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Old English Home Phases Into Rustic, Contemporary Space

Remodeling a home that's rich in history is no small undertaking. Special care should be taken when dealing with old structures and building materials, but equally as important is to respect the original architecture so you can better understand one’s place in this home’s future...

Project Spotlight: Sleek and Contemporary Remodel

The main focus of this project was to create a kitchen with plenty of storage that was welcoming, bright and well-connected to the other areas of the home. As the space plan developed, our clients and their team discovered opportunities to expand the floorplan by...

Project Spotlight in South San Rafael

Our clients came to us to renovate and expand their contemporary style home in the beautiful neighborhood of south San Rafael. The main living space is situated on the second floor of the home and has been re-conceptualized to accommodate a new Entry, Kitchen, Laundry...

Updates Around the Office

Back in 2015, we celebrated the opening of our new office in Pasadena. With the new expansion, we continued to provide our clients with award-winning design services, cutting-edge materials and products, quality construction, as well as a relationship that goes beyond the duration of a...

Employee Spotlight – 28 Years in the Making

The year was 1991 and Reg Abersek had just moved to Claremont from Canada when someone mentioned he should go check out a well-known, local construction company that was always looking for great craftsmen. He met with Bill Baldwin, Owner of HartmanBaldwin Design/Build, and it...

Project Spotlight: Modern Living

Beauty and modern living inspired our clients to take on this major interior remodel. This townhouse is part of a historic area in Pasadena and although the exterior has all the charm of the neighborhood, its interior space was due for a major redesign. The...

Shonda Rhimes Welcomes Us Into Her Home

Being a part of a project worthy of an Architectural Digest story is what most designers dream of –but when the project lands the cover and it’s Shonda Rhimes’ home … Well, there are no words, just gratitude. Hollywood royalty Shonda Rhimes takes AD readers into...

Project Spotlight: The Canyon Residence

This 1923 former grove house is a historic remnant of the area’s citrus industry. These small fieldstone vernacular homes once dotted orchards throughout San Dimas and the surrounding communities. Though never numerous, they are today extremely rare. In fact, the San Dimas Historical Society said...

HartmanBaldwin Gives Back

HartmanBaldwin partners with a selection of local nonprofit groups and volunteer organization in an effort to give back to our community. Our mission goes beyond home remodeling. We strive to improve the lives of others, whether it’s a home remodel or by volunteering and helping...

An Inside Look at HartmanBaldwin’s Finished Work

Our private home tours are opportunities to learn first-hand the backstory behind a HartmanBaldwin remodeling project. This fun and casual gathering allows our clients to see a beautifully finished project, speak with past clients and HartmanBaldwin staff. This post highlights a beautiful Arcadia project that...

Project Spotlight: Paradise Villa

This 1930’s Mediterranean inspired villa contains almost 6,000 sq.ft. of interior space with 4 bedrooms and 5 baths. The three-level residence is located on an irregular “C” shaped lot, offering panoramic views of the surrounding valleys. The residence was originally designed by local architect John...

Exclusive Look into a Current HartmanBaldwin Project

Our latest Mid-Construction Showcase highlighted a project that included a new 214 sq. ft. addition, allowing for a bedroom and bathroom expansion and adding a new laundry room. Our client wanted a space to display her extensive art collection. As an avid art collector, she...

Pasadena Ferguson Showroom: Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Galore

Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery opened their showroom exclusively to HartmanBaldwin clients and staff for a wonderful evening of hors d’oeuvres, fine wines and interior design. This gallery is one of the premier destinations for access to the latest concepts of quality home fixtures...

Project Spotlight: Perfect Summer Retreat

Most homes will undergo one major renovation during a homeowner's tenure, others may take a more multi-phase approach to achieve the vision. In this case, our clients came to us with an ambitious wish list that would transform their home into an expansive, yet...

Tour A HartmanBaldwin Project During Construction

Our Mid-Construction Showcase is an opportunity to see first-hand what happens through every stage of a HartmanBaldwin project. Together, we walk you through the goals, challenges and solutions of the project. Our latest Mid-Construction Showcase featured the restoration of a 1923 Stone Home with a...

Mansion Court Residence

  div.ex1 { width:75%; margin: auto;}   Our latest Project Spotlight features a San Gabriel Valley home in major need of a kitchen remodel. Our client loves to host guests and entertain family and friends, but the original kitchen was too dark...

Project Spotlight: Sugar Pine Residence

Our latest Project Spotlight features an Orange County kitchen that transformed from a small and closed-off space to a hip, spacious kitchen-great-room that now highlights its views of the Newport Coast. The original kitchen felt small and constricted, in part, because of a bulky island...

MOCA Exhibit: The Art of Our Time

To commemorate the end of a year and a group of passionate artists and craftsmen, the entire HartmanBaldwin team enjoyed a "day off" in the City of Los Angeles. The entire firm made use of local public transportation, utilizing the Metrolink with one destination in...