Hone your Cooking Skills at Whisk

Posted by on Apr 22, 2016 in News | No Comments

McVey Oakley Design Studio is pleased to announce that, as of mid-February, independent kitchen retailer and cooking venue, Whisk, is up and running in Bellevue, Washington. Located at Bellevue and Main, Whisk offers “a curated selection of kitchenware, bakeware, barware, and unique tabletop serving pieces.” With its clean and contemporary kitchen classroom and a diverse […]

Egg N’ Joe Arrives in Scottsdale

Posted by on Mar 24, 2016 in News | No Comments

Brand new breakfast, lunch and brunch concept, Egg N’ Joe celebrated its grand opening at the Silverstone Shops in Scottsdale on 18 January. Egg N’ Joe is the brainchild of our friends at Elmer’s Restaurants. McVey Oakley Design Studio has collaborated with Elmer’s Restaurants on various projects over the years. So, we were delighted to […]

Smoke + Cedar – Design Notes

Posted by on May 2, 2014 in News | No Comments

We enjoyed our time collaborating on Smoke + Cedar with Chef Gordon Naccarato and Joe Hardwick.  (Previously, we worked with Gordon and Joe on Pacific Grill).  Gordon Naccarato has an outstanding history as a chef and especially with restaurants that have catered to elite guests.  He has been a part of the best of both […]

Smoke + Cedar Opening Soon

Posted by on Jan 16, 2014 in News | No Comments

Smoke + Cedar is the latest culinary destination to be concocted by Chef Gordon Naccarato and Joe Hardwick Jr., aka Naccarato Restaurant Group.  Eight years ago, we had the pleasure of working with Chef Gordon and Joe on Pacific Grill.  We are proud to have collaborated with them once again.  Smoke + Cedar is located in the Allenmore Golf and Events Center […]

Clyde Hill Residence is Becoming a Home

Posted by on Oct 8, 2013 in News | No Comments

The final punch list items are almost history, the moving boxes are gone, the photos have been taken, and the guests have started to arrive for fall dinner parties.  It is welcoming and comfortable.  It’s starting to feel like Home. Almost there! Check out our portfolio for the finished photos. From start to finish this project […]

Room for Improvement

Posted by on May 13, 2013 in News | No Comments

We did some design work for the Essentially Seattle retail space almost one year ago but never got around to posting it here.  Better late than later!  The project entailed giving this existing Seattle Center building, then known simply as the Gift Shop, an interior remodel with new retail fixtures and an exterior makeover with new graphics and signage. […]

Designing Art for WildFin

Posted by on Mar 25, 2013 in News | No Comments

We engage in a wide variety of duties when designing an interior environment.  One of the more challenging, but ultimately enjoyable tasks is developing an artwork package that makes a statement without detracting from the interior design. The art that we conceptualize travels a familiar path from conversation to concept sketch to realization.  During this process, we consider […]

Goodbye Scaffolding, Hello Sunshine

Posted by on Feb 28, 2013 in News | No Comments

This week the outdoor scaffolding was removed from the Clyde Hill Private Residence. 

It’s Time for Color

Posted by on Feb 15, 2013 in News | No Comments

It has been a few weeks since our last update on the Clyde Hill Private Residence.  Quite a bit has been accomplished in that time. On the interior, walls have been sanded and are ready for paint.  Floors have been prepped for tile installation which starts next week. On the exterior, retaining walls are complete […]

Collections Cafe Eye Candy

Posted by on Dec 31, 2012 in Press | No Comments

Seattle Magazine had on nice take on the Collections Cafe experience.