Centric Design Studio is an architecture firm that merges architecture and graphic design disciplines. The architecture (space) and the brand experience (business identity) relate to one another. Our method of practice gives structure to and communicates the relationships between an
organization as a whole, its individuals, as well as its products and services, all with the objective of design value.

“Good design is good business”.  We strive to solve the client’s problem and exceed their expectations.

Christopher Bruner - Designer, Urban Planning, NOMA

Christopher has over 15 years of professional experience, which includes commercial, retail, education & correctional facilities. Christopher’s extensive knowledge in CAD, 3-D modeling, adaptive reuse, historical preservation, brown-field sites and urban planning make him a great asset to any project. Christopher's skills in design development, construction documentation & construction administration will be very valuable to your project.

Damon Thomas, Design Director, LEED AP, NOMA

Damon has over 15 years of professional experience, serving in the role of architectural designer and planner and developing construction documents. Damon oversees the daily operations for the firm’s creative and technical efforts. He is straight forward, detailed and attentive to customer needs. Damon’s communication skills and experience in design development and construction administration make him valuable to architecture projects.

Damon was born and raised in Detroit and considers himself a grassroots politician at heart. He is closely familiar with non-profits and community organizations in Southeastern Michigan. 

Saundra Little, AIA, LEED AP, NOMA, NCARB

Saundra is an eco-centric architect, and National Organization Minority Architects- Detroit Chapter – Past -President (2010-2012).  She promotes community development and involvement in Detroit’s revitalization. Saundra is also a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) - Michigan Committee on the Environment (COTE). 

Saundra has over 14 years experience in architecture, graphic design and project management. She graduated from Lawrence Technological University with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture in 1994 and a Masters of Architecture in 1998. She has been registered in the State of Michigan since 2002, and has been a LEED Accredited Professional since 2006. 

As a founding partner at Centric Design Studio, Saundra has focused on sustainability, community planning, project energy assessments, urban design and merging architectural and graphic design. Most recently she has been pioneering a holistic restructuring of their firms design process to embrace building information modeling (BIM) and sustainability.

Saundra was born and raised in Wayne County, Michigan. Centric Design Studio's office is now located in Detroit at Techtown a Michigan Smart Zone. She is intimately familiar with Wayne County and Southeastern Michigan.