DFA’s Central Park Observation Tower selected as a finalist for Interior Design’s BoY Awards!

Interior Design BoY Awards

November 16, 2017

DFA is thrilled to announce that our Central Park Tower has been selected as a finalist for Interior Design’s Best of Year Award in the “On the Boards: Commercial” Category!

Peter VonDeLinde captures DWR Edina Studio

Peter VonDeLinde Photography

November 7, 2017

DFA in partnership with local architect NewStudio Architecture asked Minneapolis based photographer Peter VonDeLinde to photograph our newly completed DWR Edina Studio.  His photos capture beautifully the wood slatted feature house as well as the custom branded facade we designed specifically for this new space.

DFA’s Central Park Observation Tower receives attention from Leading International Media

International Media

September 20, 2017

Beginning with the story on Dezeen, the project has now been covered by leading international media including Wired, Curbed, Architectural Digest, Elle Decor, ArchDailyand more! We are thrilled and could not be more excited to pursue more of these public works projects in the future!

Dezeen reports on DFA’s Central Park Tower proposal


September 13, 2017

Dezeen US editor Dan Howarth publishes DFA’s proposal for the world’s tallest timber observation tower to clean Central Park reservoir.

design:retail focuses on partnership between DFA & DWR

design:retail magazine

July 29, 2017

Laith and DFA featured in this month’s design:retail issue focusing on our DWR Portland Studio and our ongoing collaboration with Design Within Reach.

DWR Contract Showroom in Boston featured in Interior Design

Interior Design

July 27, 2017

Interior Design publishes the opening of Design Within Reach Contract (DWRC) Showroom in the Boston Design Center.

Site Visit to Edina DWR Studio

Laith Sayigh Site Visit

July 25, 2017

Laith visits the construction site of DWR Edina Studio, which opened on August 31. Just under 17,500 square feet, the ground-up building features a custom branded facade designed exclusively for this location by DFA.

DFA among 3 finalists for JCC of Greater New Haven masterplan

JCC of Greater New Haven

June 2, 2017

DFA was honored to be invited among 3 finalists to present for the renovation and masterplan of the JCC of Greater New Haven.

DFA:Volume One featured on HuffPo

Huffington Post

May 4, 2017

DFA’s first publication, DFA for Design Within Reach featured on Huffington Post.

Atlanta DWR Studio featured in Atlanta Magazine

Atlanta Magazine

April 18, 2017

DFA’s Atlanta Design Within Reach studio featured on Atlanta Magazine, with the grand opening happening on June 7!

DFA one of five finalists in Pavilion Competition

Governor's Island City of Dreams Competition

February 5, 2017

We are excited to announce that DFA’s Seed Cone Pavilion for the annual FIGMENT City of Dreams 2017 Pavilion competition on Governor’s Island was selected as one of four runner’s up out of over 100 design proposals.

Gray magazine features Laith and Portland DWR Studio

Gray Magazine

January 22, 2017

After the completion of our biggest DWR studio to date, at 26,000 SF, Laith sat down with GRAY editorial director Jaime Gillin and Andee Hess of Osmose Design to discuss how designers shape retail environments and industry trends as part of the Grand Opening VIP ceremony events.

DFA receives AIA Award

AIA Miami Award

November 10, 2016

DFA was recognized by the Miami AIA chapter with the Merit Award of Excellence for Architecture less than 50,000 SF.

American Architecture Prize Honorable Mentions

American Architecture Prize

October 10, 2016

DFA receives Honorable Mention from the American Architecture Prize  for Mixed-Use Architecture!

Laith Sayigh Makes a Warehouse Conversion an Artistic Collaboration

Interior Design

August 15, 2016

In each issue, Interior Design features a project that highlights the process of drawing and sketching to create a design concept.  Our principal, Laith Sayigh and the Wynwood Arcade were featured in the August issue of Interior Design in their Art & Architecture Issue.

Skip Stone House featured on Architizer

Architizer Future of 3D Printing

May 11, 2016

Architizer spoke to architect Laith Sayigh, principal of New York-based firm DFA, about his studio’s innovative entry for the competition — the elegant, sculptural Skip Stone House.

The Modern Life Concept House

Elle Decor

April 20, 2016

250 Wynwood, the district’s first new residential building designed by New York Based architect Laith Sayigh for Fortis Development Group featured in Elle Decor in April 2016