In 2003, Gregory Okshteyn founded STUDIOS GO, an architectural design and branding firm creating and innovating in the service of a contemporary aesthetic with close attention to function, maintenance, feasibility, profitability, and social enhancement.
STUDIOS GO designs and implements successful solutions for industry leaders in entertainment, hospitality, retail, and housing. From pro-forma review, though design and branding, permitting, construction, sign-off, and move-in, STUDIOS GO is a one stop design shop that delivers award winning noteworthy designs all while maintaining our clients' budgetary and scheduling constraints. "The more complex the challenge, the better the design must be!"
Most notable built projects have included the Starbucks Reserve Roasteries in Shanghai, China and Tokyo, Japan, Devocion Roastery Williamsburg, Devocion 20th Street, Chelsea nightclub BED, DASH NYC with Kim & Kourtney Kardashian, Rita Hazan Salon, JAY-Z’s SC Enterprises HQ, Roc Nation HQ, Ace of Spades Showroom, Restaurant 42 Ritz-Carlton, Top Chef winner Harold Dieterle’s restaurants Perilla & Kin Shop, the Duggal Greenhouse at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Harvey Keitel's Residence, Irina Shayk's Residence, and most recently JBespoke, the NoMad speakeasy hot spot, Via Forno in Scarsdale, and Public Pizza at Ridge Hill Mall.
Gregory has taught at Columbia, UPENN, and Pratt Institute and enjoys staying connected to the academic design community through reviewing student work at Pratt Institute.