Portfolio of Selected Projects                     

Bayside Contemporary

The angular fins provide a dramatic transition from the street to the entry of this striking 3 story contemporary home by the bay.  A wide open plan provides spacious living with views of Newport Harbor from virtually every corner.  A upper level game room and bar opens onto the roof terrace and spa, providing the ultimate California retreat.

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Casa California

Inspired by the early California homes of Wallace Neff and George Washington Smith, this Spanish Colonial Estate inspires the imagination with its courtyards, loggias and exquisite details.  The interior of over 10,000 square feet reflects an updated and more contemporary aesthetic which transitions into the home seamlessly.

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Villa de Sogno

This Tuscan Villa transports you to the Italian countryside from the instant you pass through the gates and wind your way up the meandering drive. Rustic stone walls, tile roofs and iron detaling blend together masterfully to create a truly romantic setting.

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Maison des Fleur

Old world charm of the French countryside is captured by French Provence style home. Reclaimed wood beams and hand laid stone walls are meticulously laid out among the 7,500 square feet of living area of this garden hillside estate.

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Hillside Ranch

Spreading over a two acre site in the hills above the Pacific Ocean, the 6,000 square foot rambling cottage style ranch flows seamlessly into the outdoor living area.  Covered outdoor terraces surround the living areas and provide grand entertaining spaces.


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Chateau de Mare
An elegant seaside residence inspired by the grand chateau’s of the French Riviera. Hand carved limestone details combined with the richly colored fieldstone and ornate iron balconies with gas burning lanterns to create an estate of unmatched grace and style.  The 7,500 square foot residence is constructed steps from the white sand beach and provides unending views of the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island. 
Additional Photographs
Images representing a variety of styles and genres, each with their own story line. Southern California’s coastal communities are filled with properties derived from Classical, Modern, Traditional, Italian, and Mediterranean Architecture.  

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