Creativity Brought to Reality

What we do and how we do it.

Chrestensen Design is a full-service creative studio. We develop and produce high quality conceptualization, visualization, branding, interior design, illustration, graphics, wayfinding, signage design, and spatial development solutions for the Entertainment, Multi-Family, Retail and Hospitality industries. Our breadth of work can be found worldwide and throughout the United States. We are experienced with all levels of the design process from concept to fabrication and the intricate levels in between to bring a project to full potential.

Led by Erik Chrestensen, a 25 year industry veteran, Chrestensen Design engages a team of highly qualified designers, illustrators, 3D artists, architects, writers and production design specialists to meet the unique needs of our clients. With scalability on a project per project basis, the firm is positioned for unique creative opportunities at a variety of size and complexity. All phases of development including Pre-Design/Visioning, Concept Design, Schematic Design and Design Development can be successfully implemented while exceeding our client's expectations

Brand Building Through Experience.

Partial Client and Project List

Fashion Island – Newport Beach, California
The Irvine Spectrum – Irvine, California
Sunset + Vine – Hollywood, California
Universal Studios – Hollywood, California
Universal Studios – Osaka, Japan
Knott's Berry Farm – Buena Park, California
Uptown Newport – Newport Beach, California
Cirque du Soleil – Canada, Mexico, Spain
The Boy Scouts of America HQ – Tustin, California
The Irvine Outdoor Ed Center – Orange, California
Concourse at Westchester – Westchester, California
The Rawbar by Slapfish  – Indianapolis, Indiana
Slapfish Restaurant – Huntington Beach, California
MGM Grand – Las Vegas, Nevada
Chroma LA  – Los Angeles, California
Costa Mesa High School - Costa Mesa, California
The Promenade –  Irvine, California
Riverside Central – Riverside, California
Blu Laguna Niguel – Laguna Niguel, California
Zov's Restaurant  – Anaheim, California
The Villas at Fashion Island – Newport Beach, California
Jefferson Pacific Beach – San Diego, California
Marvel Themepark – Dubai, UAE
Uptown Oakland – Oakland, California
Discovery Channel Destinations  –  Shanghai, China
Poseidon's Ocean Kingdom  – Harbin, ChinaT
he Plaza Irvine – Irvine, California  
Movietown Square - West Hollywood, California
8500 Burton – Los Angeles, California
National Geographic Experience – Beijing, China
Boulder Crossing – Winchester, California
The Wooden Floor – Santa Ana, California
The Gallery Club – Lakewood, Colorado
Mercy Veteran's Village – Placentia, California
Mercy 6th Street Place – Los Angeles, California
Saint Andrew's Church – Newport Beach, California
Park Place - Irvine, California
UC San Diego Torrey Pines – San Diego, California
Westgate Apartments – Pasadena, California
Amli Residential – Marina Del Rey, California
Xerox Visitors Center – New York, New York
The Port of Los Angeles – Long Beach, California
Crescent Village – San Jose, California
Santa Clara Square – Santa Clara, California  
Paramount’s Star Trek the Experience – Abu Dhabi, UAE
Belmont Pier – San Diego, California
Atlantis the Palm – Dubai, UAE
Canyon's Crossings  –  Riverside, California  
Avalon Walnut Creek - Walnut Creek, California
Museum of Science & Industry – Chicago, Illinois
Hershey’s Chocolate World – Hershey, Pennsylvania
Honeywell Headquarters – Beijing, China
Luna Di Lusso – Henderson, Nevada
Lotte World – Seoul, Korea
Lott's Magic Forest – Busan, Korea
Electric Daisy Carnival – Las Vegas, Nevada
Avalon West Hollywood – West Hollywood, California
La Habra City Hall  – La Habra, California
Polar Ocean World – Shanghai, China
Warner Bros. Studio – Madrid, Spain
Chapman University – Orange, California
Studio City Casino & Resort – Macau, China
Fort Campbell Military Housing – Fort Campbell, Kentucky
Camp Pendleton Housing – Oceanside, California
Crossroads of the World – Jakarta, Indonesia
Orchard Hills High School – Irvine, California
The Grammy Experience – New Orleans, Louisiana
Atlantis Paradise Island – Paradise Island, Bahamas
Woodbridge Performing Arts Center – Irvine, California
The Olympic Spirit Experience – Toronto, Canada
Casino Monte Lago – Las Vegas, Nevada
Pacific City – Huntington Beach, California
Chimelong's Forest Kingdom –  Qingyuan, China
MGM Grand Hotel – Detroit, Michigan
Station Park Green – San Diego, California
Trans Studio – Cibubur, Indonesia
Seaworld – San Diego, California
Caesars Palace – Las Vegas, Nevada
The Trailhead –  Avalon, California
The Pacific Club – Newport Beach, California
Hard Rock Park –  Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Space Center Bremen – Bremen, Germany

Professional Organizations