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This Office Design Features Residential and Rustic Restaurant Vibes

Orr Associates’ office design utilizes warm, rustic, and restaurant-inspired elements to enhance their open floor plan. The DC consulting firm, located in MRP’s Harbour Town at the Georgetown waterfront, services the nonprofit industry and operates in a flexible, mobile format. Desks are not assigned.

How These DC Architects Make You Hungry Through Marketing

With restraint, simplicity and focus in mind, DC Architects Wingate Hughes set a summer goal to thank their friends in DC commercial real estate simply and memorably with a unique gift — a raw, gourmet 16 ounce ribeye, two Miller High Life beers, and a recipe on how to make the perfect, uncomplicated meal. Our firm’s innovative technique follows a Simple Ingredients philosophy, and we breakthrough boundaries — even with marketing.

DC Architect Firm Reimagines Navy Yard Office Building

DC architect firm Wingate Hughes cleverly converts the Navy Yard office building 80 M Street SE from dated and disconnected to unifying and approachable. The inviting design appeals to the evolving needs of the Millennial workforce and enhances 80 M’s connection with the Navy Yard community through a locally inspired entrance and lobby transformation.

Wingate Hughes’ Gavin Daniels a DC Inno 50 on Fire and Top DC Innovator

Wingate Hughes Architects’ co-founding principal Gavin Hughes Daniels secures a DCInno 50 on Fire win for the third consecutive year, further establishing the founder’s reputation as a top DC innovator and dynamic creator. DC Inno receives thousands of 50 on Fire nominees every year before unveiling their 200+ finalists and identifying the final 50 on Fire list.

Wingate Hughes Toasts DC Commercial Real Estate

Wingate Hughes, in tandem with our Simple Ingredients Makes Design Taste Good campaign, toasted DC commercial real estate this summer with four “Family Dinners.” Our guests of honor included MGA, Cushman & Wakefield, Avison Young, and CBRE.

DCInno 50 on Fire Nominee!

Wingate Hughes’ locks a 2017 DCInno 50 on Fire nomination for the third consecutive year, and we’re stoked. The nomination names Wingate Hughes as one of the hottest companies in Washington, DC’s innovation economy. Shout out to Gavin Hughes Daniels, Wingate Hughes’ co-founding principal, for his 2016 50 on Fire win and to the whole Wingate Hughes team for our 2015 50 on Fire award.

Workplace Diversity: Design Impacts Office Inclusion

i+D magazine’s recent feature “Diversity By Design” breaks down how evolving office, design, and global perspectives positively impact workplace diversity. The article features Washington, DC’s Inclusive Innovation Incubator (In3) — the first incubator in the country focused intentionally on diversity and inclusion — and its architecture firm Wingate Hughes Architects.

DC Distillery Republic Restoratives’ Simply Great Spirit(s)

Republic Restoratives, a women-owned small batch DC distillery and craft cocktail bar, stands for many things – community, authenticity, and friendship. Owners and childhood best friends Pia Carusone and Rachel Gardner opened their storefront in May 2016 and make a point to weave simplicity throughout their business. This translates into a simple distillation process, unpretentious bottle designs, easy cocktail recipes, and transparent marketing.