plodes® studio is a Texas based multidisciplinary design firm that draws from a coalescence of art, product, and architectural design.

our process

plodes® studio offers a process of design.  We create.

Research and reinterpreting information can give insight.  Considering real world materials, limits, economics, behaviors, processes, and how to manipulate them informs further.  One must look at all of these things while understanding how design translates and interacts with the end user.

Identifying and understanding needs so we can creatively reinterpret them is our focus.  Our designs communicate a clear conceptual intent infused with collaborative process and meaning.

We work hard to create simplistic but meaningful solutions through a nurturing process of collaboration rather than an imposed rushed conclusion.  Our designs execute clear, concise, creative solutions that work.



Object Design / ID

Design Consulting / Communication




John Paul Plauché

A native Texan, John opened plodes® studio in 2003 after receiving a Bachelors Degree in Architecture from the University of Houston's Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture.  John began exhibiting his designs in 2004 with the help of Metropolis Magazines' first ever design NEXT competition and has continued to exhibit from New York to Houston.  While gaining select retailers across the county, John has been featured in national and international publications alike, such as I.D., ICON, Metropolis, Contract, and Texas Monthly including countless online blogs.  His work has also been featured on HGTV's "I Want That!".

Roya Plauché

Texas registered architect (#20764) Roya S. Plauché was born in Tehran, Iran and embarked on her journey to the United States at age 10.  What she brought with her was the passion for culture and a big imagination.  Her international background is evident in her design process which results in unique and intriguing design.

For nearly 7 years Roya was a designer at the Texas based Architecture firm Kirksey where she oversaw all phases of project design and coordination.  She holds a Master Degree in Architecture from Columbia University and a Bachelors Degree in Architecture for the University of Houston.  In her 6+ years of experience she has worked on the design of 900,000 sq.ft. of educational projects including residence halls, community buildings and athletic facilities.  Her experience also includes the design of 200,000 sq.ft. of community projects and 400,000 sq.ft. of office space and commercial real estate.




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