Interiors East was established in 1996, prompted by numerous requests from potential clients looking for comprehensive design solutions and thorough project management for their projects.

The firm is a full service studio offering the entire scope of architectural services: starting with a project’s inception, through planning, design and development, construction documentation and project coordination through to the day the doors are opened for business.  The firm is highly regarded for its hands-on approach to all aspects of project management and a thorough understanding of project delivery.

Interiors East works with a full spectrum of clients: Commercial, Hospitality, Retail, non-profit organizations, and residential.

The firm is proud to have provided their expertise for projects with notable companies such as Verizon, General Dynamics, and Google, institutions such as Boston University and Harvard, developers such as Waterstone, as well as many local businesses.

Technologically, the firm has often been recognized within the design community for its forward thinking approach to presentation capabilities. From floor plans and concepts to 3D modeling, Interiors East is able to present the final design picture with clarity.

The firm maintains lean staffing and accomplishes much of it’s work in a collaborative manner, tailoring the staff according to the needs of each project. Trusted consultants include teams of engineers and specialists, such as lighting & acoustics, hand-picked based on the needs of individual projects.

We’ve earned a solid reputation among the construction and management communities as a firm who is easy to work with and one whose philosophy always places the purpose of the project as the highest priority.


Interiors East provides a full range of services from a project’s inception to final move-in services.


Owner and Principal

Jim is the Owner and Principal of Interiors East. Jim brings 40+ years of experience in the AE (architectural & engineering) industry and a wide breadth and depth of knowledge in all aspects of project experience to Interiors East.

Jim began his career at an international engineering firm headquartered in Cambridge MA and was involved in electrical design for projects in the US and abroad. He continued in electrical design at notable Boston engineering firms for 9 years, focusing his efforts on lighting design and project management.

In 1988, after nearly 10 years of electrical/lighting consulting to local architects Jim was seeking to expand his horizons in design and project management when he accepted an invitation from an award-winning architect to join that Boston firm. In addition to becoming a Senior Associate there, Jim has held consulting positions as a Senior Project Manager at another popular architectural firm as well as a Project Architect at Boston’s largest firm.

Jim has a reputation for his ability to bring knowledgeable talented efficient teams together, and is known for planning and designing with innovative ideas. As the firm’s owner and principal Jim continues to explore new horizons within the architectural field and is always seeking to involve interiors East in meaningful, purposeful projects.


Operations Manager

Rese has worked in finance and information technology for more than 25 years and brings extensive operations and project management experience to the team. Her experience and lifelong interest in space planning, design, construction, and property management combine with her business technology knowledge to create an ideal environment in which to channeling her energy into Interiors East initiatives. She brings unwavering project management skills, design talents, modern tools and technology, and a strong work ethic to the team.



Morris is a former professor and practicing architect with a long and diverse career of building design experience. Morris has worked in collaboration with Interiors East since its inception and more. Morris’s contribution to our efforts is invaluable. He brings a comprehensive knowledge to every aspect of our process. We regularly rely on his technical architectural skills, his intricate knowledge and practical application of building codes as well as forward thinking construction methods and building technologies.


Interior Designer

Sandy has over 30 years’ experience in the design industry, collaborating with architects, contractors and developers. Her commercial work includes facilities planning with large corporations, private schools, medical offices and a wide variety of businesses. Easily assisting with all aspects of a project from inception to completion, acting as a liaison between vendors, contractors and/or landlord for the client.

With an extensive background in space planning, FF&E and project management, Sandy’s approach to her clients’ design challenges is defined by her compassion and common sense. Only after listening carefully to clients’ needs and preferences does she begin to formulate a solution to fit the scope of the project. Sandy’s organized, team-oriented style ensures that the entire process is efficient, satisfying and delivered in a timely manner.

Edward Garcia

Visual Effects Artist

Edward is a Visual Effects Artist with an extensive background in technical and artistic 3D and 2D design. He has worked within the Los Angeles/Hollywood film industry for 8 years providing services as a camera operator, animator and special effects editor.

Edward has worked in collaboration with Interiors East for 10 years producing architectural pre-visualization and rendering. Using photorealistic textures and lighting he enables the team and clients to see high detail 3D and 2D previews of their projects from start to finish.

Along with his rendering skills, he utilizes camera matching and tracking technology in conjunction with pre-existing photos and videos to create an “in world” example of the finalized project.

round out our team

Interiors East maintains relationships with a trusted array of engineers and other various consultants and vendors. Disciplines like civil and site planning engineers make sure we meet the unique requirements of each town.  Traditional Structural and M-E-P (mechanical, electrical and plumbing), Fire Protection and Fire Alarm engineers make sure our buildings are safe and meet with the approval of code and building officials. Specialty consultants with expertise in matters such as lighting and acoustics assure that an environment is comfortable and productive. And our various vendors are often called upon when a project calls for special needs such as equipment, furniture or food service design.