collaborate design build

How we can help:

Mange your Investment: We help you to manage your investment/ budget to it's full potential

Stretch your Dollars: Using your investment to it's full capacity  therefore producing a higher end look that retains and adds value to your home or business.

Educated Decisions: Aid in the multitude of decisions, and guiding you thru the timing of those decisions.

Materials: How they work together, and should they be used together.

Raft of Knowledge: Educational and Experience Training that helps you plan efficiently from Design to Construction.

Aging in Place: When it's time to add safety measures to your investment, we can make these features blend seamlessly into your design.

Building Codes: We can create not only beautiful Commercial and Public spaces but help you to conform to Local  and National Building Codes, including the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). which is a Federal Law and enforceable.

Multi-generational Renovation: We can help you to re-space plan your home or add rooms for your multi-generation family members.  

Green and Conservation:

We are committed to recycle and re-purpose as many items as we can during your renovation with our select partners in the area.





Founder and Creative Director Cynthia Ryan over the past decade has built a bi-coastal reputation of style, refined craftsmanship, and great attention to detail. With her strong educational background, she is well versed in her craft. With a Bachelors (5 year) of Fine Arts Degree specifically in Interior Design from The Design Institute of San Diego, The Advanced Kitchen and Bath Program from Mesa College in California, and lastly Architectural Drafting and Documentation Certification from Maryland Drafting and University Of Maryland. Cynthia leads circa studio 8 with a very high technical expertise assuring her clients expert layouts, beautiful appropriate finishes, highest quality carpentry, and well thought out plans and strategies to make your space fabulous. Thoughtfully progressive and a contemporary vision is brought forward for each and every clients concept of improving their space along with  having a unique design perspective 

Cynthia works with clients in addition to working for other Kitchen and Bath Firms and Interior Designers.

So why work with us?

"collaborate design build"   approach, this enables us to define an individuals sense of style, along with the lifestyle and reflection of each clients personality. This stems from analysis of the function of the space, the concept development of the space, and  then very careful consideration of all materials.


Our education and experience is same or better  than the large design-build firms. this assures you that all areas of your projects the best choices will made for design-layout and with appropriate materials!

Services Available:

Kitchen and Bath Design for clients and Design Firms

Interior Space Planning and Layout

Multi-Generational Space Planning or Addition Planning

Residential and Loft/Condominium Design

Residential New Build or Renovation 

Boutique Hospitality, Boutique Retail

Custom Cabinetry and/or Mill work Built-ins and Design

Architectural scale and proportion correction

Finishes- Sourcing and Selection

Custom Window and Shade Treatments

Paint Selection with full service only