Architect Orange County - Architect Newport Beach - Architect Laguna Beach - Romantic Modernism - Geoff Sumich

listings magazine

LOUVERS…

In Front Of A Million-Dollar View?

To a lot of people living on the coast with beautiful—and expensive—ocean views, the thought of installing exterior louvers on their windows and doors seems outrageous. To Geoff Sumich, a native New Zealander who operates a highly-acclaimed and successful California house design practice, its par for the course. “I can’t tell you how sad it is to see a beautiful glass-framed house overlooking the ocean, and then see thick heavy curtains pulled across the glass to block out the sun and view,” he laments.

a piece in listings magazine about geoff sumich’s use of louvers in his home designs.    – listings magazine, fall 2016 –

Architect Orange County - Architect Newport Beach - Architect Laguna Beach - Romantic Modernism - Geoff Sumich
Architect Orange County - Architect Newport Beach - Architect Laguna Beach - Romantic Modernism - Geoff Sumich
Architect Orange County - Architect Newport Beach - Architect Laguna Beach - Romantic Modernism - Geoff Sumich

Prospertere

geoff sumich design

Geoff Sumich has been designing his distinctive brand of homes for over 30 years. A vision uniquely formed from his New Zealand roots and his years in Southern California, he is a master of “Romantic Modernism.” This signature style is an excep-tional balance of simplicity and minimalism suffused with warmth and character that will express all the sides of who you are.

Sumich’s journey includes 12 years of experience designing tradi-tional homes, and another 19 years spent marrying that experi-ence to his innate love of minimal, modern design. His process includes allowing raw materials such as stone, wood and steel to age naturally, then placing them artfully in the context of simple and Its modern space. The result is an experience of spacious serenity that nevertheless draws one in with the warm feeling of home.

He is personally involved with every aspect of his projects; his feeling is that once he has finished the plans, his job has just begun. During the course of construction he stays involved with every facet of a home’s creation, allowing him to address the thousands of big and small questions that arise. It’s a hands-on philosophy that allows the accurate execution of the design and the precise realization of your dream home.

Experience Geoff’s seamless fusion of sleek simplicity and rustic charm for yourself at GEOFFSUMICHDESIGN.COM

Architect Orange County - Architect Newport Beach - Architect Laguna Beach - Romantic Modernism - Geoff Sumich
Architect Orange County - Architect Newport Beach - Architect Laguna Beach - Romantic Modernism - Geoff Sumich
Architect Orange County - Architect Newport Beach - Architect Laguna Beach - Romantic Modernism - Geoff Sumich

architectural digest

architectural digest

it’s been over 25 years since anyone from orange county has been published in architectural digest so i felt quite honored when architectural digest featured this house i designed for bruce goldreyer, a self proclaimed “modern day cowboy,” and inspiration for this house.

 architectural digest, january 2010 – “western romance in california”, pages 154-159

Architect Orange County - Architect Newport Beach - Architect Laguna Beach - Romantic Modernism - Geoff Sumich