Entries by Staff

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 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 […]


What do Chrissy Teigen and P2 Design have in common? They both appear in the September 2015 issue of Angeleno magazine! A stunning, 5,700 square foot custom home designed by Karen Putman is being advertised in the magazine by The Partners Trust. This gorgeous home is prominently located on Sunset Boulevard, in the Bel Air […]

Custom Designed for Family Fun

When it comes to designing a home intended for a family, understanding the client’s vision and lifestyle is essential. This collaborative process serves as the springboard for our design inspiration. We then integrate all of the ideas to create a perfect custom home that will not only be a beautiful space to live in, but […]

A Taste of Beverly Hills Reality

If you are thinking this house looks familiar, perhaps it’s because you saw it on Bravo’s hit reality show The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. The home was once inhabited by Taylor Armstrong, one of the original cast members, who was on the show for the first three seasons. During that time, camera crews often […]


P2 Design is featured in an editorial ideabook on the homepage of Houzz: “So Your Style Is: Black, White and Read All Over” for the creative placement of newsprint on the kitchen island. This home in Santa Monica Canyon has been recognized for the innovative renovation of a traditional California ranch style home in collaboration […]


January 19, 2015 – P2 Design of Newport Beach has been awarded “Best of Houzz” for Design by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. P2 Design was chosen by more than 25 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than 500,000 active home building, remodeling, and design […]

LUXE interiors + design MAGAZINE

“Modern Classic”, designed by Karen Putman of P2 Design, was featured in the Fall 2014 Los Angeles issue of Luxe Magazine. Written by Liz Arnold, Photography by Karyn Millet Modern Classic – A Los Angeles residence reflects the traditional sensibility of its neighborhood while revealing a contemporary and inviting interior. Although a couple’s newly built […]