thomas riker  |  james dolenc

Celebrated designers, James Dolenc and Tom Riker, founded jamesthomas in 2003. Their work has appeared in such publications as House Beautiful, Traditional Home, Luxe, Mountain Living, and Chicago Home & Garden to name a few. With over 15 years industry experience, James offers his clients the unique combination of a prudent business sensibility paired with a highly creative and eclectic design aesthetic. His early years in commercial design honed James’ skills of producing comprehensive construction documents and managing large scale and complex projects. Tom has a master’s degree in architecture and seven years’ experience working for a residential architecture firm. This background enables him to approach the most challenging projects from a pragmatic perspective. Paring this with an innate design sense enables Tom to produce interiors that are thoughtful and timeless. Together James and Tom and their team of talented designers have tackled projects throughout the U.S. and abroad.