MISSION

I am an artist and dynamic problem solver, creating impactful experiences for all people through design. My work goes beyond aesthetics; it’s about connecting with people. Every decision I make is with intention. I create spaces that embody the essence of my clients and experiences that reflect their brands.

– Sam Pennington, Founder

ABOUT

Penn District, founded in Washington, DC in 2015, is a full service design firm specializing in interior architecture and design, graphic design, and event production. Penn District uses a collaborative approach, partnering with clients to solve their design problems, ensuring they reach their goals and we deliver the optimal design. Penn District has the skills and industry partners to handle every aspect of the design process, enabling our clients to have a single point of contact and peace of mind.

 

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FOUNDER

Sam Pennington is an artist and dynamic problem solver, with an unwavering commitment to create impactful experiences for all people through design. She received a BFA in Interior Design from Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD), where she was also awarded Most Outstanding Senior of Interior Design. She has since relocated to Washington, DC where she’s gained 14+ years of experience in architectural interior design and management (corporate, government, and residential), experiential event production, and contract furniture sales. She is involved in architectural projects from initial client meetings to installation, ranging from small lobby renovations to 500,000 square foot new construction projects. She has worked for leading contract furniture manufacturers, coordinating the sell, specifications, and installation of furniture. In addition, she is the experiential event producer for corporate events and fashion shows.

Sam’s leadership and experience make Penn District well suited to deliver cutting-edge work that speaks to the level of quality our clients are looking for.

PENNINGTON – PRO DECK – 2019

PENNINGTON – PORTFOLIO – 2019

SERVICES

INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN

Penn District offers interior architecture and design for high-end residential, commercial, and government agencies. Typical design projects include a consultation, site survey, mood board, programming, schematic design, design development, construction documents, furniture, furnishings & equipment specifications, and construction administration. Penn District also offers project management services as well.

GRAPHIC DESIGN & BRANDING

Penn District offers graphic design services, which include but are not limited to logo design, business cards, letterheads, brochures, branding, company graphic standards and guidelines, and presentation templates.

EVENT PRODUCTION

Penn District offers event production, specializing in corporate events, which includes event management, program development, concept and decor, venue/vendor selection and coordination, as well as on the ground coordination the day of the event.

CREDENTIALS

LICENSED INTERIOR DESIGNER District of Columbia, License #INT101700, August 2010-Current

CERTIFIED INTERIOR DESIGNER National Council for Interior Design Qualification, Certification #026851, April 2010-Current

CERTIFIED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (CBE) DC Department of Small and Local Business Development (DSLBD), LSDZR34566032021, March 2018-March 2021 (12 Points)

CERTIFIED WOSB/EDWOSB Small Business Association (SBA), Oct 2017-Current

REGISTERED S.A.M., DUNS #080600678, CAGE #7V7F1, May 2017-Current

IIDA PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP International Interior Design Association, Member #385028, Sept 2010-April 2019

IIDA ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP International Interior Design Association, Member #385028, Sept 2008-September 2010

PENN DISTRICT – CAPABILITIES STATEMENT – 2019