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Our office is comprised of designers and architects who have worked at some of the leading design practices around the world.

This team is led by four key people who together are responsible for the following specialisms: Creative, Delivery, Architecture, Interiors.

Daniel Goldberg, RIBA
Principal

Daniel is the founder and Creative Director of State of Craft. He has worked on a broad spectrum of internationally recognised projects ranging from award-winning architecture, to interiors for homes and yachts and luxury branding.

Prior to setting up State of Craft, Daniel qualified as an architect in Germany before relocating to Great Britain, where he gained more than 10 years of experience as head of design at some of London’s most prestigious design companies, on projects including One Hyde Park. At Foster and Partners, he worked for six years on large cultural projects including the British Museum Great Court.

Daniel offers a unique insight into the high-end residential development market, having masterminded some of the worlds most valuable residential real estate. He oversees the creative direction of every project at State of Craft.

Ben Wright, MA
Director

Ben has over 10 years experience as a designer and project leader specialising in high-end residential and cultural projects. He was the Principal Associate at Jonathan Woolf Architects for 6 years and a Designer at David Chipperfield Architects before joining State of Craft in 2013. He has also taught at a number of architectural schools including Kingston, Brighton and London Metropolitan.

Ben brings considerable expertise with regard to concept and strategy, detailed design and project management and oversees the delivery of each project within the office.

Mário Lourenço, ARB
Lead Architect

Mário studied and qualified as an Architect in Portugal and has since worked at award winning practices in Lisbon, Shanghai and London. Before joining State of Craft in 2013, he worked at David Chipperfield Architects on several London projects including Elizabeth House, Portland House, The Royal Academy of Arts and PACE Gallery.

Mario is specialised in building organisation, space planning and detailed design and leads the architectural output at State of Craft.

Thomas Daviet, ARB
Associate Director

Thomas studied and qualified as an Architect in France before specialising in interiors. He has worked for a number of world renowned practices including the iconic French Design office of Christian Liaigre, where he worked as a Designer for over 4 years. He was subsequently a Senior Designer at Kelly Hoppen for over 3 years, responsible for leading the studio’s key projects

Thomas is highly experienced in detailed design, bespoke products and furniture, and leads interiors at State of Craft from concept to completion.