New England Home Magazine Inducts Brian J. Mac, FAIA to New England Design Hall of Fame

Boston, MA – New England Home is excited to announce the 2018 inductees into the New England Design Hall of Fame. Their names were announced to 400+ guests at the Heading Home to Dinner Cocktail party at the Boston Design Center. New England Home was particularly proud to host the announcement for the second year in a row in conjunction with Boston’s newest dine by design event organized by the local design community.

The industry’s top professionals gathered together to celebrate and discover the twelfth class of New England Design Hall of Fame inductees:

Mark P. Finlay, Mark P. Finlay Architects, AIA, Southport, CT
Brian J. Mac, Birdseye, Richmond, VT

Interior Design:
Mollie S. Johnson, Mollie Johnson Interiors, Inc., Wellesley, MA

Landscape Design:
Douglas (Doug) Jones, LeBlanc Jones Landscape Architects, Boston, MA

Specialty (Custom Building):
Robert (Bob) Marzilli, R.P. Marzilli & Company, Inc., Medway, MA
David Webster, Webster & Company, Boston, MA

As Kyle Hoepner, editor-in-chief of New England Home, notes, “It is such an honor for us to bring together New England’s residential design and building community and recognize individuals of this caliber. Their investment of time, talent, knowledge, and sheer hard work over many years has not only resulted in scores of gorgeous homes for their clients, but has also helped build the future of our whole industry.”

The following panel of judges selected this year’s exceptional group of inductees:

  • Michael Carter, principal of Carter & Company, Boston, and a 2016 inductee
  • Mark Doughty, principal of Thoughtforms Corp., Acton, Mass., and a 2017 inductee
  • Theodore (Ted) Landsmark, Director of the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy at Northeastern University and a board member of the Boston Planning & Development Agency
  • Anne Penniman, principal of Anne Penniman Associates, Essex, Conn., and a 2016 inductee

Kathy Bush-Dutton, New England Home’s publisher, adds “The New England design industry is beyond fortunate to have a wide variety of talented professionals. The top-echelon group of individuals being inducted into the New England Design Hall of Fame this year firmly illustrates the strength, spirit, and powerful talent New England brings to the design world. We were thrilled to toast to this incredible group of exceptional design professionals last night and are looking forward to their gala on November 8th.

The 2018 inductees to the New England Design Hall of Fame were fêted at a gala awards ceremony and dinner on November 8, 2018, at the State Room in downtown Boston.

About the New England Design Hall of Fame
Now in its twelfth year, the New England Design Hall of Fame continues to honor the region’s finest architects, interior designers, landscape designers, and specialty professionals for their exceptionally high-caliber work and significant contributions to the distinction and prominence of the New England design field. For more information about the New England Design Hall of Fame, visit

About New England Home
Published bimonthly, New England Home magazine is the preeminent authority on the finest residential architecture, interior design, and custom building in the region. New England Home is focused exclusively on the luxury homeowner and serves as the essential companion for those with the passion and resources to make their dream home a reality. Other products and programs include New England Home Cape & Islands, New England Home Connecticut,, the Luxury Home Design Summit, the 5 Under 40 Awards, and the New England Design Hall of Fame Awards Gala. For more information about New England Home, visit