O U R   C O M M U N I T Y


The following is a list of current & former tenants who form the Strawberry Creek Design Center community. Click here for an alphabetical directory of current tenants.






CAFE ZESTE - Ruben Ramirez and Bahman Shayesteh
Studio 109 · (510) 704-9378 · bjs50@comcast.net · www.zestecatering.com

Dining and Catering - Diners can enjoy a delectable meal or a beverage or snack on the brick patio on the edge of Strawberry Creek Park or in the cozy dining room. The Cafe can accommodate up to 50 people for a private event or Zeste Catering can provide great food for your guests at your choice of location, or boxed meals for the park. Cafe Zeste offers dog-friendly dining on the patio.







BERKELEY YOGA CENTER - Cybele Tomlinson, Melanie Green
Studio 209 · (510) 843-8784

e-mail: cybeleb@hotmail.com, melyoga@hotmail.com
website: www.berkeleyyoga.com

Yoga/Movement - The Center brings together fine teachers from a rich background of traditions. We are committed to creating and nourishing a yoga community through a variety of ongoing classes, as well as special weekend workshops. For those of you who are new to yoga we periodically offer introductory classes. The Center, which overlooks Strawberry Creek Park, is located in a beautiful, spacious studio with wood floors, plenty of light, and a tranquil atmosphere.


 

KATE KERRIGAN
Studio 211B · (510) 684-5840
e-mail: kake@sbcglobal.net · website: www.katekerrigan.net

Mosaic Artist & Photographer Kate fuses her passion for travel, music and the outdoors with her passion for her art, which is stained glass mosaic and photography. She is a member of the ACCI Gallery in Berkeley, participates in open studios and exhibits in various shows throughout the year. She does custom and commissioned work as well as teach mosaic workshops.

 

 


HUETTL THUILOT ASSOCIATES
Studio 212· (510) 848-3200 · www.huettl-thuilot.com

Landscape Architecture - Huettl Thuilot Associates (HTA) is a landscape architecture and landscape construction firm led by Joseph Huettl & Stefan Thuilot. Based in Berkeley California, HTA is committed to designing distinctive and innovative commercial, institutional and residential landscapes and gardens throughout the Bay Area and Northern California.

 




MICHELE MANNING
Studio 211B · (510) 644-2240

e-mail: michele@michelemanning.com
website:
www.michelemanning.com

Fine Artist - Michele searches the Bay Area and France for images that excite her, and uses soft pastel to capture the life and energy in her uniquely colorful Impressionistic style. She has won awards as a Signature Member of the Pastel Society of the West Coast, has graced the cover of "The Monthly" eight times, and is represented by the prestigious Louis Aronow Gallery in San Francisco and Sausalito. She participates in Pro Arts Open Studios and Berkeley Artisans Holiday Open Studios.

 

 

 

 

 

 


ROGER WILSON, Architect
Studio 104 · (510) 649-8003

email: roger@rw-architect.com · website: www.rw-architect.com

Architect - Roger J. Wilson, Architect is an architectural firm specializing in the master planning and design of commercial, industrial, and institutional projects. The objective of our work is to serve our client's requirements with efficient and economical solutions, yet produce outstanding and innovative designs. Our firm has earned design awards for several of our projects.

 




McCAMANT & DURRETT ARCHITECTS, The CoHousing Company, Spaces for Children - Charles Durrett & Kathryn McCamant
Studio 113 · (510) 549-9980
· website: www.cohousingco.com

McCamant & Durret Architects is an architecture and development firm founded by husband and wife team Kathryn McCamant and Charles Durrett in 1987. It is known worldwide for its design of multi-family housing, childcare facilities, and design processes that involve client groups in the design of their building. The firm has considerable expertise in energy-efficiency and environmentally-sound building materials.

 


THE BELLOS GROUP - Thea Bellos
Studio 211A · (510) 540-5725

e-mail: tbellos@bellosgroup.com · website: www.bellosgroup.com

Photography and Global Marketing & Management Services - For more information on the Berkeley Artisans Open Studios this winter, please visit: http://www.berkeleyartisans.com


 

EYE OF THE NEEDLE - Nancy Katz
Studio F · (510) 843-5280 · nkatzart@aol.com

Silk Painting

 


JEROME CARLIN
Studio 114 · (510) 549-9435
e-mail: carlinx2@earthlink.net · website: www.jeromecarlin.com

Painter - Jerome Carlin has a BA from Harvard, MA from University of Chicago, Law Degree from Yale Law School and a PhD in Sociology from the University of Chicago. He has paintings in the collections of The New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Art Institute of Chicago and the Oakland Museum. He has had recent exhibitions at the Smart Museum of the University of Chicago, The Kennedy Art Center Gallery at Holy Names College, and at Cafe 817 in Oakland. His work is represented by Galleries Sternberg in Chicago and the Rehs Gallery in New York. Jerry says, "What I aim for in my work are qualities little appreciated in the commercial art world of today...the expression of deep feeling and emotion in the representation of figures and landscape.

 


INNERSPORT CHIROPRACTIC - Jessica Greaux
Studio 102 · (510) 883-1126 · www.innersport.com
Sports Medicine - Innersport Chiropractic's vision is to create a holistic approach to healthy, active living whether you are an athlete or a weekend warrior. Our objective is to help patients remove as many physical barriers in life. The care and treatment of every patient is designed to improve overall physical and mental well-being.

Jessica Greaux, Sports Medicine Specialist
Andrew Ezer, Massage Therapy
Betsy Abel, Massage Therapy
Deirdre McLoughlin, Physical Therapy

 


THE ABELIAN GROUP MATH SCHOOL - Leslie Bryan
Studio H · (510) 841-0784

e-mail: abelian@rcn.com · website: www.abeliangroup.com

We design and implement curricula for teaching math from arithmetic through calculus. Study privately or in our small classes. See our website for details.


AFFORDABLE HOUSING ASSOCIATES - Susan Friedland
Suite G/Studio 213 A · (510) 649-8500

e-mail: info@ahainc.org · website: www.ahainc.org

Non-profit Affordable Housing Development & Management The mission of affordable housing associates is to create and preserve high-quality, affordable housing communities that strengthen individuals, families and neighborhoods. AHA has developed 500 units of affordable housing in the East Bay and managed 400 of these units with a professional property management team.


TAX PLUS - Carol Epstein
Studio 100 · (510) 843-0951

e-mail: carol@taxplus.net · website: www.taxplus.net

Tax Service - A comprehensive account management and tax preparation service.


TENCUE PRODUCTIONS, Inc. - Leah Vass
Suite 110 · (510) 841-3000

e-mail: tencue@tencue.com · website: www.tencue.com

Event Production - Tencue Productions, Inc is a full-service event production and consulting company with a talent for the creative and unusual. Working with a network of designers, technicians and managers, our production teams develop events that excite audiences while conveying essential information. Drawing from our origins in the performing arts and our extensive technical expertise in large scale projection and site specific staging, we explore new approaches to typical events. Whether it is as simple as an elegant lighting design, as elaborate as a fully managed international road show, or as unusual as a floating stage, we make every event a memorable experience for the audience. Since 1990 we have tested our expertise in all areas of production, serving the diverse needs of publisher conferences, sales meetings, incentive theater, developer conferences, product launches, while donating our services to a wide variety of humanitarian and arts organizations. For projects of every size and budget, we deliver creativity, precisely executed.

 


 

INTEGRATED STRUCTURES INC. - Loni Gray
Studio 214 · (510) 665-9633
e-mail: loni@integratedstructures.com
website: www.integratedstructures.com

Architecture/Engineering - Integrated Structures is a unique architectural/engineering firm, offering complete turn-key services from new design and construction, to retrofit and historic restoration. We also offer construction management as either a guaranteed maximum price, or a cost-plus-fee basis.

Integrated Structures has developed a patented strawbale building system (SMS), that creates seismically safe building, exceeding all California codes. As beautiful as it is safe, these wonderful buildings blend with the surrounding landscapes, and can last for hundreds of years.

 


 

IPA DESIGN - Bruce Pao
Studio 105 and 107 · (510) 841-8001
e-mail: info@ipadesign.com · website: www.ipadesign.com

Architecture, Interiors, Feng Shui, Custom Residential, Spas, Tenant Improvement

 


STARKWEATHER BONDY ARCHITECTURE LLP
Studio 202 · (510) 540-6594

e-mail: phred@starkweatherbondy.com
website: www.starkweatherbondy.com

Architects


BREAD WORKSHOP - Bill Briscoe
Studio 112 - Office · (510) 649-9736 · breadworkshop@aol.com

Bakery/Café


CARRIE YEAGER
Studio 211-A · (510) 527-6107 · ccox@chapman.edu

Writer, Editorial Services


CATHERINE COATES
Studio E · (510) 486-1204

DAVID KESLER ARCHITECT
Studio 106 · (510) 540-5699 · www.davidkesler.com

Architecture - David Kesler Architect is an award-winning architectural firm with over 25 buildings contructed throughout California. He excels at new single and multi-family residential projects and corporate interiors as well.


 

THATCHER HURD
Studio D · (510) 845-4005 · artdog1@attbi.com

Author/Illustrator


URBAN CREEKS COUNCIL
(510) 540-6669

email: staff@urbancreeks.org · website: www.rw-architect.com

Environmental Non-Profit - Urban Creeks Council is a non-profit organization that has been preserving, restoring and protecting urban creeks and riparian habitats for over twenty years. We act as advocates on behalf of creeks and riparian areas, offer support and technical advice to grassroots creeks groups, local officials and institutions, and landowners, and implement physical restoration projects in Bay Area creeks.


 

WDHB CONSULTING GROUP
www.WDHB.com

WDHB Consulting Group is a small and fast-growing management consulting company and since 1988 has been organizing Learning & Strategic Expeditions in North America, Europe, and Asia for top-level executives.


 

JASON KAIDIS ARCHITECTS
Studio 210 · (510) 549-3584

Architects


  IMAGE INSIGHT - David Collier
Studio B · (510) 848-6026 · studiob2@pacbell.net

Video Production


C. BROWN SYSTEMS - Charlie Brown
Studio 103 · (510) 644-8101

 

THE DERINGER GROUP - Joe Deringer
Studio 204 · (510) 843-9000


EXPERT T's - Alethea Paskos
Studio 108 · (510) 548-5808


NANCY KATZ
Studio F · (510) 843-5280

PERIHELIAN LLC - Mark Gummin
Studio 208 · (510) 486-8301


THE WRITING SALON - Jane Underwood
Studio D· (415) 609-2468
website:www.writingsalons.com

*Year-Round Creative Writing Classes for Adults*
Evening classes are offered throughout the week, as well as daytime classes on weekends. All genres: Literary fiction, poetry, screenwriting, personal essays/memoirs, magazine feature writing, nonfiction books, and numerous sub-genres (i.e. travel writing, children's books, erotica, food writing, etc.). Also workshops on how to market and sell your writing. Classes are taught by a rotating staff of more than two dozen professional writers, are limited to no more than 13 people, and are held in a beautiful, sun-filled, comfortable space with lofty beamed ceilings and large windows overlooking Strawberry Creek Park.


Former Tenants of the Strawberry Creek Design Center



AMBER LOTUS PUBLISHING

Publishers

 


 


CHILD CARE FURNITURE - Torelli & Durrett

Architects


DENIS CLIFFARD
website: www.deniscliffard.com

Painting Studio


PAMELA COBB LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY

Photography


FIFTH STREET DESIGN - Clifton Meek & B. Beck
website: www.fifthstreet.com

Advertising Art

 


GREAT BLUE PRODUCTIONS - Richard Hall


WILLIAMS CACICEDO
icdesigns@aol.com

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The following is a list of current & former tenants who form the Strawberry Creek Design Center community. Click here for an alphabetical directory of current tenants.






CAFE ZESTE - Ruben Ramirez and Bahman Shayesteh
Studio 109 · (510) 704-9378 · bjs50@comcast.net · www.zestecatering.com

Dining and Catering - Diners can enjoy a delectable meal or a beverage or snack on the brick patio on the edge of Strawberry Creek Park or in the cozy dining room. The Cafe can accommodate up to 50 people for a private event or Zeste Catering can provide great food for your guests at your choice of location, or boxed meals for the park. Cafe Zeste offers dog-friendly dining on the patio.







BERKELEY YOGA CENTER - Cybele Tomlinson, Melanie Green
Studio 209 · (510) 843-8784

e-mail: cybeleb@hotmail.com, melyoga@hotmail.com
website: www.berkeleyyoga.com

Yoga/Movement - The Center brings together fine teachers from a rich background of traditions. We are committed to creating and nourishing a yoga community through a variety of ongoing classes, as well as special weekend workshops. For those of you who are new to yoga we periodically offer introductory classes. The Center, which overlooks Strawberry Creek Park, is located in a beautiful, spacious studio with wood floors, plenty of light, and a tranquil atmosphere.


 

KATE KERRIGAN
Studio 211B · (510) 684-5840
e-mail: kake@sbcglobal.net · website: www.katekerrigan.net

Mosaic Artist & Photographer Kate fuses her passion for travel, music and the outdoors with her passion for her art, which is stained glass mosaic and photography. She is a member of the ACCI Gallery in Berkeley, participates in open studios and exhibits in various shows throughout the year. She does custom and commissioned work as well as teach mosaic workshops.

 

 


HUETTL THUILOT ASSOCIATES
Studio 212· (510) 848-3200 · www.huettl-thuilot.com

Landscape Architecture - Huettl Thuilot Associates (HTA) is a landscape architecture and landscape construction firm led by Joseph Huettl & Stefan Thuilot. Based in Berkeley California, HTA is committed to designing distinctive and innovative commercial, institutional and residential landscapes and gardens throughout the Bay Area and Northern California.

 


THE INVISIBLE SPARK - Todd Schulte, Will Tams
Studio 105 · (510) 704-8900

e-mail: info@theinvisiblespark.com
website:
www.theinvisiblespark.com

Strategic Design - The Invisible Spark is a branding and communications design firm specializing in strategic design across a broad range of applications such as corporate identity, print collateral, packaging, environments, and the web. With over 25 years of collective experience in the design field, Principals Todd Schulte and Will Tams bring extensive insight to their work. They have generated award-winning work for a wide range of clients from industry leaders to up-and-comers - with the same combination of passion and focus for every project.

 




MICHELE MANNING
Studio 211B · (510) 644-2240

e-mail: michele@michelemanning.com
website:
www.michelemanning.com

Fine Artist - Michele searches the Bay Area and France for images that excite her, and uses soft pastel to capture the life and energy in her uniquely colorful Impressionistic style. She has won awards as a Signature Member of the Pastel Society of the West Coast, has graced the cover of "The Monthly" eight times, and is represented by the prestigious Louis Aronow Gallery in San Francisco and Sausalito. She participates in Pro Arts Open Studios and Berkeley Artisans Holiday Open Studios.

 

 

 

 

 

 


ROGER WILSON, Architect
Studio 104 · (510) 649-8003

email: roger@rw-architect.com · website: www.rw-architect.com

Architect - Roger J. Wilson, Architect is an architectural firm specializing in the master planning and design of commercial, industrial, and institutional projects. The objective of our work is to serve our client's requirements with efficient and economical solutions, yet produce outstanding and innovative designs. Our firm has earned design awards for several of our projects.

 




McCAMANT & DURRETT ARCHITECTS, The CoHousing Company, Spaces for Children - Charles Durrett & Kathryn McCamant
Studio 113 · (510) 549-9980
· website: www.cohousingco.com

McCamant & Durret Architects is an architecture and development firm founded by husband and wife team Kathryn McCamant and Charles Durrett in 1987. It is known worldwide for its design of multi-family housing, childcare facilities, and design processes that involve client groups in the design of their building. The firm has considerable expertise in energy-efficiency and environmentally-sound building materials.

 


THE BELLOS GROUP - Thea Bellos
Studio 211A · (510) 540-5725

e-mail: tbellos@bellosgroup.com · website: www.bellosgroup.com

Photography and Global Marketing & Management Services - For more information on the Berkeley Artisans Open Studios this winter, please visit: http://www.berkeleyartisans.com


 

EYE OF THE NEEDLE - Nancy Katz
Studio F · (510) 843-5280 · nkatzart@aol.com

Silk Painting

 


JEROME CARLIN
Studio 114 · (510) 549-9435
e-mail: carlinx2@earthlink.net · website: www.jeromecarlin.com

Painter - Jerome Carlin has a BA from Harvard, MA from University of Chicago, Law Degree from Yale Law School and a PhD in Sociology from the University of Chicago. He has paintings in the collections of The New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Art Institute of Chicago and the Oakland Museum. He has had recent exhibitions at the Smart Museum of the University of Chicago, The Kennedy Art Center Gallery at Holy Names College, and at Cafe 817 in Oakland. His work is represented by the George Krevsky Gallery in San Francisco and the Salander/O?Reilly Gallery in New York. Jerry says, "What I aim for in my work are qualities little appreciated in the commercial art world of today...the expression of deep feeling and emotion in the representation of figures and landscape.

 


INNERSPORT CHIROPRACTIC - Jessica Greaux
Studio 102 · (510) 883-1126 · www.innersport.com
Sports Medicine - Innersport Chiropractic's vision is to create a holistic approach to healthy, active living whether you are an athlete or a weekend warrior. Our objective is to help patients remove as many physical barriers in life. The care and treatment of every patient is designed to improve overall physical and mental well-being.

Jessica Greaux, Sports Medicine Specialist
Andrew Ezer, Massage Therapy
Betsy Abel, Massage Therapy
Deirdre McLoughlin, Physical Therapy

 


THE ABELIAN GROUP MATH SCHOOL - Leslie Bryan
Studio H · (510) 841-0784

e-mail: abelian@rcn.com · website: www.abeliangroup.com

We design and implement curricula for teaching math from arithmetic through calculus. Study privately or in our small classes. See our website for details.


AFFORDABLE HOUSING ASSOCIATES - Susan Friedland
Suite G/Studio 213 A · (510) 649-8500

e-mail: info@ahainc.org · website: www.ahainc.org

Non-profit Affordable Housing Development & Management The mission of affordable housing associates is to create and preserve high-quality, affordable housing communities that strengthen individuals, families and neighborhoods. AHA has developed 500 units of affordable housing in the East Bay and managed 400 of these units with a professional property management team.


TAX PLUS - Carol Epstein
Studio 100 · (510) 843-0951

e-mail: carol@taxplus.net · website: www.taxplus.net

Tax Service - A comprehensive account management and tax preparation service.


TENCUE PRODUCTIONS, Inc. - Kristin Leimkuhler
Studio 110 · (510) 841-3000 x 202

e-mail: tencue@tencue.com · website: www.tencue.com

Video Production - Our small group of artist/technician/designers are skilled in planning and producing events for both the non-profit arts and corporate environments around the globe. We bring our experience in theater, dance, and concert production to every project and installation. Past clients include Apple Computers, Charles Schwab, Novellus, and the Stern Grove Festival. We consider ourselves as supporters, and invite all our neighbors to stop by for a visit or assistance with a project.

 


 

INTEGRATED STRUCTURES INC. - Loni Gray
Studio 214 · (510) 665-9633
e-mail: loni@integratedstructures.com
website: www.integratedstructures.com

Architecture/Engineering - Integrated Structures is a unique architectural/engineering firm, offering complete turn-key services from new design and construction, to retrofit and historic restoration. We also offer construction management as either a guaranteed maximum price, or a cost-plus-fee basis.

Integrated Structures has developed a patented strawbale building system (SMS), that creates seismically safe building, exceeding all California codes. As beautiful as it is safe, these wonderful buildings blend with the surrounding landscapes, and can last for hundreds of years.

 


 

IPA DESIGN - Bruce Pao
Studio 105 and 107 · (510) 841-8001
e-mail: info@ipadesign.com · website: www.ipadesign.com

Architecture, Interiors, Feng Shui, Custom Residential, Spas, Tenant Improvement

 


STARKWEATHER BONDY ARCHITECTURE LLP
Studio 202 · (510) 540-6594

e-mail: phred@starkweatherbondy.com
website: www.starkweatherbondy.com

Architects


BREAD WORKSHOP - Bill Briscoe
Studio 112 - Office · (510) 649-9736 · breadworkshop@aol.com

Bakery/Café


CARRIE YEAGER
Studio 211-A · (510) 527-6107 · ccox@chapman.edu

Writer, Editorial Services


CATHERINE COATES
Studio E · (510) 486-1204

DAVID KESLER ARCHITECT
Studio 106 · (510) 540-5699 · www.davidkesler.com

Architecture - David Kesler Architect is an award-winning architectural firm with over 25 buildings contructed throughout California. He excels at new single and multi-family residential projects and corporate interiors as well.


 

THATCHER HURD
Studio D · (510) 845-4005 · artdog1@attbi.com

Author/Illustrator


URBAN CREEKS COUNCIL
(510) 540-6669

email: staff@urbancreeks.org · website: www.rw-architect.com

Environmental Non-Profit - Urban Creeks Council is a non-profit organization that has been preserving, restoring and protecting urban creeks and riparian habitats for over twenty years. We act as advocates on behalf of creeks and riparian areas, offer support and technical advice to grassroots creeks groups, local officials and institutions, and landowners, and implement physical restoration projects in Bay Area creeks.


 

WDHB CONSULTING GROUP
www.WDHB.com

WDHB Consulting Group is a small and fast-growing management consulting company and since 1988 has been organizing Learning & Strategic Expeditions in North America, Europe, and Asia for top-level executives.


 

JASON KAIDIS ARCHITECTS
Studio 210 · (510) 549-3584

Architects


  IMAGE INSIGHT - David Collier
Studio B · (510) 848-6026 · studiob2@pacbell.net

Video Production


C. BROWN SYSTEMS - Charlie Brown
Studio 103 · (510) 644-8101

 

THE DERINGER GROUP - Joe Deringer
Studio 204 · (510) 843-9000


EXPERT T's - Alethea Paskos
Studio 108 · (510) 548-5808


NANCY KATZ
Studio F · (510) 843-5280

PERIHELIAN LLC - Mark Gummin
Studio 208 · (510) 486-8301


THE WRITING SALON - Jane Underwood
Studio D· (415) 609-2468
website:www.writingsalons.com

*Year-Round Creative Writing Classes for Adults*
Evening classes are offered throughout the week, as well as daytime classes on weekends. All genres: Literary fiction, poetry, screenwriting, personal essays/memoirs, magazine feature writing, nonfiction books, and numerous sub-genres (i.e. travel writing, children's books, erotica, food writing, etc.). Also workshops on how to market and sell your writing. Classes are taught by a rotating staff of more than two dozen professional writers, are limited to no more than 13 people, and are held in a beautiful, sun-filled, comfortable space with lofty beamed ceilings and large windows overlooking Strawberry Creek Park.


Former Tenants of the Strawberry Creek Design Center



AMBER LOTUS PUBLISHING

Publishers

 


 


CHILD CARE FURNITURE - Torelli & Durrett

Architects


DENIS CLIFFARD
website: www.deniscliffard.com

Painting Studio


PAMELA COBB LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY

Photography


FIFTH STREET DESIGN - Clifton Meek & B. Beck
website: www.fifthstreet.com

Advertising Art

 


GREAT BLUE PRODUCTIONS - Richard Hall


WILLIAMS CACICEDO
icdesigns@aol.com

· home · our community · map · links · contact ·