Douglas Wallace Consultants are brand environment consultants whose depth of experience, sector expertise and creativity has delivered some of the world’s leading branded environments. For over 30 years, our designers and architects have made our clients’ dreams reality. We give millions of people the feelings, the experiences and the smiles that make life better. We’re passionate about designing the places and spaces that people love. Our architectural teams create new generation lifestyle environments for the leisure, retail, residential and commercial sectors. We are dedicated to creating environments that enhance people’s lives – human scale environments that have a real sense of place. We continually research and analyse architectural best practice and future trends and use this knowledge to inform and inspire our designs – developing our work in advance so that when the future comes, our design will be of the day and our clients’ buildings will be ahead of their time.


Hugh Wallace


Hugh has over 30 years experience in the Interior Design / Architectural industry and is world renowned for his insight and knowledge as a leader in design.

Working alongside the Client to assess and define a project, Hugh’s primary focus is on the direction and successful delivery of the most appropriate and effective vision for each individual project. He is able to draw on practical knowledge and experience gained across a number of significant developments in the Retail, Commercial and Hotel sectors.

In each case, Hugh’s aim is to maximize the potential of the project from the point of view of the Client, Stakeholders and the Guest alike.


Gerry Hand

Gerry graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 1982 and is a Fellow of the RIAI. He joined Douglas Wallace in 1996 after extensive experience of Hotel, Resort & Leisure developments in Europe. He has designed and constructed a number of buildings that have been recognized by awards from the Royal Institute of Architects.

Gerry is a Director of DWA and specializes in both mixed – use developments and the Hotel & Leisure sector.


Joe Gallagher

Joe has worked with Douglas Wallace for the last 20 years and his expertise is in taking projects from Planning approval stage to delivering the completed building on site through the co-ordination of the design team, liason between this team and the Contractor as well as with the Client on issues requiring decisions that effect cost and programme.

He has successfully delivered numerous mixed use schemes Including Retail, Hotels and Cinemas to agreed deadlines and budgets.


Adrian Lambe

Adrian leads the interior design team in Douglas Wallace. With extensive experience working with well known brands across a global context, Adrian has knowledge in keys areas of commercial, retail and hospitality design.

Creative thinking and detailed implementation are the fundamentals of Adrians design approach, at all times maximizing the potential commercial aspects of the work. He works comfortably on small detailed boutique designs or on large scale commercial projects. His design approach has garnered many design awards from his peers in the industry.