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Welcome Home.

"Home, the spot of earth supremely blest,
A dearer, sweeter spot than all the rest."

—Robert Montgomery

Welcome Home.

"Home, the spot of earth supremely blest,
A dearer, sweeter spot than all the rest."

—Robert Montgomery

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Our Firm

Janine Dowling Design is a full-service residential interior design firm specializing in interior decorating projects and architectural renovations. We primarily work in Boston and the surrounding suburbs, as well as on Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard. In addition, we have projects throughout New England and in Southern Florida.

Our design services include space planning, furniture and fabric selection, accessories and artwork selection, lighting selection, color consultations, and architectural materials selection. Our projects range in size from one-room redesigns to whole-house customizations. We always look forward to the opportunity to collaborate with architects, vendors, and industry specialists no matter the size of the job.

How We Work

Our mission at Janine Dowling Design is to create spaces for individuals and families that are reflective of their lifestyles and personalities. Each design statement for our clients is a unique expression of who they are. Whenever possible, we look for sustainable solutions that are long-lasting, beautiful, and gentle on the earth.

Our approach is highly collaborative. We work with our clients to create a shared vision of their space and not impose a look that one can find in any magazine. This means that each of our client’s homes, offices and public spaces are distinctive. We work with our clients through an initial envisioning process to tease out the look that speaks to them. It’s important to us for our clients to have a feel of their space before we begin. We love when our clients are as engaged in their new look as we are. Then we use our design experience and industry knowledge to develop the details of that shared vision. Collaboration, communication and teamwork are the foundations of the design process.
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Boston Interior Designers Serving Massachusetts and Beyond

Below are some of the areas we are available to work in Massachusetts. However, while Janine Dowling Design Boston is based in Boston, we regularly work elsewhere in MA as well as in Florida, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut and New York City. If you don’t see your town (or state) listed here, please don’t hesitate to call – we always love a good excuse to travel!

Back Bay, Beacon Hill, South End, Boston, Weston, Dover, Wellesley, Brookline, Newton, Needham, Belmont, Sharon, Arlington, Cambridge, Natick, Carlisle, Sherborn, Sudbury, Winchester, Lexington, Wayland, Concord, Westwood, Medfield, Lincoln, Cohasset, Hingham, Hopkinton, Holliston, Milton


Janine Dowling Design Boston
67 Kemble Street, Suite 2.4
Boston, MA 02119
(617) 445-3135

How To Choose The Right Boston Area Interior Design Firm For You

dining room makeover in Boston MAIf you're ready to hire an interior design company, we would recommended that you do your research before making a final decision. While there are many design companies out there, it's important for you to know that all design firms are not created equal. Working with a quality interior designer should help you gain clarity around what you want to do. A true professional will understand spatial differences within a home, and can make recommendations as to how to update your home to meet your goals.

How Much Do Boston Interior Designers Typically Cost?

The cost of the project is not just for the expertise and work done by the interior design firm. They also include the cost of the other contractors that are brought into the project. This may include architects and builders making changes to the physical structure of your home, perhaps cutting through walls and expanding rooms that need to be changed. This may also include other professionals such as electricians and plumbers. The cost could be tens of thousands of dollars once they are done, but it depends on how big the project is.

What Do Professionals Designers Actually Do For You?

Professional interior designers understand how to reshape your home. They can take your existing rooms and transform your experience of your physical surroundings. They understand how to use space effectively, and based upon the type of furniture that you have and the furniture that you would like to own, they can draw blueprints on what these changes will be.

How To Find The Best Design Companies in Boston, MA

You can find an abundance of interior design companies easily by searching on the web for interior design companies that are in your area. These businesses will provide you with several different options when it comes to packages that they will deliver. For example, they can help you expand a single room in your house, or they may revamp the entire home. You need to see previous examples of the work they have done, and once you have done that, you will be able to make a choice as to which firm will be right for you.

Just moved to Boston? Here are a few resources that may be helpful as you make your new house a home:

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