The Design Dream Team
Posted: Monday, Apr. 22, 2013
Its been one year since uptowns 5 Church opened as the citys hottest new dining destination. And while the creative cocktails and inventive fare may have been the spaces biggest draws, its daring design has caught the attention of the citys most stylish. From an Art of War-inscribed ceiling to feather chandeliers, designers Mills Howell and Eric Boyd of Reaching Quiet design firm created a space that sizzles. We were trying to make a space that was enticing and sensual, says Howell, who is also a partner in MAP Management,
the group behind 5 Church. Now the pair are knee deep in the the groups next venture, Nan and Byrons in South End. Were trying to target that comfortable neighborhood feel, says Howell, noting that most of the materials are produced in their NoDa studio. Were always creating in our shop,says Boyd. And with every project we branch out a little more beyond our comfort zone.