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, consistently ranked among the corporate and hospitality Top 100 Design Giants by Interior Design magazine and recently recognized as one of the Top 3 Most Admired Design Firms in the World.
The WBE-certified firm boasts more than 40 million square feet of built design and a vast array of award-winning projects and furniture designs. The firm’s principals have worked together for as many as 30 years offering a broad range of services including architecture and interior design, furniture design, graphic design, product design, branding and art selection.
Rottet Studio is known in the marketplace as innovators, not followers. Reflecting a desire to improve the human experience through the built environment, Rottet Studio provides innovative architectural solutions characterized by precise detail and direct response to the client’s goals.
Through thoughtful design, we deliver environments that not only satisfy our clients’ needs, but allow them to achieve a level of enjoyment and success beyond their expectations because we create more efficient, less expensive, healthier, and in the long run, much better investments through timeless sustainable design. With best-of-class design professionals in Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Hong Kong and Shanghai, Rottet Studio is ideally positioned to exceed clients’ expectations.
Lauren Rottet is one of the most-celebrated interior architects today with an extraordinary record of awards, publications, lectures, juries and honors. Ms. Rottet recently became the only woman in history to be elevated to Fellow by both the American Institute of Architects and International Interior Design Association. She also holds the coveted titles of Interior Design Hall of Fame, 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. She served as Juror for the 2010 Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award. Ms. Rottet’s furniture and product designs have earned her four gold medals for Best of NeoCon and a Chicago Athenaeum Award.
Ms. Rottet finds the design of the interior environment particularly challenging and satisfying, combining psychology, theater, art, and architecture with the use of unlimited media. Ms. Rottet’s distinct design approach, characterized by precise detail and architecturally-driven solutions, reflects her 25 years of professional practice, as well as a commitment to improve the human experience through the built environment.
Among her colleagues, Ms. Rottet is known as an innovator and teacher, devoting significant time to the education of her staff and to the advancement of the profession. Under her direction, the AIA Interiors Committee has not only become a major force in fundraising for the advancement or the profession, but has established a significant scholarship program for students in interior architecture. Ms. Rottet is an active member of IIDA and is a Board Member of the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston.
Written By: Dídia Sousa