Bob Wetmore of Cornerstone Architects international has experience in both commercial and luxury residential projects. With a varied portfolio consisting of retail, restaurant, recreational, resort, multi-family, office, medical, religious, and single family residential projects. The firm’s design approach blends architectural, interior, and sustainable design disciplines to create a uniquely balanced cutting edge architectural solution for each project.
Cornerstone Architects has received numerous awards and accolades for their commercial and residential work. In addition to being a Platinum LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) and NAHB Gold rated sustainable home, Cornerstone’s entry for the Mueller Parade of Homes received multiple awards including The People’s Choice, Best of Show, Best Architectural Design, Best Overall Green/Sustainable Home, and Most Unique Green Feature. The recent 2011 and 2012 AIA Homes Tour Residences are yet another example of Cornerstone’s continued emphasis on environmentally friendly design. The 2011 Homes Tour Bowman Residence stands as one of the many Cornerstone Architects projects that have received exemplary 5-star green ratings in Austin Energy’s Green Building Program. Cornerstone is also proud to have LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Accredited Professionals on their team to help facilitate the LEED certification process. Cornerstone has been featured on HGTV, KVUE, in LUXE Interiors+Design Magazine, and has designed many beautiful show homes for Southern Living, Progressive Farmer, and bRILLIANT Magazines.
Velvet Hammerschmidt is the founder of Velvet Hammerschmidt Design, and her experience spans over two decades. Her customers cite her ability to interpret and capture their design requirements and ultimately deliver results on time and within budget. Velvet's clients include some of the most architecturally and design significant homes in Los Angeles.
The firm's success is attributed to its strong values of good design, customer satisfaction, personal attention and the highest levels of professionalism. Their project interiors incorporate a variety of styles while always combining clean lines, warmth, and sophistication.