MSTSD, Inc. is an award winning national leader in place-making with 30 years experience in designing cutting edge environments. Our studio of architects, interior designers and planners, believes we not only need to be problem solvers, but that we need to deliver projects that possess opportunities, creativity, engagement, flexibility and that are financially successful for our clients. The value in our service is to provide our clients these key entities and engage them in the process to deliver the most successful project possible with the opportunities provided, not to impose our design sense on our clients. We believe we are successful when we deliver to our clients more than what they were expecting. We enjoy partnering with our clients to empower the opportunities from within.
Grant Moseley, AIA
President & Managing Partner
As President and a founding principal of MSTSD, Grant Moseley, AIA has positioned MSTSD to be a national leader in the design of place-making environments in retail, office, museums, multi-family, and medical office. Under his leadership, Grant has guided MSTSD’s inspirational architecture and interiors to create and provide dynamic and exceptional places which foster creativity, engagement, relaxation and individual pursuits connecting the people they serve and inspire. MSTSD, in collaboration with our clients, has designed award-winning projects that make a lasting contribution to our communities.
Grant is responsible for establishing MSTSD’s strategy, as well as implementing the firm’s vision, mission and overall direction. He additionally is dedicated to modeling and setting the company’s culture and values. Grant oversees the daily operations of MSTSD including staffing, schedules, administering the firm’s assets and marketing. Additionally, Grant maintains an active role in all projects, settings the tone for each project and fostering team building and service to his clients.
Grant believes that he not only needs to be a problem solver, but needs to deliver projects that possess opportunities, creativity, engagement and that are financially successful for our clients. The value in our service is to provide our clients these key four entities and engage them in the process to deliver the most successful project possible with the opportunities provided, not to impose our design sense on our clients. Instead, we believe we are successful when we deliver to our clients more than what they were expecting. Grant enjoys partnering with our clients to empower the opportunities from within.
Grant received his Bachelor of Architecture from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1975 and participated in the study abroad program at the University of Rome, Italy in 1974. He is an active member of American Institute of Architects, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, and the Urban Land Institute.
Larry Sweat, AIA
Vice President & Director of Design
Larry is Director of Design and a founding principal of MSTSD. His diverse project experience includes office, retail, entertainment and institutional projects, as well as master plans for urban, suburban and mixed-use projects. Larry’s design philosophy emphasizes an inclusive design process rather than a particular style of design. He develops his designs to deliver maximum value to his clients, providing them with facilities that not only achieve an appropriate aesthetic for each project, but that repeatedly contribute to the success of the client’s mission through improved functionality, image enhancement and increased revenues.
Projects under Larry’s design direction have received numerous design awards from the American Institute of Architects, Urban Land Institute, Associated General Contractors of America, Associated Builders and Contractors, Georgia ACI, Building Owners and Managers of Atlanta, Brick Institute of America, Decatur Historic Preservation Commission, Atlanta Clean City Commission, Atlanta Business Chronicle, and the City of Raleigh North Carolina City Council.
Larry received his Bachelor of Architecture from Clemson University in 1974, studied at Clemson’s Center for Building Research and Urban Studies in Genoa, Italy in 1975 and received his Master of Architecture from Clemson University on 1976. He is an active member of American Institute of Architects, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, International Council of Shopping Centers and the Urban Land Institute.
H. Douglas Thompson, AIA, CSI
Vice President & Director of Production
Doug Thompson is Director of Production and a founding principal of MSTSD. As Director of Production and a Certified Construction Document Specialist, Doug is responsible for the production of the contract documents produced by MSTSD. He oversees the Quality Assurance Program and serves as MSTSD’s Quality Control Officer. As a certified Construction Document Technologist, Doug is MSTSD’s corporate resource for technical requirements and code criteria. Doug Director of the Employees’ Continuing Technical Education Program, ensuring all staff is knowledgeable of the latest building technologies and software applications.
Doug attended Georgia Institute of Technology from 1972 to 1978 and participated in the study abroad program at the Ecole Des Beaux Arts in Paris, France in 1976. Doug is an active member of American Institute of Architects, Professional Member Construction Specifications Institute, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, US Green Building Council, Georgia Downtown Association and Decatur Preservation Alliance.