Studio Zerbey is a Seattle-based full service architecture and interiors firm founded by Lauren and Kyle Zerbey. In addition to the Seattle area, we have worked throughout North America including Washington, Alaska, Hawaii, British Columbia, California, Montana, & Colorado.
Mayer Sattler-Smith is a multi-disciplinary design firm founded by Klaus Mayer and Petra Sattler-Smith in 2001. The firm is based in Anchorage, Alaska.
The practice has developed an approach that is responsive to the specific conditions of the Alaskan climate, culture and building technology, creating places for human occupation. Projects range from urban design, architecture, and interior design to graphic design, furniture, and art.
All projects are a result of collaboration between the principal partners and the respective clients, including varied stakeholders and users.
Projects that received recognition include the ideal house, international gallery for contemporary art, solcab and urban memory forest. The firms‘ work has been published in wallpaper*, dwell, azure magazine, western interiors and design, on site review, art matters, the globe and mail, the anchorage daily news and anchorage press.
Timothy Lesle is an independent multimedia journalist living in San Francisco. Tim tends to look for stories that involve people, science, and the environment. But that’s a jumping-off point: to money and business, technology, architecture and design, resource extraction, the movement of people, politics.
He has reported in China and India; done geological work in the Rockies, the Southwest, New England, Alaska, and Latin America; and grew up in the U.S. Air Force. His undergraduate degree is in earth sciences from Dartmouth College, and he has a master’s degree from Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism.
His work has appeared in FRONTLINE/World, California Magazine, Dwell, and The New York Times Magazine. He has helped train journalists in video, photo, and audio recording and editing, web design, and online storytelling at the Knight Digital Media Center workshops. He has also worked as an editor and graphic designer.
Nathan Kirkman is an award-winning photographer with over 50 magazine covers to his credit. Born in Alaska, he's lived in Virginia, Ohio and Arkansas before settling in Chicago. After finding his first camera in a trash can of the U.S. Capitol building at the age of ten, he followed his interest in photography to the Rochester Institute of Technology in upstate New York. Nathan worked as an assistant to several esteemed photographers before starting out on his own. Promoting his work with architects, interior designers and magazines, Nathan quickly began getting assignments, which have taken him as far as Jordan and Italy; he frequently travels the United States for clients such as Wired, Lucky, Wallpaper*, This Old House, Interiors, Chicago Magazine, and Metropolis, among others.