Despite the interior design successes of Marchand & McCraw, Chris’ fondness for the construction process moved him to tackle a new challenge. In furtherance of this, he joined one of the Southland’s most well-respected construction project developers. While there, Chris gained invaluable experience and expertise, eventually being entrusted with the management of the company’s largest, most detail-oriented projects.
In 2005, Chris founded McCraw Design & Development. In creating McCraw Design & Development, he set out to establish a construction company unlike any other in the industry. He believed that his background in interior design, coupled with the knowledge he gained managing large construction projects gave him a distinct advantage. Incorporating these unique attributes into the daily operation at McCraw Design & Development has resulted in an accelerated construction process, an improved final product, and a greater level of service for every client.
A native of the San Joaquin Valley, Chris McCraw was born into a family steeped in the construction business. Upon graduating from high school, Chris moved to Southern California to attend college. After graduating from the University of California at Irvine, Chris moved to Los Angeles and became a founding partner in the interior design firm, Marchand & McCraw.
Specializing in high-end residential interior design, Marchand & McCraw Interior Design produced multiple published projects, handled the rigorous demands of celebrity clientele, and achieved a prestige accorded few in the industry