Stephen White

Stephen White

Washington, DC, US



I am a graduate of Northeastern University School of Architecture in Boston, Massachusetts. I'm very interested in modern design, interior architecture, and sustainability.  I own a small interior architecture and design business, EMERSON \ WHITE design (, which I opened in October 2011 with two partners.



Bowie Gridley Architects, Washington, DC, US, Architectural Tech I & Interior Designer

Assists with construction administration duties including design coordination, documentation of design meetings, collation of drawings sets for a large scale, mixed-use educational project. Leads interior design decisions for various educational and commercial projects. Leads building design and test-fit solutions for medium and large scale educational and residential projects.

Mar 2013 - current

EMERSON\WHITE design, Bethesda, MD, US, Co-Owner & Principal Designer

Lead interior architectural design aspects including schematic design, design documentation,
space planning, graphic design, presentations, product research, and interior design for projects of
varying scope. Assists with all technical and construction drawing sets (in conjunction with outside
parties involved, if necessary).

Major Work: Commissioned by National Geographic Channels to design and project manage the renovation of a 2,000 square foot lobby space and CEO office in the Nat Geo Channel Headquarters (Washington, DC).

Dec 2010 - current

Workspaces LLC (no longer in business), Washington, DC, US, Interior Designer

Designed, space planned, specified, and created installation drawings for interiors, systems, and ancillary furniture projects of varying scope. Designed custom casework and systems furniture for high-end commercial clients. Created interior design drawings, graphics, renderings, and presentations for client approval and bids. Assisted with pricing, project management, and scheduling. Major projects included MU (Private Client), Texas Medical Library, CFSA, Trust for the
National Mall, Grafik, M Squared Real Estate and bid packages for NeighborWorks, TNS, Katzen Arts (American U), and Success Factor.

Sep 2012 - Apr 2013

dna arquitectos, Barcelona, ES, Architectural Design Intern

Led team in designing store interiors, corporate logo, and marketing elements for Nice Fruit
Barcelona. Built presentation models and participated in design decisions and drawing sets for
residential projects Punta Brava 4, Alella, and Resort Hammamet. Designed and created project gift
booklets and presentations for clients, and assisted with industrial design for Lusail (Doha, Qatar).

Jan 2010 - Jul 2010

HOK, Washington, DC, US, Architectural Design Intern

Built physical models, assisted with drawing sets, and collaborated with HOK interior designers
for Wake County Judicial Courthouse. Created coordination drawings, presentation boards, and
participated in site research, drawing sets, and competition entry decisions for KAPSARC.

Jan 2009 - Jul 2009


Northeastern University, Bachelors, Architecture, Urban Studies

I studied architecture at Northeastern University in their 5 year program and received a Bachelor of Science in Architecture as well as a minor in Urban Studies.

Sep 2006 - May 2011

Areas of Specialization 


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