Olympic Design Group, Inc. is a team of professionals that consists of
Architects, Interior Designers, Decorators and Building Biologists.
Together we provide complete environmentally sound, healthy home design
with Built Green Certification. We promote energy conservation, resource
efficient homes specializing in innovative, sustainable nontoxic products.
Ann Raab, the Founder and an Architectural and Interior Designer has
long been recognized for her house designs. She often begins with
evaluating and assessing the site, noting solar orientation, land
features, infrastructure, and site requirements. The client is an
active participant. They express their needs for space and their
budget. The plan develops by orienting the spaces to the sun, views and
outside areas. We consider the owners needs of each space, traffic
patterns, furniture, storage, lighting and how the room functions for
multiple use. Quick model sometimes are used to help owners visualize.
Vicki Beaver is a Building Biologist, Green Consultant and
Environmental Educator. Building Biology is the science that studies how
buildings affect our health, and the application of the knowledge in the
design and construction of new buildings, renovations or remediation.
Building Biology helps fix sick buildings and alleviate health problems
associated with them. She provides indoor air quality exams,
electromagnetic field (EMF) testing, and energy conservation
Our goal is to design energy efficient homes using indigenous, non
toxic and recycled materials, and reduce waste of resources. We have an
extensive selection of "green" materials including pervious concrete and
pavers, windows, flooring, countertop and recycled tile in our show room
to inspire you. Our demonstration house, Rainshadow Environmental Home,
is being built both on site and on our web site to assist you in learning
about the elements and affordability of green building.
Pat Schader, also a member of the Seattle Design Center completes any
furnishing or interior decorating needs. She will have ideas for you on
putting your room together with fabrics custom furniture, area rugs,
lighting and accessories.
Based in national historically registered Port Townsend, Olympic
Design Group has done many historic restorations that were honored with
awards. We can offer an on site Craftsman design expertise with Karen
Hovde of Interior Vision in the Craftsman way. This offers you a complete
service of historic interior color palate and working drawings in your
This talented team has created a series of short lectures and hands on
seminars known as "Damsel Design Socials" to bring the latest trends in
home building and design to you.
For more information on all aspects of your home design contact us.
Thank-you, Ann Raab