CORE Design Studio is a design/build studio founded in 1995 by Fiona McGettigan and Alan Krathaus. Our focus is in branding, web design, exhibition and environmental graphic design, as well as public art projects. Many of our projects use a variety of material and media types for our design solutions. Our client base is made up of cultural, non-profit organizations, educational and architectural offices, urban planning groups, restaurants and retail, and a variety of businesses.

Services include: brand strategy • exhibits (masterplanning, design, content development and fabrication) • user interface design • website design and development • publications • signage and wayfinding • environmental graphic design • public art • mobile education units • hand-crafted artist books


312 Bayland Avenue
Houston, TX 77009


We worked on the branding for Randy Rucker’s latest restaurant, Bramble, which features a daily-changing menu inspired by the ingredients the chef gathers each day. Our work includes the restaurant’s brand, print collateral (menus, coasters, business cards, etc.), website, interiors, environmental graphics, and signage.

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