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At DRJ Design Studio, we specialize in crafting aesthetically pleasing and functional spaces, places, and objects. Our approach revolves around a collaborative process, where we work closely with our clients to understand their desires and needs, ensuring that each project is custom-tailored to meet specific requirements. From initial concept to final realization, we offer comprehensive services to bring your ideas into reality.



Our design services cover a diverse range of project types, including:

  • Homes (new construction, renovation, and additions)

  • Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs)

  • Master Suites, Kitchens, Bathrooms and Closets

  • Offices, retail spaces, and restaurants

  • Bars and coffee shops

  • Landscape features

  • Furniture / built-ins , Products to boats!


We provide documentation throughout the design process, including:

  • Sketching and CAD drafting

  • Schematic design and design development

  • Building detailing and construction documentation

  • As-built drawings and plot plans

  • Site plans and floor plans

  • Reflected ceiling plans

  • Building sections and wall sections

  • Interior and exterior elevations

  • Cabinetry detailing and building details

  • Window and door details/schedules


Utilizing advanced 3D modeling and rendering techniques, we offer:

  • High-quality visualizations

  • Texture mapping and Photoshop enhancements

  • Graphic layout and web design services


We handle all aspects of the permitting process, ensuring compliance and readiness for approval from various authorities, including:

  • Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety

  • LA City Planning and Zoning departments

  • California Coastal Commission

  • Green Building initiatives

  • LA Fire Department

  • Low Impact Development (LID) regulations

  • Bureau of Sanitation and Bureau of Engineering

  • Venice Specific Plan requirements

Consultant Coordination

We collaborate with a network of experienced consultants, including:

  • Interior designers

  • Structural engineers

  • Energy code specialists (Title 24)

  • Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineers

  • Civil engineers

  • Green building experts

  • Landscaping professionals

Construction Administration

Our construction administration services include:

  • Contractor and construction coordination

  • Bid review and analysis

  • Response to Requests for Information (RFIs)

  • Site observation and supervision

  • Shop drawing review

  • Overall project management to ensure successful project completion

Fabrication & Manufacturing

We offer expertise in both analog and digital fabrication techniques, including:

  • Wood and metalworking

  • 3D printing

  • CNC milling

  • Laser cutting

  • Collaboration with skilled craftsmen and carpenters

  • Knowledgeable support for various manufacturing methods

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