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DESIGN SYNTHESIS was founded in 2001 by Fran Kerzner, who brings 30 years of design and space planning experience to her clients. Prior to becoming an Interior Designer, Fran was a CPA for 12 years and spent 6 years managing Accounting Departments for multi-million dollar construction companies. Her top-notch budgeting skills is just one of many reasons her clients enjoy working with her, and what separates her apart. Fran has a true knack for listening to her clients and creating original spaces that fulfill all of their dreams and more. The essence of her design philosophy is epitomized in the name of her company: Design Synthesis. She's truly adept at combining modern and traditional design components against a background of clean lines to create a synthesis that is more than the sum of its parts.

Services Provided

Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), Bathroom Design, Bedroom Design, Color Consulting, Custom Bathroom Vanities, Custom Bookcases, Custom Built-ins, Custom Cabinets, Custom Entertainment Centers, Custom Fireplace Mantels, Custom Furniture, Custom Home Bars, Custom Kitchen Cabinets, Custom Pantries, Dining Room Design, Entry Design, Floor Plans, Furniture Selection, Handicap-Accessible Design, Home Theater Design, Interior Design, Kids Bedroom Design, Kitchen Design, Laundry Room Design, Living Room Design, Nursery Design, Outdoor Kitchen Design, Playroom Design, Project Management, Space Planning, Universal Design, Home Office Design, Accessibility Design

Areas Served

Bel Air, Beverly Hills, Brentwood Los Angeles, Burbank, Canoga Park, Chatsworth, Culver City, Encino, Glendale, Granada Hills, Hidden Hills, Hollywood, Lake Balboa, Los Angeles, North Hills, North Hollywood, Northridge, Pacific Palisades, Panorama City, Porter Ranch, Reseda, Santa Monica


Best of Houzz 2012-2021; Chair Emeritus of Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce, Board Member of Sherman Oaks Neighborhood Council, President of Sherman Oaks Chamber Foundation, Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Service Award,


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(818) 907-7349


Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Typical Job Cost

$25,000 - 2 million

Initial Consultation free with signed Contract Hourly Design Fee $175 Minimum starting cost for bathroom remodel is $15,000, plus Design and project management fee $2000-$5000 Minimum starting cost for Complete kitchen remodel is $75,000 plus Design Fee and project management fee $4000-7000. Partial remodels are less depending on requirements


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