We believe that the most successful projects celebrate the ambitions of the client, rather than the signature of the architect. So we don’t look through a single prism of modern or classic or avant. Instead we think across genres and approach design in terms of purpose, use and expression, not simply style.

Our goal with every undertaking is to deliver an exacting result that respects our client’s budget, personal time and timeline.

Our teams have the experience and capacity to guide and manage projects of any scope, from concept through entitlement to construction.


  • Residential
  • Interiors
  • Commercial
  • Institutional
  • Retail
  • Restaurant
  • Hospitality
  • Sustainability


  • Palm Springs Modern Homes: Palm Springs Modern Homes / site >
  • Wessman Development: Wessman Development / site >
  • Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation / site >
  • GLJ Partners / Trammel Crow Residential / site >


DesignARC is an innovative design firm comprised of progressive, like-minded thinkers who share a genuine desire to research, learn and apply newfound knowledge to the project at hand. Specializing in custom residential, commercial, hospitality and institutional design, DesignARC has thriving studios in both Los Angeles and Santa Barbara. On the search for creative architectural solutions for its clients, the company culture stresses collaboration among colleagues.


– Institute Honor (1984) Collaborative Recognition, The Games of the XXIIIrd Olympiad

National American Institute of Architects

– 2006 Urban Planning Merit Award, Palm Springs Patio Home Experiment

California Council, American Institute of Architects

– 2012 Honor Award, Mussel Shoals Residence

Santa Barbara Chapter, American Institute of Architects

– 2005 Merit Award, Ocean House

Long Beach/South Bay Chapter, American Institute of Architects

– 2006 GREEN Commercial Building Merit Award,
29 West Office Building

Santa Barbara Chapter, American Institute of Architects

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