Draftsman is a design agency that creates and originates restaurant & hospitality concepts.
Draftsman provides interior design, concept strategy, and creative direction for restaurant & hospitality environments.
We partner with entrepreneurs, restaurant groups, and real estate developers to translate ideas into destinations.
Inspired by our clients, we believe that passion and hospitality should enhance human connection through storytelling, culture, and food.
CONCEPT & strategy
Storytelling & Brand Positioning
Real Estate Strategy
Test Fits & Feasibility Studies
Guest Profile Development
DESIGN & interiors
Custom Millwork, Lighting, & Furniture
Environmental Graphics & Design
FOOD & DRINK
Bar & Tableware Styling
Kitchen & Bar Design Consulting
pop-up & Events visioning
Draftsman is directed by David Pilkenton, IIDA. David and his team of designers and architects create concepts and environments that embrace hospitality.
For over a decade, David has led the creative direction, design, and interior architecture for signature restaurants, bars, food halls, boutique hotels, fitness, and retail spaces.
From 5-Star Hotel Lounges to mom-and-pop bakeries, David’s work can be found in suburban developments and world-class hotel properties in the United States & Mexico including The Ritz-Carlton, Four Seasons, Hilton, and Marriott properties.
David is an NCIDQ Certified Commercial Interior Designer and holds a degree in architecture. He is a member of the International Interior Design Association.