News & Events


11.30.15 - 

FOCUS is awarded the Nato-Seasparrow project at Presidential Tower in Crystal City.

NAIOP Award of Merit

11.29.15 - 

FOCUS wins a NAIOP Award of Merit for Metro Offices-Greensboro Station.

2015 Space Innovator Award

10.30.15 - 

Metro Offices wins 2015 Space Innovator Award from the Global Workspace Association for their Greensboro Station office designed by FOCUS.

Cosmo Couture 2014

10.18.14 - 

Our design team participated in this highly anticipated fashion show in which architecture firms and suppliers partner to create dresses from building materials. We were happy to partner with 3M this year and had a great time making our dress! Check out our behind the scenes story here

Welcome two new members to the FOCUS Team

01.01.14 - 

Please welcome Cindy Crespo, an experienced interior designer who brings interesting insights to each of her projects. Also welcome Rebekah Gorsuch, our new marketing coordinator and administrator who has a background in content marketing, art, and science. 


05.22.14 - 

Our staff bonded through rope courses, mud pits, and fire in the highly anticipated Warrior Dash of 2014. Want to see our staff looking like the warriors we are? Check out our photos here

FOCUS team building with Cookology

09.04.14 - 

Our office split into two teams to take each other on in an intense cooking competition hosted by Cookology. Curious about our winning recipes? Find them here

FOCUS is awarded several GSA projects

05.16.14 - 

FOCUS has been awarded several projects for GSA tenants throughout the United States. Some of the tenants include USCIS, Department of State, Fish and Wildlife, FEMA, CBP, and others. These projects are located in the District of Columbia, Virginia, Texas, Alaska, and Louisiana. For more information contact Aaron West. 

FOCUS is awarded Novetta Solutions

01.10.14 - 

FOCUS was awarded the renovation of Novetta Solutions existing office space on the fifth and sixth floors at 7921 Jones Branch Drive in McLean, Virginia.  Novetta is an award-winning organization comprised of White Oak Technologies Inc (WOTI), FGM, Inc., White Cliffs Consulting (WCC) and International Biometric Group (IBG). They provide innovative, mission critical solutions and services to organizations that work with massive data sets.

FOCUS Attended re-District

11.15.13 - 

FOCUS attended the open house of re|DISTRICT in DC. The newly re-branded furniture vendor (originally Supply Source) opened their doors to many of the designers in the DMV area to show off their new look and company vision.

FOCUS Attends NeoCon East

10.17.13 - 

FOCUS  attended the annual NeoCon East in Baltimore, where vendors from all corners of the industry gather to present the latest and greatest products that have come out for the upcoming year.  Designers have the opportunity to not only educate themselves with new innovate ideas, but also do some marketing at the post- NeoCon happy hours.

FOCUS Completed another Lost Dog Cafe

09.30.13 - 

FOCUS was excited to design 3 of the now popular Lost Dog Cafe Restaurant locations.  This Gourmet Pizza Deli serves as a popular hotspot for a few beers and a great pizza.  These restaurants are a great mix of creative design and fun decor to give each Lost Dog a personality of its own.

FOCUS Completed PlaveKoch PLC

09.23.13 - 

FOCUS  helped bring to life a colorful new take on law firm design at PlaveKoch PLC, an energetic firm located in Reston, VA specializing in franchising.  Check out the completed project photos!

FOCUS Out in the Community

09.24.13 - 

Some FOCUS employees attended a community fair promoting environmentalism to everyone in their daily lives. There were recycled handcrafts and workshops using common recycled materials. Check out what we made!

FOCUS Participates in Operation Backpack

08.26.13 - 

FOCUS was a Silver Star WINNER at the 2013 Operation Backpack.

FOCUS Ventures to Hemlock

08.12.13 - 

The whole FOCUS  crew spent the day at Hemlock, where we were presented with challenges and group tasks  helping  to promote one of our company ideals that we are strongest when we work together. Check out our adventure!

FOCUS Attends Salon Opening

08.07.13 - 

FOCUS  attended the opening of Symmetry Salon Studios, a recently completed salon project with a popular new 'executive suites' concept for hair stylists.  It allows small salons to operate under one roof sharing reception and common amenities.  Check out the new Salon!

FOCUS Completes Thrive Pilates

07.12.13 - 

FOCUS  along with Donohoe and Caliber Design, Inc. created a great new open studio for the new My Thrive Pilates located out in Arlington!  Check out the new Studio!

FOCUS Completes Washington Adventist University Project

05.22.13 - 

FOCUS  was proud to visit the completed Student Center at Washington Adventist University (WAU). We took what used to be an old campus indoor pool and converted it into a very comfortable and contemporary center for all the students to utilize and appreciate.  Check out the New Student Center!

FOCUS Completes another Metro Offices

05.20.13 - 

FOCUS  has become the architect and designer for many of the Metro Offices in the DC metropolitan area.  Metro Offices is an 'business center' concept for small to large companies needing a space to utilize with well trained customer service professionals.  FOCUS was excited to see the completion of the most recent Farragut location.  Check out the New Space!

FOCUS Runs in Warrior Dash

05.14.13 - 

The FOCUS warriors ran in the 2013 Warrior Dash out at Budd's Creek, Maryland.  Thank you to Price Modern for sponsoring this great event.  Check out our before and after photo!

FOCUS Featured on Vendor Website

05.09.13 - 

FOCUS was recently featured in Patcraft Commercial Carpet website for our sleek installation of commercial carpet in a corporate environments and workplaces at our recent VSE Corporation project.

Happy Birthday FOCUS

05.01.13 - 

Today FOCUS celebrated our  8 years since our doors first opened for business.  Thank you for EVERYONE who has helped us get this far, we look forward to many more wonderful years ahead of us! It has been a great ride! Happy Birthday FOCUS!

FOCUS completes Carney, Inc.

04.19.13 - 

FOCUS completed the Carney, Inc.  project. Expanding the space, we  created an open, fluid and versatile space for Carney to best apply their "Performance Acceleration" motto.  This space allowed FOCUS to not only use color, and product to create this very contemporary and technology driven feel. Check out the completed Space!

FOCUS completes Asset Improvements at 1881 Campus Commons

04.09.13 - 

FOCUS was awarded the renovation project for the newly acquired property at 1881 Campus Commons by  Spear Street Capital.  The scope of work included removal of existing lobby flooring, new stone floor designs, new wall finishes, a custom 3-Form mobile, a stone feature wall, custom rugs and new lobby furniture.  In addition the freight corridor leading to the café and fitness center received a new paint design on the walls.  The café was also completely renovated, the fitness center restrooms were redesigned to include showers

FOCUS Participates in The Modern Classic

01.07.13 - 

FOCUS entered a chair (Modern Twist) into The Modern Classic Chair Competition this year.  The competition is a juried exhibition of 15 Eames molded plastic chairs turned by industry professionals into modern art. 

FOCUS Participates in We Care

12.12.12 - 

FOCUS was pleased to participate in the 2012 We Care program that is organized by Herman Miller and benefits the Boys & Girls Club of Washington, DC.  We had a great time - take a look!

FOCUS Wins Cosmo Couture

10.28.12 - 

We won!  FOCUS wins the 'Most Creative' award for the 2012 Cosmo Couture Benefit Challenge. Click here for a write-up from our corporate team partner Spartan Surfaces and visit our Facebook page for more pictures.

FOCUS Project Obtains LEED Gold

09.21.12 - 

Value Systems Engineering (VSE Corporation) hired FOCUS for the design of its new, 94,000 SF Springfield Headquarters.  Recently, the project was awarded the LEED Gold Certification.

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