We're best at seeing your big picture and having that inform all the details; because we believe everything from the planning of a flagship store to the writing on a package informs how people feel and think about you. Our mission is to help companies forge stronger connections with their customers, clients, and audiences through three complementary disciplines.

Work by area of expertise

All areas
Environmental Design
Communication Design
Industrial Design

Evernote
Evernote
Entry Experience
Environmental Design
Evernote
Evernote
Headquarters
Environmental Design
Evernote
Evernote
EC3 Event
Environmental Design
Evernote
Evernote
EC3 Developers’ Cup
Industrial Design
Dell
Dell
Dell World, Executive Summit
Environmental Design
Hewlett-Packard
Hewlett-Packard
Embark Press Event
Environmental Design
Smart Adhesives
Smart Adhesives
Branding / Packaging
Communication Design
Williams Sonoma
Williams Sonoma
Housewares
Industrial Design
Hewlett-Packard
Hewlett-Packard
Worldwide Retail Stores
Environmental Design
Boys’ Apartment
Boys’ Apartment
Residence
Environmental Design
Hewlett-Packard
Hewlett-Packard
Visual Strategy
Communication Design
Gap
Gap
Retail Concepts
Environmental Design
Ammunition Group
Ammunition Group
Workspace
Environmental Design
Virgin America
Virgin America
Traveler Experience
Environmental Design
Palm
Palm
Retail Fixtures
Industrial Design
Workspace Furniture
Workspace Furniture
Product Development
Industrial Design
Palm
Palm
Consumer Electronics Show
Environmental Design
BCB Lofts
BCB Lofts
Residential
Environmental Design
Wired
Wired
Concept
Communication Design
Sports Products
Sports Products
Product Development
Industrial Design

We believe great solutions take time and collaboration. Our phased process is rigorous yet creative, allowing for a journey that starts with curiosity and ends with integration of the solution into the world. Each phase allows for client involvement, provides room for iteration, and ensures that the work is constantly reviewed against goals, budgets, and deadlines.

 
 
 
 

Standard's core team are seasoned, senior designers and strategists with experience that includes environmental design, industrial design, graphic design and branding. In addition to our team, we have worked in a variety of capacities, from partnering with client resources to assembling and leading teams best suited to a specific project or task.

Michael Dolan
Principal

Michael has over twenty five years of diverse experience in multi-disciplinary projects, often integrating architecture and industrial design. He has designed environments, exhibitions, furniture, products, and sporting goods, and has been published internationally in design journals such as Axis, Communication Arts, Innovation, I.D., and Wired. He has won many design awards including IDEA Awards from the Industrial Designers Society of America/Business Week, the Society of Environmental Graphic Design, and Communication Arts Annuals. Prior to forming Standard, Michael was a senior designer at Pentagram Design in San Francisco, and a Partner at Eight Inc., where he directed major retail programs, exhibitions, industrial design, and research projects. He began his career working for Henry Dreyfuss Associates in New York City, after graduating with distinction from the Art Center College of Design in 1982.

Monina Johnson
Creative Director

Monina combines her industrial design background and exhibition design experience to bring a unique perspective to her work. Prior to joining Standard, she was key member of the environments studio at IDEO in San Francisco, a consultancy renowned for its innovative design, processes and services. She is comfortable working in a cross-disciplinary environment and has a broad range of skills, ranging from the design of spaces and products to research and strategic planning. Monina's areas of experience include retail environments, corporate centers, and work environments. Prior to joining IDEO, she was a designer at West Office Exhibition Design, a studio specializing in interactive museums, science centers, cultural and corporate centers. Monina is a graduate of the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.

Standard Studio, LLC
366 Clementina Street
San Francisco, California 94103

Phone 415-647-1700
Fax 415-647-1777
hello@standard-studio.com