MEMPHIS, TN – HBG Design recently announced the opening of a third office location in Dallas, TX, joining the firm’s Memphis, Tennessee-based headquarters and west coast office in San Diego, CA.
The nucleus of the new Dallas location represents a select team of key former Wilson Associates architects and interior designers. This dynamic collective will be led by Lela Richardson, NCIDQ who has joined the firm as Principal and Dallas Office Leader. Complementing the Dallas leadership is D. James Carry, AIA, NCARB who joins HBG Design as Consulting Principal.
“We believe the integration of this diverse, talented group of former Wilson Associates professionals into our firm will further enhance and enrich HBG Design’s mission to design personal, memorable and transformative experiences for our clients,” says Rick Gardner, AIA, Practice Leader of HBG Design.
Together, the former Wilson Associates Dallas team has more than 80+ years of combined five-star hospitality design experience designing iconic projects across the globe, including: Atlantis-The Palm, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Dorado, Puerto Rico; Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Guitar Tower, Hollywood, Florida; and Sofitel Mexico City Reforma, the first luxury hotel to open in Mexico City, Mexico in more than a decade.
This Dallas-based team brings a rich background in hospitality, luxury residential and commercial interior design to an already deep bench of talent at HBG Design, representing 100 professionals with a focused specialty in hotel design, resort destinations, and gaming and entertainment design.