Design Environs

Your Site, Your Way, On Time & On Budget!

Design Environs Corporation was established in 1978 by President, Sue A. Albrecht, CID, ASID. We provide turn-key professional interior furnishings and office furniture to Charlottesville and surrounding areas in Central Virginia. Whether your facility’s requirements are large or small, involve new furniture, reconfiguration, renovation, or minor refurbishing, they represent a unique commitment and investment on your part. Design Environs Corporation can show you how to make the most of your time, energy, and budget by utilizing our turn-key services which relieve you from managing all of the endless project details associated with interior furnishing changes. Those important details often mean the difference between a successful interior environment and one that is not.

Sue A. Albrecht, CID, ASID 

Owner, Design environs

Sue A. Albrecht has over 35 years of proven experience in conceptualizing and completing high quality projects.  She is an exceptional designer of commercial interiors and has a broad perspective on project delivery. She is respected for her work related to integrated project delivery, capitalizing on her extensive knowledge of space programming, design oversight and technical construction requirements.  High functioning spaces of beauty are Sue Albrecht’s specialty.

Sue Albrecht


Christen Fortmuller, NCIDQ

BFA in Interior Design 

Sales & Design, Project Manager

Christen has over five years experience in both residential and commercial interior design.   She is a graduate of the highly regarded interior design program at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU).   Her talents in finish and furniture selection along with attention to customer service and project management play an integral role in the successful outcome of each project at Design Environs Corporation.