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Wellness. More than a trend.

Over the past few months we’ve been using our blog as a platform to share the core tenets of the Wingate Hughes design philosophy. We’ve shared with you why we value designing for diversity, designing for the future, and now this month we’re diving into “designing for wellbeing.” Wellness. It’s a trendy word that gets […]

Find Out What Virtru Co-founder John Ackerly Wants in His Office Design

Virtru Co-founder and CEO John Ackerly sat down with Wingate Hughes to talk about his journey from a small apartment office to the newly designed Downtown DC Virtru headquarters. Virtru addresses the pressing needs of digital trust and has exploded in popularity over the past five years. They put privacy first and make digital environments secure […]

Look into the New Stardog Office and Uncover Their Philosophical Side

Look into the new Stardog office design in Arlington, VA, and you’ll uncover the philosophical side behind the enterprise knowledge graph company. Stardog uniquely combines a graph database and a powerful AI-based knowledge toolkit to solve the hardest data unification problems at the largest enterprises in the world. It’s only natural their office space would be […]

Culture and Diversity Strengthen Architecture and the Workplace

Wingate Hughes embraces culture and diversity in our workplace because we believe people strengthen our firm and enhance our perspective on architecture. Our team ranges from US-rooted staff to employees from, or with family in, Laos, Guatemala, Mexico, Philippines, Puerto Rico, India, and Honduras. Every day, Wingate Hughes buzzes with different ideas, world views, architectural […]

One Dulles Tower’s Lobby and Amenity Design Pulls in Full-Building Tenant

The One Dulles Tower lobby and amenity space design reinvents a once vacant building into an attractive space for a a full-building user. The building is 100 percent leased by one tenant as of winter 2018. Take a look into One Dulles’ exciting new finishes, amenities, and feature wall … One Dulles Tower’s lobby design […]

Inside DC’s One Eight Distilling

One Eight Distilling’s co-founders and former college roommates Sandy Wood, also CEO, and Alex Laufer, head distiller, wake up every day with a shared passion to be the DC distillery that produces the finest spirits from grain to glass in the district. The two’s journeys to making booze vary greatly — law and catering — but now they’re being recognized at national competitions. One Eight Distilling recently won gold this April at the 17th annual San Francisco World Spirits Competition.