About Our Design Studio

Headquartered in Orange County, California, the Raad Ghantous & Associates team, works with Clients on high end residential and commercial projects locally and around the country. Providing full-service design solutions.

From small renovations to large scale commercial and hospitality spaces, we approach every project with a creative spirit of collaboration. With over 20 years of experience, we execute our clients’ design projects in all inclusively with architects, contractors, and craftsmen from concept to completion.


Stylish Design


Project Scope


Design Solutions


Concept to


Stylish Design


Architectural 3D Renderings


Reimagining spaces through the lens of timeless design 

Concept Creation 

Design Development + Specifications 



Construction + Procurement 

Furnishings + Finishes + Selections 

Staging + Styling 

Project Completion

Architectural 3D Renderings


Raad Ghantous, CEO, Creative Director

Raad’s career spans 20+ years, which includes extensive experience working for design industry giants and architectural icons. Raad has had opportunities to work on projects in diverse global locations from California to Cabo San Lucas, Bermuda, Spain, Japan, China, Taipei, the nation island of Mauritius, and The United Arab Emirates. Along with a degree in design, Raad has a background in business, holding a degree in Economics from The American College of Switzerland and an MBA in Marketing from the Peter F. Drucker graduate school of business at Claremont Graduate University. From his international work and personal global experience, Raad seamlessly integrates creativity and design, with project management and business strategy.

Jim Croghan, VP of Operations

Jim’s hospitality management and spa career spans 25+ years. A proven success record of resort and spa openings as a spa consultant, former spa director, vendor, writer, and conference speaker.

Jim’s role is all-encompassing: from the initial feasibility and financial stages to pre-opening and support of the ongoing development of each hospitality project. Jim has been tasked with ensuring the highest standards are adhered to and that guest experiences exceed expectations.

He works closely with owners, head offices, hotel general managers, and spa directors to develop and maintain key objectives, operating criteria, programming, budgeting, staff relations, marketing, and training.

Jim most recently served as ESPA International’s Vice President of Operations where he oversaw 80+ properties.​