Deborah English

President and Founder
D L English Design

Deborah English has been creating enticing retail environments through design, architecture, graphics and art for more than 20 years. With various teams, she has successfully completed more than 1,000 retail design projects for which she has had ultimate responsibility for all aspects of project development, from strategic planning and marketing, through construction and visual display. Prior to starting the firm, English was Vice President of Store Design and Construction for Wherehouse Entertainment Inc. and Bristol Farms Markets Inc. During her tenure at these firms, she managed all aspects of development, including store planning, design, architecture, environmental graphics and decor, in-store marketing, budget management, purchasing, and construction.

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