Robert Andrew Highsmith

Born in Wilson, North Carolina, Robert Andrew Highsmith has always had an interest in sound, materials, and architecture. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Music from Furman University in South Carolina. After fifteen years of formal training in music, his interests led him to architecture, a trade practiced in his family for 4 generations. He received his Masters in Architecture, with Honors, from Rhode Island School of Design. Before creating WORKSTEAD, he spent time working for Richard Berliner in Los Angeles, Stempel Form in Utah, and Skinner Lamm and Highsmith in North Carolina.