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archetype (ˈär-ki-ˌtīp) n. A first form from which varieties arise or imitations are made.


Archetype Design Studio, LLC

A full-service interior design firm specializing in high-end residential projects

Every person has a story to tell. What makes you unique? Your gifts, talents, vision, dreams, likes, dislikes combine to form your personal narrative. At Archetype Design Studio, we consider each of these qualities as we design, keeping one thought constantly in mind: your home should reflect your personality, not ours. Whether your style is traditional or contemporary, Old World or modern, we have the experience, skill and flexibility to meet your needs. And from entire home renovations to single-room makeovers, we approach each project with the goal of revealing our clients in every design. Randy L. Snell, principal designer, has 33 years of experience designing high-end residential interiors. Prior to Archetype Design Studio, Randy worked as an interior designer at two of Pittsburgh's most prestigious firms, Mark Christy Associates and Astorino.


Randy has been nothing but exceptional from the moment we began working with him. He was always available for questions and to help us make decisions. His attention to detail and organization really kept the project on track. Not to mention, he has a great eye for decorating and spacial recognition/awareness. We would definitely use Randy again and highly recommend him for any project in the future!


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