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SELECTED PROJECTS

residential installation
A series of canvas panels with plant-dyed sections, softening sunlight and sound for an Indiana residence.
high rise apartment project
A layered installation spans the corridor of a Miami residence. Overall place designed by Formwork.
SL site
Portfolio website for over 30 projects, built on the client's design framework and identity.
Tolve site
Website build for a bold new travel business with online booking and portfolio of enticing trips.
field day workspace
A graphic and sculptural installation made of custom dyed fabric that forms a soft enclosure.
blue orbit screen
Brand extension and social media graphics for a firm focused on change management and customer experience.
mulberry
Custom dyed text-on-silk installation commissioned for a new apartment building. Interior by Studio Lithe.
new website
New website and updated branding for a marketing and strategy consultant in the AEC industry.
website for Joe Sperti
New website for an experienced architect of finely crafted residences.
S Projects website
Visual identity and new website for an architect with a growing practice as an owner's rep.
model with blanket
Collection of blankets designed and photographed to encourage carefree outdoor use.
three panels
Series of panels commissioned for a Washington DC meeting space.
website screen for good egg
Website redesign with playful new graphics for a business strategy consultant.
arsenal color detail
Detail of drapery panels with custom color, made for the Field Day coworking space.
   

This studio collaborates with architects, interior designers, artists, writers, strategists, and developers. We produce websites and fortify brands with the sense of touch in mind. We create soft walls and other tangible installations for interiors with precision and clarity.

About the Founder

Leah Patgorski has over twenty years of experience as a design professional handling a wide range of projects. Since taking a web design course while earning her MFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, the threads of digital communications and hands-on endeavors have been intermixed. She has crafted websites and identities for architects, builders, and other professionals, as well as interior installations for commercial and residential spaces, all from the same studio environment. Leah serves as the sole point of contact for clients and collaborators, accountable for delivering results that are tailored to each particular context.

Prior to launching her practice, Leah led marketing and communications at Strada, a multidisciplinary architecture firm in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, and served as a designer and marketing coordinator at Booth Hansen in Chicago. She is also a practicing artist who has exhibited in many locales including Chicago, Pittsburgh, Buenos Aires, and Vienna, Austria.

 

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Selected Clients

Angelika Adams Design

ARI Resources

Beermann Law

Blue Orbit Consulting

Cheryl Baughmann Souder Interiors

Chicago History Museum

Diane Zabich Architecture + Interiors

Good Egg Concepts

Field Day

Formant

Formwork Architecture

JMSTUDIO Architecture + Design

Justine Ickes Creative Coach

Kyle Real Estate Services

Linda Stephens

Ostrander Construction

S Projects

Society for Contemporary Craft

Strada

Studio Lithe

Tolve

Trident Team Realty

Rakness & Wright PLC

Words Without Walls

 

 

office installation
A pair of operable canvas panels forming a soft wall at Field Day. Interiors by Studio Lithe.
website screen
Website design for a legal practice serving clients in Virginia with clarity and integrity.
ARI website
New website and social media graphics for a Chicago-based staffing agency.
CS Interiors
Portfolio website highlighting a collection of refined interior design projects.
interior view of windows
Canvas panels with plant dyed sections for a residential living space.
Ostrander website screen
Logo refresh and new website for a general contractor to represent their success and longevity.
drapery detail
Detail of linen panel at curved track, part of a comprehensive residential installation.
models with blankets
Collection of blankets designed for carefree outdoor use. see them all here