The SheltonMindel℠ brand continues the legacy of the firm founded by Peter L. Shelton & Lee F. Mindel in 1978 as Shelton Mindel & Associates.  The firm continues to provide complete architectural, interiors and product design services for corporate, cultural, academic, retail, recreational, hospitality and residential clients, under the sustaining leadership of Lee F. Mindel, Architect, D.P.C., a New York Design Professional Corporation which performs all architectural services.

The firm is the recipient of thirty AIA awards for architecture, nine Interior Design Magazine Best of Year awards for residential and commercial interiors; twenty-two design awards from the Society of American Registered Architects, a Progressive Architecture citation, three Roscoe awards for product design, as well as eight Good Design Awards and three American Architecture Awards from The Chicago Athenaeum. The American Institute of Architecture, San Francisco Museum of Fine Arts, National Academy of Design and Houston Museum of Fine Arts have exhibited the firm’s work in both traveling and permanent exhibitions. Product design lines include collections for Knoll, Waterworks, Jack Lenor Larsen, and V’Soske. Architectural Digest has recognized SheltonMindel℠ as one of the top 100 design firms of the last century and Peter L. Shelton and Lee F. Mindel, FAIA were recognized as the Deans of American Design in 2005. Both Peter L. Shelton and Lee F. Mindel, FAIA, were inducted into the Interior Design Hall of Fame and were the recipients of the prestigious 2011 Cooper Hewitt National Design Award.



  • Lee F. Mindel, FAIA

    Lee F. Mindel, FAIA received his Master of Architecture from Harvard University in 1976 after obtaining his Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, with Distinction in Architecture, at the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Peter Shelton

    The Late Peter Shelton studied architecture at the University of Pennsylvania and Pratt Institute where he received his degree in 1975.


  • Michael Neal

    Michael Neal, AIA, a Senior Associate since 1986, received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from Cornell University in 1972.

  • Grace V. Sierra

    Grace V. Sierra, an Associate and a Senior Interior Designer, graduated from Parsons School of Design in New York City.

  • Maggie Martinez

    Maggie Martinez, an Associate since 2006, received her Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from the College of New Rochelle, with a focus in Communication Arts & Business Administration.

  • Marc Newman

    Marc Newman, an Associate since 2009, received his Master of Architecture from the Yale School of Architecture and Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from Cornell University.

  • Bia Lee

    Bia Lee, an Associate since 2013, received her Master of Science of Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University & her Bachelor of Architecture from University of Auckland in New Zealand.

  • SiAe Sung

    SiAe Sung, AIA, an Associate since 2013, received her Master of Architecture from University of Pennsylvania and her Bachelor of Architecture from Cooper Union.

  • Daniel Kimicata

    Daniel Kimicata, an Associate , Inc. since 2014, received his Master of Science in Architecture & Urban Design from Columbia University and Bachelor of Architecture from Syracuse University .

  • Marshal Farmer

    Marshal Farmer, an Associate since 2016, received her Bachelor of Arts from Miami University with a focus in Art & Architecture History and a minor in Classical Humanities.