We are a designer-friendly company assisting architects and designers
We are a San Francisco company that strives to keep curiosity alive. We believe that you can learn from many kinds of people and that many people can learn from you. Our team's diversity of ideas, cultures and life experiences make us the best partners for our imaginative clients. We work with architects, designers and other client-facing firms to create efficient decisions and exquisite implementation. With our software, architects and designers collaborate with their clients to make decisions quickly while keeping the rest of their teams, including contractors, on the same page. In addition to exquisite designs and handcrafted workmanship, our high-quality renders from our Design/Render/Build branch facilitate efficient decision-making for our customers and their clients.
Who are we?
We are a studio focused on technology and design. We began serving the architectural & interior design industry in 2016. We are an accomplished staff trained in architecture, interior, furniture, fashion and industrial design, as well as UI/UX and software design and engineering.We are always looking to learn something new and willing to share and teach what we know.
We design everything from software tools to custom mailboxes. We ask that our team always be learning and that we all develop a nuanced understanding of sustainability. Our strengths in both software and design set us apart, as does our emphasis on diversity.
Meg believes design can help neighborhoods + businesses thrive. A research leader at Xerox PARC, Sun and Interval, she also co-founded EPlanet.
Product Lead, Software Engineer
Alejandro Miguel Navarrete is the Product Lead, Software Engineer at Panafold. He studied Computer Science at the University of California San Diego (UCSD).
Wut has experience in building and making prototypes using varied techniques and materials ranging from casting concrete to welding steel.
Karol Horr is a Designer at Panafold. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture and Community Design from University of San Francisco and a Master of Architecture from California College of the Arts.
Zainab Ali is a software engineer at Panafold and received her degree in Information Systems from George Mason University.
Haniqa is a Design Intern studying Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley.
Brand & Editorial Director
Annabel Graham is a writer and editor based in Los Angeles, California. Her work has appeared in Vanity Fair, WSJ. Magazine, The Sewanee Review, Bookforum, Vogue, The Paris Review Daily, and The Believer, among others.
Bianca Lin is a designer and maker interested in delivering narratives through her drawings and design, ranging from urban planning to object scale. She is also interested in model making, visualization, and detail construction.
Sarah served as Panafold's founding CEO and remains a strong supporter. She is a director of digital transformation at Halliburton.
As CEO, Kit shaped the core business as well as Panafold's ongoing inclusive culture to "Keep Curiosity Alive."
Small team. Big hearts.
Our focus is always on finding the best people to work with. Our bar is high, but you look ready to take on the challenge.
Interested in joining our team?
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