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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 […]

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.

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.