California Living with Tim Barber by The Tim Barber Ltd. Team

“I have no interest in being a one-man band,” confesses Tim Barber, the principal and namesake of our Los Angeles-based architecture firm, Tim Barber Ltd.  While having his name literally emblazoned on the door seems contradictory to his claim, the humming atmosphere of his studio confirms that he walks the talk.  Just outside the office where we sit, a 20-member team of architects and designers work smoothly together to help design or even helm their own projects. 

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ICAA Intensive at Greystone Mansion by Tim Barber

This week, the Southern California Chapter of the ICAA is conducting the first-ever ICAA Intensive outside New York City, at Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills (designed for the Doheny family in 1927 by Gordon B. Kaufmann).

The intensive is an eight-day course of study that introduces participants to the ICAA’s core curriculum through coursework in the classical orders, composition, proportion, drafting, observational drawing, and the literature of classical architecture. 

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An Adventurous Life: Global Interiors by Tom Stringer by Tim Barber

Tom Stringer is a friend, an interior designer, a fellow traveler and an awesome force. He sees foreign adventures much the way we do: to imagine living outside the box.

He’s written a book about how his travels have influenced his work. We admire Tom’s approach to design. It is one that layers his passion for world travel and experiences with a modern sense of color, space, and materials.

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