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Holiday Newsletter + Shop Updates!

In 2020, Barbara Vail Design felt the uncertainty and fear that permeated our lives. We pivoted where necessary, but overall attempted to channel our unknowing into gratitude, positive change and growth.

The year started off throughout Boston and New England, our days filled with site visits, consultations, trips to the The Design Center, and the typical craze of project management. We took on a renovation in the South End, a consultation for a Newport home, a revamp of a Charlestown navy yard condo, and a modernization of a Newton Victorian, among so many others. Additionally, we were fortunate enough to welcome new team members at the top of the year to help with this boom in projects.

Then, the shutdowns began, and with safety and health taking precedence, construction stopped. Like our local restaurants and mom-and-pop shops, we saw the support and flexibility of our amazing clients, vendors, and contractors, helping us finish our South End space at the 11th hour. Thinking back on that time early in this pandemic, it truly feels like another era - celebrating my birthday maskless and near loved ones, working in person on projects and meeting so many new people. Now, we continue to push forward and support each other, months later....


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