PROJECTS

The Row Hotel at Assembly Row, Somerville, MA
Designer: XSS Hotels
Architect/Contractor: Procon
Artist: Justin Blanchard/FORMA Beyond
Commissioned by: XSS Hotels

Marriott's latest flagship AC branded hotel, utilized the FORMA Beyond designed and manufactured reception wall as well as I-beam replications and stair risers and stringers. (Photos Courtesy The Row at Assembly Row and JS Photography.)

Bar Rustic Restaurant, Kingston, MA
Concept: Jim Cafarelli
Design: Whitlock Design Group
Artist: Justin Blanchard/FORMA Beyond

Bar Rustic is an upscale, urban-retro restaurant complete with the multi-Emmy Award winning The Studio Kitchen. The restaurant uses FORMA Beyond light weight composites to replicate the steel I-beams and concrete bridge structure of Manhattan’s iconic High Line. The design also includes replicated steel barrel ceilings, steel stove pipes (used for bar shelving) and steel C-channels used to stylistically edge the bar and frame the windows.

Moderna Framingham
Design: Planeta Design Group
Artist: Justin Blanchard/FORMA Beyond
Developer/Contractor: Mill Creek Residential
Subcontractor: Woodcraft Group

Custom replicated, light-weight ceiling tins, complete with old world rust and wear, adorn the mail room in the Moderna apartment complex in Framingham, MA and provide easy maintenance.  (Photos courtesy Planeta Design Group)

315 Commonwealth Ave, Cambridge, MA
Design: Eric Roseff Designs
Artist: Justin Blanchard/FORMA Beyond
Contractor: CAFCO Construction Management

Foyer ceiling is a light-weight replication of a 17th century vaulted stone church ceiling complete with an authentic alabaster finish.

Golden Dragon, Foxwoods Resort and Casino, Ledyard, CT
Design: ZDS Architecture and Interior Design
Artist: Justin Blanchard/FORMA Beyond
Contractor: Frank Zaino & Associates

Exquisite restaurant design includes a replicated, aged brass dragon scale ceiling, giant-size hammered brass door handles and antique brass light dome.

Your Third Spot, Atlanta, GA
Design: Whitlock Design Group
Artist: Steven Weber/FORMA Beyond
Contractor: Dakota Contractors

Complete replicated 40' maple tree was created for the Your Third Spot connection venue, Atlanta, GA. Photos courtesy: Your Third Spot.

315 Commonwealth Ave, Cambridge, MA
Design: Eric Roseff Designs
Artist: Justin Blanchard/FORMA Beyond
Contractor: CAFCO Construction Management

Custom replicated, light weight antique brass ceiling tiles.

315 Commonwealth Ave, Cambridge, MA
Design: Eric Roseff Designs
Artist: Justin Blanchard/FORMA Beyond
Contractor: CAFCO Construction Management

Custom bath screen replicating the hand-carved styles and patinas of 14th century lattice walls.

Sam Adams Tap Room, Faneuil Marketplace, Boston, MA 
Architect: Bergmeyer Associates
Contractor: Wright Architectural Millwork
General Contractor: Gilbane Building Company

We created five bar tops complete with embedded Sam Adams bottle caps and broken bottle bits.

121 High Street, Boston
Owner: Glanz Properties
General Contractor: BAY Contracting

FORMA designed and manufactured custom molds to replicate the complex details of the worn out cornices and dentals on this historic building. Fabricated steel frames were integrated into the elements to securely attach them to the building.

Gun Lake Casino, Wayland, MI
Architect: JCJ Architecture
General Contractor: Christman Constructors
Artists: Justin Blanchard/FORMA Beyond, Jason Gillis/Oasis

Custom designed and molded exterior fire benches and fire pit.

Alloy Condominium Kintsugi Reception Desk, Somerville, MA
Designer: Planeta Design Group
Millwork: Wright Architectural Millwork

We worked closely with the Planeta designers to create this custom Kintsugi-inspired reception desk. Closely following the Japanese Kintsugi "golden joinery" art form, we molded, textured and colored the desk to closely replicate dark granite with a continuous labyrinth of bronze-filled cracks.

Sanofi, Cambridge Crossings, MA
Architect: Perkins & Will
Mill- and Casework: Legere Group
Artists: Justin Blanchard/FORMA Beyond, Jason Gillis/Oasis
Commissioned by: Sanofi

We created custom reception and stationary desks, along with a serpentine planter and bench, for this the expansive grand corporate lobby.

Christ the King Parish Renovation, Concord, NH
Architect: Warren Street Architects
Contractor: JS Spain Commercial Services
Artist: Justin Blanchard/FORMA Beyond

FORMA Beyond custom-molded the new cornices that grace the renovated vestibule on the historic Christ the King Parish.

On Site Digital Scanning, 3D CAD Model Building

FORMA provides complete onsite digital scanning capabilities to create replications of historical elements without having to remove the original from the structure. The hand-held digital scanner produces a full 3D CAD model used to generate CNC cutter paths to cut the stone/granite or create molds for GFRC, GFRG or Composite Polyurea replications.

Bridgewater Academy, Bridgewater, MA
Contractor: M. O'Connor
Architect: Tappé Architects
Preservation Consultant: JMBA Architects
Artist: Justin Blanchard/FORMA Beyond

FORMA Beyond replicated the exterior columns and capitals and interior ceiling medallions for the restoration of this 1868 Italianate- and Georgian-Revival-styled town hall.

Peterborough Townhouse Historical Replication
Architect: Catlin Architecture
Artist: Justin Blanchard/FORMA Beyond

Peterborough's historic Townhouse was built in 1918 and as part of its restoration, FORMA Beyond created replications of the original ceiling medallions complete with a new electrical system and lighting fixtures.

The Street, Chestnut Hill, MA
Architect: BKA Architects
Developer/Contractor: WS Development

Three new storefronts incorporate FORMA Beyond light weight 15" and 18" steel C-channel replications that are up to 7-times lighter than real steel.

Chipotle, Portsmouth, NH
Architect: JD Lagrasse and Associates
Contractor: Haynes Group

Accurately replicated 12" C-channels are 7-times lighter than real steel and create an industrial look on the exterior of the Chipotle restaurant, Portsmouth, NH

Celtics and Bruins ProShop, Boston, MA
Architect: Bergmeyer Associates
Contractor: Shawmut Design and Construction

FORMA Beyond 12", 16", 20", 22", 24" and 28" replicated steel C-channels grace the new Celtics and Bruins ProShop in the historic TD Gardens, Boston, MA. They include replicated nuts and washers and are up to 7-times lighter than real steel. This allows for a simple installation and provide long term, rust-free maintenance.

Fuel America, 100 Front Street, Worcester, MA
Architect: Prellwitz Chilinski Associates
Contractor: GVW, Inc.

FORMA Beyond replicated light weight steel C-channels, gusset plates and rivets to add Worcester's industrial feel to this hip coffee shop.

Tiffany Pavilion at the Four Seasons Sheraton, Norwood, MA
Architect/Developer: Hobbs Brook

Hidden just off the busy byways of upscale Norwood, this unique art space was completely designed, manufactured and installed by FORMA Beyond. The pavilion is super friendly and inviting for large groups, offers numerous smaller settings for more intimate get-togethers and built to last for generations.

The Rival House Grand Casino, Hinckley, MN
Architect: Cuningham Group Architecture
Artist: Justin Blanchard/FORMA Beyond
Contractor: PCL Construction

FORMA Beyond designed and replicated these super-light weight cold rolled and welded steel truss sections complete with an authentic rusted texture, gussets and rivets. The 30 foot, 105 pound trusses fully support the 6-monitor media center.

Don CeSar Maritana Grille, St Petersburg, FL 
Architects: Design One Architecture
Design: Parker Torres
Artist: Justin Blanchard/FORMA Beyond

General Contractor: PCL Construction

Custom designed and molded fluted column warps complete with bases, upper corbels and integrated tables.

One Dalton Street, Boston, MA
Architect: Cambridge Seven
Artist: Justin Blanchard/FORMA Beyond
Contractor: Shawmut
Subcontractor: Component Assembly Systems

FORMA Beyond manufactured custom light-weight ceiling cornices, light coves and columns for this project in the heart of Boston.

Marriott San Antonio, TX
Designer: Parker Torres
Contractor: PWI Construction
Artist: Justin Blanchard/FORMA Beyond

FORMA Beyond manufactured several large diameter columns for the Marriott San Antonio lobby. The elements provide the elegant classic look and feel of plaster, but with significantly higher strength and durability along with increased flexibility in design possibilities.

Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites, Seaport, Boston
Concept: Group One
Artist: Justin Blanchard/FORMA Beyond
Commissioned by: Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton

FORMA Beyond custom designed and manufactured a pair of nautically themed, UL certified, I-beam/rope lights for the hotel's restaurant ceiling.

Coke-Cola Bottle Wall
Concept: Stibler Associates
Artist: Justin Blanchard/FORMA Beyond
Contractor: PIDCOR, Inc.
Commissioned by: Coke-Cola Beverages Northeast, Inc.

Custom bottle wall highlights the super-cool meeting room of Coke-Cola Beverages Northeast, Inc. Bedford, NH

Railway Cargo Car Replication
Concept: Stibler Associates
Artist: Justin Blanchard/FORMA Beyond
Commissioned by: Wheelabrator Technologies

Railway cargo car replication includes the body, wheels, suspension units, rail, rail clamps and spikes.

 

The Ritz-Carlton, Naples, FL
Concept: Parker Torres
Artist: Justin Blanchard/FORMA Beyond
Millwork Contractor: BermanFalk
Commissioned by Benjamin West

The custom floral design for the hotel room feature wall was developed in our CAD system starting from a Parker Torres concept and sketch and commissioned by Benjamin West.

The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner
Concept: Parker-Torres Design
Artist: Justin Blanchard
Commissioned by The Ritz-Carlton
General Contractor: HITT Contracting

This sparkling geometric design, based on a Parker-Torres Design concept and molded in GFRG, swirls the eye while drawing it into an array of infinitely deep vortexes.

MGM Music Hall at Fenway, Boston, MA
Concept: DAIQ Architects
Artist: Justin Blanchard/FORMA Beyond
General Contractor: Gilbane Building Company
Millwork Contractor: Wright Millwork
Lighting: Bandit Lites
Installation: Archer
Owners: MGM, Red Sox, Live Nation

ASTM E-84 and UL723 rated Class A fire retardant replicated bright brass chevron proscenium.

Foley Hoag
Concept: Elkus Manfredi
Millwork Contractor: Mark Richey
Artist: Justin Blanchard/FORMA Beyond
Paint: Masterworks Custom Paint and Body

Custom reception desk ensemble was hand-sculpted and finished with an high strength industrial coating to replicate the look and feel of real bronze.

Translucent Reception Desk, Boston, MA
Concept: Planeta Design Group
Artist: Justin Blanchard/FORMA Beyond
Commission: Bower Boston

We CNC-milled a series of molds to create the swooping lines and surfaces of this otherworldly translucent reception desk.

Dinosaur Reception Desk
Design: Planeta Design Group
Artist: Justin Blanchard/FORMA Beyond
Paint: Masterworks Custom Paint and Body
Architect: TAT
Contractor: JMA
Commission: Bower Boston

At the direction of Planeta Design Group, FORMA Beyond hand sculpted a "Dinosaur Egg" desk that serves as the reception desk for the Bower Boston Tower 2 lobby. Helping greet visitors with a resounding wave of friendly, future modernity.

Bower Boston, MA
Design: Planeta Design Group
Artist: Justin Blanchard/FORMA Beyond
Paint: Masterworks Custom Paint and Body
Architect: TAT
Contractor: JMA
Commission: Bower Boston

FORMA Beyond hand-sculpted this custom water Impluvium that replicates the color and dynamics of the ocean and provides occupants with a calming spot to meet and relax with their friends.