About Gray Design Group

Gray Design Group is one of the leading multi-disciplined architectural, interior, planning, branding and graphic design firms in the Midwest. With 40 years of experience and thousands of successful projects, Gray continues to deliver exceptional, vibrant designs throughout the U.S. and abroad.

Award-Winning Projects + People

Gray Design Group’s award-winning, sustainable work has received both national and regional acclaim. Organizations like the International Interior Design Association, Architectural Record Magazine, Small Business Monthly and the St. Louis Business Journal are some of the many that have recognized Gray for our innovative and efficient design. From new mixed-use developments to surgical renovations, Gray has been commended by both industry and end-user communities alike – with 111 awards and counting.

In addition to award-winning projects, Gray continues to receive accolades for its top workplace culture and forward-thinking practices. Named one of the Best Places to Work, a Future 50 Fastest Growing Company and an Emerging Professionals Friendly Firm, Gray continues to top the charts as a winning workplace. Take a look below at some of the honors the firm has received most recently.

AIA CENTRAL STATES EMERGING PROFESSIONALS

EP Friendly Firm: Gray Design Group

ARCHITECTURAL RECORD MAGAZINE

Top 300 Architecture Firms

BUILDING OWNERS + MANAGERS ASSOCIATION

The Office Building of the Year Award: 10 South Broadway (Local + Regional Levels)

Office Park Low Rise Winner:
Delmar Gardens Enterprises (Local,
Regional + International Levels)

CITY OF ST. LOUIS PLANNING COMMISSION

STL Downtown Cityscape Award:
10 South Broadway

COMMERCIAL MAGAZINE

New Construction Award: Budco

CONCRETE COUNCIL

Quality Concrete Award:

  • The Crossing at Mid Rivers
  • Elsevier
  • GPX
  • Schattdecor
  • West Springs Church

ENR MIDWEST

Midwest Top Design Firms (2005-2015, 2017-2019, 2021-2022)

Best Projects: Ronald McDonald’s 300th House

Top 20 Under 40: Toby Heddinghaus

ILLUMINATING ENGINEERING SOCIETY

Interior + Exterior Section Awards: American Optometric Association

Illumination Design Award:

  • Amdocs
  • Chicago Creative
  • Delmar Gardens Enterprises
  • GPX
  • The SJI Companies
  • US Bank

INTERIOR DESIGN MAGAZINE

Interior Design Rising Giants

Healthcare Giants

Hospitality Giants

INTERNATIONAL INTERIOR DESIGN ASSOCIATION

Mid America Design Award (MADA)

Gold Award:

  • Judith Gurley Plastic Surgery

Silver Award:

  • KPFF Consulting Engineers
    Parkside Financial Bank + Trust

MIDWEST CONSTRUCTION

Best of Award:

  • APC by Schneider Electric
  • CB+E Construction Group
  • Delmar Gardens of Chesterfield
  • Judith Gurley Plastic Surgery
  • KPFF Consulting Engineers

REAL ESTATE + CONSTRUCTION REVIEW

Green Building of America Award: Elsevier

Top Saint Louis Projects: Delmar Gardens Enterprises

SMALL BUSINESS MONTHLY

Best Architectural Firms (2018-2019)

Best in Reliability + Best in Value

Best Places to Work: 5-Star Winning Workplace

Future 50 Fastest-Growing Company

Top Women Business Owner: Lorrie Kramer

100 St. Louisans to Know to Succeed: Lorrie Kramer

SOLUTIA

Doc Award of Excellence: Weintraub Advertising

ST. LOUIS BUSINESS JOURNAL

CFO Award: Lorrie Kramer

Largest Women-Owned Businesses (2017-2019, 2022)

Largest Interior Design Firms (1999-2006, 2017-2021)

Saint Louis’ Fastest-Growing Private Companies (2017-2019)

CFO Award: Lorrie Kramer

Largest Women-Owned Businesses (2017-2019)

Largest Interior Design Firms (1999-2006, 2017-2022)

Saint Louis’ Fastest-Growing Private Companies (2017-2019)

ST. LOUIS COUNCIL OF CONSTRUCTION CONSUMERS

Best Practices Award: American Optometric Association

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH

STL Headliner: Best Interior Design Services

TILT-UP CONCRETE ASSOCIATION

Tilt-Up Achievement Award: Schattdecor

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