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About Danielle

Danielle seeks to provide clients with designs that are functional, yet visually stimulating. She believes in listening to clients and transforming their needs into a complete design. She enjoys being involved in the construction process and working with the owner and contractor to achieve solutions that meet the schedule and budget.

Danielle has valuable experience in a variety of projects types. She is involved through all stages of design including finish and furniture selection, space planning, construction documentation and construction administration.

When did you know you wanted to be an interior designer?

“I was 10 years old playing the game M.A.S.H. with my cousin. You must select four professions; I could only think of three, so she mentioned interior designer as an option and the rest is history.”

What is one of your favorite quotes/sayings and why?

“Respond to every call that excites your sprit.” – Rumi

Joined SVPA Architects

May 2010; became a stockholder in 2018

Education

University of Northern Iowa, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Interior Design, 2010

Professional Affiliations

Iowa Interior Design Examining Board, Board Member

International Interior Design Association (IIDA), Member

Des Moines City Center, Member, Past Director & Co-Membership Coordinator  

Young Professional Connection, Member

Downtown Neighborhood Association, Member

IIDA Great Plains Chapter, Member, 2015 Design Montage Co-Chair

Registrations

National Council for Interior Design Qualification, Certificate Holder

Registered Interior Designer in Iowa

U.S. Green Building Council LEED Green Associate

Honors & Awards

IIDA Great Plains Chapter – 2016 Member Recognition Award

Notable Project Experience

  • City of Ankeny Public Services Building
  • Bradshaw Law Firm Remodel, Des Moines, IA
  • Brickhouse Fitness, Bondurant, IA
  • Cognizant, Tenant Improvement, Des Moines, IA
  • City of Des Moines Fire Station #11
  • Hy-Vee Corporation
    • Helpful Smile Technology Campus
    • Training and Customer Care Center
    • Warehouse Remodels and Additions
    • Hy-Vee Stores (10+)
  • Indianola YMCA, Indianola, IA
  • Valley Community Center, West Des Moines, IA
  • Washington Community School District, Washington, IA
    • High School Addition and Remodel
    • Performing Arts and Event Center Addition
    • Elementary and Early Childhood Addition

I seek to provide clients with designs that are functional, yet visually stimulating.

- Danielle R. Williams, IIDA, LEED GA