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HBG Design

We’re a nationally-recognized design firm with strong local roots. Since our founding in 1979, HBG Design has grown from a regional architecture studio to one of the nation’s Top 5 Hospitality design firms, delivering award-winning hospitality and entertainment architecture and interior design from offices in Memphis, TN, San Diego, CA and Dallas, TX. Our projects span across the country with diverse clients such as IHG, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Hilton Hotels, International Paper, FedEx and Elvis Presley Enterprises. Notable Memphis projects include the 400-room GuestHouse at Graceland; FedEx Express World Headquarters; the Hyatt Centric Hotel Beale Street; and the Hyatt Caption Hotel in downtown Memphis, which is the first of its kind in the world. Our firm is also sought out for design specialization in casino resort design, nationally and internationally. Delivering inspired design experiences and engaging employees across the organization as a Top Workplace is our top priority.... Read more


Designing personal, memorable and transformative experiences for our clients, for our employees and for our firm.... Read more


We are all connected by our passion for designing experiences, and we are united behind our strategic vision to become the ultimate design practice.... Read more


Connecting passions to enable our firm, our colleagues, and our clients to exceed their dreams together.... Read more

Additional Culture Details

Designing Experience.
HBG employees are encouraged to design their own personal and professional experience. Our culture supports employees taking ownership of their own development in order to reach their personal best. Employees find growth and development opportunities through challenging assignments and diverse leadership opportunities in the firm. We nurture leadership development through coaching programs and one-on-one mentorship meetings.
HBG Design has a strong culture of appreciation built on actively connecting employees’ goals and accomplishments with the firm’s business goals. We foster an understanding of how individual, every-day contributions impact the big picture. Employee achievements and contributions are recognized and connected to how an individual has applied the principles of firm vision to their success.
Work-Life Blend.
HBG Design promotes a healthy work/life blend, offering a well-rounded benefits plan, Work-from-Home Fridays, flex-time, and a variety of programs designed to support the comradery between team members.
Community Outreach.
HBG Design’s outreach activities are connected under our HBGives program which includes annual charitable giving; a holiday toy and food drive; and a social responsibility initiative named in honor of one of the firm’s founders. The cornerstone of HBGives is the Kirk Bobo Creating Impact Program which provides grant funding and 8 hours of paid employee time-off to volunteer for a community initiative.
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Connecting Passions
We empower individuals to take us from good to great through personal and professional experiences that align with our Core Vision. We’re highly focused on fostering a “Best Place to Work” culture through meaningful employee engagement experiences that inspire retention, support individual development goals and elevate the organization.


Memphis, TN


95 US Employees



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What employees are saying

I have the flexibility to maintain a work life balance. My peers and manager make me feel respected. I feel very comfortable expressing my opinions and ideas about new concepts.

I do what I love. It allows me to grow professionally. The work environment is wonderful.

It allows me to be creative.

It is a challenging, but rewarding job with many opportunities to grow individually as well with the firm.

I am free to make my own decisions

the leadership at HBG keeps me informed of the things that I need to know in order to perform my role. They also allow me the work life balance flexibility when I need to take care of personal matters. They also allow me the room needed to explore my ideas and listen to my proposals for improvement and growth for the firm and our practice.

I love my job because my work is truly valued and recognized. I am extremely proud of the work we do and have the upmost respect for how our leadership runs the company.

this is the first place I have worked where onboarding was truly successful and completed before my start date. The team members all have such positive attitudes, including management, and everyone is willing to everyone if it is needed. HBG has such a family and goal-oriented atmosphere. You are provided with all the tools, resources, and assistance to be successful in your position.

I get to contribute my ideas to large projects and see my ideas come to life in the end product.

I love the people I work with and that I know I have a voice that is heard. I trust the leadership team, especially during such a crazy time as this. I am amazed by the creativity and excellence of the projects produced. I feel I am challenged daily and it never gets boring.

I love the projects I get to work on

I can make a difference by creating meaningful spaces.

There is a great deal of positive energy amongst a highly-enaged team which I love being part of. Employees of HBG feel part of the greater whole. Everyone's voice is heard, and all ideas are considered. Standards are high and expectations are even higher and the leadership does a great job motivating me to bring my A-game. It's challenging work that breeds creativity and innovation in an atmosphere that is supportive and encouraging.

I'm offered opportunities and room to grow, learn and come into my own. I love the people I work with, they are like family. I love the culture and environment - it is warm, welcoming and filled with creative energy. There is a lot of positivity about the future, especially after COVID. The company took really good care of all of us during the most difficult time in history, and I feel fortunate to be a part of this amazing group of people who smartly and strategically "weathered the storm".

I get to learn something new and improve skills every day.

I feel like I am contributing to the whole HBG team with my talents and abilities.

our projects are challenging, and rewarding

I get to come to work every day and do what I love doing.

I continue to be challenged and wake up every morning excited to go to work.

I am free to grow, learn and do. I have flexibility with my time and responsibilities. I feel respected and needed.

The people who work at HBG are amazing, it is fun to be around interesting, creative, and kind people every day.

Company Snapshots

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The Star Apartments at The Historic Texaco Headquarters Building, Houston, TX.  Photo: Lauren Parsons
Desert Diamond West Valley Resort, Phoenix, AZ. Photo: Peter Malinowski
Gun Lake Casino Resort Aquadome