This Investment partnership project was a ‘Labor of Love’. Built in 1939 it presented very challenging structural issues especially termite and dry rot. There are two cottages on one piece of property. Restoring these beauties back to their original look and feel was a fun task. We added a touch of Beach color to each. […]
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This generational home, originally owned by their parents, was passed on to the youngest son. My job was particularly challenging to capture small details of the old, for example, creating a special keepsake table out of an old piece of driftwood pulled from the beach by his parents. It was a fun framing challenge refreshing […]
The family of four children, now grown, had many memories at this beachside condo prior to its flood. Our team completely gutted the inside and refreshed every aspect of its mechanical structure and of course the design. We upgraded everything from electrical to insulation, to waterproofing. It hadn’t been touched since the 1980’s. Now their […]
Poway fires ravaged this family’s home as it was a complete loss. We felt very blessed to create their new large estate home in an exquisite tuscan style. Each new detail had many challenges as the their needs changed from the original home that the children grew up in. We created an amazing outdoor space […]
This investment project has a special place in my heart. Its simple design was a challenge to look ‘extra special’ without over spending. The fresh new open kitchen and family room flows immediately out doors through a huge expanse of sliding doors. The most challenging was the small footprint because the temptation is to add […]
An extremely large project that faced many hurdles along the way was particularly gratifying upon completion. It has an elevator, a basement not really seen in southern California, and a dramatic floating staircase. Very rewarding to watch each of the three stories take shape over the course of 18 months. A timeless estate.
This beauty was an ugly duckling originally. The owner had asked me to gut this small condo from a tired 1970’s space to a spectacular bachelor pad. This truly exemplifies the transformation of its detail. Often it doesn’t take tons of money to create beautiful spaces but it does take a vision between the owner […]