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Project Spotlight – Sleek, Mid-Century Modern Renovation
January 13, 2020

Project Spotlight – Sleek, Mid-Century Modern Renovation

Our clients’ 1964 home, originally designed by famed architect Jack Simison, was due for a major update of its first floor which included everything from the entry through the living spaces and kitchen. The intriguing radial design of this La Cañada home is spectacularly sited overlooking mountain and city light views.   [twenty20 img1=”20015″ img2=”20016″ […]

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Accessory Dwelling Units – What You Need To Know Before Getting Started
November 8, 2019

Accessory Dwelling Units – What You Need To Know Before Getting Started

What Is An ADU? An ADU, or Accessory Dwelling Unit, is often known as a guest house, casita, in-law unit, or studio. These are permanent secondary living units with complete independent living facilities for one or more persons. They can be detached, attached, or a conversion of an existing space. Detached New Construction An entirely […]

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Project Spotlight – 1912 Craftsman Style Home Undergoes Major Renovation
August 16, 2019

Project Spotlight – 1912 Craftsman Style Home Undergoes Major Renovation

When our clients first approached HartmanBaldwin for this project, they had already undergone various minor remodels and were ready to take the next step in creating the home they had always envisioned for their family. Their initial experience with another architect was not ideal, so they wanted a full-service firm that would keep their wants […]

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Old English Home Phases Into Rustic, Contemporary Space
June 7, 2019

Old English Home Phases Into Rustic, Contemporary Space

Remodeling a home that’s rich in history is no small undertaking. Special care should be taken when dealing with old structures and building materials, but equally as important is to respect the original architecture so you can better understand one’s place in this home’s future legacy. When we were commissioned with renovating and expanding this […]

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Project Spotlight: Sleek and Contemporary Remodel
June 7, 2019

Project Spotlight: Sleek and Contemporary Remodel

The main focus of this project was to create a kitchen with plenty of storage that was welcoming, bright and well-connected to the other areas of the home. As the space plan developed, our clients and their team discovered opportunities to expand the floorplan by extending into the backyard. The new design allowed for a […]

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Project Spotlight in South San Rafael
March 29, 2019

Project Spotlight in South San Rafael

Our clients came to us to renovate and expand their contemporary style home in the beautiful neighborhood of south San Rafael. The main living space is situated on the second floor of the home and has been re-conceptualized to accommodate a new Entry, Kitchen, Laundry room and Great Room that overlooks the pool and outdoor […]

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Updates Around the Office
March 29, 2019

Updates Around the Office

Back in 2015, we celebrated the opening of our new office in Pasadena. With the new expansion, we continued to provide our clients with award-winning design services, cutting-edge materials and products, quality construction, as well as a relationship that goes beyond the duration of a project. As our company grew, so did our office space. […]

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Project Spotlight: Modern Living
January 26, 2019

Project Spotlight: Modern Living

Beauty and modern living inspired our clients to take on this major interior remodel. This townhouse is part of a historic area in Pasadena and although the exterior has all the charm of the neighborhood, its interior space was due for a major redesign. The scope of the project focused on renovating the entire first-floor […]

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Shonda Rhimes Welcomes Us Into Her Home
January 25, 2019

Shonda Rhimes Welcomes Us Into Her Home

Being a part of a project worthy of an Architectural Digest story is what most designers dream of –but when the project lands the cover and it’s Shonda Rhimes’ home … Well, there are no words, just gratitude. Hollywood royalty Shonda Rhimes takes AD readers into her Los Angeles home, showcasing the incredible transformation we […]

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Project Spotlight: The Canyon Residence
November 16, 2018

Project Spotlight: The Canyon Residence

This 1923 former grove house is a historic remnant of the area’s citrus industry. These small fieldstone vernacular homes once dotted orchards throughout San Dimas and the surrounding communities. Though never numerous, they are today extremely rare. In fact, the San Dimas Historical Society said this may be the very last one left in the […]

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