Michael Layne heads a design firm dedicated to creative home design. Founded in Los Gatos, California in 1980, it focused on the residential and commercial needs of a prospering Silicon Valley.
The firm has provided design for a wide variety of projects ranging from homes to car dealerships, from wineries to schools. Michael Layne frequently provides design consultation for other design firms and is often a key element in the process of team building and design focus.
The founder, Michael Layne studied locally, both as an undergraduate and graduate student, earning degrees in Graphic Design and Science. The inquisitive and creative nature of this background has formed the foundation for the unique design that is the hallmark of Michael Layne and Associates.
In 1994 Michael Layne opened a second office in St. Helena in the heart of California’s Wine Country. That office specializes in high-end design for an international clientele dedicated to building the estates and wineries that will produce the finest wines in the world.
The designs of Michael Layne have been featured in the following publications and television programs: