Projects

Ko Olina, Oahu, HI

Chic and light-filled with vast ocean views, the 358 guest accommodations, including 52 suites, provide a personal sanctuary in this all-encompassing Hawaiian luxury beach resort — Oahu's first Four Seasons branded resort.

Kakaako, Oahu, HI

By creating a cultural bridge to the Modern Hawaii lifestyle, Waihonua at Kewalo creates a tangible embodiment of the envisioned Kakaako lifestyle – modern, clean, fresh, but unmistakably Hawaii.

Wailea, Maui, HI

The epitome of a romantic sanctuary, Hotel Wailea blends rustic elegance with a fresh take on exotic design.

 

5 Best Designed Hotels in Maui, Architectural Digest

 

#1 Hotel in Maui, Conde Nast Traveler

 

Top 16 Most Romantic Hotels in the World, Conde Nast Traveler

 

South Kohala Coast, Big Island, HI

The Kahua Kuili residence blends indoors with outdoors in a vibrant interpretation of a classic Hawaiian summer camp

 

AIA Honolulu, Residential Excellence Award - 2015 Winner

 

ASID Hawai‘i Chapter, People's Choice Award - 2015 Winner

 

ASID Hawai‘i Chapter, Award of Merit - 2015 Winner

Napa Valley, CA

With a beautiful view over Napa Valley, the design team worked with the client to create a true gathering place. From the ofuro bathtub to the collection of tansu chests, a sense of Zen was brought to the Napa landscape for this family relocating from Japan.

Honolulu, Oahu, HI

Positioned above and adjacent to one of the largest shopping centers in the world, One Ala Moana is a 200 unit luxury condominium with a fashion forward sense of quality and elegance. 

 

ASID Hawaii, Award of Excellence - 2015 Winner

 

GCA of Hawaii, Grand Award - 2015 Winner

 

San Francisco, CA

A reflection of the city in which it resides, this residence balances eccentricities and elegance with both contemporary and classic elements.

Various Locations, Oahu, HI

The voice of a Tori Richard boutique is an embodiment of the brand’s personality. These two locations, one located at Waikīkī and the other at the Ala Moana Shopping Center, are both thoughtful, intelligent, respectful, and optimistic.

South Kohala Coast, Big Island, HI

A classic beach house design. Newly constructed of coral and timber, this residence honors the indoor-outdoor simplicity of the genre. The spare, uncluttered interior appears at first contemporary, but is completely traditional in its detailing and appeal.

Waikīkī, Oahu, HI

This iconic Waikīkī beach resort, built in the 1920s, gets a much needed update while preserving its historical references and significance. The hotel is enhanced with furnishings and a modern envelope to create a fresh setting as well as memorable experiences and connections for guests visiting Hawai`i.

International Interior Design Association -

Best of Show 2010 Winner

 

Waikīkī, Oahu, HI

Modern design solutions and a tranquil, neutral palette livens up a dated resort property. Just off the heart of Waikīkī, this sophisticated residential condominium appeals to the travelers not requiring mai tais and tiki torches on their vacations. Once known as “On the Avenue,” Allure creates a sense of place that is subtly introduced through tasteful art and ocean ephemera.

San Francisco, CA

A cold, uninviting SoMa loft is warmed up by referencing the owner’s passion for all things mechanical. Reclaimed wood, books, black and white photography and vintage collections create a new intimacy in this San Francisco apartment.

Lanai, HI

Facing the sparkling Pacific Ocean, this house has views of Kaho`olawe and the Big Island. Dramatic hits of color and pattern are everywhere, from the orange and white striped upholstery in the Great Room to the punches of aubergine and red in the bedrooms.

CA Home + Design Award - 2011 Winner

ASID Hawai`i Chapter -

Grand Overall Award 2010 Winner

 

Wailea, Maui, HI

Built to incorporate elements of a traditional Japanese fishing village, the former Kincha restaurant at the Grand Wailea Resort underwent an extensive renovation creating a new experience both inside and out for premiere Chef Alan Wong’s Amasia.

ASID Hawai`i Chapter -

Award of Honor 2014 Winner

 

Long Beach, CA

A modern and organic style of design comes together in a colorful fusion of Latin and Southern California influences. Located on the waterfront of Long Beach, clean lines and lush landscaping make this hotel an ideal decadent, urban playground.

 

Design by Charles de Lisle

Waimea, Hawai`i, HI

The grounded, earthy textures of this Kohala Coast resort are rejuvenated with vibrant corals, yellows and hot pinks bringing vitality and a new life. At this classic property, modern shapes punctuate the space from the art on the walls and the lighting to the furniture.

San Francisco, CA

A cozy retreat with a soft-hued and organic element. With a definitive Asian allure, this residence features an antique Chinese screen and daybed.

ASID Hawai`i Chapter -

Award of Excellence 2010 Winner

 

Kapalua, Maui, HI

Located at the Kapalua Resort, a sense of place is experienced within this 30,000 square-foot spa featuring terraced tropical gardens. From relaxation lounges, steam and sauna rooms to a cool rain shower, looking out upon Kapalua Bay, it is the ultimate transformational oasis.

Honolulu, Oahu, HI

With the ocean just moments away, everything about this beachfront apartment reflects the serenity of the water. Timeless and stylish furniture, with tints of blue and shell pink, hint to the surrounding presence of the sky and water.

Honolulu, Oahu, HI

Acting as a laboratory for good green design is Philpotts Interiors’ office building located at 40 South School Street. With photovoltaic panels and double-glazed windows, this old structure has been refitted with sustainable as well as stylish features and materials.

Honolulu, Oahu, HI

With an atmosphere of high-end luxury, this sales office gives a taste of a promised lifestyle. Serving that main goal, the space provides both for its sales and marketing needs with technology that is discreetly tucked away while still ever-present.

ASID Hawai`i Chapter -

Grand Overall Award 2014 Winner

 

San Francisco, CA

Japanese anime meets the urban style of San Francisco at this amusing hotel located in the heart of Japantown. Filled with color and playfulness, the hotel is both comfortable and a reflection of the neighborhood.

 

Design by Charles de Lisle

Kapalua, Maui, HI

This fitness facility, located at the Kapalua Resort, is a wonderland with a saline lap pool and space for yoga, cardio, circuit and Kinesis training. Elements of nature and the ocean are incorporated throughout the fitness center creating a rejuvenating sense of well-being.

Honolulu, Oahu, HI

Interesting textures, materials and contemporary art are the stars that help make this one of the best addresses in the city. Great design sets this project above the competition.

Confidential Location

Filled with brilliantly hued art and custom furniture, this house is as unique and innovative as its owners, an artist and his stylish wife. Once the home of a bishop, this residence was transformed with the feel of modern Europe featuring the owner’s original artwork.

Honolulu, Oahu, HI

Within a downtown, urban location, Capitol Place is the very definition of a "live, work, play" environment. Both the building's architectural nature and contemporary art set the tone for the interior spaces of this vibrant atmosphere.

Waikīkī, Oahu, HI

Open spaces and an understated elegance define the interior design of Watermark Waikiki. The value, brought through the design of this residential condominium, supports the desire for a luxurious lifestyle for its high end buyers.

San Francisco, CA

The high contrast, architectural finishes of bronze, steel and wood give this trendy establishment a classic industrial expression. Located in the fashionable SOMA district, Bacar Restaurant & Bar is warehouse chic.

Ka`anapali, Maui, HI

Duke’s Beach House is located on the North Beach of Kaanapali, Maui. Honoring Hawai`i’s premiere waterman, Duke Kahanamoku, it is reminiscent of an old vacation home. The restaurant sports a fresh, modern take on the past, allowing customers to travel to a bygone era.

ASID Hawai`i Chapter -

Award of Merit 2010 Winner

 

Confidential Location

An open, casual island showplace with dramatic ocean views. With a desire to provide relaxation as well as privacy, massive textured stone interiors and clean finishes give this residence both a sense serenity and security.

Kapolei, Oahu, HI

Modern island design gets a reinterpretation and becomes simpler and sleeker. Within this resort community in Ko Olina, traditional island motifs are reduced to their essentials shapes as colors and textures become more earthy.

Confidential Location

This small, reinvented space of a young teenage girl puts every square inch of space to work. The result is a room that is modern and multi-functional with more room to grow.

Napa Valley, CA

This spa offers the traditional wine country experience. With a residential feel, the décor leans toward a contemporary interpretation of the fabled area of Napa Valley.

 

Design by Charles de Lisle

Kapolei, Oahu, HI

Health and wellness are celebrated at this fitness retreat located within the resort community of Ko Olina. Clean surfaces allow the eye to rest while local art remind visitors where they are.

Kapalua, Maui, HI

An “on the go” juice bar, serving healthy spa cuisine and fresh island juices, combines with a boutique shop offering exclusive skin care lines and gifts. Located in Kapalua Bay on Maui, the restaurant takes advantage of spectacular ocean views.

Honolulu, Oahu, HI

The Pacific Club’s under-used pavilion was redesigned into a casual indoor-outdoor lounge-cum-restaurant. Known as a favorite lunch spot for Honolulu Downtown professionals, the restaurant is a big hit with everyone.

Confidential Location

Inspired by the spirituality of Balinese dwellings, this contemporary beach house is restful while alluding to a more peaceful and mindful way of life.

Santa Cruz, CA

Light, textures and colors bring surfer-chic to this renovated property on the California coast. The result of this thoughtful design is a feeling of both the past and present.

 

Design by Charles de Lisle

Kohala Coast, Hawai`i, HI

Within this gorgeous gated resort community, the private residences of the Pauoa Beach Club benefit from both its good design as well as its quality of amenities and features.

Huntington Beach, CA

The views of the Pacific Ocean provide inspiration for this mid-century hotel update. Daydreaming of the beach, guests are brought to an atmosphere reminiscent of surfers and wood-paneled family station wagons ready to drive down the California coast.

 

Design by Charles de Lisle

Waikīkī, Oahu, HI

A classic oceanfront hotel, built in the 19th century, is modernized with clean lines and a soothing palette. The new elegant décor references the early years of the Waikīkī hotel with pieces like steamer trunks cleverly converted into coffee tables.

Waikīkī, Oahu, HI

Considered a “hotel within a hotel,” the Hilton Hawaiian Village Ali`i Tower is treasured and honored with returning guests. A new, glamorous renovation brings the tower up-to-date making it modern yet more vibrant with natural materials, forms and artifacts.

Kapalua, Maui, HI

This traditional five-star property shines with grace while connecting to the island. Located on the West Side of Maui, it sets a new standard for tropical elegance.

Lahaina, Maui, HI

Undergoing a major reinvention, a two-star property built in the 1960s, is transformed into a chic resort with sleek finishes, organic features and modern tropical influences.

Pescadero, CA

The Northern California coast hosts this rugged, outdoor camping experience. From cozy lodges to distinctive tent bungalows, accommodations are rustic yet upscale and filled with all the comforts.

Confidential Location

This private residence is a blend of interior design with an international style of tropical architecture. A beachfront home on one of Hawai`i’s loveliest beaches, it is a synthesis of contemporary island design.

Napa Valley, CA

Deep into Napa Valley, with an age-old reputation for healing mud baths, the Calistoga Spa is fresh, bright and lively in its approach to fitness, pampering and style.

Confidential Location

An authentic environment with elegant references to the local culture. Within a relaxing setting, the definition of leisure living is at its best when the interior and exterior combine seamlessly for this lush resort home.

San Francisco, CA

Within San Francisco's famous Japantown, the exotic fabrics and zen-like touches of this day spa enchantingly transport guests to a country far more mysterious than their own.

Healdsburg, CA

Everything about this Sonoma County spa is agrarian, modern and minimal. It's an atmosphere perfect for healing and therapeutic treatments.