Stefura Associates is an award-winning, full-service interior design firm with a focus on creating distinctive spaces that fulfill our clients’ objectives and reflect their principles and unique character. Located in Boston’s North End, with offices in Providence, Rhode Island, Stefura Associates was founded in 2007 by Marcy Stefura who has over 30 years of experience in interior design and project management. Our work encompasses projects in the academic, commercial, community and residential sectors. This breadth of knowledge and experience fuels our creativity and allows us to bring a fresh perspective to each endeavor. A collaborative, client-centered design process is the hallmark of our practice.

Whether we’re designing dynamic communal spaces for a municipal library or renovating a coastal vacation home, we create beautiful, functional interiors that represent the character and specific requirements of each project. Time and again, clients return to us for subsequent work, testimony to our design expertise, attention to detail and transparent business practices.

Awards

Bancroft Elementary School

Andover, Massachusetts

2017 Ed Kirkbride Award – Association for Learning Environments, Northeast Regional Chapter
2017 Citation of Excellence Award – Learning By Design, Elementary School
2016 Architectural Portfolio—Elementary School Citation American School & University
2015 People’s Choice Award—Favorite Space to Study, AIA New England
Architect: SMMA

UMass Amherst, Old Chapel Renovation

Amherst, Massachusetts

2017 Victorian Society in America Preservation Award

Architect: Finegold Alexander Architects

Massachusetts State House

Boston, Massachusetts

2016 Boston Preservation Alliance Achievement Award Winner, Boston Preservation Alliance

Architect: Finegold Alexander Architects

Methuen High School

Methuen, Massachusetts

2016 Citation Award for Education Facilities Design, Boston Society of Architects

2015 American School & University Magazine Citation Award

Architect: Finegold Alexander Architects

Holyoke Library

Holyoke, Massachusetts

2015 Paul E Tsongas Award Preservation Massachusetts

Architect: Finegold Alexander Architects

Perkins, Grousbeck Center for Students and Technology

Watertown, Massachusetts

2013 Architectural Access Board/ Boston Society of Architects,

Accessible Design Honor Award

US Green Building Council Massachusetts Chapter, Design Award

IES, International, Regional and Chapter Illumination Award, Merit Award

Architect: GUND Partnership

Fall River Justice Center

Fall River, Massachusetts

2011 BSA Accessible Design Award, Public Architecture Citation

Architect: Finegold Alexander Architects

Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High School

Bridgewater, Massachusetts

2008 Public Project of the Year in $50-$100 million category

Construction Management Association of America, New England Chapter

Architect: SMMA

Friends’ Central School, The Fannie Cox Center for Science, Math and Technology

Wynnewood, Pennsylvania

2005 Historic Preservation Award, Pennsylvania Lower Merion Historical Commission

Architect: GUND Partnership

Testimonials

“Without equivocation, Stefura Associates is one of the very finest interior design firms I have worked with in over thirty years. It all begins with a great eye towards design and a way of approaching the projects which complement and accentuate the architecture. As important as the fine design is, it is the team spirit that the entire firm has that so impresses me. I refer to this as the “journey” the design team and the client take to arrive at the final product. Marcy and her team work in tandem with our group in the architectural design. They balance the right amount of design savvy, construction knowledge, and good humor which make them true partners in our endeavor, and not merely a consultant.

I look forward to having the Stefura “take” on what is currently occurring in the design profession. The really great sense of color that Stefura brings to each project as well as integration of all the components such as lighting, texture, and furnishings is what make the interiors special.”


Gerard Frank

Bechtel Frank Erickson Architects

“Over the last 25 years it’s been a great pleasure to work on many institutional projects with Marcy.  She has a superb design sense, is collaborative and is highly thought of by her clients.  She recently worked on our Florida home and my wife and I could not be happier.”

Graham Gund

GUND Partnership

“Marcy was recommended to us by the architect of our Chestnut Hill home. Over the last decade we have relied on her to refresh existing rooms and design the interiors for a new addition. She has helped to create a warm and inviting family home. As a design industry professional myself, I greatly appreciate Marcy’s obvious talent, her absolute professionalism and her depth of design knowledge.”

Michelle Lefkowitz

Owner, ProSource of New England

“We have worked with Stefura Associates on two smaller updates of our Lexington home, and the larger work for our new home in Lanesville (Gloucester MA).

We have been very happy with the process and the end results, which always show a thoughtful approach that respects our requirements and intent. Marcy adopts a very organized approach to all her projects, with attention to budget and schedule. We feel that she kept all our meetings productive and focused, and always followed up on our questions.

Stefura Associates uses their broad experience with dealers, objects, materials and finishes to produce design solutions with surprising efficiency. The final products are always delivered with comprehensive documentation.

On top of all that, Marcy has been upbeat and patient in every interaction we have with Stefura Associates.”

Faith and Glenn Parker

Who We Are

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Marcy Stefura IIDA

Principal

Marcy is the founding principal of Stefura Associates and has over 35 years of experience in interior design and project management. Her work illustrates her exceptional attention to detail and spans a wide range of project types including educational, corporate, religious, library and residential work. Recognizing the value of a collaborative approach to design, Marcy encourages idea-sharing within the studio, with other design team members and with our clients.
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Lianne Vivilecchia IIDA

Senior Associate

Lianne is a talented, creative designer and a skilled project manager, offering our clients over 30 years of professional experience. She has a thorough knowledge of the construction process, an invaluable asset for all projects. Lianne’s past projects include work in the residential sectors; private and public schools; libraries; corporate offices, and religious facilities. Clients appreciate her receptiveness to their ideas and ability to translate them into real solutions.
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Amanda Pouliot IIDA

Designer

Amanda is a talented designer and a skilled project manager. She has a history of bringing complex projects in on time and under budget. Her highly detailed approach to each design challenge consistently results in a well-integrated design solution. Clients enjoy Amanda’s energy, positive attitude and fresh approach to design.
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Kyra Crist
LEED Green Associate

Junior Designer

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Teagan Fortune
LEED Green Associate

Junior Designer

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Yaisha Cordero-Rivera

Marketing Coordinator

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Stefura Associates Inc currently has two immediate full-time openings for a INTERMEDIATE INTERIOR DESIGNER and a JUNIOR DESIGNER to join our Boston team! We are seeking highly motivated, enthusiastic and creative individuals who are self-driven, detail-oriented and able to work well in a small office and entrepreneurial environment. Both individuals will assist in the development and facilitation of the design process for our firm’s current and future projects. Click here to see more.