GFF Office Blog

PARK(ing) Day 2018

We are excited to announce that GFF’s design for PARK(ing) Day Dallas won a Parkie for Best Use of Space today! Our team worked long hours and braved torrential rain today to make the design a reality. The structure was designed by our awesome team of summer interns, and GFF then partnered with Rogers O’Brien…

‘On My Own Time’ Gallery 2018

This summer, GFF held our seventh annual 'On My Own Time' gallery at the Kettle Art Gallery in Deep Ellum, where we showcased various types of artwork created by our employees. The North Texas Business Council for the Arts’ (NTBCA) On My Own Time program is an annual, regional competition showcasing individual talents of corporations’ employees outside of the…

GFF’ers Advance in the Sukkah Project Competition

On August 4, the jury of the newly launched DFW design-build competition, The Sukkah Project, selected ten finalists whose entries will be built as the second stage of the competition. Two of those finalists were Blake Thames, GFF Project Leader, and Jonathan Rollins, GFF Principal. All in all, twenty-eight designs were submitted by architects, artists…

St. Andrew United Methodist Church Phase II Groundbreaking Ceremony

GFF and team gathered on Sunday at St. Andrew United Methodist Church in Plano to celebrate Phase II’s start of construction. Congratulations to the team for all of their hard work!

Womble Studio’s Most Memorable Places: DFW Edition

GFF’s mission statement certainly rings true to the spaces and places we create, but our ability to do so is certainly influenced by the way we’ve experienced the beautiful, uplifting, sustainable and authentic spaces and places in our own lives. See below for a summary of the places around the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex—where we live…

Womble Studio Design Charrette and Lunch

The Womble Studio was recently tasked by a client of ours to help conceptualize and site plan ideas for a potential biergarten-style restaurant space next to one of our multifamily projects under construction in Dallas. As such, we headed down from the office to nearby Katy Trail Icehouse for some inspiration, food and a good,…