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. In addition to residential design, Mr. Tanksley has worked closely on a number of projects with developers such as Greenwich, Connecticut-based National Resources and New York City-based Alchemy, the experience of which lends a flexibility and capacity of the firm towards hospitality and commercial design.
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 Perlini to 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, Metropolitan Home, as well as Elle Decor. He has also designed rooms for the esteemed Hampton Designer Show House and the Kips Bay Decorator Showhouse in New York City. Most recently Alan Tanksley, Inc. designed the seminal 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.