Jaklitsch / Gardner Architects is an award-winning, New York City-based studio internationally known for an expertise in architecture and design of commercial and residential buildings, interiors, and furniture. The firm’s principals, Stephan Jaklitsch and Mark Gardner, operate under the principle that architecture and the built environment possess the ability to communicate collective values, provide relevance and meaning through the experience of a place. They take the lead with research and investigations to develop an appropriate response to the unique needs of each project with sensitivity to context, materiality, form, space, light and sustainability goals.

Over the firm’s 17 year history, Jaklitsch / Gardner has built several-hundred projects throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East – giving the firm an international perspective on design and project management. Jaklitsch / Gardner has collaborated with fashion brands including Marc Jacobs International, for whom Jaklitsch / Gardner has provided creative direction for over 13 years, as well as Shelly Steffee, Moscot Eyewear and Shinsegae International. Jaklitsch / Gardner’s work has been exhibited widely and featured in numerous publications, including Architectural Digest, Elle Décor, The New York Times, Time Magazine, Wall Street Journal, Azure, Hinge, Surface, and Wallpaper.