Best Places To Add Flair To Your Patio In Boston

June 25, 2013 12:05 AM

(Photo from Meyer & Meyer)

Summer often means lots of outdoor projects, including the patio area of your living space. Create your dream patio this year with help from professionals in the area who love what they do. Share images, browse through portfolios or brainstorm with the best of Boston.
(Photo from Offshoots, Inc.)

(Photo from Offshoots, Inc.)

Offshoots, Inc.
547 Rutherford Ave.
Charlestown, MA 02129
(617) 500-6530

This firm specializes in residential, sustainable landscapes; in other words, plants, plants and more plants. If part of the challenge you face on your balcony or patio calls for attention to clean air from the city’s pollutants, bring your ideas to Offshoots’ design specialists who have gathered years of experience in the unseen production of clean, reproductive air. The vast irreplaceable beauty we find in plant life can be both eye catching and functional.

(Photo from Flavin Architects)

(Photo from Flavin Architects)

Flavin Architects
175 Portland St., Suite 6
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 227-6717

Sculpted lines and timeless materials can be manipulated by the crew at Flavin to blend together the inside of your home to the outside. These artistic geniuses are on the cutting edge of what is called Natural Modernism. Putting your ideas first, this team seeks to understand the client’s goals to tailor a space space specifically to your needs. Looking to develop a concept that will be both functional and beautiful? Inspiring a range of styles from the most sophisticated modern to beautifully crafted traditional designs? All this and more are available once you’ve stepped in the door of Flavin Architects.

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(Photo from ZeroEnergy Design)

(Photo from ZeroEnergy Design)

ZeroEnergy Design
156 Milk St., Suite 3
Boston, MA 02109
(617) 720-5002

ZeroEnergy Design has an award-winning team with citations for excellence, basing its designs on your unique style and need. Looking to renovate? This exceptional team of artists employ computer-generated pictures of your dream scheme. Placing your imagination right in front of you makes it easier to tweak and adjust the desired outcome. Come view its portfolio of homes in Cape Cod and signature classic renaissance. ZeroEnergy Design puts the highest focus on energy conservation and sustainable forms.

(Photo from Meyer & Meyer)

(Photo from Meyer & Meyer)

Meyer & Meyer
396 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 266-0555

Meyer & Meyer pays extraordinary attention to detail. Whether working on a balcony, renovated country porch or new construction, each and every project needs a fresh approach with the best craftsman in the area. It’s a magic moment when your dream becomes a reality. Don’t just settle on someone else’s generic mass-produced products. Each patio or outside area space will become the jewel of the house if you’re not careful.

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Terrat Elms
535 Albany St.
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 451-1555

Terrat Elms Designs welcomes everyday as extraordinary, understanding that a budget can be inspiration’s best friend. These professionals have an exceptional stock of supplies and wealth of experience. Whether looking for an eye to classic or unsure if neo-modern is a possible venture; stop in, browse its portfolio and share your latest ideas. Designers have featured patios on Chestnut Hill, within the Back Bay, Brattle Street and The Ritz Carlton. There is no project too great or too small, with absolutely no preconceived ideas. The choices are all yours.

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