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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

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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...

New Kitchen Trends in 2016

Each year there are trends that leave a mark, while others fade away and never see the light of day until someone is brave enough to revive particular trend years later. But what is the true definition of a trend? A trend is defined as...

Project Spotlight: Fair Park Residence

Our latest Project Spotlight features a traditional kitchen remodel with plenty of storage space for a growing family. The original kitchen was dated, narrow and did not allow for convenient cooking preparation in such a small space. With the newly remodeled kitchen, our clients were...

Project Spotlight: Roosevelt Avenue Residence

Take a look at these dramatic before and after images of our recent kitchen remodel in Altadena. The original kitchen was small and situated in a tight corner of the house, which also housed the home's washer and dryer, making it difficult for another person to work...

Project Spotlight: 10th Avenue Residence

Take a look at this dramatic before and after of our recently completed kitchen remodel. Without adding square footage, but creatively designing the interior layout, our client now has a kitchen and laundry area that complements the space. For even more photos of the kitchen and...

Excellence in Design Awards

HartmanBaldwin is proud to be recognized by the Claremont Architectural Commission in the following categories for Excellence in Design. Our thanks to our clients, partners and other contributors on another rewarding year of outstanding architecture and construction.   Citrus Glen at Pitzer Ranch Barn & Pump House Excellence in Design...

Monday Makeover: Landmark 1910 English Arts & Crafts Home

Take a look at our rehabilitation project of a landmark 1910 English Arts and Crafts home by Arthur R. Kelly within the prominent Oak Knoll neighborhood of Pasadena.   The work on this residence demonstrated the ability to work within the stringent requirements for a landmark house and...

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Transcendence Winery – A Winery With A Purpose

Transcendence Wines is a small, husband-and-wife run winery dedicated to making exceptional cool-climate Syrah, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from some of the finest vineyards in Santa Barbara County’s acclaimed Santa Ynez Valley and Santa Rita Hills wine growing regions.  Joey and Sara Gummere make their...

Celebrating 30 Years With A Very Special Bottle of Wine

Camping along the central coast with his family, Bill Baldwin’s young daughter (a great ambassador for their family) befriended a young girl her age. The two families met, great campfire discussions ensued and soon The Baldwins became fast friends with The Gummeres, owners of Transcendance...