Maisie Hughes

Maisie Hughes

OWNER & FOUNDER
Design Virtue

CO-FOUNDER
The Urban Studio

As the owner of Design Virtue and co-founder of The Urban Studio, Maisie is committed to inclusive placemaking with people and plants. Maisie works with mission focused organizations to create greener and more equitable cities. She brings decades of award-winning leadership to her projects and pays obsessive attention to the work to deliver high quality outcomes. She is currently working with clients to create a ladder to employment that will yield full time urban forestry careers and diversify the urban forestry workforce. As a 2018 Landscape Architecture Foundation Fellow for Innovation and Leadership, Maisie is using film to explore what landscapes need to be to feel welcoming for all people.

Maisie is an ISA Certified Arborist, with Master of Landscape Architecture degree from Morgan State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Afro American studies from Howard University.