Keeping in mind Canvas’s mission: An environment where “art lives on and off the wall” we strove for a seamless integration between art and product. During the development of the store concept, CANVAS asked us to create a brand identity that translated across web, print, and signage. Through carefully curated photography and clean design lines inside as well as in the logo, we synthesized a brand that represents them across all media.
In building our Culver City office we wanted to keep it fun, affordable, sustainable, and unique, with a design aesthetic that speaks to our office ethos. We re-purposed OSB office barn doors from our downtown office to create open desks, adding our stamp to what is otherwise a ubiquitous building product. We installed a jute rope wall as way to define and separate the main space, while accentuating the room’s height. Using interesting pendant lighting and splashes of color throughout, our office feels vibrant and warm, with a mixed palette of materials, textures, and graphics.
For this project LETTER FOUR worked closely with the homeowners to fully transform the property via complete Design-Build services. The home had last been remodeled in the 50’s, with an awkward second story addition. We added square footage to the first and second floors to improve the exterior massing and provide additional bedrooms. We also fully remodeled the interior and exterior, creating an open floor plan, more comfortable entry and stair, volume ceilings, new powder room, new kitchen, and all new finishes, fixtures, lighting, and building systems.
LETTER FOUR worked directly with the homeowners and their interior designers to create this amazing hillside property. This was a full-scale property renovation which included additional square footage, all new building systems, new finishes, and fixtures throughout, and new beautiful cedar siding on the full exterior.
The objective of this project was to transform the interior space, particularly the dark kitchen, into a light and inviting space. While the layout stayed relatively the same, every detail was reexamined. Through new finishes and fixtures, the house became a reflection of the client’s tastes, and gave the entire space a cohesive, fresh feel.
Crestway Drive, in the historic Los Angeles neighborhood of View Park, was a Mid-Century Modern gem in need of some polishing. At 4080 square feet with 5 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms, the homeowners did not need additional square footage, but certain refinements were in order. We took what was previously a small, dark kitchen and butler’s pantry and completely reconfigured, while also adding skylights to create an open, functional, light-filled space. We also opened the dining room to the kitchen and living room to create one very large great room with a view to the pool and grounds below. The downstairs entertaining area is set up perfectly for indoor-outdoor entertaining, with new slide-fold doors out to the newly updated pool, patio, and landscaping. We updated all bathrooms, and at the master bath, we switched the location of the closet and bathroom to bring in natural light and view to the back yard from the master tub. Updates by Letter Four include architecture, and full interior design, including furnishings, fixtures, and accessories, as well as full design-build services.