Ware Malcomb Announces Catharine Hughes Named Director, Interior Architecture & Design in Downtown San Diego Office

SAN DIEGO (May 23, 2017) – Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, today announced that Catharine Hughes has been promoted to Director, Interior Architecture and Design in the firm’s downtown San Diego office. In this role, Hughes will continue to manage and grow the office.

Hughes joined Ware Malcomb five years ago as Studio Manager, Interior Architecture & Design. With 25+ years of experience in the San Diego market, Hughes has been instrumental in helping Ware Malcomb gain new market share, diversify its areas of expertise, and secure several new high profile client accounts.

“Catharine’s wealth of knowledge and great client service have led to Ware Malcomb’s consistent growth in San Diego over the past five years,” said Tiffany English, Principal of Ware Malcomb’s San Diego offices. “Her many contributions helped us secure more projects in the downtown market, ultimately leading to the opening of Ware Malcomb’s second San Diego office in downtown last year. We are excited to see Catharine and the downtown office continue to grow in the years ahead.”

Hughes holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Interior Design from California State University, Long Beach. She is active in a number of industry organizations including the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), and Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW). She is currently serving as the CREW 2017 San Diego Chapter President.

Ware Malcomb opened its first San Diego office in 1984, and recently opened a second office in downtown San Diego in August 2016. The firm has designed several projects in the downtown area, including recent projects for CPC Strategy, MindTouch and Noonan Lance Boyer & Banach LLP.

About Ware Malcomb (waremalcomb.com)
Established in 1972, Ware Malcomb is an international design firm providing planning, architecture, interior design, branding and civil engineering services to commercial real estate and corporate clients. With 22 office locations across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Panama, the firm specializes in the design of commercial office, corporate, industrial, science & technology, healthcare, retail, auto, public/educational and renovation projects. Ware Malcomb was among the top 25 architecture/engineering firms in Building Design+Construction magazine’s 2016 Giants 300 ranking and the top 40 interior design firms in Interior Design magazine’s 2017 Top 100 Giants. For more information about Ware Malcomb, please visit waremalcomb.com/news and view the Design Highlights of 2016 and 45th Anniversary Celebration videos.

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