Kolar Design

Firm Details

at kolar we unlock human insights + unleash the soul in space

Kolar is an award-winning strategic design firm that specializes in research + insights, and design. With over three decades of experience, our woman-owned enterprise is passionate about finding new and innovative ways to connect people, places, and brands to create best-in-class environments. We believe in the power of design to inspire people and change lives.

value creation for your space

Our multidisciplinary team uses data-driven methodology to re-envision and optimize space. Our work includes integrating employee engagement and change management inside the planning and design process. We transform the physical environment experience to meet your business needs while increasing efficiency and reducing costs. Through our proven approach, we connect your brand and mission to the space and create alignment within your business.

Significant cross-sector partnerships have included for Workplace: P&G, Dinsmore, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development; for Healthcare: Cincinnati Children’s, Mercy Health, The VA; for Civic: City of Dublin, Ohio + Bridge Park, City of Columbus, Ohio, City of Cincinnati, Ohio; and for Academic: Carnegie Mellon University, The Ohio State University, Washington University in St. Louis, and many more.

Learn more at kolardesign.net

Practice Area

Branded Environments, Other, Placemaking, Public Installation, Strategy/Research/Planning, Wayfinding

Focus Area

Brand, Destination Experiences, Equitable Design, Graphic, Interpretive, Signage, Smart Cities, Sustainability


Corporate, Education, Healthcare, Recreation, Retail, Urban + Civic, Workplace

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