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core team

Kyle Bigart

Founder and Design Director Kyle is the founder and design director of School Studio. Through founding School Studio Kyle strives to harbor a collaborative environment and is always seeking out potential collaborators to enhance our project stories.Forever a student, he continues to harbor the spirit of school with each project. Through research based solutions and an explorative process, Kyle encourages the team to “know nothing, so we must learn everything”.
Kyle graduated from IIT with his Bachelor degree in architecture in 2012, and became a licensed Architect in 2018 (Illinois). Kyle has previously worked at Perkins + Will, Gensler, and Schools for the Children of the World.

Kathryn Hoefler

Director of Interiors With her rich experience in hospitality design, Kathryn approaches the design of each project from the eye of a guest, a user, an experience seeker. Leading the interiors of our practice, Kathryn’s deep knowledge of materiality and ability to tell stories through design, gives our concept driven projects that unique level of tangibility and emotion. Kathryn earned her Interior Design degree from Syracuse University in Syracuse, NY. Previous to School Studio, Kathryn practiced at Roman and Williams, Tihany Design, and Pierre-Yves Rochon. Past clients include: Ian Schrager Company, Related Properties, Green Oak Real Estate, and Stephen Starr Restaurants.

current and past collaborators

Peter Binggeser

Di Chen

Andrew Sommerville

Alex Kaplan

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