CALIFORNIA CONTEMPORARY: A Book Over 30 Years in the Making

Explore the houses of founder Grant C. Kirkpatrick and KAA Design, and our love for nature, design and storytelling. Pre-order your copy today HERE.


C Magazine

California Contemporary mention in Design Form. Check it out!

WEST WEEK Spring Market 2018

Join Grant Kirkpatrick and other panelists as they discuss Classicism California Style: A New Twist on Modern Classic Design

Interview with Million Dollar Decorating

KAA Design Partner Duan Tran was recently interviewed by James Swan of Million Dollar Decorating. Listen to the podcast here.

Design Milk spills on KAA founder Grant Kirkpatrick’s 5 Favorite Things

Friday Five is Design Milk’s ultimate run down of tastemakers and designers on the five things they simply cannot live without. Click here for the full article.

Curbed.Com Interviews KAA Partner Duan Tran

For their column show and Tell, curbed editors wanted to speak with architect Duan Tran, on his love for-and collection of-Lego Architecture sets. Click here to read the full article.

Announcing KAA Design’s Newest Associates

Lisa Copeland (firm CFO) has been appointed to Senior Associate; Michael McGowan (Landscape Sr. Project Manager) and Meghan Beckmann (Project Manager) have been appointed Associates. Read more.

Emerald Bay Residence Featured on

We’re proud to have stunning oceanside residence, Emerald Bay, make Architectural Digest’s list “12 California Homes Designed for Indoor-Outdoor Living”. Read the full article here.

KAA Design Promotes Duan Tran, AIA to Partner

KAA Design is excited to announce the promotion of Duan H.M. Tran, AIA to Partner, effective January 1, 2017.

Event Wrap-Up: 2016 Art Exhibit & Sale

The 2016 Art Exhibit and Sale was a huge success and we are proud to report that this year’s event raised over $35,000 for artworxLA.