Russell Hagg, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB

Associate Principal + Senior Interior Design Leader

The University of Texas at Austin / The University of Texas at Arlington

Don’t hesitate to reach out! I can answer questions about our work or talk with you about your vision for a new project.

    A black and white portrait of Russell Hagg, an Associate Principal and Senior Interior Design Leader with GFF in the Interior Design Studio, in front of a white background.
    Russell Hagg is an Associate Principal and Senior Interior Design Leader with GFF in the Interior Design Studio.

    Russell graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas and went on to receive his Masters of Architecture from the University of Texas at Arlington. He joined GFF in September 2006 and was named an Associate Principal in January 2015. A former member of the Architectural Studio, Russell has been part of GFF Interiors since January 2009. Russell is accountable for the full range of team level business operations including project management, resource management and direct interaction with clients as well as members of the local community. Responsibilities also include targeting opportunities for new business, execution of construction documents and management of project service agreements.

    Russell specializes in project management, technical coordination and problem resolution. Project types include corporate office, retail, fitness centers and interior finish-outs.

    Our People

    Our firm is a dynamic and multi-disciplinary practice with expertise in architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, and planning.

    Beth Schmidt

    Senior Design Leader

    Alix Rios

    Associate Principal + Studio Director

    David Boone

    Associate Principal + Senior Project Leader

    Emily Mendez

    Associate + Director of Sustainability / Interior Design Leader

    Our Work

    Our designers are dedicated to Creating Memorable Places.


    Read the latest news about our work and learn more about our firm culture

    Turning On A New Light

    We are excited to start 2024 with a new logo, inspired by our new headquarters in the heart of the vibrant Victory Park neighborhood of Dallas. This transition is more than just a change of logo and address; it is an improved reflection of who we are and where we want to go as an industry-leading, design-focused firm.

    Designing Spaces that Reflect Our Clients’ Mission

    In honor of Historic Preservation Month, GFF will be a Bronze Sponsor for the 2023 Preservation Dallas Preservation Achievement Awards on May 17th, 2023.

    Life Fellowship Church Unveils Newly Transformed Campus

    GFF developed a new comprehensive campus master plan for Life Fellowship Church (LFC) located in McKinney, Texas, which includes renovation and expansion of their current campus to include a 1,200-seat future worship center, a weekday preschool, additional adult classrooms, and an administrative suite on a very compact site.

    Protecting Our Feathered Friends

    As cities grow and buildings become taller, the need to protect the earth's bird population is becoming more urgent. Thankfully, there are solutions to mitigate the problem, including guidelines for bird friendly glazing selections and building design features.


    Learn more about the mission and organization of our practice.

    New Project Opportunities

    Please contact us if you are a prospective client with a new project opportunity that you would like to discuss with out experts.


    Our staff of 140 offers architecture, interior design, planning and landscape architecture throughout the US


    GFF carefully considers the resources of our clients and our planet to create healthier, higher performing environments.

    We Are Hiring!

    We offer a dynamic and stimulating work environment, competitive salary/benefits and advancement potential at all levels for Architects, Interior Designers, Landscape Architects, Planners and our Operations Team.