KRIVENS PARTNERS designs to reveal hidden wonder

We design spaces and furniture for workplace and hospitality leaders such as Genentech, ebay, the farmhouse inn, and bently enterprises. our focus is on creating experiences with deep emotional impact.


 EMOTION + Science        

Psychological safety and social network forces create the foundation for our award winning projects that satiate on an emotional level and give our clients a deep and ongoing competitive advantage.

 prerequisite: nATURE


Nature is a prerequisite, not a perk in our lives and workplace.  We champion a vibrant, body-engaged future where sufficiently advanced technologies are indistinguishable from nature.


story based design


Our self-initiated furniture projects always start with the salvage of a local monument. The results are series of customizable furnishings made real parts of the Golden Gate Bridge  (and it's approach in the SF Presidio), SF-Oakland Bay Bridge,  Presidio and SF Transbay Pilings, Fire Hydrants and New York City Skyline Water Tanks


About Daniel Krivens

Daniel Krivens is a award winning designer, working in San Francisco. He is the founder and Creative Director of Krivens Partners

Over the past 25 years, Daniel Krivens has worked with worked with leading businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area to redefine their workplace hospitality brand experiences. His last architectural project won an AIA award and the LEED building of the year for 2015. Krivens Partners design studio launch was followed by a series of awards in 2015 including First Place for Functional Sculpture at the Sausalito Art Festival, a finalist in INC Magazine's Best in Class and Best in Show at BKLYN Designs in 2016. He recently was solicited by Quartz Magazine to share his new thinking about workplace design in a widely cited article titled "The case for designing offices more like bars"

Born in Milwaukee Wisconsin, Daniel Krivens earned his Bachelor of Architecture from the California College of the Arts in 1994. Immediately after school he worked for 8 Inc for 2 years then worked on the first Pixar campus and Hospitality projects throughout Napa and Sonoma with Backen Gillam Architects. Daniel then began helping SF/Bay-Area companies define their workplace experiences as the Senior Designer at NicholsBooth Architects. Daniel initiated his own practice to take a deeper dive into solutions driven by our natural wiring.