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. Order your copy HERE.


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.

2016 KAA Art Exhibit & Sale

You’re invited! We hope you will join us on December 1st and enjoy a wonderful evening filled with friends, food, and artistic expression including paintings, photography, jewelry, culinary… delights and much more.

The Strand Residence in Coastal Living

We’re excited to share that The Strand Residence is featured in the November issue of Coastal Living on newsstands now.

You’re Invited! WestEdge Design Fair Opening Night Party

Grant Kirkpatrick and Erik Evens are thrilled to be on the Host Committee for the 2016 WestEdge Design Fair’s Opening Night Party benefiting Ronald McDonald House Los Angeles. We hope you will join us November 3rd for an evening to celebrate all things design.

Interview with Million Dollar Decorating

KAA Design founder Grant Kirkpatrick was recently interviewed by James Swan of Million Dollar Decorating. Listen to the engaging podcast here.

These Luxury Mainstays May Be Gone in 20 Years

Bloomberg Online interviews Duan Tran on the necessity of Home Theaters. Click here to read the full article.

Duan Tran Found Inspiration in Movies

From Lego blocks to Luxury Homes; Duan Tran shares his journey with NBC News. Click here to read full article.