An AD100 firm founded by Richard Petit and Stephen Hunt in 2002, The Archers is a team of architects, designers, artists and cinephiles based in Los Angeles. Working with creative director Petit, the team’s combined knowledge and varied areas of interest result in a very collaborative approach to design. The studio's work comprises buildings, interiors and furnishings for private homes and public spaces.
Winner of the 2023 Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, National Design Award for Interior Design, The Archers is historically minded and research oriented. Although the scale and nature of the studio’s work varies dramatically, every project shares a commitment to authenticity, resonance of material, and experimentation rooted in precedent. Site-specific furniture and finishes are a defining aspect of the studio’s projects.
The Archers borrows its name from the production company of British filmmakers Powell & Pressburger. Like its namesake, the studio aspires to innovate using experience, passion and keen judgement, The Archers believes that every space deserves to be the only one of its kind.