Barbara Hawthorn and her team bring a wealth of knowledge and thoughtful solutions to each project. The firm designs spaces that are welcoming and cheerful, while retaining sophistication and timelessness. With a dedication to an enjoyable client experience, they work collaboratively to create custom, imaginative, one-of-a-kind spaces. Clients have noted the firm’s ability to anticipate their needs, helping navigate the entire process from start to finish.

Hawthorn’s career has been informed by life experience. Growing up in New York, Los Angeles, London and Paris exposed her to the best in design, architecture and the arts. Her background as an artist and instructor reflects her passion for color, light and balanced composition. She believes that good design requires the perfect marriage of beauty, comfort and durability. Her designs are light-filled and harmonious, with meticulous attention to continuity and architectural details.

An avid supporter of several organizations throughout the community, Barbara continues to give back. She has been recognized as a Hall of Fame Designer by Home & Design, a “Fearless Woman” by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington, and “Professional Woman of the Year” by the National Association of Professional Women. Over the years, the firm’s projects have not only been featured on television, but also showcased in local and national publications.