David Davis

Rottet Studio

David Davis has more than 35 years of experience as a designer and project manager and has compiled an extensive portfolio of corporate, hospitality and residential interior projects over his distinguished career.


Mr. Davis began his career in 1985 in the Chicago office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. He later moved to Los Angeles to work on the Getty Center with Richard Meier & Partners. In 1997 Davis returned to New York to head Skidmore’s interior design department. Mr. Davis later joined Lauren Rottet and Richard Riveire in 2008 to form Rottet Studio.


As Managing Principal, Mr. Davis oversees the active and diverse interior architecture and design practice of the firm’s three offices in Houston, Los Angeles and New York. Prior to his transition into project management, Mr. Davis was an active participant in the design of multiple projects of varying scales, including high rise towers in the U.S. and abroad. His project management experience includes numerous high profile projects for clients such as MetLife, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Conde Nast, Deloitte, United Talent Agency and New York Stock Exchange.


Mr. Davis also possesses a wealth of hospitality and residential design and management experience, including the Hyatt Regency Global Headquarters in Chicago, The James Royal Palm in Miami Beach, The Surrey Hotel in New York, St. Regis Resort in Aspen, Loews Regency Hotels in New York and San Francisco, Four Seasons Hotels in Bogota and Philadelphia and Central Park Tower in New York, soon to be the tallest residential building in the world.