Alan Nicholson established the Design Studio in 2005 as a multidisciplinary building and environmental design practice in Northern California.
Our experience ranges through commercial, new contemporary houses, residential remodels, to innovative offices, galleries, arts installations and furniture. With a focus on contemporary residential and light commercial environments, a small personalized architecture and design practice working with an emphasis on the honest use and expression of materials. With years of hands on experience in architecture and building, and possessing a broad knowledge of design history, materials, and fabrication; our projects have a unique expression of detail and craft.
Compelling architecture is contingent upon the quality, not quantity of the space it inhabits.