Our second installment of Infratech Visionaries spotlights award-winning landscape designer, fine artist and Park Slope Design founder, Joan Grabel. As one of the featured landscape designers on the HGTV network, Grabel has appeared on popular series such as Professional Grade and Landscapers’ Challenge. With every project, Grabel collaborates with clients to develop landscapes that reflect their interests, lifestyles, tastes and goals while balancing considerations like geography, climate, the home’s architecture and client’s budget.

Infratech has long been a top choice for comfort heating solutions among architects, designers and builders of upscale properties because of the design versatility we offer. Now, when you choose Infratech, you can expand your design possibilities with two new standard color options – Copper and Cool Grey.

In the first installment of our Infratech Visionaries series, we explore the designs of Aaron Neubert Architects – creators of unique and award-winning spaces including OZU Restaurant in Atwater Village and the Museum of Compassion in Louisville, Kentucky. Aaron Neubert, architect and principal of ANX, leads a distinguished team in developing residential, commercial and cultural projects around the world. Neubert’s work has received awards from the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the National Academy of Design, Build Magazine  and the Van Alen Prize in Public Architecture, to name just a few. He currently serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Southern California.

 

Founded in Los Angeles, CA in 2000, Tom Stout’s Stout Design Build is a start-to-finish landscaping and remodeling business. With a lifelong passion for the outdoors, Tom is dedicated to creating beautiful, sustainable projects. In 1996, he began designing and building landscapes, and has been building and renovating homes in Los Angeles since 2006. The Stout team specializes in the New SoCal Landscape, a fusion of form, function, and sustainability.

Stout and his team have used Infratech heaters in a variety of homes in the Los Angeles area. We recently spoke with them about why they choose our heaters for their stunning spaces, how the Southern California environment plays into their design decisions, and which fall/winter trends they think have staying power.

The name Nobu is synonymous with innovative cuisine, luxury living, and a sophisticated clientele with a pulse on what’s hip and happening. Now a worldwide phenomenon, legendary Japanese chef Nobuyuki “Nobu” Matsuhisa launched his first Southern California dining establishment, Beverly Hills’ Matsuhisa in 1987. Today, a number of Nobu branded destinations call the area home, including Nobu Malibu, Nobu Newport Beach, and the Nobu Ryokan hotel.