MOCA Exhibit: The Art of Our Time
February 25, 2016

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 mind: Union Station. From there, we made what seemed like […]

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New Kitchen Trends in 2016
February 18, 2016

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 a general direction of change: a way of behaving, proceeding, […]

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Project Spotlight: Fair Park Residence
February 18, 2016

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 able to achieve a space that reflects both the traditional […]

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Project Spotlight: Roosevelt Avenue Residence
August 4, 2015

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 within the kitchen. Without adding square footage, but […]

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Project Spotlight: 10th Avenue Residence
June 1, 2015

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 other details of this project, including a master bedroom […]

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Excellence in Design Awards
May 1, 2015

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 Award, Restoration Category   As part of the […]

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Monday Makeover: Landmark 1910 English Arts & Crafts Home
April 7, 2015

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 achieve a compromise that retains the historic materials and […]

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“…pull a thread here and you’ll find it’s attached to the rest of the world.” A Message From the CEO
January 9, 2015

“…pull a thread here and you’ll find it’s attached to the rest of the world.” A Message From the CEO

I came across this quote in a book review and it gave me pause beyond its intended context. “…pull a thread here and you’ll find it’s attached to the rest of the world.”  The interconnectivity of our present world is increasing at exponential levels. From using our collective computers in processing the Human Genome project to […]

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January 9, 2015

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 wines with care and integrity, in small lots and limited […]

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Celebrating 30 Years With A Very Special Bottle of Wine
January 9, 2015

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 La Encantada Vineyard. The new friends found a shared passion […]

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