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DESIGN
WITH PASSION,
NOT EGO.

Kamus + Keller is a diverse team of interior designers and architects who focus on creating with purpose, process, and passion. Never ego. We are deeply committed to providing our clients, partners, and co-workers with a level of attention and respect unparalleled in the design and commercial real estate industries.
  

OUR SERVICESgET IN TOUCH

JOIN US FOR A FREE DIGITAL SANDBOX WORKSHOP

Join us for a FREE 1-hour online workshop to reimagine the workspace. As our own team got together to research and strategize the post-COVID possibilities, we realized clients would benefit from our research and process.

  • Clarify what you want for your space
  • Better understand the needs of your team
  • Sort out what needs to be done
  • Prioritize how to get started
  • Access research, plans and best practices
  • All in a 1-hour Lightning Decision Jam

LET’S GET STARTED

Reach out by either filling out the form, or calling us at 562.216.5244.

Your team will walk away with clarity and have access to a personal Digital Sandbox; an online whiteboard space from MURAL where you can sketch out solutions with Kamus + Keller and your furniture vendor.

 

 – K+K Team


ABOUT K+K

We take our clients from ordinary to extraordinary by providing hands-on, personalized design solutions.

Kamus + Keller Interiors | Architecture delivers excellence in architecture and interior design throughout Southern California, across the nation, and around the world.

Our experienced team of Architects and Interior Designers develop customized and innovative project solutions for each client, with service that is second to none.

 

PURPOSE

Our highest priority, and greatest satisfaction is providing extraordinary service, ensuring our design supports their vision, brand, and culture.

PROCESS

We provide the same advanced and comprehensive services of a large firm with the personalized attention of a boutique company.

PASSION

Our charismatic team is made up of photographers, writers, outdoorsmen, marathon-achievers, musicians, and world travelers. We’re as enthusiastic about great design as we are about each other, nurturing an atmosphere of creativity and support.

INTEGRITY
STEWARDSHIP
BALANCE
FUN

SERVICES

COMMERCIAL

At Kamus + Keller we understand the nuances of providing consistent, efficient architectural services to real estate, and commercial client-direct tenant improvement. We are specialists of our clients’ specs and building standards. We excel at leadership and prioritizing relationships to deliver results.

 

SELECTS

RETAIL

Whether you have one store and no prior construction experience, or thousands of stores and hundreds of construction managers, K+K can manage the entire process or partner with managers to get the job done. This adaptability is key to our success.

Our scope of work includes: Site Survey, Site Analysis, Compliance Review, Space Planning, Permitting, Construction Documents, Construction Administration, Project Tracking, Project Management, Finish Selection.

 

SELECTS

UNIVERSITY + CIVIC

We partner with university architectural design teams to provide efficient solutions to meet complex and evolving challenges in education spaces, requirements, student housing, technology and student culture. 

Our scope of work includes: Full-Service Architectural Design, Engineering Coordination, Retail Design Store Production, Architectural Services, Building Evaluations, Site Planning, Code Review, Permitting, ADA Code Compliance, Space Planning.

 

SELECTS

HOSPITALITY + HOUSING 

Hospitality—a generous welcome—is at the heart of our hospitality and housing development. Whether providing sustainability, senior housing, or a high-end retail and restaurant development, we are dedicated to answers that serve people and the environment.

 

SELECTS

FULL-SCOPE
Programming & Visioning

Interviewing stakeholders to understand the needs of people, departments, stakeholder requirements, workflow and functions.

Site/BOMA Analysis

We have an extensive field survey team ready for all your site survey needs including full service BOMA surveys, calculations, and reports.

Schematic Design

Establish the conceptual design, scale and physical space. Schematics are detailed enough to build from, and includes general thoughts on material use and function.

Space Design

Provide an in-depth analysis of how the space will be used; how people will move within the space and interact with furniture, equipment and hardware.

Design Development

Building on the Space Plan, Design Development provides a polished presentation that includes actual millwork, light fixtures, color schemes.

Renderings

Photo realistic, sketch up, and 3D renderings are a visual representation of the full design. Can be done prior to, or after finish selections.

Branding & Graphics

Work with your marketing team to incorporate the company brand with the new build. Includes wall wraps, signage, glass design, and custom installations.

Consultant Coordination

Mediation and consultation with contractors to ensure adherence to plans. Includes civil, mechanical, electrical engineers, construction, plumbing, fire life safety, and audio visual.

Construction Documents

Instructions used to relay designs, building and approvals required by the client and city jurisdictions, and agencies to construction.

Specifications

A spec book required by city and government projects that covers legal, warranty, installation, purchases, deliverables, approval process, rules and regulations.

Bids & Negotiations

Help end-user direct projects to acquire and analyze bids on behalf of the client. We mediate overall cost, impact, schedules.

Plan Check

We manage the submission of documents and applications to cities for requirements, approval and sign-off.

Construction Administration

We are on site to mediate, answer questions and advise clients regarding technical details, specifications, fixtures and submittals to ensure the contractor is building according to contract.

GO AHEAD:
TAKE A LOOK.

PROJECT SELECTS

CLIENTS

We are fortunate at Kamus + Keller to work with extraordinary partners, people and organizations. This pursuit of “that thing you do” is why we love what we do.

SAM BARTON, OCCU
We were worried that the new build would divide the team. Our fear was people would be upset if they had to move. The opposite happened. New design elements improved the experience of being in the office. Our associates love the space.
ALEXIS CASTILLO, BPM SUPREME
Kamus Keller took our vision and made it reality. It represents BPM Supreme. What inspires us every day is that our employees can have different areas to work from in the office and it feels like home.

MEET THE TEAM

We are fortunate at Kamus + Keller to work with extraordinary partners, people and organizations. Our clients are achieving remarkable things every day. We’re honored to bring great design, a proven process, and a team of talented people to shape today’s architecture and design.

 

OUR Community + Culture

JOHN KAMUS

AIA, LEED AP, PRINCIPAL & CMO

DAVID KELLER

PRINCIPAL & CEO

KIMBERLY RYAN

CFO & COO

CHERI BANCROFT

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

PAULA O. HARRIS

CID, SR. PROJECT MANAGER

AGA BACHELDER

LEED AP, SR. PROJECT MANAGER

ALEXANDER MALATE

FIELD OPERATIONS SPECIALIST

ALEX SANCHEZ

SR. JOB CAPTAIN

DAGOBERTO RAMOS

FIELD SURVEYOR | DRAFTSMAN

DAVID CHAU

NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, PROJECT MANAGER

ELLYSE CRAWFORD

DIRECTOR

GIECEL GRUEZO

DESIGNER

JANET JUAREZ

DESIGNER

JESSICALINA BLACKNEY

DESIGNER

JODI ISRAEL

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT | ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

KAI LEE

PROJECT MANAGER

KARIN ROSS

CID, IIDA, DESIGN MANAGER

KATHLEEN DESIERVI

OFFICE MANAGER | ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE

MARSIAL SEDA

JOB CAPTAIN

MICHAEL ABBAS

SR. JOB CAPTAIN

ROXANNE VALENCIA

PROJECT COORDINATOR

SARA CAMPBELL

PROJECT MANAGER

COMMUNITY + CULTURE

CURIOSITY

WE LOVE TO LEARN

At Kamus + Keller we foster a learning environment. We. Love. To. Learn. We are detail-lovers, pursuers of doing it right the first time, masters of rising up to the challenge. We have online forums for everything from interior design, lightscaping, wellness, to engineering, municipalities and code. Learning is also the key to team success. We adapt and keep ahead of rapidly-changing requirements because we have the knowledge and ability to contribute.

“I appreciate the team’s flexibility. Overcoming obstacles is very satisfying. The team is encouraging. We like to help each other, and learn with each other.” Aga, Sr. Project Manager

DAGO, FIELD SURVEYOR
I love the environment here. Very welcoming and lively. My last office was serious. Here, there’s lots of collaboration. We work well together.
GIECEL, DESIGNER
This office is open and really friendly. Here, we speak with each other and there’s an openness to ask questions when you need help.
BALANCE + FUN

LOVING DESIGN AND LIFE, TOO

How we foster life outside of work is what makes Kamus + Keller a special company. How we live–investing in our families, personal passions, philanthropy–comes back to our clients in the quality of our work, and valued relationships. Good companies begin with happy employees. We go out of our way to connect, laugh, share food and give back. We wouldn’t have it any other way.

“I seriously feel I have everything I have ever wanted.” Sara, part-time Job Captain, mother, avid hiker and mountain-lover.

 

LET’S BUILD
SOMETHING GREAT.

Our greatest satisfaction is providing extraordinary service to our client partners. We look forward to supporting your vision, brand, and culture. Let’s connect!