Don Sharp More about Don Sharp Don Sharp, As President of Sharp Design Studio, a national award winning firm located in Tampa, Florida and Dallas Texas. They have won over 90 design awards nationally, regionally and locally since 2009 which include 2015 LEED outstanding project of the year and 23 Aurora awards. The firm has a passion for product design and tracking design trends. Before starting the firm in 2009, Don came from the national builder side of the business working for a few national home builders and custom builders which has helped him in a better understand of the homebuilding industry. Don has 30 years of experience from residential to commercial architecture, design and management. Don is also a life director of the Tampa Bay Builders Association.