Catstudio in Petaluma, California is led by a married design team, Carmel and Terrell Swan. The studio, whose name is a nod to the couple’s initials CAT, is known for its hand drawn, hand embroidered maps, which are featured on decorative pillows and towels. After a fire damaged Catstudio’s back office and destroyed most of
Polaris initially contacted Facilities by Design for space planning a basement conversion. They wanted to convert the existing conference room, which was dark, lonely, and underutilized, into workstations for at least four employees. When we first set eyes on the space, we saw a dark and lonely area measuring just 429 square feet — too
Upon getting a grant for an office expansion the Marin Agricultural Land Trust enlisted the help of Facilities By Design to determine how the money could best be used. The building was an small Victorian house in the town of Point Reyes Station which could no longer accomodate their staff and needed an architectural expansion.
Facilities by Design provided space plans for this 25,000 sq ft 2 story building that was going under a complete rehabilitation brought on by the need for updated HVAC and cabling needs. The plans created complied with County guidelines and met with the need to update to meet current ADA requirements. Once complete Paula worked