Rodeo Connection – Beijing’s First Western Bar

Completed in December 2018, this modern saloon in Beijing, China is situated on the 26th floor of a rippling tower designed by Giorgio Armani’s Armani/Casa.  Rodeo Connection features sweeping city views, a bucking mechanical bull made from an authentic American cattle hide, a retail space selling unique American-made items, and antique accessories that bring the […]

STOP BUYING BAD SOFAS/SECTIONALS RIGHT NOW

How many of us have fallen into the trap of purchasing a bad sofa?  We’ve been there and we know how much it negatively effects the functionality of your home.  Where do you want to crash after a long day? What furniture does your family use the most?  See what we’re getting at here? Your […]

Auburn, WA Rec Center

This rec center in Auburn, Washington features a bold orange wall, a beautiful blue subway-tiled fireplace, and eye-catching texture for days. The exterior of this rec center features wooden gables that protrude from the building. The underside of the gables showcase the natural beauty that the Pacific Northwest has to offer. Many of the interior […]

Redmond, WA Rec Center

The Allison Smith Design team packed up our tools, loaded the rig and set off for Redmond, WA to set up this new-build commercial interior design project.  Allison was asked to design the leasing area and some amenity rooms for this new apartment complex.  This was the first time for some of the team members […]

San Jose del Cabo Vacation Home

This elegant home in San Jose del Cabo includes sweeping desert and ocean views, a sitting area that “floats” in the pool, and an open-concept floor plan flanked by a courtyard. The story of how this home came together includes a collaboration between Allison Smith Design and San Jose based architecture firm, Cubo Atelier. Beyond […]

Russell St. BBQ – A Southern Counter

Located at 4246 SE Belmont St. Portland, Oregon 97215 The owners of Portland’s original Russell St. BBQ once again approached us to help with their restaurant design. The structure of this space lent itself to a great design – with its beautiful wooden beam system, operating street-side garage door, and skylights that brighten the entire […]

Everett, WA Rec Center

ASD headed to Everett, Washington to complete the interior design for the Rec Center at Puget Park Apartments.  A sprawling ceiling leads to a dramatic fireplace flanked in tons of natural light as you walk in.  Using a darker ceiling color helps to break up the space and make sense of the multiple ceiling heights. […]

Everett, WA Rec – “Gateway”

This rec center in Everett, Washington has soaring ceilings and tons of natural light. The original concept that was sent to us was very barn-like with craftsman undertones… actually, craftsman overtones. This scheme simply didn’t match the aesthetics for the area. After many iterations on our part, we went with a more contemporary aesthetic. Check […]

San Jose del Cabo, MX

A personal piece of paradise in Cabo San Lucas…. Casa Oasis The home is currently under construction…   The home is going to feature a Romanesque courtyard in a modern Spanish design. All elements face the ocean. It’s not typical to be in a high dessert climate where you can still hear the crashing of […]