Who We Are
Michael Valvo Designs
About Us
Michael Valvo Design is dedicated to creating meaningful environments. Our esthetic is rooted in classic, romantic lines presented with a modern approach and response to the natural world.

Michael Valvo, Creative Director, has worked in design for nearly three decades. He studied at the Boston Architectural Center, and is a graduate of the New England School of Art and Design where he taught in the Adult Education Program. His work has been seen in Design Center showcases, private homes, and pop-up exhibits. He is an art and history buff, cook, stylist, who loves exploring different cultures and food.

Interior Design/Creative Direction Services
• Space planning consultations
• Furniture and upholstery design
• Custom window and floor concepts
• Lighting design
• Color design
• Bathroom and kitchen specifying
• Custom wall coverings
• Built-ins
• Art consultations
• Shopping
• Research and job tracking

Drafting /Architectural Services
• Conceptual drawings
• Working drawings
• Space planning
• Built-in designing
• Renderings
Testimonials
11 Reviews
JOAN MARSHALL
Relationship: consultantProject Date: Jul 2019

I have been working with Michael as a consultant on my project. He has been an immeasurable help throughout this process. Whereas I am timid and afraid, he is bold an brave and has given me the conf...Read More

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Relationship: ClientProject Date: May 2019

Micheal is a joy to work with. He has provided beautiful design ideas for our home and is always sensitive to our budget as well. We highly recommend Micheal’s interior design services!Read More

jayrmason
Relationship: ColleagueProject Date: Jul 2010

Michael Valvo is an interior design with panache and a drive to exceed expectations. I am an architect. Michael worked with us on a team submittal to a large $5M re-branding proposal project. There wa...Read More

maf02476
Relationship: client

Red M Studio has been my go to design professional for many years. Michael Valvo possesses impeccable and exquisite taste. He is a gifted designer and he consistently creates the visions he knows wil...Read More

Stephanie Pernice
Relationship: ColleagueProject Date: Feb 2012

Mike has worked with my partner and I to set up visual displays and vignettes in our design business to help draw more business and inspire our shopping clients. Mike's work is always inspired and fr...Read More

John Michael Kennedy
Relationship: ColleagueProject Date: Mar 2007

Michael Valvo's Red M Studio is quite simply a magical place, guided by a talented, smart, gregarious and professional principal. I would highly recommend Red M to anyone who's thinking about a chang...Read More

ifanger
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Sep 2010

Mike Valvo was our decorator when we moved into our co-op apartment in Cambridge. He was most helpful in determining which pieces of furniture we could keep and picked our all the fabrics for the reco...Read More

Linda K
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Apr 2013

Michael has been working with us for over a year. He has spent a lot of time determining what both my husband and I like together as well as what works in our space and for our lives. Everything he ...Read More

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Awards
Best of Houzz 2014 - Client SatisfactionRecommended on Houzz25 Ideabook Saves