December 2016

Kinfolk

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.

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December 2016

Los Angeles Magazine

Designed by Project M Plus, it’s a cross between the backyard of a Joseph Eichler home and the town plaza in Oquitoa, Mexico.

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December 2016

Dwell

A Popular Burger Joint Flaunts Its Roots With the Help of a Design Collective

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October 2016

Rip and Tan

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.

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September 2016

LA Weekly

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.

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September 2016

BP&O

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.

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July 2016

Eater: Chicago

West Loop Umami Burger Opens Today, Giving Chain Its 2nd Chicago Location

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May 2016

Art of the Menu

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.

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May 2016

Eater: Los Angeles

The new taco and grilled meats spot Salazar is looking to become a major player along the revitalized LA River.

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May 2016

Eater: Los Angeles

The simple space has been reformatted thanks to Project M+, and features a variety of options for enjoying the room.

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February 2016

Above the Glass

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.

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August 2015

Eater: Los Angeles

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.

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July 2015

Archinect Podcast

Architecture Director and co-founder of Project M Plus, McShane Murnane, discusses development displacement and the gentrification of Los Angeles.

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April 2015

Newspaper Club

Yeah! Furniture has just launched a new collection and called on the design team at Project M Plus for the branding, which includes a very stylish classic tabloid catalogue.

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March 2015

Remodelista

McShane and Cleo Murnane of LA architect/design collaborative Project M+ specialize in miraculous makeovers on a budget. Check out the before and after.

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March 2015

Career Contessa

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.

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December 2014

Remodelista

Revisiting The Murnane’s exquisitely simple, blue-and-white-tiled master bath—and lingering long enough to investigate all the key elements.

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December 2014

Domaine

Taking their work home, Cleo and McShane designed and built their hillside family space to accommodate their specific needs and aesthetic desires.

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December 2014

Remodelista

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.

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December 2014

Remodelista

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.

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October 2014

Racked Los Angeles

“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.

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September 2014

The Dieline

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.

 

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August 2014

T Magazine

Architects from Project M Plus transformed the dilapidated stable into a 1,700-square-foot space with rafters.

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August 2014

Design Bureau

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.

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May 2014

LA Times

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.

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May 2014

Dwell Home Tours

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.

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March 2014

House Beautiful

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.

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March 2014

de LaB Home Tour: Architects at Home

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.

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February 2014

Print Mag

Elixir holiday gift design for Simone LeBlanc Inc. Icons designed for each elixir, recipe book and packaging. Kit uses leather foil stamping, letterpress and digital printing.

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