Before & After: 1920s Craftsman Gets a Bold Update in More Ways than One

When we got the call, the family behind this 1920s Craftsman in the Trestle Glen neighborhood of Oakland was bursting at the seams. As an older home, the rooms were small and not at all functional for the demands of modern-day life. They were desperate to add more space, but they weren’t sure how to do it. You'll never believe our solution...


Design Reveal: A Coworking Space with Pride and Purpose

We transformed this 9,000 square foot blank canvas into a state-of-the-art coworking hub that is energizing the creative community and revitalizing downtown Richmond. Come meet CoBiz...


The Finley Home Remodel: Bedrooms, Bathrooms & Family Room

Last month, we toured the first half of the Finley residence, our 1940s Oakland home that we completely gutted and remodeled over 10 painful yet glorious months. Today, we're heading downstairs to our personal spaces: the principal bedroom, ensuite bathroom, Zoe’s bedroom and bathroom, our private family room, and a home gym that will knock your socks off.


Before & After: Inside the Finleys’ 1940s Full Home Remodel

You may have already browsed our HGTV Magazine feature, but what wasn’t included in the feature? Hideous, jaw-dropping, cringe-worthy “before” photos! YUP. That's what we're doing today. If you’re looking for ugly photos that will make you feel better about your own home and inspire your full confidence that there IS hope for your space, come take a look...


Spa-Inspired Bedroom & Bathroom Renovation in Piedmont

If Spa Day and joyful design had a baby, this bedroom and bathroom renovation in Piedmont would be it. If you're looking for fresh start this year (one that doesn’t just begin at your home bar), this could be your sign...


A Fun-Loving & Colorful Home Furnishings Project in Walnut Creek

It may surprise you that not every home we work on needs to be renovated. Some just need some new and exciting furnishings, paint, and personality to feel fresh and joyful. This Walnut Creek home I’m sharing with you today is a perfect example... 


Joy Street Initiative’s Design Giveaway for a Deserving Frontline Worker

Our non-profit organization, Joy Street Initiative, recently hosted a design giveaway for frontline workers. We transformed the principal bedroom of our grand prize winner, a deserving nurse and mother of two. Come see this joyful and deeply restful space!


Colorful 1920s Tudor Transformation in the Oakland Hills

Though we’ve been wrapping up several projects recently, today’s story is one that is long overdue – a 1920s Tudor transformation in the Oakland Hills. Yes, we completed it around the end of the summer last year, but this home is anything but old news. Lively colors and natural materials pair with traditional architecture in a way that is both fresh and timeless. Come take a look...