We offer a full spectrum of retail design services and solutions that maximize return on investment
ArchitecturePlus International, api(+), is an award-winning multidisciplinary design firm offering architecture, interior design, graphic design and signage, and industrial design. We develop consumer-centric concepts for retail driven environments. We specialize in food retail, specialty retail, restaurants and retail centers for a wide variety of national and international clients. Our work has been recognized for delivering differentiated, on-target solutions that connect with consumers and outperform the competition.
environments that perform
We strive to improve the retail industry by developing innovative environments where communities enjoy shopping, dining and socializing. When a consumer visits one of our stores, we want to elate them and make them feel understood. We create an intuitive, easy-to-shop layout that provides a well thought out sequence of excitement, contemplation and compelling brand connection.
It’s our mission to understand each client’s business in all its dimensions. We research target customers and the marketplace, and then pursue design strategies that help reach our clients’ goals and differentiate their stores.
talent, creativity, knowledge and experience
juan romero, aia, ncarb
founder + president + ceo
vice president + director of design
vice president + director of operations
David, a senior architectural designer, adds strength to our leadership team and carries out successful project delivery. He ensures quality balanced with efficiency through all stages of the project lifecycle.
In his 37 year career, David’s architectural experience has spanned across the retail, restaurant, mixed-use, commercial, multifamily and senior living sectors with a multitude of high caliber national clients. He brings a wealth of architecture knowledge, particularly retail architecture, to our firm and clients.
He is a proven leader in delivering successful projects from concept design, design development and construction documents through construction administration. As director of technology, he manages the firm’s adoption of new tools to improve systems and deliverables for our projects. He works integrally with ownership and team members to maintain innovative design at a high level of quality, and to deliver ROI.
When you get to know David you’ll learn his interests are Florida-centric, and that he most enjoys boating and flyfishing locally in Tampa Bay and the Gulf.