REDWOOD CITY, California—September 24, 2012—The Mayor of Redwood City, Alicia Aguirre, and the City Council honored DES for the firm’s recent achievement of winning the 2012 Gold Nugget Grand Award for the outstanding design and delivery of an office workspace for a venture capital firm in New York City.

photo (2)Principal, Jana Gunsul and Director of Marketing, Shannon Knuth accepted the proclamation at a City Council meeting as representatives of DES. The Proclamation from the City stated their appreciation for DES’ 40 years of creative solutions and well wishes of continued success as the firm grows and maintains high standards in the interior design industry — benefiting the greater Redwood City community.design and delivery of an office workspace for a venture capital firm in New York City.

The firm’s New York venture capital project was awarded the 2012 Gold Nugget Grand Award for its stunning interior design and innovative approach to quickly renovating the penthouse of an 80 year old building.

About the Gold Nugget Awards

The 50th Annual Gold Nugget Awards acknowledge those who improve communities through exceptional concepts in design, planning and development. The awards recognize builders, developers, architects, and land planners with projects in the United States and all international countries. Co-sponsors include Builder magazine and major building product manufacturers, financial institutions and builders, architects and associates in the real estate field.

The PCBC website states “Gold Nugget winners share one common denominator: excellence and innovation in addressing complex design/build issues.”

To find out more information about the Gold Nugget Awards or the PCBC, please visit their website at http://www.pcbc.com/GoldNugget/home.html