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WATG forms strategic partnership with Indigo Republic

Jennifer Johnson

HONOLULU – November 18, 2019 – WATG Honolulu announced today that it has formed a strategic partnership with Hawaii-based interior design firm Indigo Republic. The partnership brings together two of Hawaii’s most renowned design firms to offer clients the full range of services including master planning, architecture, landscape architecture and interior design.

WATG was founded in 1945 in Honolulu by Pete Wimberly and has continually operated in the islands for 74 years while pioneering its practice globally to now include offices in California, New York, London, Singapore, Dubai and Shanghai. Most recently, WATG delivered architectural design for the Residence Inn Maui Wailea.

Indigo Republic is led by Jenn Johnson, ASID, NCIDQ, who has pioneered tropical modern interior design for many of Hawaii’s most stunning estates, resorts and retail spaces. Founded by Johnson in 2012, the firm has designed notable projects such as Sixty-One, the Cycle City Owners Lounge and the JN Group Corporate Offices in Honolulu, Mid-Pacific Country Club in Kailua and Saba Resort in the BVI.

Commenting on the partnership, Margaret McMahon, Global Managing Director of Wimberly Interiors: “Jenn Johnson is one of the most talented interior designers in Hawaii and combining her expertise and flair with our brilliant architectural and landscape teams allows us to deliver seamless and exceptional design for our clients across Hawaii.”

Jenn Johnson, Founder and Owner of Indigo Republic, added: “Margaret and I have always had a similar approach to creative collaboration. This partnership allows Indigo Republic to take on larger and more complex projects working with the expertise of WATG’s architectural and landscape teams. And importantly, our clients will benefit from an integrated design process that is more efficient, creative and holistic.”