Who We Are...

Founded in 2002 by Andrea K. Gillespie, AK Design Group, LLC is a hospitality interior design and FF&E procurement firm specialized in serving Hilton, Marriott, Hyatt, and IHG franchise owners. AKDG has office locations in both Memphis, TN and Nashville, TN and a collective 40+ years of hospitality-specific interior design experience. Designers have completed interior design degrees from accredited, 4-year universities, and several team members have earned their NCIDQ  designation. Our firm prides itself on enduring relationships with its clients, hotel brand representatives, architects, general contractors, and hospitality vendors.

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What We Do...


AK Design Group has completed projects with 15 different hotel brands across the United States and Canada, and we are eager to relate this experience to your next hotel construction project. The firm has been privileged to provide interior design services for REITs, corporate developers, regional owner/operators, and individual hoteliers. Whether the project is a lobby renovation, a re-licensing PIP, a new construction project - or anything in between – the team at AKDG would be honored to be considered as a partner on your next hospitality project.


Where We Work...

The AKDG team has completed hundreds of projects across nearly 40 states and 2 Canadian provinces. The diversity of locations are one of the many energizing aspects of our business, and we thrive with the challenge of creatively incorporating client preferences and local flavor into each new project. AK Design Group has hospitality-specific interior design experience in downtown/urban areas, coastal locations, university markets, suburban office parks, and more.


Our FF&E selections are sophisticated, edgy and timeless... and always operationally-minded and intended to withstand years of high-occupancy.

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