DLR Group CEO Griff Davenport, AIA, recently announced Dallas based interiors firm Staffelbach is joining DLR Group. Staffelbach is recognized as an innovative interiors firm with focused expertise in programming, planning, workplace strategy, design, facilities management, move management, and product specification for an envied roster of Fortune 100 clients.
Staffelbach was founded in 1966 by the Swiss-born interior designer Andre Staffelbach, FIIDA. In 1985, he was joined in Dallas by Jo Heinz, FIIDA. Together, the pair have built Staffelbach into a premier interiors firm in Dallas. They bring a total of 70 design professionals to DLR Group, including 23 licensed architects and interior designers. The firm will operate as DLR Group|Staffelbach, and join with DLR Group offices in Austin and Houston to serve public and private sector clients throughout Texas.
“Staffelbach is in the business of design which perfectly aligns with the vision and beliefs of DLR Group,” said Staffelbach President & CEO Jo Staffelbach Heinz who will continue to lead the DLR Group|Staffelbach office in Dallas. “With DLR Group, our staff has the opportunity for ownership in the firm, which ensures the continuity of the Staffelbach design legacy.”
The addition of Staffelbach substantially adds to the depth of DLR Group’s interior design capabilities and elevates the scale of interiors expertise available to clients in each of the firm’s 29 global locations. In Dallas, Staffelbach provides DLR Group with an established location to better serve existing Texas clientele, and reach new clients for its Courts, Education, Healthcare, Hospitality, Performing Arts, Retail, Sports, and Workplace studios.
The firm will be merging operations immediately with full integration and the name change to DLR Group| Staffelbach effective October 2.
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