Dawson Design Associates appointed of Louise Parr as managing director of the DDA London office.
The recent appointment occurs in accordance to the firm’s two-year goal of developing its European branch, the sister office to DDA’s headquarters located in Seattle, Wash., for the past 27 years.
Parr, a native of Scotland, served most recently in a director role at Michael Fiebrich Design in Singapore, preceded by three years spent as a senior designer at Wilson Associates Singapore. Bringing over 20 years of senior design and management expertise to the team, Parr’s past experience includes projects with Hyatt, Four Seasons, Conrad for Hilton, ITC and Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts.
Established in 1987 by Andrea Dawson Sheehan, Dawson Design Associates is a Seattle-based, full service design firm specializing in renovations, repositionings and new construction in the hospitality industry. The firm is ranked among the top design firms in the world, maintaining a list of awards including “Best New Business Hotels in the World 2013” by CNNMoney and “World’s Best Places to Stay” by Conde Naste Traveler’s Gold List 2013, which included three DDA designed hotels.
Louise Parr is the new managing director of the DDA London office