Los Angeles Business Journal announces KAA Design's Newest Associates

March 20, 2017

Lisa Copeland, company CFO has been appointed to Senior Associate; Michael McGowan, Landscape Studio Director, and Meghan Beckmann, Project Manager have appointed Associates. 

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  • 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.

  • Welcome Michael McGowan

    April 29, 2011

    KAA is proud to announce that celebrated landscape architect, Michael McGowan, has joined our landscape architecture practice as a Senior Project Manager.

  • Support Vistamar School And Own A Piece Of The Rusa Collection!

    April 25, 2011

    Take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to own a beautiful piece of the Rusa Collection and support one of our local schools.

     

  • Happy 23rd Birthday KAA!

    April 12, 2011

    Today KAA Design celebrates 23 years in business! We have come a long way since founder Grant Kirkpatrick established the company in his dining room in 1988. Now with 48 staff members and over 250 projects under our belt, KAA Design continues to evolve and seek new opportunities to build awareness about the power of design. Happy 23rd Birthday KAA!

  • The HeArt Project Welcomes New Board Member Grant Kirkpatrick

    March 18, 2011

    Principal, Grant Kirkpatrick, has been welcomed as the newest member of The HeArt Project's Board of Directors. The HeArt Project is a Los Angeles-based organization whose mission is to combat the epidemic high school dropout crisis with a long-term, sequential arts program.

  • Save The Date: USC School of Architecture XED Program

    March 7, 2011

    As a part of the USC School of Architecture's Summer 2011 XED Program, KAA's own Grant Kirkpatrick along with fellow course-coordinators Gerard Furbershaw (LUNAR) and Mark Rios (Rios Clementi Hale Studios) will be teaching a two-day course entitled Design Creates Value: Leveraging, Diversifying and Monetizing Design Through Alternative Design Practice Models.

  • The Rusa Collection for Design Within Reach

    February 25, 2011

    Introducing KAA's much-anticipated collaboration with renowned home furnishings retailer, Design Within Reach.

  • 1300 Highland Nominated for CRE Award

    February 10, 2011

    1300 Highland Shops & Worklofts has been selected as a nominee by 2011 Commercial Real Estate Awards hosted by the Los Angeles Business Journal. The annual program, now in its 16th year, recognizes design, development, and construction teams for notable projects completed the previous year.

  • New Website!

    December 22, 2010

    As some of you may have noticed, KAA Design has a new website! For visitors new and old, we hope you will take a few minutes to explore the site and experience its many new tools and features. Check back often for new projects and postings.

  • Sip, Shop, Snack

    October 28, 2010

    An evening to benefit non-profit organization Grades of Green.

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

LUXE Interiors + Design May 9, 2017

Sunset Magazine March 17, 2017

Coastal Living November 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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