Based in New Haven and Brooklyn, GRAPHITE Architecture & Interiors has offered full architectural, interior design and planning services to residential, commercial and institutional clients since 2004. We value simplicity and efficiency above all. Design sensibility and a deep understanding of real estate transactions, development and construction allow us to be versatile and ensure excellence in all of our projects.
Salvatore Raffone, AIA
Born in New Haven, CT, Salvatore received a Master of Architecture degree from Harvard University's Graduate School of Design in 2000 and his undergraduate degree in Architecture from Northeastern University in 1995. He also received his MBA from Columbia University in 2014.
Salvatore has worked in Boston, New York and Connecticut for over 18 years and, prior to founding his own practice, he worked for internationally renowned firms such as Machado Silvetti, Office dA, and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. He has been recognized for leading award-winning projects globally, including a wide range of residential, commercial, institutional and public projects in New York, Seoul, Cairo and Manila.
In 2004, Salvatore established The Raffone Group, a platform of real estate related businesses engaged in investment, development and servicing, co-founded with his two brothers. His practice is supplemented by his academic involvement, and he currently holds a Visiting Assistant faculty position at the Pratt Institute School of Design. In addition, Salvatore has been an invited critic at CUNY, NYIT, UPenn, Syracuse University, Pratt Institute and the Instituto Universitario di Architettura in Venice.
Salvatore is a Registered Architect in New York and Connecticut, and is NCARB certified. He is also a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).