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Anita L. Degen, IIDA participates in Podcast

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  • subtitle: HotelInteractive.com Radio
  • Content: "Networking, the NEWH and Building Your Hospitality Career!" Topics discussed include the Importance of Networking and Current Trends in Hospitality.

Noteworthy Career Moves Around Puget Sound

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  • subtitle: PUGET SOUND BUSINESS JOURNAL
  • Content: Degen & Degen announces the addition of 6 employees.

Noteworthy Career Moves Around Puget Sound

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  • subtitle: PUGET SOUND BUSINESS JOURNAL
  • Content: Degen & Degen announces the addition of Fanny Idoux as an Interior Designer.

Degen & Degen Recognized

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  • subtitle: PUGET SOUND BUSINESS JOURNAL
  • Content: Degen & Degen is mentioned in the list of ranked Puget Sound area architecture firms.

Degen & Degen Recognized Among Top Architects & Designers

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  • subtitle: HOTEL BUSINESS DESIGN
  • Content: Degen & Degen is listed among Hotel Business Design's Top Architects & Designers.

Marriott Courtyard Seattle - Pioneer Square Wins Hospitality Development of the Year

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  • subtitle: NAIOP Washington's Night of the Stars Event
  • Content: Marriott Courtyard Seattle Downtown - Pioneer Square is listed as the winner of the "Hospitality Development of the Year" award 2011 at the NAIOP Washington's Night of the Stars event.
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Marriott Courtyard Seattle - Pioneer Square Featured in Contemporary Stone & Tile Design

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  • Content: "Balancing fresh design and historic architecture...the original main lobby consisted of Alaska Gray marble that was salvaged, restored and cleaned for some of the new main space."
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ICE SPA - Sheraton Anchorage Featured in Global Publication

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  • subtitle: INTERNATIONAL FASHION WELLNESS SPACE Book
  • Content: Publisher: DesignVision, 2012
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LA Live Marriott Groundbreaking Highlighted in LA Times

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  • subtitle: Construction to begin on Marriott in downtown L.A.
  • Content: "Marriott executives including Chairman Bill Marriott are set to join local public officials and dignitaries Wednesday [3/28/12] for a ceremony marking the forthcoming groundbreaking."
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LA Live Marriott Groundbreaking Featured on GlobeSt.com

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  • subtitle: "$172M Marriott Hotels Project To Break Ground This Spring"
  • Content: "The hotels represents the first dual construction of a Residence Inn and Courtyard by Marriott on the West Coast."
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LA Live Marriott Featured in Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

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  • Content: "NW Firms to start $172M L.A. project."
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Degen & Degen Recognized

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  • subtitle: HOTEL MANAGEMENT, May 2012
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    HA+D, May 2012
    "2012 Top Design Firms"
    Degen & Degen Architecture and Interior Design included in the ranking of Top Design Firms.

Embassy Suites Stadium Place, Seattle Featured in Seattle Times

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  • Content: "Developers Team Up on 23-story hotel project near stadiums."
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Degen & Degen Recognized

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  • subtitle: HOTEL BUSINESS DESIGN
  • Content: Degen & Degen Architecture and Interior Design included in Hotel Business Design's ranking of 2012 Top Architect & Designers.

Embassy Suites Stadium Place, Seattle Highlighted in Puget Sound Business Journal

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  • subtitle: "Seattle's North Lot project is geting ready for its close up"
  • Content: "The hotel and office project is called Stadium Towers. Located just northeast of CenturyLink [Stadium], it will have a 278-room conference hotel and 170,000 square feet of office space."
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Embassy Suites Stadium Place, Seattle

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  • subtitle: Video Fly-Through
  • Content: Overview of Embassy Suites at Stadium Place, Seattle, WA. Interior fly-through is in the works.
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Embassy Suites Stadium Place, Seattle Featured in Puget Sound Business Journal

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  • subtitle: "Commercial Real Estate Hub: The Suite Spot"
  • Content: "Due to the hotel's highly visible location next to CenturyLink Field, the hotel team expect it to be the U.S. flagship property of Embassy Suites, a Hilton company."
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Embassy Suites Stadium Place, Seattle Highlighted in Daily Journal Of Commerce

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  • subtitle: Hilton Hotel at Stadium Place
  • Content: "...the hotel will have 297 rooms, along with 6,000 square feet of office space connected by an atrium."
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LA Live Marriott Residence Inn & Courtyard Featured in Lodging Magazine

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  • subtitle: "Doubling Down"
  • Content: "The full-service, Seattle-based development company (American LIfe Inc.) is building a 23-story Courtyard by Marriott and Residence Inn on the L.A. Live site - a high-traffic, central location in the city."
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Degen & Degen Recognized Among Top Design Firms

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  • subtitle: HOTEL MANAGEMENT, May 2013
  • Content: "2013 Top Design Firms"
    Degen & Degen Architecture and Interior Design included on the list of Top Design Firms.

Summer 2013

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  • Content: Degen & Degen announce the promotion of Melissa S.S. Walling to Associate Principal, Erin Brodhead to Senior Associate and Christopher K. Dukehart, Chris Miller, Jill Myers, NCIDQ, Alison Waldsmith & Jason Zhang to Associate. Congratulations!

AVA H Street in Washington DC Wins Multiple Awards

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  • Content: DELTA ASSOCIATES AWARD OF EXCELLENCE - Winner of Innovated Design, Apartment Market

    MULTIFAMILY NEWS (MLN) AWARDS - Best Apartment Community (Silver)

    MULTIFAMILY EXECUTIVE (MFE) AWARDS - Project of the Year: Mid-Rise Podium or Wrap

    Degen & Degen is honored to be on the team with AvalonBay Communities, KTGY Group, Inc. and Studio39.
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Winner - AVA H Street for Interior Design

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  • subtitle: GREAT AMERICAN LIVING AWARDS (GALA)
  • Content: Degen & Degen is bringing hospitality design to multi-family housing. AVA H Street in Washington, DC wins the GALA 2013 award for Best Interior Merchandising, Multi-Family New Construction High-Rise 5-Stories and Above (Rental). We are honored to be on the team with AvalonBay Communities, KTGY Group, Inc. and Studio39.
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Jeffrey Degen to Speak in Beijing

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  • Content: Jeffrey S. Degen, AIA NCARB is invited to speak at 'The 5th International Symposium on Excellent Design and Planning of Contemporary Hotels & Resorts', in Beijing, China, Jan 12th.

AVA H Street Awarded Professional Builder Design Award

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  • subtitle: Professional Builder, Jan 2014
  • Content: Professional Builder Design Awards
    Degen & Degen is bringing hospitality design to multi-family housing in Washington, DC. AVA H Street wins the Bronze Award for Multi-family Residential. We are honored to be on the team with AvalonBay Communities and KTGY Group, Inc.

Marriott Residence Inn Seattle Downtown/Lake Union Celebrates Renovation Completion

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  • Content: Marriott Residence Inn Seattle Downtown/Lake Union holds Grand Opening celebrating completion of their atrium and public space renovation. Degen & Degen is the interior architect and designer.

AVA Capitol Hill Breaks Ground in Seattle

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  • Content: AvalonBay Communities breaks ground for construction of a new 249 unit apartment complex on Capitol Hill in Seattle. Degen & Degen is the interior designer.

June 2014

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  • Content: Degen & Degen proudly welcomes new team members: Architectural Designers Tony Ji, and Nate Anderson; Interior Designer Morgan Watson.

Degen & Degen Included in 2014 Top Design Surveys

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  • Content:
    Hotel Design Magazine,
    August 2014

    Hotel Business Design,
    Nov/Dec 2014

Degen News Highlighted in NEWH Magazine

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  • subtitle: "Who's Who"
  • Content: Firm news announced: Embassy Suites Stadium Place, Seattle, will be breaking ground soon. New employees joining our team, Morgan, Nate, Tony, Eric.

Degen & Degen Featured in Leisure & Hospitality International

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  • subtitle: "Aiming for Excellence"
  • Content: "...D&D has expanded its practice from hotels and resorts to include multifamily. 'Hospitality design has infiltrated other building types to bring lifestyle design to more people,' Jeff Degen notes."
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AVA 55 Ninth Awarded Best High-Rise

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  • subtitle: NAHB Pillars of the Community Awards
  • Content: AvalonBay Communities win a development award for Best High-Rise Apartment.
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AVA Little Tokyo Featured in LA Downtown News

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  • subtitle: "A Bright $100 Million Twist in Little Tokyo"
  • Content: Degen & Degen brings hospitality to multi-family in Los Angeles, California. Grand Opening December 2014.
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Los Angeles Marriott at LA Live - Residence Inn + Courtyard In the News

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1994 - 2014

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  • Content: Degen & Degen celebrates 20 years of Hospitality Design Excellence!

Anita Degen participates on design panel at BITAC® Luxury 2015

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  • subtitle: THE FUTURE OF LUXURY DESIGN
  • Content: Anita L. Degen, IIDA was invited to speak on the panel at ‪BITAC‬® Luxury event hosted by Hotel Interactive magazine.
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AVA 55 Ninth Wins Most Innovated Design Component – Media Wall

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  • subtitle: 16TH ANNUAL NORTHWEST DESIGN AWARDS
  • Content: Degen & Degen has been awarded first place in Most Innovated Design Component in the 16th Annual Northwest Design Awards for AVA 55 Ninth in San Francisco. The Media Wall is technology morphing into art. The tower of stacked televisions is a digital “what’s going on right here right now; where you live and where you play” piece of art. In real time, an app takes texts and tweets from local restaurants, bars, art houses and businesses and converts them into word clouds projecting on the oversized screens.
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Los Angeles Marriott at L.A. Live Awarded For Hospitality Design

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  • subtitle: 16TH ANNUAL NORTHWEST DESIGN AWARDS
  • Content: Degen & Degen has been awarded second place in Hospitality Design for interior design on Los Angeles Marriott at L.A. Live – Residence Inn & Courtyard. This fully-custom downtown dual-band hotel marries two distinct hotel worlds into one building and for the first time, on shared floors.
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Jeffrey Degen participates in roundtable at HD Expo

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  • subtitle: DESIGNING FOR GENERATIONS
  • Content: Jeffrey S. Degen, AIA NCARB was asked to speak on an Executive Roundtable hosted by Hotel Business Design magazine at the 2015 HD Expo in Las Vegas. Topic was Designing For Generations.
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Residence Inn Seattle / Lake Union is included in SHAW’s LookBook

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  • subtitle: SHAW Hospitality Group
  • Content: Residence Inn Seattle / Lake Union is honored to win inclusion in the 2015 Design LookBook for SHAW Hospitality Group. Shaw carpets and tiles were instrumental in dramatizing multi-tiered seating areas, bringing organization and scale to a large open lobby, and responding to the atrium’s unique architecture.
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SpringHill Suites Atascadero

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  • subtitle: GRAND OPENING JUNE 11, 2015
  • Content: SpringHill Suites by Marriott Atascadero, California is now open! Degen & Degen did the interior design for this custom hotel located in the rolling vineyards of the Paso Robles Wine Country.
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Los Angeles Marriott at L.A. Live wins 2015 Q Award

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  • Content: The Alliance for Quality Construction (AQC) 2015 Q Award is given annually for outstanding contributions toward the attainment of quality construction within the building industry of Southern California. Congratulations to the owners and developers American Life, Inc., Williams & Dames Development and the entire project team.
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Degen & Degen included in 2015 Top Design Surveys 2015

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    Hotel Management,
    June 2015

    Commercial Construction & Renovation,
    January 2015
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D&D Announce 2015 Promotions

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  • Content: Degen & Degen architecture and interior design is proud to recognize the promotions of Erin Brodhead to Associate Principal and Katy Clark to Associate. Join us in congratulating these valuable team members, who have contributed to our mission of design excellence and creating valued client relationships. Their leadership and creativity leads the charge for our growth and continued success in the hospitality industry. Congratulations Erin and Katy!
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Residence Inn Pasadena in the News

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Little Palm Island Resort & Spa featured in Keys News

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  • subtitle: Enhancements coming to Little Palm Island
  • Content: "The posh private paradise of Little Palm Island is undergoing upgrades to make paradise even prettier."
    Degen & Degen's key focus is to maintain the romance that is inherently tied to Little Palm Island, while replenishing and reinvigorating the luxury.
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Degen & Degen quoted in Hotel Business

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  • subtitle: More prominent outdoor spaces are enabling design
  • Content: Kristine Gregonis, associate principal, Degen & Degen, a Seattle-based architecture and interior design firm, added, "The big trend I'm seeing is the turning of buildings inside out, which is happening in all sectors of construction: the prevalence of the outdoor living room, outdoor bedrooms and outdoor kitchens."
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Degen & Degen recieives NEWH Top ID

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  • Content: NEWH has honored Degen & Degen architecture and interior design with a Top Interior Designers of 2016 Award. This prestigious honor is determined by the chapter boards with consideration of a firm’s quality design work in the hospitality industry along with membership and support the firm has provided the NEWH chapter. We are truly honored to receive this award and grateful for the acknowledgment of our contributions to the NEWH NW chapter and to our Hospitality Design Community.
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Residence Inn Silicon Valley (San Carlos) breaks ground

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  • Content: Construction on the new 204-room Residence Inn Silicon Valley, San Carlos, CA begins April 2016. Interiors include custom public space and upgraded guestrooms. “The mix of natural materials, minimalist clean lines, and locally relevant art will give this property a vibe that feels genuine and comfortable.”
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D&D Announce 2016 Promotions

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  • Content: (L-R) We are proud to recognize the promotions of Nate Anderson to Associate, Christopher Dukehart to Associate Principal, Erin Brodhead to Principal, Chris Miller to Associate Principal, Kelly Knowles to Associate, Cat Linton to Associate, Kristi Odell to Associate, Katy Clark to Senior Associate, Melissa Walling to Principal.

    Join us in celebrating these remarkable team members, who have contributed to our mission of design excellence, creating valued client relationships and making D&D a great place to work! Their leadership and creativity leads the charge for our growth and continued success. Congratulations!
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Residence Inn Los Angeles Pasadena / Old Town

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  • subtitle: GRAND OPENING JULY 2016
  • Content: The Residence Inn by Marriott in Pasadena, CA is the first ground-up Old town Pasadena hotel project in fifteen years. The design elegantly captures the historic aesthetic of the Arts and Crafts movement while masterfully infusing the city's contemporary flavor. Degen & Degen is proud to have been part of the design journey.
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Little Palm Island Resort & Spa featured on Forbes.com

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  • subtitle: The Ultimate Private Island Destination For Romance
  • Content: “The different elements of this multimillion-dollar renovation all help to layer different levels of culture to create an unparalleled experience for our guests...”
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East Hotels at Liberty Station in the news

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  • subtitle: Three hotels, one destination
  • Content: East Hotels at Liberty Station in San Diego, California will be a contemporary resort comprised of three distinct custom hotels. Embassy Suites, Hampton Inn & Suites and TownePlace Suites. Each hotel design will uniquely interpret the urban resorts' overarching style influenced by San Diego’s rich history of aviation and naval industry.
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Degen & Degen included in 2017 Top Design Surveys

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    Hotel Business,
    Green Book 2017
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AvalonBay Communities celebrate Grand Opening in Studio City, California

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  • subtitle: One Community, Two Brands, Three Phases
  • Content: Degen & Degen joins AvalonBay Communities in celebrating Avalon Studio City and AVA Studio City’s Grand Opening after a successful redevelopment. D&D is the architect and interior designer.

Degen & Degen recieives NEWH Top ID 2017

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  • Content: It is an absolute honor to be acknowledged by the local community as a leader in hospitality design. We are proud to announce that our design team has been selected yet again as Top ID firm for 2017 by NEWH – Northwest Chapter. We humbly except this award! Thank You!
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D&D Announce 2017 Promotions

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  • Content: Degen & Degen architecture and interior design is proud to recognize the promotions of Lucas Simons to Associate – Architectural Designer and Kristi Odell, NCIDQ to Senior Associate – Sr. Interior Designer. Join us in congratulating these remarkable team players, who have contributed to our mission of design excellence and forging lasting client relationships. Their leadership and creativity elevates the charge for our growth and continued success. Congratulations Lucas and Kristi!
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AVA NoMa in the news

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  • subtitle: Opened March 2017
  • Content: AVA NoMa, urban high-rise apartments in Washington DC opened in March 2017, the third largest apartment building introduced in DC this year. Degen & Degen interiors pay homage to the neighborhoods historic industrial roots with an unexpected spin. Pay attention to the details, there are found moments at every turn - exposed steel garage doors over the leasing hub - illuminated upholstered hanging mailboxes - a custom vintage boiler fire place.
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Motif Seattle in the news

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  • subtitle: Renovation: the art of sophistication
  • Content: Motif Seattle guestroom renovation was inspired by the Emerald City’s notorious creative culture – thoughtful design threads together its influences of art, music, fashion and the culinary arts. With warm natural wood elements struck with bold delightful accents, this urban hotel welcomes guests with an unexpected twist on the art of sophistication.
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