Our Team

ThinkForm Architects is a Veteran Owned Architecture and Interior Design firm specializing in “total environments”.

Michael A. Crackel & Russell DiNardo Michael A. Crackel & Russell DiNardo

Russell DiNardo, AIA

President & Founder

Russell DiNardo is a registered architect and certified interior designer whose professional design career began in 1989. He is also a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Throughout his architectural career, Russell has had the opportunity to collaborate on a variety of building types ranging from healthcare, hospitality, restaurant, office, museum, government, to multi-family housing and custom residential, to name a few. Russell has obtained numerous certifications that reinforce his belief that design is all-encompassing; from the master plan and exterior architecture to the interior architecture and textile design. Prior to founding ThinkForm, among other architectural experiences, Russell was an Associate with Michael Graves & Associates for over 10 years.

Michael A. Crackel, AIA

Principal

Michael A. Crackel’s design and technical career began in the United States Army which preceded his formal training that culminated with a Masters of Architecture from the University of Virginia. Mr. Crackel has a wide range of skills and interests that have allowed him to design and manage many domestic and international projects. Mr. Crackel has completed a number of master plans and architectural works for many different entities, including Temple University, all of whom were seeking a strong sense of place achieved through design excellence. Prior to joining ThinkForm, Mr. Crackel was a Partner with Michael Graves and Associates and held other positions during his 25+ years tenure.

We are passionate about Design, Art, and Architecture and apply our passion with rigor to add value through design to client’s whom we have the opportunity to collaborate.