MEET THE FOUNDERS
“I have been blessed over the years to have clients that have been creative, talented, and willing! Really, it all comes down to the client’s support, focus, and overarching vision, (and a whole lot of faith in me), that create that one-of-a-kind exceptional result! I believe it is the designer’s willingness and commitment to listen and collaborate with the client that creates the true magic!”
– Laura Muller
Laura Muller is a native Angeleno, an award winning interior designer, author, and a graduate of UCLA’s prestigious Interior Architecture and Design (ARC_ID) Master’s Professional Designation Program. She has been designing, developing and building diverse residential and commercial projects in Southern California for over thirty‐five years.
With a strong and lengthy background in community outreach and service, Laura consistently spearheads large charity “passion projects” with organizations such as ASID, Ronald McDonald House, Step Up on Second, World Vision, East LA Community Corporation and others. Laura’s key passion is to reduce youth homelessness by raising awareness about mental illness, and building community connections that inspire hope, and firmly believes that “together we CAN build a better tomorrow for all those in need”.
As an active advocate for the interior design profession, Laura served as the 2016 President of the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and is the recipient of the 2014 Adele Faulkner Award for Outstanding Community Service. In 2013, Laura received the prestigious Special Commendation from the City of Los Angeles which saluted her “inspiring work as an essential leader of the restoration and enhancement of Los Angeles’ urban centers by introducing trend‐setting interior design possibilities of center‐city loft living”. Laura’s interior design‐build work has graced the pages of print and online magazines nationwide, and she enjoys sharing her candid expertise on design, construction, business, and trends as a speaker and contributor.
Laura’s signature design philosophy is one that embraces the opportunity to strongly partner with her clients to deliver luxurious, elegant, organized, and deeply personal spaces. With great attention to detail, quality, aesthetic, function and purpose, she creates homes that her clients feel deeply connected to. Laura stamps all of her design build work with her personal integrity, infectious one‐of‐a‐kind enthusiasm, and unmistakable focus on the client’s vision.
Laura describes FOUR POINT’s signature CLEAN.FRESH.MODERN. design style as a thoughtful, curated and edited weaving of minimal, contemporary and traditional styles. Laura places great emphasis on customizing her design work to meet her clients’ personal needs, taste, timeline, and budget. She utilizes creativity, experience and technical skill to guide her client’s vision while gracefully articulating her signature contemporary livable style throughout her work in both residential and commercial interiors, redefining the term timeless and classic.
Laura’s clean, organized, open, unfussy design style is charismatic, restrained, smart, and wonderfully joyful.
“Nothing to it, just do it!”
– Cliff Muller
Cliff Muller, a multi‐award winning and published General Contractor and Construction Consultant, brings over three decades of diverse and expansive construction knowledge and experience to the FOUR POINT team. Cliff is certified by the Center for Design Technology, a graduate with distinction of the prestigious UCLA Extension Professional Designation Construction Management and Certification Program, and a certified teacher of Industrial Arts and Vocational Education.
Formerly, as President, Owner and Principal Construction Consultant of CMS Corporation, Cliff successfully completed hundreds of projects in the Los Angeles and surrounding areas ranging from unique and architecturally complex residential estates and multi‐family apartment complexes, to large multi‐story commercial office buildings, restaurants, and tenant improvements. Cliff’s construction consulting and management work with large luxury residential homeowner’s associations such as Doheny Estates, includes extensive design and plan check review, and project oversight for new construction.
This experience and extensive hands-on knowledge of the California region, specifically in the area of California Building Codes as they apply to construction in California, has rendered him an invaluable partner to LA’s elite developers, builders, real estate agents and luxury estate owners and provides depth and value to every project.
Cliff’s design‐build work can be seen in such print publications as Dwell, California Homes, Better Homes and Gardens, Architectural Digest and Architectural Record. Cliff received a Special Commendation from Architectural Digest and the Architects Institute of America (AIA) for his collaborative work with architect, Patrick Tighe and Thom Mayne of Morphosis Architects.
Cliff enjoys sharing his design‐build and project management expertise and experience, often participating as a guest speaker and contributor on elite design build panels.
Cliff has a unique eye for details and design, an unusual talent for chaos management and mediation, and a personal passion and commitment to the integrity of construction and its longevity. You will often hear him say when asked where he gets his positive energy about perfection, “Nothin’ to it, just do it.”
MEET THE TEAM
“Just Keep Swimming.”
– Finding Nemo
Rachel Scott, a graduate of California State University Northridge where she earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Family Consumer Sciences‐Interior Design, joined our leadership team following a successful internship with FOUR POINT. Rachel proudly served as the 2015 Student Representative to the Board of Directors for the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and brings with her extensive experience in the field having also served successful internships with Lee Jofa, and as the Assistant to the Director of Design at the world renowned Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles.
Rachel serves the team as Executive Assistant to our Principals and Lead Project Manager. Rachel’s focus is to ensure that our clients are well informed, and our projects are flowing smoothly, on time, and on budget. Her responsibilities also include maintaining personal and company schedules for our Principals, general project oversight and accountability, and company communication.
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
– Tony Robbins
Born and raised in Kampala, Uganda to a family of builders, Farrah Matovu has always seen herself as a designer with builder’s roots. With both her parents involved in the building and design industry, she, out of her sixteen siblings was the only one interested in pursuing a dream in the design field.
Farrah studied Architecture at University at Buffalo in New York, and graduated in May 2015. During her senior year, she was one of five students selected to work on an architectural project in Yangpyeong, South Korea, which involved delivering sustainable urban planning solutions to the city of Yangpyeong under the theme of reshaping the pattern of sprawl. She, together with the team, traveled to Korea for a presentation to the city mayor and site analysis team.
With a personal passion for Photography, she can often be found documenting the art around her. Having mostly photographed architecture models, she recently broke away and now photographs anything she perceives as the nature of art and interiors.
Farrah has successfully completed a number of projects for her father’s construction company, (Youma Builder’s Construction), including the design of the cottage houses for the Katanga Resort, which is scheduled to be completed in October, 2017. Even now, she remains an active part of the design team as they near completion of this eight year project.
Recently, Farrah completed her Masters in Interior Architecture at UCLA Extension and Cal Polytechnic Pomona (2017) while serving as an active board member for the ASID UCLA Extension Student Chapter, where, during her term, she oversaw the Graphics and Marketing team.
Farrah currently lives in Los Angeles and brings to FOUR POINT an infectious positive energy, classic professionalism, and a wealth of experience and education. As our 2D and 3D Designer and Director of Marketing, she oversees our design and construction documents department, as well as manages our editorial calendars, graphic design, and company’s Social Media platforms.