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We work at the intersection of design, architecture and construction to create elevated and thoughtfully curated visual experiences that are highly attuned to our clients’ individuality and style. Our dedicated team and vetted network of resources and industry partners have the expertise to manage projects of any complexity, from full-renovations to design refreshes.  Implementing your vision with fundamental design principles, we approach each project as an opportunity to bring a compelling story to life, one that is uniquely yours. Whatever your project and desired range of collaboration, we strive to make the process seamless and joyful.

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Headquartered just outside of Boston, we’re well versed in New England-style homes and historical renovations but our expertise covers city to sea. From New York City to the idyllic shores of Cape Cod, Liz Caan & Co. creates highly cultivated spaces with ageless energy.

Over the past decade we’ve developed and continue to refine an eight step design process that yields beautiful results no matter the size of your project. We’re a group of collaborators and team leaders. We are business minded and service focused. We love what we do and approach every project with the same zeal and dedication. And we can’t wait to work with you.

  • Step one

    Discovery

    A time for us to listen and explore. During discovery we want to spend some time with you and your family to get a better sense of how you live as a family.

  • Step two

    Goals & Objectives

    Determine the main programs/goals and uses for each room in the house to guide furniture layouts, functional details, and overall feeling.

  • Step three

    Budget Development

    Conceptualize the tone, vision and narrative, and develop a comprehensive budget.

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    Step four

    Design

    The first is the schematic phase where we  work through the furniture layouts and lighting plans based off of our shared goals and objectives. The second is is where we we bring the vision to life and use the narrative we developed as a guide to help keep us on track and to be sure that everything we select supports the clients needs and the architectural objectives . We work in close collaboration with the client and the architect as well as any subcontractors or artisans.

  • Step five

    Design Sign-Off

    We present the design, listen to feedback and make necessary adjustments.

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    Step six

    Procurement:

    We are getting pricing, putting fabrics and wall coverings on reserve and obtaining strike-offs, we are generating detailed drawings for cabinetmakers, window installers and generating an accurate Proposal for the client. We are visiting the job site.

  • Step seven

    Production

    During Production we are generating purchase orders, approving cuttings, approving finish samples, approving shop drawings and material strike offs, checking on workrooms and suppliers and tracking shipments

  • Step eight

    Installation

    The Ta – Dah Moment! We love seeing the excitement on the faces of our clients when they walk through their new home and see their story come to life.