About

Kirk Fromm design + illustration is a Philadelphia-based studio providing high-quality architectural renderings to architects, interior designers, planners, and developers - with competitive pricing and turnaround times in as little as 24 hours. 

Using a variety of traditional and digital illustration techniques, Kirk creates a wide range of work, from loose hand-drawn sketches to detailed photo-realistic renderings. His work is especially well suited to fund raising efforts, preliminary design presentations, and community design reviews - situations where the design is often not fully worked out and a softer approach is preferred. 

Additionally, Kirk brings to each project over 20 years of commercial and residential design experience working with a wide variety of building types. From intimate interior rooms to large urban spaces, whether your project is fully designed or only a sketch on a napkin, Kirk can help bring your ideas to life.


Awards & Honors

ASAI Award of Excellence, AIP 16, AIP 21, AIP 23, AIP 24, AIP 25, AIP 29
ASAI Designated Artist, AIP 15, AIP 16, AIP 19, AIP 22
Merit Award, Osong BioValley Master Plan Competition, design team, 2011
Finalist in Chimelong "Icon" Competition, 2012
Exhibited at 2012 JARA Exhibition in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya.


Publications

Kirk's work was featured in two publications in 2010:
Architectural Renderings, History and Theory, Studios and Practices, by Fabio Schillaci - DOM publishers. 
And Drawing Shortcuts (2nd edition), by Jim Leggitt - Wiley & Sons publishers.
In October of 2012, Kirk's work was featured in the new German architecture and engineering magazine "Competition".


Education

Kirk received his Bachelor of Interior Architecture in 1988 from Kansas State University, and during that time studied abroad at the Fachberiech Innenarchitektur in Trier, Germany. Additionally he has studied at University of the Arts in Philadelphia to explore interests in lighting and furniture design, and at the Fleisher Art Memorial, also in Philadelphia, for continuing studies in fine art.
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