about our studio and design services



With thoughtful attention to color, light, texture, balance and scale, we create a serene atmosphere within each living space.

Andrea is a highly creative and experienced interior designer with a unique list of local residential projects of varying sizes and design styles to her credit, from beach cottage to clean contemporary to old world rustic.

We provide full interior design services and can assist you with furnishings, new construction or a remodel and addition. Many of our projects are vacation homes for clients who live outside of the Monterey Peninsula, as well as residences for those who’ve chosen to make this unique area their primary home. Completed projects include homes in Carmel, Pebble Beach, Monterey  and the Bay Area.

Andrea Bartholick Pace holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Interior Design from the University of Washington, a five-year program, graduating in 1982. As the daughter of Pacific Northwest architect, George R. Bartholick FAIA, Andrea grew up around contemporary design and historic restoration. Her lifelong passion for interior design has resulted in her creating timeless homes and small luxury resort properties for over 30 years.

Andrea can be reached at 831-655-3600 if you would like to discuss an upcoming project.

Andrea Bartholick Pace, Interior Designer and Owner

Interior Design Services

Services we provide:

  • Prepare 1/4” scale furniture plans reflecting all interior spaces to determine room layout options and proper circulation.

  • Interface with project team to produce a full set of interior construction documents.

  • Prepare set of 1/2” scale interior elevations.

  • Select and specify interior colors and finishes, including paint, wood, tile, metal, stone and carpet.

  • Select and specify interior doors, door hardware, cabinet hardware, plumbing fixtures and bath accessories. Assist with appliance selection as needed.

  • Design custom cabinetry including kitchens and bathrooms.

  • Prepare 1/4” scale floor finish plans to indicate material locations and transition areas.

  • Coordinate lighting plans and locate all decorative light fixtures including sconces and chandeliers.

  • Design custom furniture and decorative light fixtures.

  • Shop for accessories and artwork with client.

Furniture Procurement

Following are the guidelines we use to execute custom furnishings as well as how our purchasing is structured:

  • Proposed new furnishings are based on client approved 1/4” scale space plans and design concepts as understood between client and interior designer.

  • Furniture ideas to be communicated through drawings pictures, fabrics, finish samples and visits to the San Francisco Design Center to view furnishings.

  • Design custom furnishings as needed.

  • Price estimates and detailed budgets will be presented in spreadsheet format including estimated shipping, warehousing costs and sales tax.

  • All proposed furniture, upholstery, window treatments, decorative lighting, art and accessories to reflect a consistent balance with the desired atmosphere of your home or small luxury resort property.

  • Purchasing of furnishings to be at designer’s net cost plus procurement fees.

  • Procurement fees include detailed budget estimates, preparation of detailed purchase orders, issuing of deposits, progress payments, balances due, shipping charges to vendors and installation on site.

Construction Interface

We work closely with your Architect and Contractor. Here are some of the tools we use to ensure that everyone is on the same page:

  • Communicate with architect, general contractor and client via plans, elevations, detail drawings and written documents.

  • Communicate with design team throughout the building process during all bidding and construction phases.

  • Attend construction meetings as needed and as requested by client.

  • Provide drawings, specifications, details and relevant information in a timely manner to contractor and sub contractors on the project.

  • Oversee quality and implementation of all design details provided by our studio.

  • Visit construction site on a regular basis as requested by client, architect or contractor.

  • Oversee cabinetmakers, tile installers, electricians, stonemasons and artisans to ensure correct implementation of all custom interior design work.

  • The architect, engineer or client is responsible for all permits and structural drawings.