Laney Brabson, Marketing & Development Director

Laney Brabson attended Occidental College in Los Angeles where she received a degree in Diplomacy and World Affairs.  A background in finance, sales, art and design, she brings a unique and strategic mix to the firm.  Working with Franklin Studios since its inception and gaining partnership in 2014, she has an innate understanding of the inimitable levels of design the firm requires.  She overseas the interior design and general project management on all projects as well as development and marketing for the firm. 

Steven Brabson, Principal


Steven Brabson attended Washington University in St. Louis where he received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters in Architecture. After graduating, he worked with Adrian Luchini in St. Louis before moving to Los Angeles in 1997 to design and manage residential projects at Michael Maltzan and Associates. He went on to work for Frank Gehry and Associates as part of the Weatherhead School of Business team, then joined Gentile Harvey Architects as project designer, overseeing a number of interior design projects including restaurants and spas. In 2005, Brabson became a founding partner of Franklin Studios, Inc. and then In 2014, he founded Franklin Studios Architecture Corporation which focuses on signature mid-rise towers, luxury ground-up residential projects, and restaurant/nightclub design.  

Franklin Studios Architecture Corp. is a commercial, hospitality and residential design firm offering both architectural and interior design services.We are currently working in Beijing, Dalian, New York, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles on hotels, restaurants, nightclubs, a collection of private villas, a new corporate-flagship facility in Carson, and a few residential projects. We offer full architectural and interior design services including programming, space planning, conceptual design, schematic design, design development, construction documents, 3D rendering, FF&E design, specification and procurement, full permitting, preparation of material for design review boards and city agencies, and construction administration.