We are lifestyle designers

More than just interior designers, we believe in creating spaces that delight all of your senses and elevate your life in subtle, harmonious ways. With a eye for colors, a passion for aesthetics, and an uncanny knack for organization, we strive to balance form, function, and originality.

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Austin and Stefanie

Austin Hong and Stefanie Navarra bring together a unique blend of very distinctive, yet complementary artistry. Individually, their styles run the gamut and allow them to achieve dramatically different results. Together, the partnership creates a synergy that helps them successfully tackle a wide spectrum of projects, many of which have been featured in San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyle magazine.

Stefanie has been in the design industry for over ten years. Born into a family of architects and artists, Stefanie always knew she was destined to be a designer. She has been immersed in home design and creativity since childhood, which helped to cultivate her passion for the art of interior design. She is no stranger to transforming high-end homes or styling commercials or photo shoots. Having had experience as a buyer for a major furniture retailer, she has established many connections in the furniture, accessories, architecture, and contracting community and is able to pull these resources together to effectively execute her designs and deliver the most beautifully customized creations for her clients.

Austin’s body of work ranges from homes in the Hamptons to condos in downtown San Diego. Whatever the style, Austin prides himself in highlighting the client’s unique taste while still adding his personal signature to the space. He believes that the key to a successful design is consistency and harmony, regardless of the genre, era, or theme. Thus, his unmistakable touch is not indicative of a specific set of colors, patterns, or cultural influences, but rather the manner in which these elements all interact and symphonize with one another. A space can evoke many emotions and Austin never loses sight of this while making a home a sanctuary to the owner or ensuring a restaurant is welcoming to all guests, whether it means creating comfortably bold compositions, satisfyingly joyful color palettes, or even incorporating elements of Feng Shui.

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Whether your inspiration is contemporary, traditional, eclectic, coastal, rustic, or transitional, our passion for creating charmingly alluring and wonderfully enduring interiors will help customize your space to reflect your personal style.

Let the interior design experts of San Diego give your place a refreshing, beautiful, and thoughtful new look that balances form and function. Our goal is to make your space a sanctuary that welcomes you and your guests with open arms.



An apartment with three different visions

20 Thursday, 2014

A Swedish real estate firm-X3 had a really great idea to promote their listings: bring in three different designers to give their own treatments on the same apartment. The results were pretty dramatic. The designers, Michael Beckman, Hans Blomquist, and Tina Hellberg, really showed off their creativity. One room is bohemian…

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Amazing must-see metro stations

19 Wednesday, 2014

Take a look at these gorgeous installations in the most unlikely places–underground metros from all over the world! Goes to show you even the most mundane, utilitarian settings can be made beautiful. More at Bored Panda.

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Lamps and target practice, my two favorite things together at last

29 Monday, 2012

Shoot your way into or out of darkness with the bitplay Bang! lamp. Although playing target practice in the dark to turn it on may prove to be a bit more difficult than to shoot at it when it’s already on to turn it off. Watch the video below for…

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Four times (squared) clock

15 Monday, 2012

Check out this minimalist clock by Vincent Stall. The name is representative of the four quarters of the clock that are clearly divided into these 3-D multi-sized blocks.

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