Sandra Bird Designs, Inc.
always you. always unique.
Sandra Bird been working in the design and build field for more than 40 years. Her firm, Sandra Bird Designs, specializes in residential design that includes both remodels as well as new construction- and serves Marin, San Francisco, Sonoma, and beyond. The team at Sandra Bird Designs offers complete service from initial concept to working drawings and project construction. With an attuned eye for color, space, light, and composition attributes, Sandra Bird helps clients realize and implement their visions. Whether a kitchen needs updating, a bathroom requires gutting and a complete rebuild, or a second floor needs to be newly constructed, Sandra Bird Designs can successfully execute the process from planning to completion.
Design. Build. Smile.
9 Reviews
Relationship: ClientProject Date: May 2014

I would highly recommend Sandra Bird. She listened to our needs and desires and offered insightful ideas that we would not have thought of ourselves. She respected our budget and timelines. When my hu...Read More

BlueWaterPictures- Dennis Anderson photographer
Relationship: ColleagueProject Date: Dec 2013

What a creative group of people. Have been shooting for Sandra for years, and am always delighted to see what she has created. Dana has gotten her on the digital map so I guess the sky is the limit....Read More

Lynette McLamb
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Jul 2012

Excellent, ethical, attention to every detail. Fabulous sense of design, very professional, handled all phases of the project from design to construction. Courteous and hard working staff. Easy to wor...Read More

Relationship: Colleague

Sandra Bird Design is a truly amazing design firm. As a contractor that works with Sandra Bird Designs we look for companies that have high standards and attention to detail. We always find this with ...Read More

Relationship: Colleague

I have known Sandra Bird Custom for many years. Her design work in all realms from Kitchens, to baths, to full house floor plans are always! very creative, practical and extremely creative. It is a...Read More

Relationship: ClientProject Date: May 2008

I wanted to have a 'new ' kitchen that did not look new and that utilized as much of the existing cabinetry as possible in order to fit with the rest of the open concept room and also to cut down on u...Read More

Relationship: ClientProject Date: Aug 2013

Sandra Bird Designs is a wonderful one stop shop. They do it all and do it well. Sandra has great design sense, all projects are extremely well coordinated and costs are very clearly communicated - no...Read More

Relationship: ClientProject Date: Feb 2010

Sandra redid our kitchen in 2010— Her vast experience was particularly helpful both in design and in the ergonomics of the kitchen, a superb design for ease in use as well aesthetics. She skillfully ...Read More

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Publications & Awards
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Marin Magazine, “The Cook’s Kitchen” June 2012
Marin Magazine, “Un-Extreme Makeover” April 2009
Marin Magazine, “April Showers; New Trends in the Bathroom” April 2008
Marin Independent Journal, “Fine Living: Designers Serve Up Kitchen Trends” July 2008
House Beautiful, “Kitchen of the Month” June 2007
Marin Magazine, “Capitalizing on Color Cabinetry” June 2007
California Homes, “Kitchen Karma” October 2006
California Homes, “Timeless in Ross” April 2006
50 Dream Kitchens, “Color Cues” 2005
America’s Best Organizing Made Easy, “Easy Access” May 2005
Timber Homes Illustrated, “At the Very Beginning” May 2004
Better Homes and Gardens Simply Perfect Additions, “Embracing the Outdoors” Winter 2003
Lowes Complete Kitchen Book, “Island Kitchens” 2002
Better Homes and Gardens, “3 Double the Recipe Kitchens” September 2001
Better Homes and Gardens Kitchen and Bath Ideas, “Floor Plan Fixes” March/ April 2001
Better Homes and Gardens Decorating, “Queen for Today” Winter 1999
Bedroom and Bath, “Privacy, Please” Fall 1999
Better Homes and Gardens Remodeling, “Island Life” Spring 1999
Sunset Magazine, “5 Hardworking Islands” March 1999
Better Homes and Gardens, “A 60’s Kitchen Revived” November 1998
Marin Independent Journal, “Home At Last” March 1998
Better Homes and Gardens, “Clever Cubbies” November 1997
Better Homes and Gardens, “Small-Space Additions” October 1997
Better Homes and Gardens Country Kitchen Ideas, “Give a Home a Heart” Spring/ Summer 1997
Better Homes and Gardens Window and Wall Ideas, “Glass Acts” Winter 1996
Bay Food, “Home on the Professional Range” August 1995
Better Homes and Gardens Kitchen and Bath Ideas, “Give a Home a Heart; Family Farmhouse” Winter 1994/1995
Better Homes and Gardens Building Ideas, “Custom Touches” Fall 1993
Come Home, “Beyond the Basic Bath” Spring 1993
Better Homes and Gardens Kitchen and BathIdeas, “Practical & Pleasing” Fall 1991
Better Homes and Gardens, “Multi-Cook Kitchen” September 1989
Better Homes & Gardens, “Roll-Out Cabinet” November 1988
Woman’s Day, “Open Up Your Kitchen” March 1986
Better Homes and Gardens, “Natural Materials for a Southwest Look” June 1982
Bay Views, “Trendy Kitchen” October 1980