Headquartered in New York and San Francisco, we are a global design practice that combines the broad experience and technical depth of a large international firm with the personal attention of the principals.

Creating Relationships

A fun, creative and collaborative work environment is fundamental to our success. ‘Approachability’ at all levels of the firm helps to forge lasting relationships among one another and with our clients, contributing to outstanding results.

Inspired Thinking

We’re curious – we like new ways of doing things. We love to learn, explore and teach. Our interdisciplinary approach breaks the ‘silos’ that often isolate people and thinking, leveraging our individual passions to achieve common objectives.

Shared Purpose

Our hands-on approach requires that we work together as one to create enduring places. Seasoned partners and new graduates sit side-by-side, learning from each other, sharing their perspectives, and making the whole far greater than the sum of its parts.

Empowering People

The end of formal training should be the start of lifelong learning. We continually invest in our people, provide dedicated mentors, funds for professional development, ongoing education and travel stipends.

Creating Relationships

A fun, creative and collaborative work environment is fundamental to our success. ‘Approachability’ at all levels of the firm helps to forge lasting relationships among one another and with our clients, contributing to outstanding results.

Inspired Thinking

We’re curious – we like new ways of doing things. We love to learn, explore and teach. Our interdisciplinary approach breaks the ‘silos’ that often isolate people and thinking, leveraging our individual passions to achieve common objectives.

Shared Purpose

Our hands-on approach requires that we work together as one to create enduring places. Seasoned partners and new graduates sit side-by-side, learning from each other, sharing their perspectives, and making the whole far greater than the sum of its parts.

Empowering People

The end of formal training should be the start of lifelong learning. We continually invest in our people, provide dedicated mentors, funds for professional development, ongoing education and travel stipends.

Our Leadership
David Howerton
Chairman
Jim Tinson
Partner, CEO
Eron Ashley
Partner, Managing Principal
Tim McCarthy
Partner, Managing Principal
Craig Roberts
Partner
David Rau
Partner
Dwight DeMay
Partner
Jennifer Smith
Partner
Michel Dionne
Partner
Nicole Emmons
Partner
Paul Milana
Partner
Teddy McCarthy
Partner
Tim Slattery
Partner
Albrecht Pichler
Principal
Anne Howerton
Principal
Carl Pearson
Principal
Doug Atmore
Principal
John Burkholder
Principal
Jim Jacobs
Principal
Louise Le Gardeur
Principal
Philippe Gozlan
Principal
Roland Aberg
Principal
Sze Chong
Principal
Brian Depolo
Partner, CFO
Beth Repeta
VP, Human Resources
Ara Arnn
Design Director
Min Hao
Design Director
Paul Blazek
Design Director
Ronald Rainone
Technical Director
James Neville
Associate Principal
Todd Pace
Associate Principal
Leslie Neville
Associate Principal
Nick Monroe
Associate Principal
Taylor Pankonien
Associate Principal
Barbara Best-Santos
Director of Interiors