Ashley McGraw Architects Launches Vaysen Studio
Ashley McGraw Architects has launched Vaysen Studio, a creative studio that focuses on design strategy and interior design. Vaysen Studio offers a fully integrated team of certified interior designers and design strategists with extensive experience in transforming interior spaces for a wide range of project types including K-12 schools, colleges and universities, and community/civic buildings.
Vaysen Studio is led by Principal Susanne Angarano. “This refined focus builds upon our expertise and passions for transforming environments and the human experience,” explained Angarano. “Creating harmony between people and the places they inhabit, Vaysen Studio is deeply rooted in optimizing how these elements enrich each other, guiding our clients and the systems they are a part of to realize their greatest potential.” Angarano’s work on higher education projects and holistic sustainable design has earned her national recognition from the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) with the 2019 Ones to Watch Award and the 2019 Design Impacts Lives honorable mention for Binghamton City School District’s new MacArthur Elementary School.
Ashley McGraw will continue to offer interior design and design strategy services within the firm. The arrangement allows for maximum flexibility and customer service in serving their clients.
“Vaysen Studio stems from the needs of Ashley McGraw Architects’ clientele who were seeking something beyond traditional interior design services. We have recognized the importance of sophisticated stakeholder engagement methods and measurable outcomes for design strategy and interior design,” said Matthew Broderick, President of Ashley McGraw. “The creation of Vaysen Studio will not only support and strengthen Ashley McGraw Architects but will also increase our geographic and market reach while expanding our project portfolio.
About Ashley McGraw Architects
Ashley McGraw Architects, based in Syracuse, New York, was founded in 1981. Its award-winning portfolio of K-12 schools, higher education buildings, and community/civic structures has been consistently recognized for innovation and design excellence.