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Creative collaboration at its best

Are you a small business owner with no time to refresh your new office or retail space?

Are you a property owner or developer looking to increase the value of your investment?

Or is your current design team unable to accommodate a project deadline due to a heavy workload?

With 20 years of experience designing large-scale projects in the Hospitality Industry, M. Porter Designs is the perfect choice for your design needs and provides streamlined solutions.

Projects include: 

Concours Motors - 2019

Thompson Blvd., Ventura, CA

2,000 square feet commercial space

Auto repair shop lobby area. 

Sunset Dental Ventura office - 2018

Ventura, CA

1,500 square feet commercial space

Reception area and treatment rooms.

Color refresh, window coverings, and artwork. In progress.

Granite Transformations showroom - 2018

Market St., Ventura, CA

2,200 square feet of commercial space

Color refresh to enhance engineered stone products. In progress

Magic Carousel Preschool - 2016

Main St., Ventura, CA

3,000 square feet commercial space

Color refresh, furniture/art concepts for front entrance, office, back hallway,

and employee breakroom.

Onstage Music Academy - 2014

Long Beach, CA

1,500 square feet commercial space

Turned raw office space into music academy for the local community.

Private Residence - 2013

Long Beach, CA

1,200 square feet residential space

Coordinated interior finishes and wall removal with GC, space planning, and custom wall storage solution.

Memories of China Restaurant / Taj Vivanta Hotels and HFS - 2012

Bangalore, India

3,500 square feet restaurant space

Designed and coordinated with GC in India all interior material finishes and placement, millwork details, custom furnishings, artwork, and lighting design. Improved service flow and created a high-end dining experience.

Phoenician Hotel & Resort Suites / Starwood Hotels and Cadiz Design - 2011

16 Suites - 1.2 million dollar budget

Headed purchasing/design documentation and coordination of project to meet truncated time schedule. Kept project under budget successfully.

Fabtex - 2009

Design and development of their first textile line; Genesis 1 collection

Created 10 custom patterns in various colorways with hands-on coordination in the factory.

Holiday Inn / DKN Hotels and SanD Design* - 2009

Anaheim, CA

15,000 square feet public area + 500 guestroom softgoods renovation

Redesigned all public areas to include expanding the restaurant to minimize overflow in Lobby during peak hours. Implemented a modern, fresh take on IHG brand design completely transforming this hotel from Disneyland Pioneer Days.

Eureka Burger Prototype - Private investor and SanD Design* - 2008

San Luis Obispo, CA

Developed an upscale burger and craft beer restaurant prototype for implementation in various locations.

Marriot Courtyard - Tarsadia Hotels and SanD Design* - 2007

Anaheim, CA - Convention Center

1,000 guestrooms + 8 Suites

Coordinated purchasing and installation of Suites, standard guestrooms and public areas.

Vitality Furniture Showroom - 2008

Los Angeles, CA

4,800 square feet commercial space

Complete remodel of raw space into a polished custom furniture showroom.

Other notable design projects include Public Area design for Caesar's Palace Augustus tower 2nd floor in 2004

Clubhouse Restaurant and model room at Trump National Golf course in Palos Verdes, CA 2006

Powder Room - Pasadena Showcase house with Saxony Street Designs in 2001

NEWH Scholarship Recipient 2001

NEWH Board member 2007-2009