GRAPHICS FOR ARCHITECTURE
Archigrafika creates, amplifies, and unites identities. All the elements of your brand should collaborate to tell your story boldly and clearly. We help you do that. Our approach is open, attentive, and collaborative.
We listen. It’s your story, after all – we just help it to be seen and heard.
44 Greenwich Avenue
New York, NY 10011
212 947 7022
212 868 0053
Founder + Creative Director
Inspired by a lifelong affinity for art, architecture and design, Michael opened Archigrafika in 2009, fueled by his passion for connecting people with spaces.
Collaborator, designer, mentor, teacher, leader, avid pool player and jazz aficionado…Michael is a born communicator. A graduate of Pratt Institute with a BFA in graphic design and photography, over 30 years’ experience in branding and design, together with an innate ability to recognize and nurture talent, has led to Archigrafika’s consistent growth, both in size, as well as depth and breadth of client relationships.
Co-founder, Carey Platt, brings nearly 30 years’ experience in the graphic arts industry to Archigrafika. A graduate of SUNY Brockport, his organizational skills and attention to detail provide the perfect balance to the team’s leadership. His expertise in project management, print production, installations and client services are as integral to the success of every project as they are to the business itself.
Since earning his degree at Pratt Institute, Mike has overseen numerous successful projects for a wide variety of clients and businesses. His keen eye for style and design have made him an invaluable member of the Archigrafika team, where he spearheads print, web and exhibition design projects, with a special focus on corporate identity branding and environmental graphics. His client-centric, results-driven sensibilities are a perfect fit for Archigrafika’s collaborative culture.
A dedicated student of art and design, Holly earned an MA in Art Education from NYU, a BFA from the Parsons School of Design and studied Fine and Decorative arts at NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, & Human Development. She began her career as a freelance illustrator, and joined Archigrafika in 2011, where she applies her significant talents to multiple projects and collaborations, in addition to producing original illustrations for use in printed materials and environmental graphics.
Michael harnesses the power of design to enhance user experience by transforming complexity into functional and engaging visual communications. Using a methodical design process he develops meaningful and well informed design solutions that create positive impacts. Michael studied at Carnegie Mellon University where he received his BFA in Industrial design. He resides in Brooklyn, NY with his wife and two sons.
Photographer + Videographer
Raphael’s career has brought him from the Pratt Institute, where he studied communications and photography, to working with numerous brands ranging from the Louvre Museum to Yves St. Laurent to Mobil Oil and BMW motorcycles. His advertising work mixes original photography with distinctive digital techniques for a uniquely memorable effect. His photography has also received acclaim at exhibitions in Paris, Brussels, Japan, and New York.
A recent graduate from the Pratt Institute’s Communications Design department, Shannon has been working as a graphic designer for 6 years. Previously a sculptor, paper engineer, and illustrator, she also offers a strong background in writing and editing in addition to a lifetime spent managing social media.
Design + Fabrication
Jason comes to Archigrafika with an Associate of Arts Degree from Kingsborough Community College, and is currently working towards a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brooklyn College. He brings with him a passion for photography and a close attention to detail, as well as almost a decade’s worth of experience in the construction industry, where he is a proud union member.
Design + Fabrication
Having earned a degree in Graphic Art and Textiles in his native Ghana, Michael joined Archigrafika in 2009, where he continues to apply his talent and keen instincts to painting, fabrication, installation, screen printing and color matching. Since coming to the USA, Michael has also earned a degree in Advertising and Design from the New York City College of Technology in Brooklyn.