It is crazy to think that we have been at our Design Studio at 779 Harford Turnpike for almost two years! In that time, a TON has changed, one thing that has remained constant? Our General Manager, Mike! Mike has been with Emily’s since its inception and has worked with Emily’s Interiors, CEO for many years before that as well! When it comes to re-designing/remodeling any space in your home, Mike is your guy. Here is a little bit about Mike and his background.
Education/Degree: Bachelors of Science in Architectural Building and Engineering Technology from New England Institute of Technology.
Why Pursue a Career in Designing? I took an ‘Intro to Drafting and Design’ class as an elective in my freshman year of high school and Immediately took a liking to it. I took advantage of every elective available to me in that field throughout the rest of my time in high school.
How Long Have You Been Designing: I started working for a Custom home builder during my sophomore year in college which was 2004. I’ve been in the building and design industry in different capacities ever since.
Proud Design Achievement: Every time a project I design comes to life and gets built, it’s a great moment. If I had to pinpoint one moment, it would have to be a large kitchen and master suite addition in Wellesley. The project had many challenges with having to go through the local zoning board, engineering issues with tying into the main house, ledge present on site, etc. But seeing that addition come to life was for sure one of the prouder moments of my career.
Favorite Part of Designing & Why: Without a doubt seeing the look on a customers face when I show them their space in 3D for the first time. Second would be the feeling when someone tells me that something is ‘impossible’ then we figure out a way to make it happen!
What makes you (Emily’s) unique from other designers in your industry and what can a customer experience by working directly with you (us)? Our process and approach. We look at the house, family, and project as a whole. Not just a kitchen or bathroom in a vacuum. We get to know the family and design to their lifestyle and needs.
3 Fun Facts About You:
1: My biggest accomplishment is and will always be my family. I have an amazing wife and two beautiful boys. They are my ‘why’.
2: I’m a die hard Boston Sports fan.
3: I enjoy music and singing. I’ll never shy away from the mic at Karaoke night!
There you have it folks! Are you hoping to work with Mike on your next remodel? Visit him at our Design Studio at 779 Hartford Turnpike in Shrewsbury, MA. There, he will be able to help you with any questions you have about designing your dream space! Want to see some of Mike’s completed Designs? Follow us on Facebook, Pinterest, Houzz and Instagram!