• KAA Wins Three AIA Design Awards

    December 13, 2011

    Earlier this month KAA proudly accepted three awards at the 2011 AIA Long Beach / South Bay Design Awards.

  • Milestone Anniversary

    November 12, 2011

    Congratulations to staff member Elise Corvo! Today marks her 10-year anniversary with KAA!

  • 2011 KAA Design Art Exhibit + Sale

    October 24, 2011

    Mark your calendars for December 2nd! We are excited to announce that KAA Design will once again be hosting its annual Art Exhibit + Sale. Now in its fourth year, this year’s show is being held in partnership with and benefiting The HeArt Project.

  • Our Newest Associate - Duan Tran, AIA

    October 18, 2011

    KAA Design is proud to announce the promotion of Duan Tran, AIA to Associate. We would like to recognize and thank Duan for his exemplary talent, leadership, and commitment the firm.

  • Milestone Anniversary

    August 21, 2011

    Congratulations to staff members Patricia Baker and Todd Paolillo! Today marks both of their 10-year anniversaries with KAA!

  • KAA Featured in LA Design Issue

    May 24, 2011

    Our Rusa Collection for Design Within Reach is now their #1 selling outdoor line. In related news, we wanted to share this mention about the line in the May Design Issue of LA: The LA Times Magazine.

  • Join Erik Evens for "Advanced Shades and Shadows"

    May 16, 2011

    Presented by the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art, join principal Erik Evens as he teaches an advanced course in the classic art of hand rendering.

Awards

AIA | South Bay Design Awards Program

Citation Award for Excellence in Design

AIA | South Bay Design Awards

Honor Award for Excellence in Design

AZ Awards

Finalist, Lighting Design
Azure Magazine
Thuma Lantern

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In the Press

Sunset Magazine March 17, 2017

Coastal Living November 1, 2016

Ocean Home October 1, 2016

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About Us

KAA Design is a leading-edge design studio dedicated to advancing the California lifestyle through contemporary architecture. For over 25 years, we have created one-of-a-kind homes that place a premium on comfort and beauty, elevating the rituals of daily life from the mundane to the sublime.

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Our Thinking

An Interview with Million Dollar Decorating

Founder Grant Kirkpatrick was recently interviewed by James Swan on his popular podcast Million Dollar Decorating. Listen to or download the interview transcript here.

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