One of the industry’s most celebrated and award-winning designers, Denise excels at designing workplaces as remarkable experiences. Having worked with Uber, Facebook, Pinterest, Cisco, Zillow and other leading technology and growth companies, Denise’s work has received accolades from IIDA, FX Awards, Contract magazine, Azure, Bloomberg Businessweek, Frame’s Great Indoors Awards and Interior Design magazine. Previously having led her own firm, Assembly Design, Denise earned recognition as Curbed’s Young Gun, an award that recognizes rising design talent nationwide.
Denise and her team have worked extensively with Uber, providing design oversight for their offices and spearheading the design of their headquarters worldwide including the EMEA HQ in Amsterdam and the award-winning Advanced Technologies Group Center in Pittsburgh.
For me, design is simply problem solving. The scale and nature of that problem might change – from the very large and abstract (what is the overarching concept?) to the very detailed and concrete (how will this handrail terminate?), but my passion is creating clever solutions for clients every step of the way.