things to know about Interior Designers.

Good morning everyone. Some things to know about Interior Designers.   Interior designers must know most state and federal building codes so that their design spaces are safe and legal. An interior designer needs to be creative and be able to conceptualize design ideas outside the box. The ability to handle stress and problems, as they arise on the job site. Meeting the demands of both the clients, and contractors. Being able to deal with difficult clients and difficult problems in an effective manner. Handling multiply projects all at the...

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Nantucket Sunshine

Posted by on Sep 6, 2012 in Belmont Interior Design, Boston Interior Design, Cambridge Interior Design, Concord Interior Design, Lincoln Interior Design, Nantucket Kitchen Design, Winchester Interior Design | Comments Off on Nantucket Sunshine

Designed By: Jean Marie Courtney Creative Designs Photographer: Tony Camarrada Designer Jean Marie Courtney bathed this Kitchen in sunny yellows. I wanted to breath that fresh salty sea air into my kitchen design and bring the sunshine palette thur to my cabinets this is what Nantucket is known for.Eschewing a typical white and blue palette seen all over Nantucket I wanted this Kitchen to feel like a warm summer...

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Posted by on Aug 24, 2012 in Belmont Interior Design, Blog, Boston Interior Design, Cambridge Interior Design, Concord Interior Design, Lincoln Interior Design, Winchester Interior Design | Comments Off on

All good designs starts with a floor plan, be it a kitchen, bathroom, living room, ECT… Creative Designs uses a leading architectural software called 20-20 to execute all phases of floor plan designs. This software allows the designer to design in 3-D rendering as well as color, with elevations. Creative Designs will provide the clients and General Contractors with basic floor plans, to more elaborate 3-d plans, architectural top down view, to full view elevations in black & white & full color spectrum. Floor plans are used for...

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Floor plans

Posted by on Jul 28, 2012 in Arlington Interior Design, Belmont Interior Design, Boston Interior Design, Cambridge Interior Design, Concord Interior Design, Interior Design | Comments Off on Floor plans

Good morning everyone, All good designs starts with a floor plan, be it a kitchen, bathroom, living room, ect… Creative designs use  a leading architectural software called 20-20 to execute all phases of floor plan designs. Creative designs will provide the clients and contractors with basic floor plans, to more elaborate 3-d plans, architectural top down view, to full view elevations in black & white to  full color spectrum. Floor plans are used for several reasons, for the cabinet companies to price out the cost of cabinets , countertop...

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Boston Design Center Sold Again!

Posted by on Jul 26, 2012 in Belmont Interior Design, Boston Interior Design, Concord Interior Design, Winchester Interior Design | Comments Off on Boston Design Center Sold Again!

Vornado Realty Trust of New York has sold the Boston Design Center as part of a portfolio of similar properties across the country, the company reported Monday. The transaction has not been finalized, and Vornado has not disclosed the buyer or the purchase price for the design center. But the company said Monday that it sold the eight-story building in the Seaport District and other properties for a total of $228 million. Vornado purchased the design center in 2005 for about $96 million. The building houses 87 showrooms and is known as New...

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Creative Designs Services

Posted by on Jul 23, 2012 in Arlington Interior Design, Belmont Interior Design, Blog, Boston Interior Design, Boston Kitchen Design, Concord Interior Design, Winchester Interior Design | Comments Off on Creative Designs Services

Good morning everyone. Creative Designs is a full service Interior Design Company, one that specializes in Kitchen & Bath Designs. Some of the services that Creative Designs offers 1. Extensive Color theory consultations 2. Window treatment, Creative Designs Custom designs window fashions 3. Hunter Douglas window Product. 4. Creative Designs represents some of the following Furniture lines such as: Michael Thomas, Yorkshire House, Ole Biscayne Bay, Elden, just to name a few. 5. Creative Designs has numerous accounts in the Boston Design...

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Interior Designer VS Decorator

Posted by on Jul 23, 2012 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Interior Designer VS Decorator

My name is Jean Courtney, my company is Creative Designs , and I am an Interior Designer. The term Interior Decorator applies to those practitioners who arranges interiors in various styles & focuses on designing the ornamental aspects of the interiors . Interior Designer also designs in ornamental aspects,  there is more of an emphasis on structured education Planning & Functional design . An Interior designer can undertake projects that include space planning , drafting floor plan layout , having an understanding of technical issues...

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Boston Kitchen Design

Posted by on Nov 21, 2011 in Arlington Interior Design, Belmont Interior Design, Boston Kitchen Design, Cambridge Interior Design, Concord Interior Design, Interior Design | Comments Off on Boston Kitchen Design

Boston Kitchen Design Today I’d like to speak on cabinet hardware.      With so many options available today, where does one start. Hardware has everything to do with the cabinet door style itself.  Be it Traditional, French country, Contemporary, or Transitional. Lets say you’re cabinet finish is in Old World Strie~ Traditional door style cabinet. Partner this up with a bronze pull, or an antique gold knob. When you’re into Contemporary, a sleek vertical door pull in polished chrome comes to mind. Change the finish a bit and go with a...

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Hunter Douglas WIndow Treatments

Posted by on Nov 21, 2011 in Arlington Interior Design, Belmont Interior Design, Boston Interior Design, Concord Interior Design, Interior Design, Lincoln Interior Design, Winchester Interior Design | Comments Off on Hunter Douglas WIndow Treatments

Creative Designs is an authorized dealer of Hunter Douglas products. As we all prepare to go inside, energy conservation is on all our minds Without energy-efficient window treatments, as much as 50% of a home’s heating energy can be lost through its windows. All Hunter Douglas window fashions provide window insulation, offering your home increased protection against heat loss during the winter. HD window fashions are designed and custom-made & assembled just for you, – in the U.S. Creative Designs offers professional services...

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