Kirk Kirkpatrick : Essential Ventures LLC
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How We Do It

It may seem pretentious, but we do have a few guiding principles: we do the architecture first. We keep it real. Recycle and refresh when we can. Mix it up and trust our gut. If you love it, have it!

The steps we tend to follow are:

  1. We learn what you need, want and dream about
  2. We then research, create a scope of work and produce preliminary presentations
  3. With your approval, turn to our trusted experts to develop plans, timelines and budgets
  4. We reflect, revise and improve
  5. Only then do we begin implementation
  6. From then on, we continue to monitor, supervise and coordinate every aspect of the project
  7. You can be as involved as you wish


Down with pretense, sham, aesthetic
quackery, up with honesty, sincerity.”
- Charles Eastlake