We explore every creative possibility in order to come up with the best use of existing space or in planning additional space and new structures. We work closely with each client throughout the process to make sure that our designs match their expectations.
We are highly experienced professionals and our accreditation include: California certified interior designers (CID); sustainable building by USGBC as LEED AP BD+C (Building and Construction), and NCIDQ certification. In addition to our knowledge of furnishings, textiles, draperies, and wall and flooring materials, we understand the requirements of the CAL Green Building Code and Title 24, and also are ADA specialists.
Our end product is a cohesive plan that translates easily from paper into your end product - a beautiful space.
MEET THE DESIGN PRINCIPALS
Our approach to interior design is rooted in real life.
It’s about the right fit, and the simplest solution.
With a passion for casually elegant design, Maureen has integrated her creative background, and planning and development experience to lead two design firms. Her work includes residential projects in California, New York, New Jersey, North Carolina, Colorado, and Vermont.
Prior to her life in the design world, she held executive positions in finance, strategic planning, and business development for ESPN, Warner Communications, WNET, and Madison Square Garden Corporation. The latter led to an opportunity where a Vice President, she oversaw a $250 million renovation.
With degrees in literature and art history, a master's degree from Syracuse University, Maureen brings a variety of talents to her work. She holds an accreditation as a LEED AP in Building & Construction and is certified as a California Interior Designer #6548.
Joan brings an openness and clarity to the process of developing interior design projects. This approach combined with an impressive history of firm and design management results in highly successful projects.
As vice president of two national architectural firms, Joan's commercial design projects included office buildings, law firms, medical and scientific laboratories, retail and trade showrooms, among other professional spaces. As principal of her own design firm, she worked with WestEd (an educational research and developments company), LACCD (the construction consortium for the nine community colleges), Chevron, and Otis Spunkmeyer on their test kitchen facilities, as well as other projects.
Joan attended Duke University and received her design degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. She holds a NCIDQ accreditation and is certified in California as an Interior Designer #1181.