© 2017 by Touch Design Studio, Inc. 

Whether you’re starting from scratch or just in need of a touch up, we can help.

We specialize in the following:

Our custom design services for small to medium sized businesses.

Space TouchUP

retail
Retail

Store Design & Visual Merchandising

Hospitality
Hospitality

Bar, Cafe, & Restaurant Environments

Workpace
Workplace

Workplace and Office

Environments

Hospitality
Exhibit

Events, Exhibits &

Trade shows

 
 

Michael Marra

Co-founder & Principal Creative 

Michael originally co-founded Touch Design Studio, Inc. as an industrial design firm in 2001, with friend and fellow Pratt Alumni Peter Valois. The pair received early recognition as members of Surface magazine’s 2002 T.A.G. Team, an annual showcase of top ten emerging American talents. In 2009 Touch expanded focus to include environmental design; workplace interiors, retail, and commercial space. Some of Touch's clients include Victoria Secret, Audible, DKNY, Johnson & Johnson, and Estee Lauder. With over 16 years experience in design; Michael has received international recognition and participated in numerous shows in the US and around the world including the Salone del Mobile in Milan and the ICFF in New York. Michael's work has been featured in numerous Design Publications including Architectural Digest, Dwell, GQ, Details, New York Magazine, Surface, W magazine, among others.

Our Core TEAM

PUBLICATIONS

Our Creative team is made up of Industrial Designers, Interior Designers, Graphic Designers, and Architects, committed to creating uniquely branded environments & experiences that both highlight and celebrate a brand’s core equities.​ Touch is based in Philadelphia & NYC.

Our work has been featured in the following publications among others:

Brandilyn hamm

Interior Architect

Jess Williams

Senior Graphic Designer

Giuseppe Sciumbata

Industrial Designer

Joel Berryman

Graphic Designer

CONTACT

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Touch Design Studio, Inc.

12 W Willow Grove Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118       101 Wyckoff Ave, #3G Brooklyn, NY 11237

STUDIO

Studio work

 Touch is unique to other environmental branding agencies as our background is in furniture, lighting, and art. We love to offer unique solutions to clients that include special custom pieces often utilizing unexpected materials or processes. Touch also occasionally produces limited edition pieces for private collectors and galleries.

ABOUT

Meet the team

 

WORKPLACE

EVENTS

EXhibits/EVENTs

 We truly love designing exhibit & event spaces, we feel it allows us the opportunity and freedom to be really creative in making truly unique & immersive experiences. We'll often provide our clients design support from creation of marketing collateral & visuals, through to final space design & Installation.

 
 

We create uniquely branded workplace environments that celebrate a brands established core equity while exploring new and innovative ways to translate that identity into the built environment. From space planning, furniture, finishes, signage and artwork we love to create engaging and thoughtful spaces from the ground up.

Workplace Branding

RETAIL ENVIRONMENTS

 We believe that store design and visual merchandising is the theater of selling products. We pay close attention to the customer journey and experience when designing any spaces or fixturing. From the front window to the cashwrap. We understand communication has to be clear, intentional, and well designed.

HOSPITALITY

 Touch is unique to other environmental branding agencies as our background is in furniture, lighting, and art. We love to offer unique solutions to clients that include special custom pieces often utilizing unexpected materials or processes. Touch also occasionally produces limited edition pieces for private collectors and galleries.

HOSPITALITY

 

Workplace, Retail, Hospitality & Exhibits;

Is your business in need of a TouchUP?

We create Memorable Spaces by incorporating Creative & Unexpected Solutions.