Francesca Bucci, AIA

Born and raised in Rome, Francesca Bucci had visions of designing spaces and running her own business since childhood. A traditional education combined with a love of classicism and art anchors her aesthetic and continues to serve as an integral influence.

Francesca is a licensed architect in NYS, holds a Master’s Degree in Architecture and has lived and worked in Rome, Italy; New York, New York; Washington, D.C. and Paris, France. Her broad international experience inspires her Hospitality portfolio and made her develop a complete understanding of how design and construction disciplines work in other parts of the world. Fluent in Italian, French, and English, Francesca is a skilled communicator and a powerful source of ideas.

Her knowledge of global architectural and design practices, her talent for diplomacy, and her ability to build collaboration and inspire Clients are invaluable assets on every project. Previously Francesca worked at Peter Marino, Perkins and Will, Polshek and Partners, and Birch Coffey Design.

Francesca Bucci, President of BG Studio International

“We think design is never complete, there are more ideas to come and a new turns to explore.”

Francesca Bucci

In addition to her architecture degree, Francesca has a Diploma of Construction Management from New York University. She maintains active memberships with industry associations, including: the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Network of Executive Women in Hospitality (NEWH) and is an Honorary Member of the Society of British Interior Designers. In 2018, BG Studio International became a certified Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE).

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Architects
Society of British Interior Design
Network of Executive Women in Hospitality


Wall Street Journal
Hospitality Design Magazine
Cruse and Ferry Interiors
Crain’s Magazine
Haute Living Magazine
Perspective New York