Archive March 2010

WestWeek 2010 – Design Revolution

WestWeek 2010 – Design Revolution

Effective networking is the key facet to the development and growth of any business, this being particularly true in the current economic climate. WestWeek 2010, held at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, California, was an amazing experience. The theme was “Design Revolution” and it gathered some of the most influential designers, architects, artists & fans from all over. Here are some of my highlights:

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Historic Building goes through a remodel – Designer’s Perspective

Historic Building goes through a remodel – Designer’s Perspective

Christine and I met through my friend sometime in late 2008, found out we both have a passion for Interior Design, she asked me if I’d like to help out with her new project.  Having just graduated and with no professional experience, naturally, I said YES! and jumped right into the project.

I have always loved South Park in the South Beach area of San Francisco, but to actually work in one of the ultra modern condos in there was a dream come true! It’s a historic building which was recently renovated from a tobacco import/export factory from before the 1906 earthquake.  An added bonus was that the client was starting with a blank canvas and wanted to start anew with all new furniture and knew what he wanted.  At the point where I joined the creative process, the themes/look/feel had already been decided on, so it was just about finding key pieces, ordering, monitoring the furniture deliver, getting electric work done, and getting the walls painted…easier said then done. Read more…

Interior Design Services – Powerpoint Presentation

Interior Design Services – Powerpoint Presentation

I love PowerPoint! I love that Linked in has Slideshare…so I just wanted to share. Here’s more info on the services Duong Designs provides.   Please visit Duongdesigns.com for more info what how we could help you with your next design project. Read more…

Office Concept – Floorplan & Material Board

Office Concept – Floorplan & Material Board

Commercial Renovations & Tenant Improvements

Duong Designs has the experience necessary to work with federal, state & city code compliance and has established relationships within the industry. Christine Duong has also worked as a commercial property manager, so is aware of the various issues from the property owner’s perspective, which is particularly valuable when doing tenant improvements to ensure that things run smoothly. We do everything possible to ensure that good design is achieved, delivered on schedule and with the kind of quality control that exceeds your expectations.

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Nature’s Window – Art Display

Nature’s Window – Art Display

How many people does it take to build this beautiful art window? 4 (I guess it could be done with fewer, but for us it was fun to work as a team.) Read more…