Lee Pasteris, NCIDQ

Design Director, Principal

Lee is a passionate designer who specializes in the creation of high-profile interiors for long-time Gensler clients like Dreamworks Animation, Sony, Lionsgate and the Television Academy of Arts & Sciences. In 25 years of experience, she has amassed a diverse portfolio of projects ranging from law offices and corporate headquarters, to hospitality and retail spaces, airport terminals, products and private residences. As a Design Director in the Los Angeles office, Lee promotes a research-driven process, continually seeking innovative ways to incorporate materials into architectural spaces. She received a 2015 Gensler Research Grant for the study of high-performance fibers. An accomplished product designer, Lee has created furniture groups, as well as individual pieces for Martin Brattrud, Bentley, and Forms and Surfaces. She serves as a Board member for the Dean’s Advisory Council at Cornell University and for the University of Southern California Architectural Guild. Lee holds a Bachelor of Interior Architecture from Arizona State University.