Mr. Tanksley is among America’s leading practitioners of residential design and of detailed interior space planning and custom furniture and fixture design. Renowned as an expert colorist, Mr. Tanksley creates subtle palettes that ultimately manage to make every interior space both sophisticated and relaxing simultaneously. His past working relationships with such leading architects as Maya Lin, James Dayton and Robert Orr and Harry Elson give the firm the unusual ability to draw on expert talents to implement a wide range of architectural renovations for each project that it undertakes.
Prior to founding his own firm in 1993, Alan Tanksley partnered with Paula Perlini for several years. Following many years as an associate in the office of distinguished designer Mark Hampton. He worked closely with Mr. Hampton on the design and supervision of many of the company’s most notable residential projects. Mr. Tanksley is a graduate of Arizona State University’s School of Architecture specializing in interior architecture.
Mr. Tanksley’s work has been widely seen in such publications as Architectural Digest, Interior Design, House & Garden, Art & Antiques and Metropolitan Home in addition to Elle Decor.
Among the many organizations to which Alan Tanksley donates his time and talent are Housing Works, Design on a Dime, Bailey House, House & Garden’s Annual New York Botanical Garden “Orchid Dinner” and “Dining by Design” sponsored by Elle Decor.