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Commercial Design

Commercial Design

We provide design development for world-class resorts as well as mom and pop businesses,

working directly with clients in creating the "big picture" and the small details.

The Lodge at Torrey Pines

La Jolla California

One of the lead designers chosen to transform the former Torrey Pines Inn into the world class five-diamond Lodge at Torrey Pines, John Stewart McGaughy was responsible for the design of many of the significant details of this authentic Greene and Greene inspired resort. 

Garden Country Club Resort

Guangzhou, China

In association with Joseph Wong Design Associates, John Stewart McGaughy was invited to serve as a Senior Design Manager for this 

large scale resort hotel and residential community in Guangzhou, China.

Horton Plaza  Downtown, San Diego CA


Storefronts, graphics, interior design, and tenant improvement, for several 

retail stores in Horton Plaza, including:  Laura Ashley, Horton Toy & Doll, Optical Shop of Aspen, Lane Gallery, The Christmas Store, and Graffiti.


Torrey Pines Golf Course  La Jolla CA

Monument design for the "Walk of Fame" located at the world famous Torrey Pines Golf Course, honoring the sport's greatest golf legends. 




ZLAC Rowing Club  Mission Bay, San Diego CA 

Craftsman inspired see-thru brick and stone outdoor fireplace designed for historic women's rowing club. Clubhouse  designed by acclaimed early 20th century architect, Lillian Rice. Located on Mission Bay, San Diego, CA.


Mission Trails Dentistry  San Diego CA 

Relaxing, nature inspired interior remodel for established family and cosmetic dental practice.


Bazaar Del Mundo  Old Town, San Diego CA

Ornate Spanish-inspired information and display kiosks for Bazaar Del Mundo, a popular historic tourist destination located in Old Town, San Diego, CA. Designed and fabricated of  wood, leaded glass, tile and hand-wrought iron.


Urban Solace  North Park, San Diego CA

We transformed a plain, rectangular box structure into a cozy, vibrant New Orleans inspired dining venue and popular award winning restaurant in the North Park community of San Diego, CA.


Pannikin  Downtown, San Diego CA

San Diego Architectural Foundation Orchid Award winning storefront & signage design for the Pannikin, located in downtown San Diego. Signage, embellishments, and details designed and fabricated by John Stewart Studios.



Graphics & Signage

As a part of our mission to provide our clients with complete, cohesive, design packages, John Stewart Studios has created and produced corporate identity, logos, signage and murals for many of our clients.  


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