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Tamara and her team provided Interior Design advice (and results!) for our office space. A fantastic upgrade which considered our work environment and team spirit ~ Tamara considered existing pieces and integrated new furniture, lighting and art into a bright and improved office which now reflects our company culture with fun and style! I love […]

San Diego Office Design is profiled in the San Diego Business Journal

“San Diego Office Design was selected to do the makeover based on samples of work done by principal and owner Tamara Romeo. With a tight deadline of only a few months looming since planning began in June, Romeo set to work on a very fast-paced design-build schedule.” San Diego Business Journal article

Tamara is featured in Entrepreneur Magazine

We usually think of personality as one of the key distinguishing traits among people, but retail business owners also can create personality within their stores to stand out from the competition. To decide on the personality you want your store to project, be sure you have a clear understanding of your brand, says Tamara Romeo, […]

AO Reed & Co. – Steve Andrade, President and CEO

As we anticipated celebrating our 100 year anniversary we were excited to remodel our facility. In order to achieve the level of quality and distinction that we desired we realized that we needed the sort of cohesive design plan and overall direction that interior design professionals bring to the table. Tamara and her team stepped […]

Pain Care of San Diego – Dr. Michael Moon, Owner

I was very impressed by Tamara’s work on a custom home so we asked Tamara to come look at our office immediately. She spent hours with us generating ideas and catering to our needs. Her ideas were fitting for a medical office. When a selected paint color looked different than expected, she came to the […]

BOP Design – Jeremy Durant, Principal

San Diego Office Design’s work has helped my firm present a more professional image to our prospective clients. The enhanced office environment has already helped us land two major accounts. The new office design has also positively impacted the company culture- employees stay longer and are more productive in the transformed space. I highly recommend […]

Rate Rabbit – Bill Mansy, Owner

Several years ago Tamara at San Diego Office Design pitched her ideas for my corporate headquarters’ downtown location.  I was impressed by how respectfully she treated my vision and ideas. I was absolutely blown away by just how thoroughly she considered and incorporated our brand identity in all of the design decisions necessary to make […]

The Ten Biggest Mistakes to Avoid When Buying Office Furniture

Our gift to you, here is a great “Office Furniture Buying Guide” full of practical tips. “Buying office furniture requires practical considerations that go far beyond aesthetics. The comfort and safety of your employees and your guests must be factored into every decision. By avoiding a few commonly made buying mistakes, you can help ensure […]

Elevated Existence Magazine article “Meditation By Design”

For clients who are looking to dedicate an entire room to meditation, a traditional Chinese Feng Shui compass reading can be applied to determine the northeast section of the home, which is the place of spiritual or higher learning, says Tamara Romeo, a feng shui designer and owner of Southcoast Feng Shui Design, and SanDiego […]

8 Tips for Applying Feng Shui to Your Home

The goal of feng shui should always be to create a harmonious, healthy and supportive environment. Tamara Romeo, a feng shui designer practicing in San Diego, offered eight tips on applying this ancient science to your living space. Click here to read article

Success Secrets of Enterprising Women – Tamara Romeo on HeraHub

Tamara Romeo launched Southcoast Feng Shui Design and San Diego Office Design in 2009, following a rewarding career in advertising and marketing. She’s since been nominated for the NAWBO San Diego “Rising Star”BRAVO! Award and featured in local and national media, including Pacific San Diego, Elevated Existence, Sprout Savvy, blog talk radio shows and HGTV’s […]

San Diego Office Design named finalist for national award

San Diego Office Design, a woman-owned business that brings the balance, creativity and psychology of well-conceived design into the workplace, has been named as a finalist for the 2012 Business Excellence Awards. Read the complete article at Examiner.com

As mentioned in American Express Open Forum

Grab a flat screen TV from your home or business and place it in your storefront. Then connect your computer to the screen and create a text-based screen saver advertising your latest sale in a bright, easy-to-read font. For added pizzazz, border your television with a few strips of tape-backed LED lights. This idea comes […]

Workplace Flexibility – Deloltte

Take control of letting go Say “workplace flexibility” and most people hear “happy employees.” That’s always a bonus. But the way you approach the talent equation also affects employee productivity, your real estate footprint, energy use and other determinants of the bottom line. For example, the average company pays between $12,000 and $15,000 per employee […]

Flexibility drives productivity

Flexible ways of working are becoming more the norm as businesses and employees enjoy the personal and commercial benefits these practices afford. This report now provides hard, independent research evidence that business internationally have found that flexible working produces and enables real increases in productivity and greater revenue generation. Business managers across the globe report that staff are more energized […]

Small office, BIG impact

Having a small space to work in, definitely doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice style or functionality. One of my BIG hints for home office design is to try as hard as possible not to look at your desk or work area from your bed.  This sort of arrangement causes lost sleep; especially when you […]

Customer Attraction: Like moths to a flame

While searching for some display products for one of my downtown jobs, I found this cool new product that I just had to share with you. These light displays are perfect for Real Estate Offices, Restaurant menus, Club Feature boards, and really any retail space that gets walk-by traffic. They are suspended by small cables […]

Coolest office designs of 2011

Every year Inc. magazine runs a feature about the coolest office designs of the year.. I choose a few inspirational spaces to immortalize here on my Blog. If you don’t find something here that makes you go “Wow, why is my office so darn boring? Then you must already work at Google  This is one […]

Reveal your retail personality

BY LAMBETH HOCHWALD July 19, 2012 We usually think of personality as one of the key distinguishing traits among people, but retail business owners also can create personality within their stores to stand out from the competition. To decide on the personality you want your store to project, be sure you have a clear understanding of your brand, says […]

Why buy commercial grade chairs?

There are thousands of chair options, often leaving my clients wondering why they should invest in commercial quality seating when they can go to any office super store and purchase decent-looking and inexpensive chairs. Office super store chairs range in price from about $69 to $369. They will have some basic functionality, and may feel […]

Tamara collaborates with GENSLER-the Nation’s largest Design/Build firm

Tamara is working on specialty finishes and space planning for her repeat client, Sansay. This is the second group of office suites that Sansay’s C.E.O has hired Tamara to design. Along with Gensler, Tamara is working on a 8,000 square foot office space that incorporates many innovative and creative touches.