Taking the lead from her clients, Liz Howard begins
the design process by focusing on each client's needs, personality and
preferences. "My mentors have been my clients," she says.
Concentrating on solutions that offer the most value, she is sensitive to
financial constraints regardless of the size of the budget.
Howard creates interiors which
a polished, pulled-together look, working together
in unique, interesting harmony.
By combining elements from various cultures, Howard creates
interiors which radiate a polished, pulled-together look, working together in
unique, interesting harmony. Such elements are especially popular in the
Islands, which encompass so many cultures and backgrounds.
to Client Needs.
This Hawaii Kai residential project enabled Howard to demonstrate her well known sensitivity to client needs. She takes a fresh look at the Asian family's culture, blending lifestyle with a new environment. (Click on photo for larger view). Photo by David Franzen
Honolulu's Venerable Pacific Club.
This project required special talent in translating a
commercial project into a residential space. Making it new, yet
only subtly changed, was mandatory - its clientele consider it a second home. (Click
on photo for larger view). Photo by Augie
Five Kahili Award
A nostalgic tour de force, the Waimea Plantation Cottages reveal Howard's innate
ability to make a house feel
like a home. The project won ASID and Honolulu's
Design Award of Excellence, and the Hawaii Visitor's Bureau Five Kahili Award. (Click
on photo for larger view). Photo by William Waterfall