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With over sixty years of combined independent experience in the field of residential and commercial luxury interior design, construction, and project management, and over ten years of successful collaboration on diverse design projects, the husband and wife team and creative force behind FOUR POINT, Laura and Cliff Muller, provide clients with invaluable expertise.
FOUR POINT’s interior and architectural design and project management approach to each project allows the entire team to provide clients with thorough, thoughtful, and creative solutions to every challenge from the very first meeting. Our strong collaborative style encourages a positive and inclusive process, and our long lasting relationships with specialists, engineers, custom fabricators and trade suppliers allows us to bring you an unmatched depth of expertise in comprehensive luxury interior design and project management excellence.
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 trendsetting interior design possibilities of center-city loft living”. Laura’s interior design-build work has graced the pages of books, print, and online magazines nationwide, and she enjoys sharing her candid expertise on design, construction, business, and trends as a speaker and contributor. Laura was recently named to the prestigious DXV Design Panel for 2018-2020, has been named by Modenus Design Directory (Top 25 in 2018, 2019, 2020) on the Top 100 list of Influencers and Innovators of Design, was awarded a prestigious seat on the 2019-2020 Designers Council for Monogram Appliances, and in 2021 launched her first licensed indoor/outdoor furniture collection, The Provenance Signature Collection by Laura Muller Exclusively for Seasonal Living.
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, un-fussy design style is charismatic, restrained, smart, and wonderfully joyful.
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.”
Jackie comes to us with a diverse wealth of experience. Originally from Leicester U.K, Jackie worked as a nanny for 12 years before working as the General Manager of a custom furniture and drapery showroom and factory. Jackie also worked as a concierge for the packing and moving industry, and followed that with 16 years in the entertainment industry as a leader in the credit and finance / scheduling and operations departments. She brings a unique set of technical skills to FOUR POINT and leads our team as General Manager to keep our projects on point.
Rachel comes to FOUR POINT with a robust talent and keen intuition for resourcing unique and focused products for our clients. As the Director of Resourcing, Rachel resources, shops, explores and catalogs all products for our library, and works closely with our procurement team on details and timelines; bringing unusual, new and innovative high-quality products, vintage one-of-kind finds, textiles, accessories, furniture and finishes to our catalog.
Rachel came to us originally as a senior intern in 2014, and has been an integral part of our firms operations development, growth, and ultimately, our success. As graduate of California State University, Northridge with a B.S. Family & Consumer Sciences, Interior Design, Rachel joined us with an already multi-dimensional skill set, and has worn many hats in our firm since. Following over three full time years as a true leader in our firm, Rachel stepped away to pursue a full time senior project management role with a large lighting distributor, but never fully left our team. Today, Rachel continues to work alongside our team as an assistant, administrator, designer, and project manager.