August 2012

While this kitchen lives in a historic high rise building built in 1929 when we arrived on the scene it wasn’t very pretty.  With the addition of millwork, trim, hardware and stone this galley kitchen can now stand proud, reflecting it’s former glory.  


5 Obsessions: Outdoor Spaces

by krystyl alexander on August 14, 2012

Outdoor spaces are perfect for barbecues, parties, neighborhood get-togethers, and of course, relaxing!  We love outdoor spaces that are classic, comfy, and chic.  Here’s a few of our favorites! Images: 1. Pinterest, 2. Home Designing, 3. Outdoor Designs, 4. Pinterest, 5. Country Living  


5 Obsessions: Wallpaper

by krystyl alexander on August 9, 2012

We LOVE wallpaper!!  Wallpaper is a great way to add personality to a room, with so many options available you are sure to find one that suits yours.  Put it on one wall to create a dramatic focal point or on a ceiling for a dash of whimsy!  These are our favorite 5 wallpapers… today […]


Books on our Shelves: Houses of L.A. Volume II

by krystyl alexander on August 7, 2012

The second volume of  “Houses of Los Angeles” brings together house and garden plans with over 300 photos of downtown residences and mountainside estates built by Hollywood celebrities and Los Angeles innovators.  Los Angeles traditions of architectural innovation and unimagined luxuries: private air fields, golf courses, beaches and water gardens became realities and developed by […]


Benedict August Projects: G.I. Joe Room

by krystyl alexander on August 1, 2012

Who doesn’t love an interesting collection that’s thoughtfully displayed?  If a picture is worth a thousand words then certainly a glimpse at a collection speaks volumes about it’s owner.  So when our client approached us about designing his man cave to highlight his impressive collection of classic G.I. Joe action figures, we jumped at the […]