Vaishali Katyarmal, the founder at Studio Silver, established the architectural firm in 2013. The firm specializes in architecture and planning. Studio Silver has provided its architectural services to the retail, commercial, corporate, hospitality and the healthcare sector. The firm has worked on a range of different projects, from simple to highly complex designs.fff



Our mission is to become an emerging leader in the architecture field. Our customer-centric approach allows us to provide our clients with various solutions to cater to their construction and design needs. Our ability to think from the perspective of our customers is what sets us apart from the rest.




Our vision is to earn our client’s trust and confidence through our ability to create innovative and out-of-the-box designs. We work alongside them to craft the success of their project. We envision ourselves as the design catalyst for community-based projects, as we want to shape and transform the neighborhood.



We strive to develop site-specific and solar orientation solutions to make energy-efficient buildings. We build and maintain effective working relationships with our clients, contractors, and consultants that we work alongside on a project. This allows us to provide our clients with functional solutions to incorporate into their design.

We work towards creating an environment that promotes growth and empowers employees with knowledge that will enable them to become future leaders. We promote Intern Development Program (IDP) to mentor and teach IDP candidates entering the architectural industry about design and solutions. We encourage ARE & LEED candidates to work towards their license.


Vaishali Katyarmal is a licensed architect in the State of Illinois with 14 plus years of experience working in the architecture industry. She obtained her NCARB certificate, which allowed her to extend her firm’s reach to work on projects outside Illinois and vicinity. Vaishali utilizes her knowledge and expertise to provide the firm with exposure amongst different industries. She has worked on multiple and diverse projects. Vaishali mentors the interns and offers her guidance to her team members on ongoing projects building values with commitment to design excellence.

She is an avid bicyclist with interest in travel, photography & fast cars.

Vaishali Katyarmal

Vaishali Katyarmal

Nicolette Lewis graduated cum laude with a Bachelors of Architecture from the Illinois Institute of Technology in May 2016. While attending Illinois Tech, she developed a deep appreciation for functional design and works to bring those ideals into every project she is a part of. Nicolette works to coordinate various projects for Studio Silver, assisting in all aspects of project development. She is currently working towards her architectural license with the support of Vaishali and the rest of Studio Silver.

Nicolette has a passion for music and can frequently be caught singing in the office. She enjoys attending musicals and other concerts wherever she travels. She also has a great love for animals, especially her family’s three puggles back in Kansas City who she visits as often as she can.

Nicolette Lewis

Nicolette Lewis