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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 […]

Next-Generation Design

The Class of 2019 is young, competitive, more diverse than any generation prior and just like the Millennials who came before them — the next generation joining the workforce, Generation Z (born roughly between 1995 and 2010) will revolutionize the way every office operates. As an architecture firm that champions the idea of “designing for the […]

CWPS Office Attracts Millennial Workforce with Airstream Trailer

CWPS’ Northern Virginia office attracts the area’s millennial workforce to the ‘burbs with design details like a 31-foot 1978 Airstream trailer and a general store-inspired dining area. The Americana-with-an-edge office hits a comfortable balance for both the younger and more established workforce alike with generation bridging road trip metaphors and ample, adaptable flex space. CWPS‘ […]

Rare Hot Wheels Collection & Unique Home Office on NBC Nightly News

NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt celebrates Hot Wheels’ 50th anniversary with a visit to Bruce Pascal’s rare Hot Wheels collection and his unique home office. The Hot Wheels-inspired office, designed by DC-based Wingate Hughes Architects, features a 24-foot orange race track ceiling, custom collectors casings, and an original Paco Lane pop-art mural. “Wingate Hughes was able […]

Wingate Hughes Architects is Moving!

After seven amazing years at 1010 Vermont Ave. NW, Wingate Hughes is moving to accommodate our growing firm!

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.

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.

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.

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.