The Design arm of The Downs Group, Summit Design Associates, under the management of Francis Giblin, R.A. and Jim Downs, strives to create living, working, and practical spaces that reflect each project's or client's individual style and needs. The continuity of service between design and construction provides unparalelled results from project inception to completion. Whether acting alone or working in concert with other design firms, Summit Design bases its relationship with clients on its vast understanding of the habits and needs of its customers, partners and the occupants. Our design team has been recognized by national publications including TOP 50 status for Design-Build firms as well as other organizations such as the James Beard Foundation and EPA Energy Star.