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DRJ design studio seeks to create aesthetically pleasing and functional places, spaces and objects. We strive to forge a collaborative process to distill a client’s wants and needs, each project custom tailored to fit a specific scope. From concept to fruition we can aid every step of the way to bringing your ideas into reality. ​


Design -  A range of project types including; homes (new, renovation & addition), accessory dwelling units (adu), kitchens, bathrooms, closets, master suites, office, retail, restaurant, bar / coffee shop, landscape features, furniture, built-ins, products, boats and anything you put in front of us!


Documentation – Sketching, cad drafting, schematic design, design development, building detailing, construction documentation, (as-built drawings, plot plan, site plan, floor plans, reflected ceiling plans, building sections, wall sections, interior and exterior elevations, cabinetry detailing, building details, window and door details / schedules…)

​Visualization– 3D modeling, rendering, texture mapping, Photoshop, graphic layout, web design


Permitting​- Required drawings / documents / coordination  for permits "ready to issue" from; Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety, LA City Planning, LA Zoning, California Coastal Commission, Green Building, LA Fire Department, LID (Low Impact Development), Bureau of Sanitation,  Bureau Engineering, Venice Specific Plan.


Consultant Coordination - Working in collaboration with consultants including; interior design, structural engineering, energy code (title 24), mechanical, electrical, plumbing, civil, green, and landscaping.


Construction Administration - Aiding clients in the building process through contractor and construction coordination, reviewing bids, responding to RFIs, site observation, shop drawing review and any other aspect to bring a project to fruition.

Fabrication & Manufacturing  - Well versed in analog and digital fabrication techniques ( wood / metal working, 3D printing, CNC milling, laser cutting) Collaboration with carpenters and craftsman with a wealth of knowledge of manufacturing methods. 

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