Lamarr Reid directs and oversees the Chicago studio of PYR, managing projects internationally and coordinating design, technical and administrative teams drawn from all PYR offices. He ensures the successful delivery and implementation of designs from concept through construction administration, primarily throughout North America, Asia and the Middle East. Mr. Reid leads the global expansion of PYR, and in 2015, was responsible for leading the firm into the Top 10 Hospitality Giants ranking by Interior Design magazine.
Prior to joining PYR, he served as Managing Principal of the Interior Design practice for Perkins+Will’s Chicago office and oversaw the hospitality practice for the firm as a whole. Perkins+Will is the 3rd largest architectural firm in the world, as ranked by Architectural Record and Architect magazine in 2017.
Mr. Reid graduated with a Master of Architecture degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) following his architectural studies at Hampton University.