We are registered architects who specialize in Interior Architecture and Interior Design. From architectural reconfiguration of a home or business to the selection of finishes and lighting, furniture, artwork, down to the accessories. Our work has been referred to as “warm modernism with European sensibilities”, that result in homes that don’t just look great but are also warm and livable. Each and every project is tailored to the individual client, their lifestyle, their budget and what is appropriate to the home or business itself, so the results are always unique, based on those parameters. Let us know how we may assist you on your project!

Company Info

Services Provided

  • Architecture
  • Interior Architecture
  • Interior Design
  • Furniture selection and procurement

Areas Served

  • Washington DC
  • Suburban Maryland
  • Northern Virginia
  • South Florida
  • Nationally and Internationally, by arrangement

Certifications and Awards

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • International Interior Design Association (IIDA)

Team Members

Andreas Charalambous

AIA, IIDA, Principal

Andreas was born in London, UK of Greek/Cypriot parents, and grew up on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. He studied Architecture at Cornell University, under a Fulbright scholarship. He worked in Washington DC, New York, and London with previous employers, before co-founding FORMA Design in 1994.

He brings to FORMA Design a strong and diverse background in the design of healthcare, commercial, office and retail spaces, single and multi family dwellings, stage set design, product design, and graphics. He also pursues a career in the fine arts and has had several group and solo shows featuring his painting and photography.

Juan Martin Gutierrez


Juan was born in La Paz, Bolivia and emigrated to the US as a child with his family settling in the Washington area. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army’s 10th Mountain Division and joined FORMA Design in 2002. He is a graduate of The Catholic University of America.

Mr. Gutierrez has contributed his expertise to the majority of FORMA’s nationally and internationally published and award winning projects.