Company Profile:

Founded in 1990, Design Source Studios is committed to the idea that design is the tool which turns problems into opportunities. The work of Design Source Studios is driven by a commitment to client goals.

It's founder, John S. Sorcinelli, originally educated and worked as a structural engineer before his studies at the Architectural Association in London, England, one of the pre-eminent European architectural schools. Mr. Sorcinelli worked for a decade in the Richard Rogers Partnership in London on world-class projects for such clients as Lloyds of London, Burroughs-Wellcome, The National Gallery London, among many others. His diverse European experience brings unusual and creative solutions to problem solving. His approach engages the client in the design process with results which are both innovative and practical.

John Sorcinelli relocated to Southern California in 1986 when he was invited to teach at the USC School of Architecture. He was a member of the USC teaching faculty through 1990. John Sorcinelli is a member of the American Institute of Architects, and is licensed to practice Architecture in California. John Sorcinelli is also a member of the Royal Institute of British Architects and is a chartered British Architect licensed to practice in the United Kingdom.

In January 1st of 2001 Design Source Studios was incorporated as Sorcinelli Architects Inc.. All projects after that date are credited to Sorcinelli Architects Inc. Both names are in current use, Design Source Studios being the name of the actual facility where Sorcinelli Architects Inc., the business, practices.