McCulley Design Lab

Company Profile

McCulley Design Lab is multi-disciplinary san diego design firm merging the practices of brand strategy, interior design, graphic design, product design and architecture. Founded in 1988, we work with forward thinking clients who respect the design process and are an integral part of the creative process from the start.

The practice is known for blending the disciplines of interior, product and graphic design into a strategic brand strategy resource within the built environment. McCulley has played a multidisciplinary role in the development of strategic planning, branding and design for such clients as Amoco Oil Corporation, Amtrak, Bank One, Bank of America, Burnham Institute for Medical Research, Burnham Real Estate, California Bank & Trust, The City of Carlsbad, The City of Del Mar, Chriscraft, Cox Communications, DC Shoes USA, Four Seasons Resorts, Hewlett-Packard, Hilton,Jack in the Box, Muttropolis, Office Pavilion, Oliver Stone, Time Warner, Trojan Yachts, QuikSilver, Rob Quigley FAIA, and the University of California San Diego. McCulley is also actively involved with the custom design of private residences located in Rancho Santa Fe, CA; La Jolla, CA; Del Mar, CA; San Diego, CA: and Telluride,CO.

McCulley has received national and international awards of recognition for excellence in design from the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), Columbus Society of Communicating Arts (CSCA), International Design (ID) Magazine Annual Review,the Institute of Business Designers (IBD), Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA), San Diego Communicating Arts (SDCA), and the Society of Environmental Graphic Designers (SEGD).

McCulley's work has been published in: American Banking Association Journal, Architecture, Architectural Record, The Architectural Review, The Architecture of Stations and Terminals, Computers in Banking,Contract Magazine, Designing Corporate Identity, Identity, ID Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, Progressive Architecture, TIME, VM+SD, and Visual Merchandising3.