The staff at Abbot Studios is an integral part of providing our clients with innovative design and invaluable client services to cultivate long-standing relationships. Our diverse and creative team is fundamental in our pursuit of cost effective and unique solutions for our valued partners. For over 60 years, Abbot Studios has used a quality and solution based approach to provide the attention and support that our clients have come to rely on.
With over 5,000 completed jobs, top names in the retail world have recognized the value of working with a firm that has a deep understanding of the unique needs of the retail market. This is why they choose to work with the Abbot Studios Team.
Bill Abbot has over 40 years of diversified architectural including educational, retail, commercial, multi-family and public buildings. Bill joined Abbot Studios in 1986 working on all aspects of projects including design coordination process, overseeing project administration meetings, and retail rollout. Bill is Principal at Abbot Studios and oversees client relations and production of retail construction documents.
Bill has a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from The Ohio State University and is registered in over 30 states. He is also a member of the American Institute of Architects and is a LEED Accredited Professional.
Michael H. Lutsch Jr., AIA, NCARB Managing Principal
Mike Lutsch has over twenty-five (25) years of diversified experience. During his career, he has worked as Project Manager, Project Architect, Designer, and Construction Administrator on a variety of projects including projects for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Ohio Department of Transportation, Columbus Metropolitan Columbus Recreation and Parks Department, Ohio Department of Mental Health, Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority, Columbus City Schools, and The Ohio State University. As Principal at Abbot Studios, Mike has assumed responsibilities of Senior Project Management Lead. His duties include client relations, contract negotiation, documentation scheduling, architectural detailing, and coordination of architectural, mechanical and structural documents, project specifications and construction administration.
Mike has a Bachelor of Science in Architecture and a Masters of Architecture from The Ohio State University and is a member of the American Institute of Architecture.
With over 16 years of retail architectural experience, Sean Abbot is a Principal at Abbot Studios and oversees the innovative design team for the retail division. Sean’s history with the company includes Project Manager, Studio Leader, Designer, and Drafter. Sean has been actively involved in multiple retail and restaurant programs including GameStop, Bob Evans, Wendy’s, Express, Chico’s and other national retail accounts. Sean has provided outstanding leadership and overview for his team on a variety of retail programs from design layout through construction administration.
Sean received his Bachelor Degree in Business Management Information Systems from Ohio University as well as an Associate of Science in Architecture from Columbus State Community College.
To pursue a vision of excellence providing uncompromised team-driven client services that foster successful long term relationships through creative solutions and attention to detail of the highest quality and value for each project.
Abbot Studios is currently licensed in 41 US States and has completed projects in eight different countries outside of the US.