Connecting people through design
Eimer Design is more than an architecture firm. We are a close-knit studio of architects and designers dedicated to creating innovative spaces.
Our studio mindset cultivates the kind of creativity you’d expect from a big shop, with the efficiency of a small one. We are passionate about designing and developing spaces that create an experience.
The projects we work on are ones that people interact with every day. Our small, collaborative environment allows us to work quickly, increase effectiveness, and provide higher value to our clients. The result? Thoughtfully designed and engaging spaces.
Our team works hard to represent every partner thoroughly and thoughtfully, providing design expertise every step of the way. These relationships have become the foundation of our creative process, ensuring that each project is executed seamlessly from start to finish.
Ed Eimer, AIA NCARB
As President of Eimer Design, Ed oversees quality control, design and client relations. Ed also happens to be the creative force behind each project. He combines imagination with a commitment to constantly improving Eimer Design’s services and finished products.
Ed’s role is to understand our Client’s needs on a business level and help transform them into physical space solutions with the Studio Team. He is personally responsible for scheduling, creative solutions, design critiques, budget analysis and maintaining Client satisfaction.
Ed has a unique ability to conceptualize design solutions that integrate with both the Client’s needs and budgets. His balance of pragmatism and creativity is best displayed in the early stages of project conceptualization, where he leads the design team’s development of initial design solutions and strategies. His deep understanding of a wide variety of building and space types, structural systems, Code manipulation strategies and development factors for rehabilitation and new construction allows the Eimer Design team to quickly evaluate strategies and refine a focus that leads to success.
Ed graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Spring Garden College in 1991, earned his professional Architectural Registration in 2000 and received his NCARB National Architectural Certification in 2010. Ed currently holds professional licenses in 15 States.
Ed joined AP3C Architects in 1993, became a partner in 2000 and functioned as Managing Partner from 2010-2012. In 2012, Ed left AP3C to launch Eimer Design. Since that time, Ed has grown the Studio from a four-person team to a full capacity 14-person design studio with a diverse range of projects over a large section of the U.S.
Under Ed’s direction, Eimer Design has provided Designer and Architect of Record services for projects in 85 cities and 35 states.
Adrienne Yancone, RA
Adrienne has successfully led a wide range of project types and project sizes through her architectural career. While her primary background is in architecture, her interests and skills include interior design, branding, graphics and merchandising. She’s applied those diverse skills to hospitality and retail projects throughout her career, delivering uniquely creative solutions for clients such as Urban Outfitters and Coca-Cola prior to joining the Eimer Design studio.
Adrienne quickly rose from Designer to Studio Director by overseeing design and delivery of complex projects for many of our most valued clients including Chef Kevin Sbraga, Chef Nick Elmi, Chef Mike Isabella, Chef Susanna Foo and Chef Franklin Becker, MGM Resorts, Crescent Communities and Washington Property Group. Adrienne is lead on all fast casual, fine dining and food hall projects. Her creativity can be seen in the designs on many of our most recognizable projects including Junction Commons, Marble City Market, The Blind Barber, Mistral, The Little Beet, Suga and The Fat Ham.
Outside the Studio, Adrienne has continued to stay involved in academia, teaching at several local universities including the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, Philadelphia University and Drexel University. She has been invited to participate in various design competitions and exhibits and has had her work featured in several publications including Dwell Magazine.
Adrienne earned a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Catholic University of America. She is LEED accredited, NCARB certified and a registered architect in Pennsylvania.
Lauren is a lead interior designer for some of Eimer’s most ambitious hospitality projects. Her unique ability to create customized interior environments by sourcing materials, textures and artifacts that reflect a Client’s vision can be seen in some of Eimer Design’s most visually impressive projects.
Prior to joining Eimer Design in 2013, Lauren’s primary focus was corporate interiors. In her time at our Studio, Lauren has been able to expand her skillset to include restaurant planning, documentation, detailing, FF&E specification and consultant coordination. Her technical proficiency and creative input have quickly elevated her in the company and made her a favorite with many of our Clients including PJW Group, Potbelly Sandwich Works, Chef Kevin Sbraga, Chef Greg Vernick and Chef Michael Schulson. Her visions are evident in projects such as Mistral Restaurant, Shouk, The Chop House Grille, Junction Commons, Pearl & Mary and Prunella.
Lauren holds a Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design from the University of Kentucky, which she earned in 2009. In 2013, Lauren earner her NCIDQ certification.
Louis is an energetic, creative and detail oriented senior interior designer and manager with 8 years of experience. Louis has extensive experience in a wide array of restaurant, hospitality and workplace projects. His knack for space planning allows him to excel in establishing creative and effective design solutions that thoughtfully to the cultural, operational and brand objectives of each client.
Louis' skills and creativity can be seen in projects across the U.S. including the Fargo Food Hall, Stantec Food Hall and Halidom Food Hall.
Louis holds a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from Philadelphia University, which he earned in 2015.
Josh Palmer, NCARB, RIBA ARB
Often working around strict conservation and planning legislation, he has a wealth of knowledge navigating complex site constraints to bring thoughtful and detailed solutions to meet the client’s needs. Drawing upon his skillset, Josh aims to ensure that creative elements are communicated cohesively and effectively, and that these are carried fluidly through the lifespan of a project as it evolves.
Prior to joining Eimer Design Josh led and managed a wide array of construction types including residential, commercial, and industrial with a specialty in luxury residential dwellings ranging from one-off bespoke homes to larger private estates of up to forty dwellings and multi-family residential. Notable projects included the design and construction of the UK headquarters and research lab for multi-national ION Science Inc. and the estate redevelopment of heritage-listed hotel and Michelin-starred restaurant Tuddenham Mill.
Since joining the Eimer Design studio in 2022, Josh has lead the creation of many attractively and smartly designed large scale projects in many exciting cities including Miami, Portland, Houston, Boston and Los Angeles.
Josh holds degrees from the University of De Montfort, Leicester including a Bachelor of Arts (with honors) in Architecture earned in 2006, a Bachelor of Architecture (with honors) in Architecture earned in 2009 and a Postgraduate Diploma in Architectural Practice earned in 2010.
He is a Chartered member of the Royal Institute of British Architects and ARB certified.
Rob joined Eimer Design in 2015 after interning at a design firm in New York City. In his first 3 years at Eimer Design, Rob has brought a focus and energy to each project with a unique understanding of hospitality operations from the opposite side of the profession – as a sous chef for Vernick Food and Drink. This knowledge of how a restaurant functions allows Rob to relate to and refine each of the projects he collaborates on.
Rob is particular adept at developing detailed documentation. His craftmanship can be seen in projects such as Mistral, Suga, Pinch and Franklin’s Table. Rob continues ot learn and grow with each new project and task in the Studio.
Rob holds a Bachelor in the Science of Architecture from Temple University, which he earned in 2014.
Ashley is a talented and creative interior designer that has excellent presentation and client engagement skills. She joined Eimer Design in 2021 and has quickly adapted to the fast paced world of hospitality design. Ashley has helped develop, design and document food hall and restaurant concepts for some of our most detail oriented clients including The Schulson Collective.
Ashley is a graduate of Drexel University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design with a minor in Built Environment in 2021.
Allie is an inventive and spirited interior designer that has excellent conceptualization and presentation skills. Since joining Eimer Design in 2021, Allie has quickly ascended into a design leadership position for many of our hospitality clients including the Schulson Collective, PJW Group and MGM Resorts. Allie creates at all phases of project development including conceptualization, presentation and documentation.
Allie earned a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design Cum Laude from Drexel University in 2020.
Gabby is a true asset to all projects. Her ability to focus on practical solutions to complex tasks is far beyond her years of experience. After joining Eimer Design in 2022, Gabby has quickly become an integral part of our design and documentation teams on many projects including those for MGM Resorts, PJW Group and Halidom.
Gabby is in the process of earning a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Drexel University in 2024.
Gus loves to nap and run on the beach. What a life.