Planeta Design Group

We believe that the best projects are those which successfully translate our client’s vision, needs and limitations into an optimal design. Though we focus on achieving superior outcome, we don’t neglect the process, aiming to deliver a rewarding experience from day one through completion. Our clients feel listened to, understood and appreciated.




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Patrick has over a decade of professional experience in Interior Design and Fine Art Brokerage. His work spans corporate, residential, retail and hospitality. After gaining public recognition for his extraordinary talent while working at one of Boston’s premier design firms, Patrick began Planeta Design Group.

Patrick is deeply committed to client service, catering to each client’s unique situation and needs. Being a well-versed and multi-faceted individual, he brings to each job innovative design solutions that implement the client’s vision and desires in a creative yet efficient manner.

In 2010, Patrick was among the first group of inductees to receive New England Home’s ‘5 Under 40’ award, recognized as “the hottest emerging talent in residential design in New England.” He serves on the Board of Directors of Artists for Humanity in South Boston and has been part of the team building the new “Creative Industries EpiCenter” on a land donated by Procter & Gamble. Patrick also volunteers his time to various charities and art-related philanthropic engagements.

Patrick graduated Magna Cum Laude from Wentworth Institute of Technology with a Bachelors of Science degree. Previous to that, he took classes in sculpture, painting, printmaking and photography at the Lyme Academy of Fine Arts (associated with the Florence Griswold Museum) in Old Lyme, CT. In addition he has attended Harvard Business School and has completed the GNE Program.





  • Project criteria and design direction


  • Space planning
  • Preliminary design concepts
  • Local and state code compliance


  • Design refinement
  • Color palette development
  • Initial furniture recommendations
  • Pricing package development


  • Complete set of coordinated documents including plans, specifications and schedules for construction
  • Project coordination


  • Management, implementation and coordination


  • Collaboration with architects and consultants








“Planeta Design Group was an invaluable resource to the entire team for our mixed use project, the Andi, in Boston.  The firm’s comprehensive services - from space planning, interior architecture/design and finishes, selection and procurement of all furnishings, fine art services, and even our turnkey model units - were delivered with the utmost care and service.  It is rare to have a resource like Planeta that can carefully integrate and coordinate the many complex aspects of a project design, construction, and delivery, while upholding an inspiring design outcome. 

The group manages client expectations with their clear communication and ability to work with all members of the larger assembled project team.  I know that we at PRG would work with them again on our future developments and would recommend them without hesitation”

Zack Skarzynski, Vice President, Pritzker Realty Group

“The team at Planeta Design Group is outstanding.  They possess all of the basic underpinnings of a great design team – creativity, command of market trends, responsiveness, and adherence to budget, proactive engagement with the contractor and subs, etc.  But their real talent is delivery of genuinely authentic design because they respond first to identity of place and then they layer on their sense of smart, original design.  That prioritization is too often absent in the design world.  We are on our 3rd collaboration.  I’m certain there will be a 4th.”

Patrick McMahon, Director of Development, Federal Realty Investment Trust

“We loved working with Planeta Design Group to create our beautiful home.   From thoughtful service to a truly stunning creative vision, PDG offers the complete package and guarantees a successful project.  They guided the creation of a unique and gorgeous home that feels like us, and they took exceptional care of the project from the first design meetings to the final punch list items.”

Julia and Peter Johannsen

“We have had the pleasure of working with Planeta Design Group on several occasions. These projects have included high end residential projects in Bermuda and Boston as well as an upscale restaurant. The ability of the firm to understand the client’s needs as well as to challenge the barriers of design have allowed us to create extremely successful projects.

The implementation of projects can be extraordinarily stressful for the client however Patrick has an ability to utilize the best resources within a sense of reality. The creation of realistic budgets and timelines has allowed us in all cases to deliver projects that not only have an individual impressive factor but are delivered to meet our expectations.

I have thoroughly enjoyed working with Planeta Design Group and Patrick and have no hesitation in recommending them.”

William Cox, President, Waterfront Properties

“Suffolk has had the pleasure of working with the Planeta Design Group’s team on several projects and have found their knowledge, teamwork, and collaborative approach a valuable asset we enjoy thoroughly. Their attention to detail, dedication to the client’s interest and use of materials is superb.”

Chris Gedrich, Vice President of Operations, Suffolk Construction Company

“Planeta Design Group does an exceptional job of listening to the client, then translating that client’s vision into tightly coordinated architectural drawings. They are extremely hands-on during construction to ensure the vision is filled”

Nat Wysor, Senior VP at Redgate Real Estate Advisors, LLC

“The team at Planeta Design Group are creating masterpieces!  Their attention to detail is impressive and the result was a redesign of our floor plan and complete top to bottom interior design for our living space that took into account every single detail.  Not only is everything stunning to look at, our apartment is effortless to live in because PDG's depth of experience allowed them to combine all elements of interior design to create an incredibly unique living space.  We were particularly impressed in their ability to efficiently use the space they were working with.  They mixed a combination of handmade elements and custom designed furniture to incorporate practical living and beauty, including a hidden wall bed, A/V equipment, discrete storage, and still make a room feel larger when completed.  It was a pleasure to work with PDG because they took the time to really understand our goals before they began their work and they were very professional and thorough from the beginning to the end of a yearlong project.   

We would do it all over again with PDG and we highly recommend them!”

Maureen and Thad Palmer

“It was an absolute pleasure working with the team at Planeta Design Group. They provided such intuitive, creative design elements for our project at Alloy. The unit finishes were perfect for the market and the common area selections captured the branding of the project completely. PDG provided well positioned options and responded professionally. TCC would highly recommend PDG for any multi-family project. Their vision is fresh, inviting and creative.”

Sue Hawkes, Managing Director, The Collaborative Companies

“Planeta Design Group helped us to create a corporate image that is at once contemporary and sophisticated but also timeless. They designed two major office projects and two retail bespoke banking centers. The Planeta Basque team worked closely with our team and with the Suffolk Construction team to assure that the vision we had for the Admirals Bank spaces would be implemented seamlessly and beautifully.”

Nicholas W. Lazares, Chairman and CEO, Admirals Bank

“At Abrams Capital, our physical space is vitally important to our firm’s culture. We want the space to reflect our values such as warmth, uniqueness, and professionalism. Planeta Design Group has been our principle design firm on our last two projects because they have demonstrated an ability to translate our vision into a magnificent office environment. We are grateful to have worked with them as partners as we seek to create a unique firm with a unique office environment”

David Abrams Managing Member, Abrams Capital

“For our Condominium Residences and common corridors and Lobbies we are delighted with the comprehensive approach PDG has taken guiding, advising, reviewing issues and communicating throughout the design phases.  They have deep skill sets in design, detailing, procurement, project management and all aspects of any commercial and residential projects.  Their creative design solutions make each space special and refreshing.  Planeta Design Group has done work in so many types of buildings, nationally and internationally, which instills a great client trust level due to their extensive experience. They have conveyed a true interest in all our needs and project and have been fully committed throughout.  We find them open, engaged, and thoughtful at every phase of our planning and design phases.

We feel very proud to call PDG “our designers,” for The Battery Wharf  Condominiums , particularly knowing how sought after they are. Their wonderful reputation is deserved and we’re so happy we selected PDG to work with us.”

Sue Kwasnick, Design Committee Chair