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Rottet Studio is an international architecture and design firm with an extensive portfolio of corporate and hospitality projects for the world’s leading companies and brands. In the last decade, Founder Lauren Rottet, FAIA, FIIDA has developed Rottet Studio into one of the finest interior design practices in the United States, which is consistently ranked among the corporate and hospitality Top 100 Design Giants by Interior Design magazine and was recently recognized as one of the Top 3 Most Admired Design Firms in the World.


Design Teams

Lauren Rottet, FAIA, FIIDA


Lauren Rottet is one of the most-celebrated interior architects in the world today with an extraordinary record of awards, publications, lectures, juries and honors. Ms. Rottet is the only woman in history to be elevated to Fellow status by both the American Institute of Architects and International Interior Design Association. She also holds the coveted titles of Interior Design Hall of Fame and Interiors (now Contract) Designer of the Year and Lifetime Appointee to the U.S. General Services Administration’s National Register of Peer Professionals for Design Excellence. In 2006, Rottet was inducted as an Inaugural Member of the Women in Design Hall of Fame. In 2012, she was named Boutique Design Designer of the Year. Most recently, in 2014, Ms. Rottet was inducted into Hospitality Design magazine’s legendary Platinum Circle, the magazine’s highest honor for design professionals. Ms. Rottet’s furniture and product designs have earned her four gold medals for Best of NeoCon and a Chicago Athenaeum Award.

Jeff Horning, RID

Project Architect

Mr. Horning has served as a Project Architect for numerous complex, multi-phase projects spanning multiple project types. His experience ranges from property analysis, programming, design development, brand reinforcement and construction administration to FF&E and infrastructure coordination. Prior to formalizing his design expertise, extensive experience with exhibit design and fabrication enabled Jeff to amass a considerable construction methodology skillset married with workable knowledge
of ever evolving technologies. His adept capacity to resolve design challenges while maintaining a focus on overall project concepts and goals enable him to maintain a distinct connection with client and project.

Christopher Evans

Senior Associate/Design Director

Chris Evans is a Senior Associate at Rottet Studio with more than 15 years of interior architecture and design experience spread over a variety of commercial and hospitality projects. Recognized for his diversified strengths, Mr. Evans plays a valuable role in all aspects of the design process from concept design to construction administration, with concentrated efforts on space planning, architectural finishes and furniture specifications for the project.