With its ability to coalesce various stylistic references, strong colorways, and visceral textures in cohesive schemes, architecture and design practice CIVILIAN is garnering a lot of attention these days. Business and life partners Nicko Elliott and Ksenia Kagner founded the boutique practice in 2018 with the aim of crafting all-encompassing, tailor made concepts for a wide range of private, commercial, and institutional clients—with some products in tow as well. Having worked on blockbuster projects like the complete outfit of tech incubation campus NewLab Detroit and Bard College Berlin Residences in 2021, the small but impactful practice has already been able to demonstrate what it can achieve.
As evident in their last project, the interior design of documentary production company Sandbox Film’s Manhattan office and screening room, Elliott and Kagner aren’t afraid to bridge high and low, readily available and sumptuous materials, soft curves and strong geometries.
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