Meet Our Team

Vertical Design Studio, PA (previously known as Archiquadra, PA) is a full service architectural and interior design firm based in Miami, Florida.  We are rapidly growing and have been proudly serving South Florida for the past decade.  Meet our team below and view our designs in upscale restaurants, retail stores, single family homes, condominiums, medical offices/facilities and executive offices. A job is not complete to us until every detail is taken care of.


Jorge, a Florida licensed Architect & Interior Designer and LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Accredited Professional, graduated with a Master of Architecture degree from Florida International University. He has worked for firms like The Russell Partnership, RE Chisholm Architects and Bermello Ajamil & Partners and ultimately founded Vertical Design Studio in 2009. He has proudly led this firm to design numerous successful high end restaurants, retail stores and residences all across South Florida.


Alejandra, an Architectural graduate from the Central University of Venezuela, is a resourceful, solution-focused professional with over 30 years of experience. She brings a broad international experience having completed successful projects in Venezuela, Mexico, Uruguay and the Caribbean and recognized for developing refined interiors in both commercial and residential projects. She has worked in the field of architecture in Miami since 2002 including at RE Chisholm Architects alongside Jorge.


Flory, an architecture student at Florida International University who has been a part of our team since 2016. Her dynamic skills and attention to details play an integral role in our team's design process and continuing growth.


Camila brings to the team a great sense of design and procurement know how. With over 15 years of experience having worked as a designer and specifier in high end stores such as Luminaire, she provides the utmost level of service in facilitating interior purchases. From A to Z, she handles the research, logistics, delivery and white glove installation.


Juan, a Finance background professional and graduated from Florida International University with a Finance degree. He went on to the financial services industry and spent over a decade working for major financial investment firms like Smith Barney, Citigroup, and Morgan Stanley. He joined Vertical Design Studio in late 2017. With his leadership, interpersonal, and analytical skills we look forward to creating additional value for our clients.


Michael is a software developer and technical consultant with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Florida International University. He has technical experience working as a programmer with Shiver Entertainment, and web application development with a research center at FIU. Here at vertical, Michael is designing custom applications that are assisting with streamlining how we operate within the studio. He is inspiring novel ways to integrate technology with our workflow, such as rapidly-prototyping designs via 3D-printing.

A few of our Clients