A rational approach to a client's
aesthetic and budgetary needs

Steve Poehlein portrait

Steve Poehlein

With a background in Architecture, Visual Effects, Animation Production and Entertainment Technology Management, Steve brings a unique perspective to
projects with a good balance of design and practicality.

His focus on the “big picture” as well as his attention to detail provide clients with a tremendous value for their investment. He has worked for large and small design firms SOM, ISD Interiors and La Canada Design Group to large corporations Walt Disney, Hewlett Packard and Price Waterhouse Coopers. He is an active member of the Palm Springs Architectural Advisory Board. Steve holds a Bachelors of Architecture from University of Cincinnati and a Masters of Architecture from UCLA.

Gayle Divine portrait

Gayle Divine

With over 20 years as a Talent Agent and Manager in Hollywood, Gayle brings a unique combination of Sales, Negotiation and Project Management to the firm. Born in Toronto, she spent time in Vancouver and Los Angeles as an executive with the Second City Theater Group. She has worked for several talent agencies as well as heading her own talent management company, Divine Management.


Our Specialties

Project Feasibility

New Home Design

Addition and Remodel Design

Landscape and Hardscape Design

Visualization - both renderings and 3D modeling

Planning and Historical commission submission management

Engineering coordination

Construction Document creation and Permit acquisition

Construction Administration


They love us.

For me .. remodels are fraught with stress, endless bills and delays. This was definitely NOT the case with this amazing team. From day one, communication was constant, work was non-stop and our beautiful mid century home was delivered on time and within the original budget. It was a pleasure to work with Steve and his team.

Carlo Brandon-Gordon

SP Design masterfully restored and enhanced the mid-century design of our place, seamlessly incorporating warm elements that perfectly matched our desires and vision. Their expertise and dedication made the entire renovation process smooth and easy. We are truly grateful for the beautiful space Steve and his team have created for us

Daniele Severi Bruni & James Slack-Smith

It was so fun working with Steve to realize our dream of restoring our Palm Springs home to its former glory. He was an incredible partner and absolutely delivered on a modern interpretation of an architectural classic.

Sean Bruich