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"A Mid-Century Stunner"

Residential designer Steve Poehlein, principal of SP Design Studio, and building contractor Chris W. Foster had their heads down, deep in the weeds, at his friends’ adjacent home on the same cul-de-sac, restoring the late 1950s architecture to its former glory. “The idea sparked that we could simply have them move right over to ours once theirs was complete,” Hoffman says.

Poehlein and Foster have forged a symbiotic relationship over the past seven years, completing 25 projects — of the estimated 150 Poehlein has taken on — in a variety of styles. […]

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Smoke Tree Ranch

"Traditional western-style in Smoke Tree Ranch"

Design by Christopher Kennedy, Christopher Kennedy Inc.

“The house was one of the original cottages built in 1936. The current owner is the seventh. Her research shows that when the cottages were built, neither kitchens nor pools were allowed. All meals were eaten at the ranch house and children attended the on-site schoolhouse. Working with Steve Poehlein of SP Design + Build, we significantly expanded the original footprint to accommodate her large family. The original fireplace, front façade, and main footprint celebrate the early cottage, built almost 90 years ago.” […]

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Canopy Wine Lounge

"New Palm Springs wine lounge in partnership with Christopher Kennedy"

“Stepping into Canopy Wine Lounge is like arriving at someone’s carefully curated Palm Springs home, with rich fabrics in various hues, walnut paneling, terrazzo patterned tile floors, custom banquette seating, and a frame wall with Samsung TV hiding as art. The bar is accented with an illuminated wall-size mural of a desert garden anchored by white chandeliers shaped like cacti. Your eyes are drawn to white poking canvas palm fronds and a floor-to-ceiling glass wine fridge. The design god of the desert, Christopher Kennedy, is responsible for this carefully curated aesthetic and for making all the parts seamlessly work together.” […]

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"Experience the Ultimate in Modern Luxury"

sp design+build has done it again with this stunning modern home in Palm Springs, California. From the moment you approach the property, it’s clear that every detail has been thoughtfully considered.

The home’s modern and minimalistic exterior, characterized by clean lines, large windows, and a neutral color scheme, is perfectly complemented by the addition of kul grilles vent covers. With their minimalist design and high-quality materials, these vent covers add the perfect finishing touch to create a cohesive and contemporary look.” […]

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