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Design in Education: Flooring

Selecting a dark carpet with a quarter-turn pattern variance for the main entrance of the schools will ensure that dirt and water will be contained before getting into the school and tracking it around, creating falling hazards. This carpet will conceal stains that are bound to happen. These tiles are easily replaceable and constructed to maintain [...]

By |2018-03-16T15:03:48+00:00March 16th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Design in Education

The client is the primary person to consider when designing. The same goes for design in Education. Children, teachers, and staff will be using the space more than anyone. Selecting materials that have a long lifespan and are visually tasteful is crucial. A great deal of thought and consideration went into the selection process before [...]

By |2018-03-02T16:01:46+00:00March 2nd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

A Briefing on Commercial Design

Outside of their home, the majority of a person’s time spent will be in a commercial space. When designing for the public, Architects and designers are tasked with creating a space that is both appealing and accessible to the multitude of people using it. Regulated by building codes and ADA (Americans with Disability Act) building [...]

By |2018-02-22T20:43:22+00:00February 13th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

The Power of Paisley

Have you ever wondered about those trippy floral patterns and where this intricate pattern came from? Well, not surprisingly, its origins lie in ancient Persia. During the height of the British Empire, the East India Company is widely credited with bringing this creation to western civilization in the 1700’s. Shortly thereafter, the pattern began appearing [...]

By |2018-02-08T15:34:41+00:00February 8th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Sneak Peak into Residential Design

Designing for residential clients is a very rewarding experience.   The main difference I find between residential and commercial design is the personal connections to the space and the relationships we form with the clients. To design according to our standards, we must first get to know the client personally. Good residential design is specific [...]

By |2018-01-17T17:04:50+00:00January 17th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

60th Year Recap

We are very lucky to have just celebrated our 60th year of architecture and design service. The 60th year brought new staff, new projects, parties and community involvement. Here are some highlights of 2017! We are looking forward to what 2018 has to offer! Stay tuned to watch our office remodel come to [...]

By |2018-01-05T16:03:38+00:00January 5th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

When Design Becomes a Commodity

Historically the A&E industry has been won and lost on qualifications. In fact, until recently, it was frowned upon for A&E firms to even market themselves. There was a simpler time when reputation and word of mouth were all that differentiated whether or not designers won commissions. Rightfully so, no matter how much technology is [...]

By |2017-12-11T22:58:11+00:00December 11th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments