Carpenter & MacNeille
Photo by Eric Roth
This Essex–based firm is in its 20th year of crafting new homes and renovating existing ones, stewarding projects from small seaside bungalows to grand estates, and collecting excellence awards from industry associations and Houzz along the way. Company co-founder and design principal Robert MacNeille focuses on extending classic architecture traditions into the modern day, weaving in client-desired accents from Shaker to Asian while maintaining historic New England elegance.
106 Western Ave., Essex, 978-768-7900, carpentermacneille.com
Benjamin Nutter Architects
P.O. Box 254, 43 Canterbury Hill Rd., Topsfield, 978-887-9836, benjaminnutter.com