Studio Etude is a progressive studio design founded in 2020 by AmirHossein Jafari and Mahram Akhavan two young and passionate designers. The goal of Studio Etude is to craft the inspiration into a space. We work closely with our clients to make sure their needs are delivered. Our expertise includes residential and small-scale commercial design in bay-area.
Photo by Raha Shirazi
Mahram grew up in Mashhad, Iran where she finds her passion in architecture and graduated from Ferdowsi University of Mashhad with a BA degree in Architecture. Mahram believes that goal of architecture is to create a space of harmony for people and community. With her goal, she works on multi-family, single family, clinical design, and prefabricated construction projects. She works on sustainability projects, retail, commercials and café and restaurants. In addition to architecture, she is a painter. She likes to travel, reading books and learning French.
Amir grew up in Tehran, Iran, received his BA in architecture from the University of Kurdistan. He received his master's degree in Architecture from Syracuse University. He sees architecture as a narrative of our lives. Spaces should be designed to create a picturesque moment to tell the story of livelihood for people, community, and the city. He has done projects on single family, multi-family residentials, retails and office space design. He is interested in learning more about sustainability projects, labs, data centers and tech related space design. He is interested in working on projects sustainability, data centers, labs, cafés and restaurants. He likes competitions too. He has worked in Princeton and New York City before he moves to East Bay. He loves to travel, cooking and archery.