Ferol Barton Blake
Co-founder of KDA+FD/Creative Director
Ferol Barton Blake, principal of Fdesign, has built a design practice based in the Hudson Valley but also serving residential and commercial clients in New York City, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Washington DC. Working in collaboration with Kristina Dousharm Architecture as KDA+FD, Ferol has proven his skill at resolving architectural and design issues strategically to meet the client’s programmatic needs. In his career, Ferol has led a broad range of projects including design for noted New York City retailers and restaurants as well as residential projects ranging in size from a room to a manor house. Ferol also has a successful line of furniture under the Fdesign brand.
AIA, NCARB, Principal of KDA
Kristina Dousharm is the principal of KDA. Prior to founding the firm, Kristina garnered a wide range of architectural experience in New York City and the Hudson Valley, including renovations on historic town-homes, residential projects throughout rural upstate New York, academic facilities planning and the development of the master plan for a 615-acre community for adults with developmental disabilities. Kristina holds a certification from the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) and is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). She is a licensed architect in New York and Pennsylvania.