News from the Studio

COVID-19 Preparedness

Aug 11, 2021
Our team continues to stay abreast of local and state guidance in order to safely navigate the shifting tides of the COVID-19 pandemic. Currently, Cushman Design Group co-owners Milford Cushman and Terri…

On the Boards

Mar 31, 2021
Arts & Crafts Inspired Country Estate When our clients requested a fantastical and theatrically themed…

Work In Progress

Mar 31, 2021
Vermont Studio Center - Pearl House "Realizing designs within the context of a master plan is much more…

A Free Hand Fall

Nov 12, 2020
Hand sketches have a captivating role in our process; conveying the "big picture" by intentionally lacking…

Summer Construction

Nov 12, 2020
Currently under construction, Peak Sanctuary will soon become a place of peace, rest, and relaxation.…

Video Client Story: Vermont Studio Center

May 20, 2020
Vermont Studio Center is a non-profit artist and writer residency community in Johnson, Vermont. VSC's…

COVID-19 Response & Preparedness

Mar 31, 2020
CDG would like to extend our team’s best wishes for your health and safety during the COVID-19 crisis,…

A staple of Vermont's Homes: Mudrooms

Oct 24, 2019
Vermont’s fall season is the time when leaves change to vibrant red, yellow, and amber tones of orange…

Studio Spotlight: David Koschak

Oct 24, 2019
We are beginning a blog series that focuses on getting to know, on a deeper level, the people that are…

Lakefront Modern Client Story

Oct 24, 2019
The owners of this lakefront property arrived at our studio with a clear vision for replacing their 1970s…

CDG In New England Home

Oct 24, 2019
New England Home featured us in an article describing key aspects of our design philosophy. The article…

CDG Welcomes Dana Ambrose and Meghan Emmett

Oct 23, 2019
It is our pleasure to introduce to you Dana Ambrose (left), and Meghan Emmett (right). Dana and Meghan…

Meet Us in the Middle: Design & Prefabrication

Sep 05, 2019
When one decides to build a house, two of the most important questions often are; how long will this…

Milford Cushman & CDG team Win 4393 Award

Jul 29, 2019
We are thrilled to announce that Milford Cushman, and the Cushman Design Group team have again been chosen…

On the Job Site Spring 2019

Jul 10, 2019
Take a virtual tour of three of CDG's projects currently under construction and nearing completion. Included…

Vermont Studio Center Campus Master Plan at the Red Mill Gallery

Jul 09, 2019
CDG would like to wish Vermont Studio Center (VSC) well as the non-profit artist and writer residence…

A House for Living in the Mountains

Jul 09, 2019
There's something about creating a vision that's hard to resist. When it comes to architecture and design,…

Video Client Story: Rick & Martha

Jul 09, 2019
During the search for a designer to re-envision their mountain home in Stowe, Rick and Martha Wagner…

Sketching Under The Summer Sun

Jul 09, 2019
For CDG's team, hand drawing remains the preferred method to study design solutions. There's no medium…

CDG In Print

Jul 09, 2019
Don't miss Best of Burlington magazine's summer 2019 issue with a feature on CDG's team, design process,…

Summertime Living at Mile Point Cottage

Jul 09, 2019
Grab your sunglasses and flip flops ... it's summer in Vermont and we're revisiting a beautiful lake…

Stoney Hill Residential Development in Bristol, Vermont

Mar 19, 2019
Bristol is a quintessential, historic Vermont town on the western flanks of the Green Mountain Range,…

Morrisville Public Restrooms

Mar 13, 2019
Chad Forcier and Kelley Osgood, CDG Project Managers, have volunteered their time and expertise to assist…

On the Jobsite

Mar 12, 2019
Take a virtual tour of this selection of CDG's projects currently under construction and nearing completion.…

A Winter of Sketching

Mar 07, 2019
In the “The Poetics of Space”, author Gaston Bachelard paints a portrait of deep winter as the season…

Video Client Story: Ed & Maureen

Mar 07, 2019
It is our privilege and pleasure to be entrusted with our clients' dreams and ideas. Your kind words,…

On The Boards and Under Construction

Nov 08, 2018
Take an inside look at several of our studio's current projects under construction and in the design…

CDG Welcomes Jon Severinghaus to Design Staff

Nov 08, 2018
Cushman Design Group is proud to welcome Jonathan "Jon" Severinghaus to our design staff as a drafter.…

Albany, Vermont Community Store Recognized During Governor's Visit

Nov 08, 2018
On October 9th Vermont Governor Phil Scott visited the site of the former Albany General Store in Albany,…

Cahill Cabin Featured in Katie Hutchison's "The New Cottage"

Nov 08, 2018
CDG has collaborated with Katie Hutchison, architect and author, to photograph and tell the story of…

Pearl House Project at the Vermont Studio Center to Begin

Nov 08, 2018
CDG's Vermont Studio Center (VSC) project team is proud to announce that VSC's Directors and Board of…

Video: Raven Beach in the Summer

Sep 25, 2018
Story: Robert Kiener          Photography: Susan Teare Drone Video: Cole Boester, Grey Haven Productions "Connections."…

Raven Beach, Acclaimed Hyde Park, VT Home For Sale

Jul 24, 2018
  Raven Beach 33 Years In the Making   Offered for Sale by The Bateman Groupat Pall Spera Company   "Connections…

On The Boards and Under Construction

Jun 01, 2018
We are proud to share a selection of our studio's current design work and projects under construction…

Dwell On Design LA 2018 Photo Retrospective

Jun 01, 2018
On April 5th, 2018 Milford Cushman, CDG Founder and President, presented at the annual Dwell On Design…

Spotlight on Craft: Details

Jun 01, 2018
CDG's team is proud to work with extraordinary craftsmen on many of our projects. The manifestation of…

Vermont Studio Center Church Studios Ribbon Cutting

Jun 01, 2018
The Church Studios at The Vermont Studio Center has officially opened after an extensive preservation…

Design Work On The Boards and Under Construction

Mar 04, 2018
Our studio continues to be blessed with diverse and fascinating projects, each with a unique story and…

Milford Cushman to Lead Panel Discussion at Dwell On Design LA

Feb 22, 2018
On April 5th, 2018, Milford Cushman will present a panel discussion on "How to Design Buildings and Spaces…

CDG Welcomes David Koschak

Feb 22, 2018
It is our pleasure to introduce you to architectural designer David Koschak, the newest member of the…

Green River Reservoir Wood & Storage Shed

Dec 01, 2017
Visitors to Vermont's Green River Reservoir State Park during the summer of 2018 will most likely watch…

Design Work On the Boards and Under Construction

Oct 17, 2017
This year our team has worked on a multitude of diverse and fascinating projects. Our drawings boards…

Creating by Hand: Sketching at CDG

Oct 17, 2017
The timelessness of a hand drawing's ability to convey a concept and capture one's imagination has long…

Haven published in Dale Mulfinger's Family Cabins

Oct 17, 2017
"Haven" has been published in architect and author Dale Mulfinger's most recent book "Family Cabins,"…

Morrisville Food Co-Op Opens!

Oct 02, 2017
"MoCo," Morrisville, Vermont's new food co-op is now open and serving the community. After a brief soft…

Vermont Studio Center Church Studios Project Underway!

Sep 08, 2017
Construction is underway on the Vermont Studio Center's (VSC) Church Studios building. Located on Main…

Milford Cushman & CDG Win 4393 Award - Stowe's Best Architectural Designer

Jul 13, 2017
Milford Cushman, and Cushman Design Group have again been voted the Stowe area's best architectural designer…

Drone Videos of Haven, Raven Beach, and Vermont Studio Center

Jul 10, 2017
We recently had the opportunity to collaborate with Cole Boester, a young man with a passion for drone…

Vermont Studio Center and CDG Recognized by Lamoille County Planning Commission

Jun 20, 2017
We're proud to share that on June 6th, 2017 the Vermont Studio Center (VSC) and Cushman Design Group…

Vermont Studio Center Kowalsky Building Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Jun 19, 2017
On Friday, June 9, 2017 the Vermont Studio Center welcomed friends, members of the community, the project's…

Milford Cushman Presents at Downtown & Historic Preservation Conference

Jun 16, 2017
On Thursday, June 8th in White River Junction, Vermont, Milford Cushman presented the Vermont Studio…

Helen Day Arts Center presents Milford Cushman and Terri Gregory with Leadership & Service Award

Jun 05, 2017
On Saturday April 29, Stowe, Vermont's Helen Day Arts Center (HDAC) presented Cushman Design Group owners…

Durable and Enduring Design - CDG Spotlight in Vermont Trendwatch Magazine

Jun 05, 2017
Be sure to checkout the Spring 2017 issue of Vermont Trendwatch Magazine. In the article, Trendwatch…

Stellar Transformation - Renovation project featured by New England Home

Apr 24, 2017
Don't miss the May-June issue of New England Home magazine! One of CDG's recent projects, "Mountain Modern",…

Milford Cushman & CDG nominated for 4393 Award

Apr 24, 2017
Milford Cushman and Cushman Design Group have been nominated for Best Architectural Designer in the Stowe…

CDG Awarded Best of Houzz Design 2017

Jan 25, 2017
Cushman Design Group has been awarded Best of Houzz Design 2017! We would like to thank our clients and…

Vermont Studio Center Kowalsky Building moved to new foundation

Oct 13, 2016
In collaboration with Donald P Blake Jr, Inc, The Design Group, and the Vermont Studio Center, Cushman…

Bristol Firestation Open House

Sep 24, 2016
On Saturday, September 24, 2016 the Bristol Vermont Fire Department hosted the grand opening of the town’s…

CDG Presented Brungardt Award

Sep 22, 2016
Fairlee, Vermont - September 22, 2016 - Together with Friends of the Green River Reservoir, Cushman Design…

Milford Cushman Voted Stowe's Best Architectural Designer

Aug 25, 2016
It is with great pride that we share that CDG President Milford Cushman has been named Stowe’s Best Architectural…