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Away at Home, Connecticut Cottages and Gardens, June 2023 Issue

Away at Home Connecticut Cottages and Gardens, June 2023 Issue

A colorful contemporary design fills this pool house with that summer vacation feel as seen in Connecticut Cottages and Gardens' June '23 Issue.
HOBI Awards 2022, Connecticut Cottage and Gardens, March 2023 Issue

HOBI Awards 2022 Connecticut Cottage and Gardens, March 2023 Issue

Mackin Architects were honored at the HOBI Awards in 2022 for their French Provincial Stone Estate project.

Modern Celebrity, Westchester Home Magazine, Fall 2022 Issue

Modern Celebrity Westchester Home Magazine, Fall 2022 Issue

Ralph joins Ann to discuss the Modern Lake House project's uniqueness and process. Get the inside scope of the changes the property underwent to utilize the lake view while staying in the existing footprint.

Discussing the Creative Process and Design Collaborations, Ralph Chats with Alexa Hampton in episode 33 of 52 Weeks of Design

Discussing the Creative Process and Design Collaborations Ralph Chats with Alexa Hampton in episode 33 of 52 Weeks of Design

Ralph joins Alexa as a guest of her celebrated Instagram series: 52 Weeks of Design. Alexa and Ralph chat about their latest projects, past collaborations, lighting technology in design, and the way we live today.
A Classic in the Country, The 2021 Outdoor Issue, Design + Decor Magazine

A Classic in the Country, The 2021 Outdoor Issue Design + Decor Magazine

Nestled within the town of Greenwich, CT, sits a home with a story. The winding country roads that connect the many neighborhoods of this affluent "Gold Coast" town are rich with history, as the homes tell a tale of old architecture coupled with modern living. It was this concept that architect Ralph Mackin and his team at Mackin Architects focused on when designing this beautiful and detail-rich gambrel Shingle-style home.

Westchester Home's 9th Annual Home Design Awards 2020, Westchester Home Magazine

Westchester Home's 9th Annual Home Design Awards 2020 Westchester Home Magazine

Mackin Architects were acknowledged and voted winners in two categories during the Westchester Home's 2020 Virtual Design Awards.
Holding the Key to the 21st Century Home, WAG March 2021

Holding the Key to the 21st Century Home WAG March 2021

Ralph Mackin explores the company's "hybrid" approach toward architecture. This is the process of incorporating modern flow and classic details when building a new home or renovating an older one. Homes that use these design and style elements make it possible to live in a simply timeless structure.
Meet the Architects, Design + Decor Magazine

Meet the Architects Design + Decor Magazine

Mackin Architects specializes in high-end residential architecture, but the firm also integrates seamlessly with the community by creating its churches and clubs. "It's a natural extension of our firm," he says. "If you design residental architecture, you're learning how people live. You're bringing those thoughts into the other buildingsit makes people feel like they belong in those buildings."

Empty Nesters Renovate Their Country Home, Westchester Magazine

Empty Nesters Renovate Their Country Home Westchester Magazine

What was originally a contemporary house was rebuilt in 1999 and 2000 as a shingle-style house by architect Ralph Mackin. Almost 20 years later, the homeowners, who are now empty nesters, wanted a refresh. They re-enlisted Mackin as the architect on the project, and he brought in Kathleen Walsh to do the interiors. Working together, they created a new, more functional layout for the first floor that lends itself well to entertaining and a beautiful interior perfect for 2019 and beyond.

Shingle Estate on the Hudson, Inspired Home & Design

Shingle Estate on the Hudson Inspired Home & Design

Mr. Mackin and Mr. Platt both approached the library in such an inventive manner. The ceiling is unexpected (and brilliant), and the furnishings are current and classic at the same time.

Hudson Valley Pastoral, Made to Order

Hudson Valley Pastoral Made to Order

How does a designer create interiors for a historic house that are apparently of the period, yet still possess a contemporary flavor? That was the dilemma posed by this private estate, located on 125 magnificent Hudson Valley acres near West Point.

Dances with History, Architectural Digest

Dances with History Architectural Digest

When the couple purchased a historic estate in the Hudson Valley, they did so with every intention of restoring, renovating and expanding the original 1908 house. But then came the opportunity to acquire the rest of the hill it was on, including a plateau at the crest that afforded panoramic meadow, mountain and river views.

The Perfect Pairing, Westchester Home Magazine

The Perfect Pairing Westchester Home Magazine

When a North Salem architect and a Manhattan interior designer collaborate on a Dutch Colonial in Rye, the modern and the classic blend into a seamless symphony of style. This new home, designed by Ralph R. Mackin Jr. of Mackin Architects in North Salem, was built for a family of five with three young children. It is 6,500 square feet, with five bedrooms, six bathrooms, and two half-baths.

A Country Cottage, The Language of Interior Design

A Country Cottage The Language of Interior Design

“In this charming Queen Anne summer house, a kitchen and master bedroom suite were added on without disrupting the grace of the rest of the house, which wisely retains its late-nineteenth-century dimensions.”

Zen Bathroom Aesthetic, Westchester Home & Garden

Zen Bathroom Aesthetic Westchester Home & Garden

Winner of the Best Bath in the 2012 Westchester Home Design Awards.

Architect Blends Camp Styles with Modern Aesthetic, Adirondack Living

Architect Blends Camp Styles with Modern Aesthetic Adirondack Living

For architect Ralph R. Mackin, Jr., “cabin fever” hit early. But his wasn’t your classic case of frustration at being cooped up indoors. His was a case of feverish enthusiasm for rustic cabin-style buildings that he admired during boyhood hiking and camping trips while summering with his parents in the Adirondack Park.

Bringing Old and New Together, Bath & Kitchen Pro

Bringing Old and New Together Bath & Kitchen Pro

“People want to feel like they are entering a resort where they would be pampered. There’s more room and it’s spacious.”

Bridging Traditional and Contemporary, Impressions Kitchen & Bath Design

Bridging Traditional and Contemporary Impressions Kitchen & Bath Design

Tradition is always evolving. By reaching into the past, we create the future. Today’s homeowners are highly educated and confident about mixing styles. Even committed traditionalists, however, are eager to make their homes more comfortable by incorporating sophisticated technology.

Georgian on His Mind, Bedford Magazine

Georgian on His Mind Bedford Magazine

Having completed several renovations during the 21 years they lived in their Village Colonial, the Walkers had been impressed by a recent addition to the Fellowship Hall at St. Matthews. Designed by Ralph R. Mackin Architects and built by DPD Builders, the final product spoke volumes about the team’s attention to detail.

South Salem Renovation, The HOME Monthly

South Salem Renovation The HOME Monthly

Asked about his approach to design, Ralph said, “When it comes to renovations, we try to make it look as if we’d never been there. We can change the total look of a house or enhance what was there in a way that looks organic, which is what we did at the Rodgers’.

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