Berkeley Historic Renovation8 photos After returning to the Bay Area from the East Coast, these empty nesters brought only their prized furnishings and art collection that now comfortably mingle with contemporary furnishings, many designed and created by local artisans.
Moraga Home Renovation9 photos After searching for a new house, the clients chose instead to add on to their existing California Ranch home. The ground-up remodel provided much needed space for a family that loves to cook and entertain.
Pacific Heights Victorian Renovation7 photos This San Francisco Victorian duplex was transformed into a single-family home. The owner, a culinary school graduate, requested a chef's kitchen, complete with professional appliances mixed with today's practical materials.
Bernal Heights Kitchen Renovation5 photos An avid cook, the client thought he was comfortable with his kitchen's configuration when he hired us. But by flipping the entire plan and creating work stations, we greatly improved his storage, work flow and creativity.
Tiburon Mid-Century Kitchen Revival3 photos At the heart of this mid-century gem was a sad Spanish kitchen that was added in the 1980s. We fulfilled the new owners' dream of restoring the kitchen to its rightful state, but substituted practical contemporary finishes, custom cabinetry and hand–painted decorative tile.
Woodside Home Remodel5 photos Our clients purchased a townhouse condominium with strict CCR's, yet wanted to set their home apart from the other properties in this country parcel. The renovation included the kitchen, two full bathrooms, a new fireplace surround, and the addition of skylights in the stairwell, hallway and kitchen. We unified the home by carrying cherrywood cabinetry and molding throughout, anchored with reclaimed European limestone flooring.
Marina District Bathroom & Kitchen Renovation5 photos A finalist for the National Kitchen & Bath Association’s Small Bathroom of the Year, we enlarged a 42sq. ft. bathroom by removing the tub, relocating the door, recessing the cabinet, and minimizing contrast in materials.
In the kitchen, our client was comfortable using materials requiring regular maintenance — a glass backsplash, honed granite countertops, and a limestone floor. Removing the walls between a service porch, small kitchen and breakfast room created a large working kitchen with a bar area for entertaining.
Oakland Hills Furnishings2 photos A young couple with a large extended family needed a spacious, contemporary, and youthful gathering place for both children and adults.
Berkeley Pied a Terre Kitchen Renovation4 photos Originally intended as a pied a terre for the building’s retiring owners, a ground level laundry room was timelessly and efficiently integrated into an existing garden-front apartment for this Berkeley triplex.
2012 First place residential kitchen ($40k - $80K) award from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI).