About Oglesby Design

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For more than 30 years, Dawn Oglesby has passionately utilized her interior design and architectural background to create unique and award winning interiors. The designers at Oglesby Design share Dawn’s genuine enthusiasm for turning visionary designs into exceptional reality.

With a variety of clientele and extensive experience with project types including Hospitality, Restaurants, Corporate, Retail, Common Areas and Residential; the designers at Oglesby Design pride themselves on insuring a highly satisfied client by making the end-design a timeless reflection of the client’s lifestyle and values. We recognize that each client and project is unique, thus we utilize our talent and insight to create a space which does not drive the client’s lifestyle but rather enhances it effortlessly.

Dawn Oglesby – Designer & Owner.

Our Goals

Industry Leadership

Industry Leadership

To be the leading architectural interior design firm based in Northern Colorado by offering the broadest range of design and design management services, with the highest levels of expertise, in those market segments in which we specifically choose to be leaders.

Excellence Beyond Expectations

To provide services that constantly exceed the mutual expectations of the client and the firm by first seeking to understand our clients and then by establishing shared expectations.


Lasting relationships

Lasting Relationships

To develop lasting relationships with our present and future clients through an unyielding focus on quality, communication and service.

Attracting and Investing in the Best People

To attract and keep people of the highest quality and integrity by providing a professional environment that fosters outstanding opportunities for growth and reward.

Attracting the Best People


Building for the Future

To use our financial success to invest in the firm and create opportunities for expansion. We will seek clients of integrity who value quality and are willing to fairly compensate us for the excellence we will deliver.

Our Process

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Trend Experts

Our team of designers come to us from top universities across the country and are hired ready to positively influence the built environment. Each designer is well trained in the latest software programs relevant to our field and every opportunity to further our education regarding design trends and products is taken. Inspiration and creativity is fueled by new products we discover, and we regard our industry partners in high esteem.

Creative Vision

From the very beginning of a project, our client’s design wants and needs drive the design and vision for their space. We approach each project from a variety of angles to create unique and creative spaces inspired by original ideas. We work with you, our clients, every step of the way through collaboration and conversation to endure you are getting the finished product you love.

Insight + Onsite

The moment we begin creating a set of drawings to the very last site walk-through, we are committed to bringing you well informed and educated insight. Our attention to detail and skill sets allow us to identify obstacles, come up with creative solutions, and manage a project well. We focus on constructability not only in our drawings but also in our conversations in the office and on site. Our goal is to make sure your vision is well represented all the way through to the end of construction.

Start to Finish

The excitement of a new project often escalates all the way through to the end. Our team is just as ecstatic as our clients on the day you first step foot into your newly completed space. It is a pleasure and honor to have the opportunity to shape and create your interior environment. Our hearts are full of gratitude as we watch you snip that red ribbon and enter the next chapter of life. It really is our pleasure, enjoy!

Services, Awards & Affiliations

Design Services

CAD As-Built and Lease Documents
Programming and Schematic Design
Space Planning
Conceptual Design
3D Modeling and Rendering
Construction Documents
Architectural Interior Construction Detailing Custom Furniture / Millwork Design
Design Development
Coordination of Consultant Services
Lighting Design
Material & Finish Selection
Furnishings, Fixtures & Equipment Specifications
Purchasing & Procurement
Shop Drawing Review
Construction Administration
Building Façade Design
Construction Detailing
Graphic Design and Branding
Architectural Photography
Marketing Development


2013 ASID Colorado Crystal Award: Commercial Between 7K &15K SF

2013 ASID Colorado Crystal Award: Commercial Under 7K SF

2012 ASID Colorado Crystal Award: Commercial Single Space 2011 Fort Collins Urban Design Award: Urban Design Plan

2011 Fort Collins Urban Design Award: Architecture

2003 ASID Colorado Chapter 1st Place Corporate Office

2003 ASID Colorado Chapter 1st Place Hospitality Design



OtterCares Habitat for Humanity Ceilie Fort Collins Food Bank for Larimer County Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art CSU Foundation – Interior Design Program Women’s Crisis & Family Assistance Center IIDA Rocky Mountain Chapter Holiday Gala


IIDA Innovation in the Fort
IIDA Trash to Treasure Team
Horsetooth Half Marathon

Individual Members:

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) International Interior Design Association (IIDA)

Individual Accreditations:

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design