Cleo and McShane Murnane invite Kinfolk high above Los Angeles and into their hilltop home as part of a home tour series produced in partnership with Sonos and West Elm.
Designed by Project M Plus, it’s a cross between the backyard of a Joseph Eichler home and the town plaza in Oquitoa, Mexico.
Cleo and McShane Murnane’s Silver Lake hillside home was years in the making, but as founders of the graphic design and architecture firm, Project M Plus, building and designing it was a labor of love.
Walking through the gates into the garden dining area from the somewhat grotty intersection of Fletcher Drive and Ripple Drive is like stepping through a portal of some sort into a desert fantasy.
Westbound, a cocktail bar and bistro located on the grounds of the original Le Grand Station of Santa Fe railway features an interior inspired by luxury railcars of past and present.
To pull off the single-large-sheet and type-only style of menu, every element has to be well considered and the typography impeccable, as is the case here.
The new taco and grilled meats spot Salazar is looking to become a major player along the revitalized LA River.
The simple space has been reformatted thanks to Project M+, and features a variety of options for enjoying the room.
Creative Director, Cleo Murnane, is interviewed for Above the Glass, a company that is dedicated to giving women entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, and edge to own their working lives.
Mexicali Taco & Co. chef Ochoa is bringing a bit more flavor from his hometown Mexicali, with a Sonoran-infused barbecue joint in a former auto repair lot along Fletcher Blvd.
Architecture Director and co-founder of Project M Plus, McShane Murnane, discusses development displacement and the gentrification of Los Angeles.
McShane and Cleo Murnane of LA architect/design collaborative Project M+ specialize in miraculous makeovers on a budget. Check out the before and after.
Cleo’s self-proclaimed small studio is nothing if not agile (they were able to launch a clients’ website in one day!), and is dedicated to quality-driven projects and practicing design as a team effort.
Revisiting The Murnane’s exquisitely simple, blue-and-white-tiled master bath—and lingering long enough to investigate all the key elements.
Taking their work home, Cleo and McShane designed and built their hillside family space to accommodate their specific needs and aesthetic desires.
Working with architects Project M+ and interior designer Amber Lewis of Amber Interiors, Massachi has created Lombardi House, a cheery, urban oasis that can accommodate up to 28 guests in four apartments.
In 2008, creative couple McShane and Cleo Murnane—he’s an architect, she’s a designer—boldly took advantage of the real estate market crash by buying a plot of steep, undeveloped hillside land in LA’s Silverlake.
“Building a brand” is such a loosely used term these days, but when it comes to actually creating one, particularly in Los Angeles, Cleo Murnane is the go-to girl for bloggers, boutiques and even budding nut butter companies.
Designer collective Project M+ offers an homage to California with branding, design and packaging for Solstice Canyon, an upcoming gourmet food producer based in Los Angeles.
Architects from Project M Plus transformed the dilapidated stable into a 1,700-square-foot space with rafters.
The geodesic dome, a spherical structure based on a network of intersecting triangles, was popularized by Buckminster Fuller in the 1950s. Today in Los Angeles, the dated dome structure lives on, granted new life as a community center for the Eagle Rock neighborhood.
For Cleo and McShane Murnane, building a house for their family wasn’t just a labor of love. It was an exercise in patience and perseverance.
Architect McShane Murnane and his wife Cleo Murnane founded Project M, a Los Angeles-based collective of designers and architects, while building their family home in the Moreno Hills in Silver Lake.
A Shower Like You’ve Never Seen Before. Feel like showering indoors, or out? In this amazing Los Angeles, California, bathroom, the choice is yours anytime. Our Bergavin Bathroom was House Beautiful’s Bathroom of the month.
Project M Plus’ Lucile House sits on the top of the Moreno Hills in Silver Lake. With views from the Hollywood sign to the San Gabriel Mountains, the architecture is informed by Dutch design. The work is characterized by inventiveness, the creative use of materials, and experimentation.