GrizForm Design Architects Welcomes New Interior Designer to Growing Team

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GrizForm Design Architects, a leading hospitality design and architecture firm based in Washington D.C., is excited to announce that Melissa Morreale has joined the team as an interior designer. Morreale’s philosophy of “classic architectural elements meet modern furniture pieces” will naturally enhance the firm’s future projects, and expand GrizForm’s capacity for producing unique, contemporary creative solutions. Her addition solidifies a sturdy base for the firm to continue to grow; a priority mission for GrizForm as they take on an increased project load heading into next year.

“Melissa has the ability to layer textures and unexpected materials to create original, multi-dimensional designs,” says Griz Dwight, principal and founder of GrizForm Design Architects. “She is an asset to the firm as we continue to forge a new age of innovative and immersive hospitality projects.”

Morreale’s affinity for art and design began at a young age, when she constantly searched for new outlets where she could stoke her creative flame. Studying interior design at Marymount University—including a semester abroad studying architecture and design at the Lorenzo de Medici school in Florence—further set her passions ablaze. Morreale fine-tuned her skills working in residential interior design and the luxury furniture industry. She is ready to bring her knowledge of custom furniture and her creative problem-solving capabilities to her new role at GrizForm, where she will continue working toward National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) and LEED certifications.

About GrizForm Design Architects

GrizForm Design Architects is improving the built environment one project at a time. Founded in 2003, we are a leading hospitality design and architecture firm with award-winning work and a team that prides itself on its craftsmanship, strong attention to detail, awareness of historical context, and innovation. Our firm produces creative solutions for clients, which include contemporary design concepts, cutting-edge ways to solve design and architectural problems, and approaches to help push the design envelope further through the incorporation of unique materials or subtle historical references. Along with our strong interior design and architectural capabilities, we design and build custom pieces — from lighting to furniture — to bring our client’s vision to life. Our team understands the business of our projects’ operations. We work our designs around the real-world necessity of staffing needs, overhead, and returns on investment. The result: designs that are not only beautiful, but also functional and profitable. For more information, please visit

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