Alan Tanksley is one of America’s leading practitioners of residential design, detailed interior space planning and custom furniture and fixture design. An expert colorist, Alan Tanksley, pays particular attention to make every interior space both sophisticated and relaxing simultaneously. Past working relationships with such leading architects as Maya Lin, James Dayton, Robert Orr and Harry Elson haven given the firm abilities to realize a wide range of architectural renovations for each project.
Specializing in Interior Architecture Mr. Tanksley is a graduate from the Arizona State University School of Architecture. Before the founding of his own firm in 1993, Alan Tanksley began his career in the office of luminary Interior Decorator Mark Hampton where he worked for six years. Following this Alan joined forces with Paula Perlinito create Perlini-Tanksley, Associates, enjoying five highly successful years together.
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. He also designed rooms for the Hampton Designer Show House and the Kips Bay Desolater Shows in New York City. Most recently Alan Tanksley, Inc. was appointed to design the Model Apartment in the iconic Woolworth Building in Manhattan, New York. His work has taken him from the tri-state area to far off places such as Aspen, Los Angeles, London, Jackson Hole, Palm Beach and so on.
Among the many organizations to which Alan Tanksley donates his time are Housing Works' Design on a Dime, and Bailey House to list a few.