Clawson Architects, LLC


Services Provided
Award Winning Architecture and Interior Design services for individuals who value art and design and want to create spaces that authentically tell the stroy of who they are.
Our clients believe that an investment in professional design services is money well spent.

Areas Served
We currently have completed projects in New York City and the Metropolitian areas of CT and NJ. We also have completed projects in Vermont and Florida. Marvin's NCARB status allow him to gain reciprocity in any state you would like us to work in.

Business Description
We believe that design matters.
We believe that design changes lives.
We believe that beautiful spaces inspire.
We value all that is beautiful and useful.
We value thoughtful, sustainable design.
We value relationships and collaboration.
We are artists.
We are problem solvers.
We are Architects—telling the stories of our clients three dimensionally.
We are Interior Designers creating spaces that celebrate who our clients are.
We are Business Leaders that value a good investment and believe that an investment in the design of a space is an investment worth making.
Clawson Architects LLC, is a full service, high end Architectural and Interior Design firm with expertise in residential, retail, office and institutional facilities.

Certification and Awards
AIA Gold Medal Winner for Design
AIA Silver Medal Winner for Design
American Institute of Architects, NCARB, Licensed and Registered Architects in NY, NJ, VT, FL, LEED AP BD+C, Certified Interior Designers,
Location:
Maplewood, NJ US 
Contact:
Marvin + René Clawson 
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Address:
145 Dunnell Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040 
Fax:
(973) 313-2721 
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It is stained ebony.
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it was one of the grays....I believe Oyster.
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This image was taken with a wide angle lens. Because it is toward the outside I am not completely sure and the drawings have been archived. I am certain it is a standard size from robern http://www.robern.com/product/line/detail.rbn?category=Cabinets&line=m_series
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I have to tell you that you are not only THE most patient, considerate, knowledgable & talented architect I have EVER come across (we have worked with a few) but also the consistently patient & thorough professional on Houzz.
Your attention to the questioners, going so far as to teach and warn of potential problems goes above & beyond!
FYI, often people don't bother to answer ANY questions asked-you are very unusual.
And you also seem like a plain ol nice guy to boot!

So I'd like to take a moment to thank you for everything you contribute to all of us. You are appreciated!
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Why Thank you cessna123--I would just like to comment on the "and you also seem like a plain ol nice guy to boot!" ....well truth be told, I M(ary) Rene Clawson (woman) respond to 99.9% of the Houzz postings...I do get feedback and some of the advice for my posts from my anything but plain, super nice guy & Partner Marvin. But no offence taken....I appreciate you taking the time to let us know that we are doing a great job. Have a great day!
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This was owner supplied.
Rugs are one of the most difficult purchases as there are so many things to consider.
Good news is, that you can have anything you want made!
You can hand pick the colors, size and patterns. If it is custom it takes quite a while to get as it is typically made in China or India...but if you take this into a Rug store, they should be able to help you.
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They are called "Windsor" Chairs and are a classic design available even at places like Sears and Ikea....but if you are interested in a custom authentic handmade Windsor chair check out http://www.windsorchairresources.com/Styles.html
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It is a concrete coping stone, I believe that next to the grill it is stainless Steel.
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The center Island is walnut the others are white marble. Because marble is a natural material, you will need to go to a Marble yard and select a slab that appeals to your individual aesthetic preferences.
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“What color? --has to be the most asked question I get on Houzz. I hesitate to answer the question because I feel it is very misleading. I wrote a blog to explain. Please take the time to read it. http://clawsonarchitects.blogspot.com/2012/08/what-color-is-that-how-to-select.html
I won't tell you ...not because I don’t like to share, but because I fear that it will not work out based on what I explain in the blog. Besides even looking at this image on my screen, the two walls look different....best bet warm white.
Best of Luck.
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Embarking on a remodel is a major investment both financially and mentally. We needed an Architect who could not only connect with us as clients but also with the energy of our house both old and soo... Read More
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We hired Marvin a few years back for a 100k home renovation that combined rooms from a poorly done 1990s addition and our original 1930s dutch colonial home. Ma...
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