FPB Studio is a design/build studio located in Metro Detroit, and founded by Fernando Bales. Bales is an educator at the University of Michigan Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design and at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, MI. FPB Studio focuses on architecture, furniture, and interiors, from design to production. Working within this process, the studio emphasizes personal relationships with clients, working together from the point of vision, and continuing through to the final details. As an educator Bales teaches what he practices and instills rigor, thoroughness, and craft to his students. FPB Studio looks to provide its clients with a streamlined design service, producing a finished project that inspires interaction, conversation, and play.