About Us

SV Design specializes in beautiful and functional spaces that transform lives through exceptional design. For three decades, we have earned a reputation from Boston’s North Shore to Cape Cod and beyond for elevating communities with residential, multi-family, and commercial spaces of character and integrity.

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John Harden, AIA, LEED AP


John oversees the firm’s commercial, institutional, and academic work, and sees every project as an opportunity to elevate the community. Prior to joining SV in 2010, he managed large-scale projects for architecture and construction firms in Boston and Baltimore. A graduate of Syracuse University School of Architecture, John holds a Master of Architecture and was the recipient of the Syracuse University Master’s Prize, the Dean's Citation for Excellence in Design Thesis, and the AIA Henry Adams Medal for top-ranking graduate student. A designer at heart, John earned a Bachelor of Art in Classical Studies from Bowdoin College, Magna Cum Laude. On weekends, when he isn’t tackling house projects, John loves playing and coaching soccer, a passion he shares with his two young boys.

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