OVERLAY OFFICE is a practice that layers innovative design, development and project management. The work places an emphasis on experimentation with the interplay between geometry, materiality, color and perception to create unique spatial and volumetric experiences.


Abigail Coover Hume, founder and director of Overlay Office has been building as an architectural designer and project manager in New York City, San Francisco and beyond for over 18 years. Abigail received her Masters of Architecture from Yale. Her work and writings have been published in the New York Times, Wired, Metropolis, Tarp, and Project and exhibited at The Druker Gallery, the A+D Museum, the Yale Architecture Gallery, One Night Stand, and the New York Center for Architecture. Along with Nathan Hume, Abigail is also a partner at HumeCoover Studio and co-creator and editor of suckerPUNCHdaily.com, a website that reviews the work of contemporary artists, architects, and designers who offer the stunningly unexpected. Abigail has previously taught architectural design as a lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania and as a critic at the Yale School of Architecture. She currently teaches studios at the Pratt Institute.


Adriana Hinojosa, Alihan Dumankaya, Antonia Masvidal, Amber Farrow, Cameron Kursel, Crystal Griggs, Davis Richardson, Eden Duan, Emily Kanner, Erich Schachtschneider, Joanna Ptak, Julia Margaret Lu, Kerry Garikes, Kyle Troyer, Luca Viverito, Madison Green, Maxwell Medley, Nathan Hume, Paul McCoy, Scott Duillet, Sophi Lilles, Talya Polat,

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