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CA Home+Design Features Modern Farmhouse

People simply love the “Modern Farmhouse” aesthetic for it’s marriage of simple, contemporary design mixed with casual comfort and rustic charm. This style suits the laid back Southern California lifestyle perfectly, so we thought it appropriate when one of our modern farmhouses in Brentwood was featured in an article for California Home+Design. This spacious, 5 […]

Design with School in Mind

It’s that time of year when busy families get even busier getting their kids to and from school, and school related activities. This is something that is greatly considered when designing a custom home for clients with school aged children. The mud room continues to be a parent pleaser, despite the lack of mud, or […]

Easy Outdoor Living

Thanks to the year-round spectacular weather, we are constantly asked to create fun, outdoor spaces that embrace and take full advantage of the Southern California lifestyle. This means alfresco dining, outdoor entertaining, maximizing ocean or city views and even (not so glamorous) being mindful of the drought! For this reason, we were thrilled when one […]

Badges of Honor

2017 began with a bang when Houzz informed us that we won the coveted Best of Houzz award for the fourth consecutive year! Houzz is the leading platform for home remodeling and design with over 40 million monthly users! This colossal audience consistently turn to Houzz for home improvement inspiration, ideas, advice and even to […]

100,000 Saves!!

100,000 is a big number. So when houzz.com informed us that their audience of 35+ million viewers had saved our photos to their idea books over 100,000 times, it took us a minute to wrap our heads around the news. Once the enormity sank in, excitement followed. We feel incredibly proud and honored to have […]

Charitable pARTy!

P2 Design has been honored to support P.S. Arts, an organization dedicated to funding year long arts education programs to underfunded school districts in and around Southern California. In the now 25 years they have been around, P.S. Arts has grown from serving 285 students in 1 school to over 20,000 students in 50 different […]

Peace of Mind

The brand Mercedes is synonymous with luxury, dependability and “Peace of Mind” as reiterated in their latest television commercial about certified, pre-owned vehicles. Since P2 Design strives to achieve a similar brand reputation, Karen Putman was pleasantly surprised when she noticed one of the homes she designed flash in the background of this ad. No […]

Exterior Motives in House Beautiful

A beautiful home designed by Karen Putman of P2 Design can be seen in the April 2016 issue of House Beautiful Magazine. Interior designer Elizabeth Dinkel showed this home as an example of how she uses a pop of color on the exterior to make a rich statement. Click on the thumbnails below to see […]

P2 DESIGN AWARDED BEST OF HOUZZ 2016!

P2 Design has won “Best Of Design” on Houzz.com, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. Our innovative residential architectural firm was chosen by the more than 35 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals.   Click here […]