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Moody & Modern

Our “Moody and Modern” project, a masterful collaboration between architect Eric Olsen and surf-style expert Raili Clausen, is a Corona Del Mar gem that seamlessly blends modern design, rustic charm, lush courtyards, and materials that embody the relaxed California lifestyle.

Quiet Cove

Harmonizing with Eric Olsen’s unique fusion of modern and rustic architectural elements, “Quiet Cove” seamlessly extends the indoor ambiance outdoors. Ultimately, this project emerges as a sanctuary for endless entertainment under the sun, embodying a harmonious fusion of natural splendor and functional sophistication.

Shady Canyon

In the serene hills of Shady Canyon, a unique pie-shaped lot is transformed into an entertainer’s paradise, blending Spanish charm with modern amenities. With a spacious shade structure, inviting gas firepit, and elevated pool area, it’s the perfect setting for year-round gatherings and summer relaxation.

Rancho Verde

Welcome to Rancho Verde, an outdoor sanctuary complimented by traditional Spanish Architecture nestled in the picturesque hills of Rancho Santa Fe. From the grand circle drive to the panoramic vista views, every detail of this design was carefully crafted to enhance the property’s natural beauty, functionality, and ambiance, fostering unforgettable experiences. 

Port Ramsgate

Discover the epitome of coastal luxury at Port Ramsgate, where modern traditional architecture seamlessly blends with timeless charm. This property offers everything needed for a life of luxury and leisure, epitomizing the essence of slow living at its finest.

Cardiff Cottage

Settled in the charming beach town of Cardiff-by-the-sea, this project fits perfectly into its surroundings. What once was an original 1950’s track home, this cottage now boasts a curb appeal that elicits that cool,laid-back and stylish coastal California feel. 

Carmel Bay

Step into a landscape of seamless elegance where Spanish influence meets the vibrant beauty of California natives. The Carmel Bay Project showcases a single-level Spanish-inspired home enveloped by carefully curated native flora that breathes life into the curb appeal with entertaining features to provoke thoughtful gatherings. 

Newport Harbor

Located on the picturesque shores of Newport Harbor, this property is an epitome of coastal elegance with a timeless white exterior that seamlessly marries rustic charm through weathered wood accents. 

Orchard Hills

Nestled within the picturesque Orchard Hills community, this backyard oasis embodies the pinnacle of luxury living. A culinary haven awaits you with its covered outdoor kitchen and dining alcove, equipped with top-of-the-line appliances. An expansive lap pool and spa awaits for summer fun, surrounded by lush greenery that weaves its way throughout the landscape, creating a captivating escape. 

Casa Galloway

Explore the harmonious fusion of modern and traditional Spanish architecture in our Costa Mesa landscape design project for renowned interior designer, Lindye Galloway and her personal residence. Witness the artful blend of outdoor spaces, sustainability, lush greenery, and elegant living areas that bring this extraordinary home to life.

Blue Key

Experience the timeless elegance of French transitional design with Blue Key. This enchanting oasis located in Newport Beach California seamlessly blends rustic elements with a touch of sophistication, creating a truly captivating outdoor sanctuary.


We aimed to turn this half-acre plus  space into a private paradise that practically transports its visitors to the grecian tropics- Resort living at its finest!

Santa Fe

Nestled on over 2 acres of breathtaking land, this project showcases a fusion of modern aesthetics with the timeless charm of a Spanish ranch

Bayshores Tavern

This property features an open-concept landscape design that seamlessly blends traditional and coastal elements, creating a harmonious and inviting outdoor space perfect for both relaxation and entertainment. 

Timeless Retreat

This refined home designed by Architect Eric Olsen invites guests to come inside and fall in love with its interior spaces. 

Dover Shores Estate

It’s not every home that gets this much attention, but this one that was featured on the Newport Harbor Home Tour was hard not to love.

Cobblestone Beauty

Interior spaces lead to endless outdoor space for a family of five along with all their friends on the block to fully enjoy. 

Ranch Retreat

This project was the remodel of our dreams. With a pie shaped lot, our Garden Studio Team had tons of space to work with!

Spanish Estate

This Spanish style home sets the tone for carefree SoCal living.  With plenty of room to host a BBQ, gather around a firepit and eat alfresco this house is one you’d never want to leave.

Modern Compound

This transitional style home designed by Brandon Architects perfectly reflects a Southern California lifestyle known for its comfortable weather and relaxed vibe.

Modern Homestead

When the homeowners asked Eric Olsen Design along with Garden Studio Design to create a home for their young and growing family, we couldn’t wait to put pen to paper. 

Harbor View Hills

Every inch of this lot is put to good use so as a result the entire home looks and feels like one open space perfect for entertaining or sitting on a chaise reading a book. 

Big Canyon

Creating an outdoor environment for our clients to make happy memories is one of our favorite things to do. 

Eastside Tavern

This award-winning French transitional home seamlessly blends old world charm and contemporary aesthetics, creating a mesmerizing living space that effortlessly connects indoor and outdoor environments while evoking enchantment at every turn. 

We are a full-service landscape design/build firm located in Southern California. Our projects consist of Custom Residential, Residential Redos, Design-Build, and Commercial and Public Works. Whatever the project, our goal is always the same: Fully utilizing and enjoying outdoor spaces. We believe that well-prepared space planning, aesthetic and durable materials along with our quality craftsmanship are the ingredients to a vibrant and livable outdoor space.