Outside-In is a behind-the-scenes look at our design process and what inspires us specifically in our residential design studio. By sharing our influences and exploring some of the common themes and elements of our work, we hope to paint a more holistic picture of our practice and our unique approach to architecture and design.

Considerations when Designing a Kitchen

Welcome Home: Modern Entrances

Sustainable Interior Materials: Designing an Eco-Friendly Home

Steven Ehrlich Walks Us Through His Design Philosophy

Takashi Yanai Walks Us Through His Design Philosophy

Remodel vs New Construction: Which is Right for You?

Modern Home Wine Cellars: 4 Factors to Consider

Modern Exterior Materials for Contemporary Mountain Homes

3 Key Characteristics of Modern Scandinavian Home Interiors

Key Characteristics of Japanese-Inspired Modern Home Interiors

6 Variations on Modern Interior Design

The Case For Embodied Carbon Accounting & What We Can Do To Reduce Our Emissions

5 Defining Characteristics of Mountain Modern Architecture

4 Defining Characteristics of Modern Coastal Design

Exterior Materials for Modern Beach Homes to Withstand Coastal Climates

Modern Beach House Interiors: 4 Factors to Consider

How to Evaluate a Plot of Land For Your Custom Home

Enriching Daily Life - Engaging All Senses

Spa Bathroom Ideas: 5 Key Considerations

3 Homes With Floor-to-Ceiling Glass to Inspire Your Design

Spotlight: Ray Kappe House, An Icon of Modern Californian Architecture

4 Modern Houses With Flat Roofs to Inspire Your Design

3 Modern Beach Houses That Take Advantage of Their Ocean Views

Designing a Home in Cold Climates: 5 Considerations

How to Maximize Natural Light in Residential Design

The Intersection of Japanese and Scandinavian Architecture + Design

4 Important Factors in Designing a Modern, Sustainable Home

How to Incorporate Engawa in Your Modern Home

Architectural Photographers Who Have Left Their Impact on Design

Custom Residential Design Inspired By Resort Living

Urban Infill Sites: 3 Residential Design Considerations

How to Find & Use Design Inspiration For Your Modern Home

Scandinavian Influence in Modern Residential Architecture

An Introduction to Multi-Unit Residences

3 Ways to Add Privacy During a Home Design

Art Niche: How to Incorporate Art in Your Home Design

Case Study: Navy Street Duplex

Fire Resiliency in Residential Architecture

A Virtual Tour of Culver City with Steven Ehrlich

The Role of Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) in a Modern Home

Modern Staircases: 4 Homes to Inspire Your Design

Design Considerations for a Modern Guest House

Four Contemporary Kitchens Inspired by Modern California Living

Designing for Wellness and Sustainability in Residential Architecture

The Art of Architectural Visualization | EYRC Architects

Craft + Details in the Custom Residential Architecture

The Impact of Landscape Architecture in Custom Residential Design

The Client-Architect Relationship: What to Expect

5 Houses That Take a Modern Approach to Japanese Style

5 Modern Houses With Inspiring Swimming Pools

Mid-Century Interiors: 3 Characteristics of Mid-Century Modern Design

Post-Pandemic Home Design: 8 Considerations

Mid-Century Modern Remodel: Schindler House on Ellis Avenue

Architectural Design Philosophy: Designing at Scale

Framing Views in Architecture: 4 Stunning Examples

Inside the Sketchbooks: Steven Ehrlich, Tihāmah, 1981

Case Study: Emerald Bay Residence

How & Why Modern Homes Embrace Natural Light

What is California Modernism? | EYRC Architects

Indoor-Outdoor Living: 4 Homes That Bring the Outdoors In

700 Palms: From Sketches to Reality

5 Modern Houses With Stunning Interior Courtyards

6 Modern Home Exteriors Complemented by Unique Materials

4 Homes That Exemplify California Modern Architecture

The New Concrete Jungle: 5 Modern Houses Where Concrete Shines

5 Homes Showcasing Symbiotic Architecture & Landscape

Design to Reality: Baxter House

Donald Judd: Blurring the Boundaries between Art & Architecture

Photography & Modern Architecture: The Impact of Social Media

The Influence of Traditional Japanese Architecture on Modern Design

Schindler’s Kings Road House: Modern California Architecture