Blend Design LA
Blend Design LA


We Provide Architectural & Interior Design for...


Dreaming of a new custom home?  Need a renovation or addition? 

Considering adding an ADU?

Interested in small-lot subdivision?

We can help. 



We are the design experts finding a happy intersection between imagination, brand, enticement, price point & business goal.



We help small business owners and savvy developers to redefine the experience of retail, office and mixed use properties to evolve with demand and trend.


Our design expertise shines in Homes, Hotel & Multifamily and Mixed Use & Commercial properties.



Blend Design LA provides value-added design services for home owners, buyers and real estate professionals.    Our approach is simple.   We start with an initial

assessment of the property and zoning to give you an in-depth understanding of the property's current condition and future possibilities in terms of design, potential added value, budget and timeline.  Our holistic design approach will help you every step of way to design and transform your single family house and fixer-upper income properties into ultimate dream homes or profitable resales.  Based on your preferences, we are able to provide full range turn-key design services from conceptual to construction monitoring and furnishing installation.  We can also provide a-la-cart design services including,

  • Architectural Design & Documentation

  • Zoning Assessments & Code Analysis

  • Conceptual Design

  • 2D & 3D Visualization 

  • Entitlements & Permitting

  • Consultant Coordination

  • Bid Assistance

  • Construction Administration


  • Interior Design & Documentation

  • Space Planning 

  • Color & Finish Material Consultation 

  • Furniture Layout & Selection

  • Art & Accessory Styling

  • Custom Cabinetry Design & Detailing

  • Budgeting & Purchasing

  • Installation & Staging


Hospitality and luxury multifamily residential design is about understanding the target market, the demographic and lifestyle of customers and the nuances of its location.  Blend Design LA strives to create distinctive identity for each hotel property and multifamily residence.  In this ever-changing market, we provide innovative design solutions to equip developers and hoteliers to stay competitive in new rising ways of lodging and living.  Our design approach is to create impactful experiences and thoughtful details through out every point of contact to entice users and customers.  Our design aptitude is versatile and resourceful in a variety of styles including luxury classical, elegant transitional, or funky modern and whimsical.  The possibility is unlimited.  We provide design services for hotels and multifamily residences including,

  • Architectural Planning & Design

  • Zoning Assessments & Code Analysis

  • Entitlement & Permitting 

  • Conceptual Design Visualization

  • Interior Architectural Design

  • Space Planning

  • Public Areas & Amenities Design

  • Model Room & Show Flat Design

  • All Phases of Design Documentation

  • Consultant Coordination

  • Color & Finish Material Selection

  • FF&A Design & Specification

  • Custom Furniture & Fixture Design

  • Decorative Lighting Fixture Design

  • Art & Accessories Selections & Styling

  • Custom Carpet & Textile Design

  • Budgeting & Scheduling

  • Bidding Negotiation Assistance

  • Contractor Coordination

  • Installation Oversight



Blend Design LA works closely with business owners to create experience-driven design concepts aligning with brand and business.  Our holistic approach dedicated to making every point of interaction a celebration.  Our expertise considers all aspect of commercial design.  We develop design that's relevant to today and the future and ultimately create places that speaks to landlord, tenant and consumer.  Our practice encompasses scales from small mom-and-pop shops to large corporate operations. Our project type and services include, 

  • Retail 

  • Restaurant 

  • Creative Work Space

  • Specialty and Spa 

  • Tenant Improvement

  • Entitlement and Change of Use 

  • Health Dept Permitting

  • Concept Design

  • All Phase of Design Documentation

  • Color Material Selection

  • Furniture Fixture & Accessory Specification



Blend Design LA is a full service design studio created by an architect and an interior designer.  We design homes, hotels and everything in between.  Our goal is to create many more memorable and experience engaging spaces on budget, on time and with a passion to help home and business owners realize the best potential for their properties.

The Architect, David Chong is a licensed California architect.  He has nearly two decades of architectural design experience in both concept and execution.  Throughout his design journey, David has provided his never-ending abundance of creativity to large iconic landmarks and small sensible houses.  He is resourceful in finding smart and creative solutions for design challenges in residential and commercial architecture.  He is also an expert in hillside architecture which is deemed challenging among the architectural  design community.  His designs have successfully transformed many ordinary structures into engaging architecture and made numerous happy and proud property owners.  Growing up in the Caribbean and professionally trained in New York, David is seasoned with east coast sophistication and a relaxed charm only found in islands.  David holds a Master of Architecture degree from Columbia University.  Besides being an endevouring architect, David is also an avid golfer. 


The Interior Designer, Kelly Jao is an NCIDQ certified interior designer. She has a decade of design experience involving premium hotels, luxury multifamily and single family residences.  Her projects and clients portfolio includes hospitality brands from Marriott, IHG, Hilton and luxury homes for Hollywood celebrities.  Growing up in Asia and professionally trained in California, her designs are inspired by both sides of the Pacific.  She is adept at capturing clients' desires for inspiring spaces and realizing them into memorable design ideas.  Her design touches and exquisite vision have been showcased in public areas and guest rooms in numerous luxury and boutique hotels.  Her creations are versatile in a variety of styles from the timeless and classic to eclectic and modern.  Chances are you have spent a night in one of her hotel projects.  Kelly holds a Master of Interior Architecture degree from the UCLA/Cal Poly Pomona Joint Master's Program.  Besides her relentless love for design and real estate, Kelly is also a life long student of yoga. 



We are located in Los Angeles, CA 90042