Erik is a connoisseur of all things classic, and a master of details. An architect, and a partner at KAA Design, Erik oversees initiatives related to design, client development and strategic growth. He is an avid and passionate sailor, inspired by the lines, craftsmanship and romantic beauty of vintage sailboats. As an architect, he considers the principles of classical architecture - symmetry, harmony, proportion and order - to be fundamentals of good design.

A teacher and mentor, Erik frequently speaks on variety of wide-ranging topics, and teaches drawing classes. He is a founding member and current President of the Southern California Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art.

With over two decades of experience in custom residential, commercial and institutional architecture, Erik has developed a reputation for shaping unique, carefully crafted design solutions, and has built and nurtured a loyal and discriminating clientele.

Erik received his Architecture degree from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and is an active member of the Southern California design community.


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

Lifestyle, Not Style

Each of us deal in lifestyle design as inventors and consumers. As designers, we are responsible for authoring surroundings that reflect and nurture our clients' lifestyle.

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