Every day, wherever you are, your life is affected by design. We believe that design can enrich the lives of all those it touches. This is our passion and our promise.

ThenDesign (TDA) specializes in /
architecture, planning, and interior design

Based in Willoughby, OH with an office in Pittsburgh, PA, our core markets include / hospitality, sports/recreation, education, senior living and preservation

valuing people /
Our firm operates on the principle that design should value people. Whether it’s the individuals and communities we’re designing for, the clients we serve and partner with, or the creative individuals we hire, people come first.


October 2014: TDA is excited to be serving as the architect and interior designer, in association with Tsao-McKown Architects of New York, for the conversion of the historic Pittsburgh Granite Building into a 104-room boutique hotel. The $38 million project, dubbed the Forbes Hotel, will break ground in April, and the first guests will be welcomed in the fall of 2016. Design plans include the integration of elements representing the city’s history and culture, creating an immersive Pittsburgh experience. Located at Sixth Avenue and Wood Street, the structure was built in 1889 and originally housed the German National Bank.

July 2014: We are pleased to welcome Lauren Scioscia as a Senior Interior Designer to support the firm’s on-going growth. For over two decades, Lauren has created a diverse portfolio of interior design projects in Pennsylvania and Ohio. She has a proven track record of originating, planning and leading projects from concept to completion, while providing creative and technical solutions to achieve and enhance client business objectives.

May 2014: We are pleased to welcome Mark Luksik as a Project Manager and Architect. Prior to joining our team, Luksik was a Project Architect for 10 years in the Philadelphia area. His breadth of experience ranges from design development and creating/coordinating construction documents to managing tasks associated with the construction administration phase.

April 2014: thendesign architecture is pleased to announce a new collaboration in Senior Living Design with Withers Design Group, inc. of Columbus, Ohio. tda + withers bring together over 60 years of experience and expertise in planning, architecture, interior design and mep design.

21 February 2014: The crane arrived on the $90 million Gardens at Market Square mixed use urban development project in Pittsburgh, where our hospitality studio designed the interior of the 11 story Hilton Garden Inn to open in 2015. Great Client, great project and great to be part of the excitement and hard work.

January 2014: Hospitality Studio members leave behind the white snow of Pittsburgh for the white sands of Cancun to manage the lobby design installation at the JW Marriott Cancun.

Embassy Suites historic office building conversion, Pittsburgh
Hampton Inn at Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Historic Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel
Courtyard Querétaro, Mexico
JW Marriott Cancun
Hilton Garden Inn, Market Square, Pittsburgh
Courtyard San Salvador, El Salvador
Courtyard Kingston, Jamaica