Eastern Point VistaContemporary Home Office, Boston

The selective restoration of this ocean front home pays homage to its nautical environment. The study in particular was designed to emulate the pilothouse of a ship; the ceiling resembles the ribs of the inner carcass of a boat hull; materials like holly, teak and mahogany replicate boat materials; to amplify the effect. Yacht designer Joe Artese provided authentic yachting details in millwork and trim.

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rbraschler wrote:Feb 24, 2013
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    Thanks for your question rebrachler. We do not like to release the cost of items, even if it's a ballpark number. The cost of replicating these built-ins can vary between locations, material selection and cost, cost of a millworker/designer, ect. This project was also done sometime ago which makes the price fluctuate as well. We wouldn't want to give you an outdated number. We also do not release cost out of respect to our clients.
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    Are the floors made from veneer panels? Thanks

abedmori wrote:Feb 11, 2014
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    Thanks for your inquiry. Unfortunately, we don't have any pictures of the exterior roof. Here's a better picture of the ceiling if that helps you.

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roberto1964 wrote:Feb 9, 2014
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    Thanks for your question. This is a custom designed and built desk.
mdoggy wrote:Oct 3, 2013
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    Thanks for your question. The room is roughly 12'x18'.
maramay wrote:Jun 27, 2013
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    Thanks for the question Maramay! Unfortunately, these cabinets are a custom piece built for this particular client and out of respect for them we can't release the plans to the public. Sorry about that! I can tell you that everything was built out of mahogany.
mikebechard wrote:Jan 27, 2013
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    Thanks for your question. Unfortunately, we can't recall where the flooring was purchased. It is teak and holly wood flooring.
centerdeck wrote:Dec 25, 2012
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    Thanks for your question! The custom ceiling detail remains curved throughout to resemble the shape of a boat. See the link below, it's a better image of the ceiling.

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jordjud wrote:Sep 2, 2012
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    The darker part of the desk is a leather inset.
joyful01 wrote:May 18, 2012
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    Hi! Unfortunately, this desk can't be purchased. It was custom made for the client.

What Houzz contributors are saying:

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Jess McBride added this to Ahoy, Matey! Explore These Interiors for Boat LoversJun 28, 2016

4. Captain’s quarters. Sure, this office with a view isn’t boat-shaped, but it doesn’t need to be when it’s designed after the pilothouse of a ship. Looking out that window behind the desk, it’s easy to imagine the captain of industry who likely works here as the captain of an ocean liner instead.

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Amy Tattrie added this to Dan’s OfficeDec 5, 2018

He likes color and idea of turning around to work too to look out window

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John H. added this to StudySep 21, 2018

Love the wood. Would pass on desk and face the windows.

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smlmaw added this to 75 CorinthianJun 9, 2018

Note the brass weather/clocks on far right

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