Diane is a writer, editor, and content director born and raised in California; but made through lives lived in NYC, Milan, Paris, and Buenos Aires.

She comes to SPF:a with an extensive background in digital publishing, with experience crafting content for a variety of online publications ranging from Business Insider to Time Out, the Huffington Post, the Observer, and Tablet Magazine. In 2014, she launched NYC architecture and design website 6sqft, which today is part of Columbia University’s Avery Library Historic Preservation and Urban Planning archive. She’s also worked on content branding projects for companies such as Philips, HP, Chevy, Ford, Autodesk, and Herman Miller.

At SPF:a she leads business development and gives creative direction to the studio’s editorial and branding initiatives.

In her free time she enjoys ceramics, working on design projects with her partner, and chasing her dogs down forest trails.

Beverage

Iced coffee

Symbol

Squiggle

Object

French baguette

Era

1970s

Location

Where the mountains meet the sea

Building

Frank Lloyd Wright's Ennis Brown House

Vehicle

1969 cream Fiat (dream); lusterless 2001 white and grey RAV4 (reality)

Song

Ballad of the Insolent Pup

Ritual

NYT mini crossword before bed

Activity

Hiking/camping near water

Tagline

Where's the coffee shop?

In one word where do you find inspiration?

Solitude

What do you love about architecture?

It keeps me warm at night

What color is architecture

Bronze anodized aluminum