Graham Downes was a co-founder of Rothschild Downes and practiced architecture internationally over a thirty-year career. He founded his eponymous architectural practice in 1994 and was renowned for design-oriented lifestyle projects that endeavored to positively transform the human experience. His design work for over 1,500 retail stores provided the foundation for Rothschild Downes Owner-focused design program, having produced many creative solutions, ranging from kiosks, signage and conceptual store designs to retail centers.