These demanded attention.
Aspirational in his design and allegiant to his craft, David is revered as an authority in the interior design industry.
Nominated for three global awards, Best Global Restaurant, Best Global Bar, and Best Restaurant in Americas. The masterful combination of old world wisdom and calculated modern madness that comes to life within the walls of Nara-Ya, DC's premier Japanese restaurant, received the coveted Best Restaurant Design in the Americas & Caribbean from the International Hotel & Property Awards.
Our four-part vision for DC restaurant La Vie’s 9000 square foot space was the winner of the prestigious Excellent Architecture & Interior Architecture categories from the 2020 German Design Awards.
SELECTED FOR THE WORLD’S LEADING DESIGN NAMES 2023
WE ARE HONORED TO BE INCLUDED IN THIS MOST EXCLUSIVE INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATION. CHEERS, EVERYONE.
An exploratory profile in DC Magazine’s March 2023 issue.
A look into the ‘exploits of a creative rebel’, featuring prominent projects from the Chenault studio portfolio.
Featured in the Top 100 Designers Portfolio of 2022 from Home & Design Magazine
A recognition for over 30 years of bringing elevated, inspiring, and unconventional design to the DC area.
SELECTED FOR DC LUXE LIST MARCH 2022
An electric feature of the Chenault studio’s electric, eclectic designs found throughout DC.
A prominent project feature in Washington Interior Magazine, 2022.
A brilliant highlight of a Carvaggio-inspired bedroom delivered from the Chenault studio to a luxury private residence.
Awarded a Power Players spotlight from DC Magazine in 2022.
A prestigious feature covering David’s unique ability to deliver decadent design to both public and private spaces.
A coveted spot in the 2020 Portfolio Top 100 Designers from Home & Design Magazine.
A full-length feature on David’s rise as the premier disruptor of DC Design.
The Modern Man chosen by DC Magazine, April 2020.
A dynamic overview of David’s relentless commitment to creativity and tireless work ethic bringing his visions to life.
A member of the 2018 Portfolio Top 100 Designers from Home & Design Magazine.
A recognition for three decades delivering moody, elevated, existential design experiences to DC.