About the thinking hand studio

Our studio is featured by a particular attention to details. We believe that it is details that shows the quality of architecture.

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The Thinking Hand Studio is design led Architectural practice, specialising in high end, bespoke, luxury and tailored made home renovations, refurbishments, additions, and dream builds. Started by Rion Willard, The Thinking Hand Studio takes it name from a symbol of creativity and possibility – the human hand. The Thinking Hand Studio’s unique approach focuses on providing innovative and creative solutions to best meet your brief and project aspirations.

The Thinking Hand Studio is committed to design excellence, impeccable service and creating the possibility of a sustainable and socially responsible futures. We believe in the power of design to improve the quality of life for all – from the daily practicalities to economic efficiency.

‘To build anything requires, courage, determination, conviction and finality. A building makes a proposition about your future that will never exactly match what happens.’

At the Thinking Hand Studio we are your guide through the perils and joys of building your ideal environment. We are trained to listen to your needs and help you discover a realm of possibilities, which before was unimaginable. At the Thinking Hand Studio we help you create your home that will in turn shape your life.

About The Team

Individual commitment to a group effort – that’s what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.

Meet The Team

The Thinking Hand Studio was founded by Architect Rion Willard who develops the projects starting with a sketch and following it up to complete implementation of intended ideas.



Rion willard

Architect – Founder/Director



Saskia Muench

Culture and Values


saying 'no'

We believe in saying 'NO' to the projects where there isn't a fit and only take on projects where we can create outstanding results.



We will not compete on price, we compete on quality - We are committed to creating excellence.


Creating investment

We are not suppliers of goods or services we are experts. We are not a cost - we are an investment.


Collaboration and conversation

We see architecture as a conversation. We believe in being collaborators with our clients through deep conversation creating a relationship where we inspire and innovate each other.


desire the extraordinary

We only work with clients who desire an extraordinary home to house an extraordinary life.


Our Clients

We collaborate with highly successful and inspirational people from film makers to bankers to monastic communities. Our clients share our passion for focus and human excellence.



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