Who we are
Michael McCloskey Design Group is a full service residential architecture and interior design company.
After graduating with Architectural Degrees from Wentworth Institute of Technology, The Boston Architectural Center and Harvard University, Michael moved to San Francisco to work as a senior urban designer at Bechtel. In 1985 he began working as a design consultant to architecture, construction and development firms where he became involved in a wide variety of projects including hotels, casinos, restaurants, shopping malls, housing developments and resorts internationally. In 1993 Michael relocated his business to Marblehead and founded his custom residential design firm, Michael McCloskey Design Group. Since 1993 MDG has completed over 300 buildings with a construction value of $80,000,000.
Michael has been a thought leader in business development and management for small design firms at Build Boston for over 3 years and has lectured on leadership and managing change at Harvard University. In 2003 Michael received a certificate of graduation from the Advanced Management Development Program in Real Estate at Harvard University. He is an instructor at the GSD and is a member of the Executive Education Advisory Board.
Rachel H. Harris
Rachel began her working life as software engineer, but felt the pull of design and the built form and made a career switch to architecture in 2004. In 2008, she graduated with her Masters of Architecture from the Boston Architectural College and has been helping clients create beautiful spaces with Michael McCloskey Design Group since 2009. Rachel is currently working toward her professional registration.
Fantastic designer and architect Could not ask for better results Great ideas, thoughts, plans and designs Love the work on my kitchen and bedroom addition Read More
We are currently working with Michael. His ideas are very innovative and match with our needs. Michael is very easy to work with especially with our crazy schedules. He has delivered everything we hav... Read More
After seeing so much beautiful and well executed work done around our seaside town by Michael McCloskey, my wife and I were happy for the opportunity to benefit from Michael's vision and guidance on t... Read More
Great Architect / Design firm My firm won the bid several years ago on a truly amazing project in Swampscott Ma and Mike was the Architect , the design was spot on and the homeowners were complet... Read More
Having grown up in Marblehead, Mass. I knew the in's and outs of finding the right home to move back to after 15 years in Boston. We did 3 1/2 years of open houses and my wife and I finally found a pl... Read More
Michael is a uniquely talented architect. HIs buildings are instantly recogizable as he is able to combine function with style, modern with classic. Whatever the design challenge, his results speak ... Read More
I have done many projects with MDG. From just a small bath to large whole house remodels, his attention to detail is unparalelled in the field. Hands on with the client from concept to turn key. ... Read More
Michael worked with my wife and I on the remodel of both our primary and second home. On both projects we found his ideas and design schemes to be inspiring, logical and cost effective. Michael offere... Read More