Our multi-disciplinary studio holistically creates both two- and three-dimensional environments.
This unique integrated structure allows us to form agile teams of architects, interior and graphic
designers, writers, and collaborators to take on projects ranging from logos to high-rises.
We like what we do, we hope you do too.
As Creative Director & Co-Founder of Project M Plus, Cleo puts 15 years of experience to work creating premium branding. Her deep knowledge of design coupled with her impeccable eye make her a force of nature. From branding real estate and hospitality developments to designing websites and collateral for fashion, restaurant, and lifestyle clients she brings an unwavering commitment to beauty and functionality to every project she touches. She has been instrumental in creating work for such esteemed clients as Caruso Affiliated, Sincerely Jules, Rizzoli, Kilroy Realty Corporation, Villa Carlotta, Hedley & Bennett, Umami Burger, Ergobaby and Orbit Baby, Lombardi House, Simone Le Blanc, and many more.
Before founding M Plus, Cleo worked for prestigious design and advertising agencies from LA to NYC to London, including stints as Art Director for Bentley Motors, Packaging Designer at The Body Shop International, and Senior Designer positions at Pentland Brands and Saatchi & Saatchi.
With more than 15 years experience as a practicing architect, McShane is a rising name in the Los Angeles architecture world. Whether he’s renovating a geodesic dome in Eagle Rock, working on a $166-million mixed-use project downtown or building his own cantilevered hillside residence in Silver Lake, his simple, elegant building forms give users an inspired view of the environment around them. His talent for integrating the many forces at work in site-specific design and ability to work calmly under pressure make him a sought-after creative partner.
He holds a Master’s of Architecture degree from the University of Illinois and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Minnesota. McShane has taught architectural detailing at the California Design College and has participated in the USC Architecture Guild.
NCARB: 66562 / CA: C34176 / IL : 001.020509 / WI: 10773-5
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Project M Plus is a Silver Lake based collective of designers and architects, and we’re always looking for superbly talented like-minded creatives. Love of design and architecture a must, quality music playlists appreciated, and office pets encouraged. Show us what you’ve got.
Silver Lake Office
2898 Rowena Ave.
Los Angeles, CA