The Ent Center for the Arts at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs Campus is a brand-new state-of-the-art performing and visual arts educational building overlooking downtown Colorado Springs and Pike’s Peak. ArtHouse Design was brought on to create a comprehensive suite of interior and exterior signage, wayfinding and donor recognition that fit the elegant, clean and simple space, but also connect to the theatrical and artistic uses of the building.
At Metropolitan State University of Denver, there is a need for greater representation of the institution’s diversity, particularly in regard to the Hispanic community. In order to earn the distinction of being a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), the university must have a full-time enrollment of at least twenty-five percent Hispanic students. This designation allows the university to qualify for more grants and funding that benefit the entire student body.
The Windscreens run the full length of the RTD G-Line, a 10-mile stretch from Denver’s Union Station to the City of Wheat Ridge, applied to each of the 17 waiting areas on seven station platforms.
The idea was to develop a unique work of art linking each of the stations together as a cohesive whole. Ditroën developed a concept to create a visual attraction that engages and entertains riders as well as leaving them with a story and a deeper sense of the very place where they find themselves waiting for the next train.
ArtHouse Design recently completed a wayfinding and placemaking project at 1401 Lawrence, one of Denver’s newest Class AA premiere office buildings, rising to 21 stories and overlooking historic Larimer Square.
Colfax Avenue is looking brighter, and people are taking notice. Find out what all the buzz is about at Art-i-Fax, a local street party and art fair at the intersection of Colfax and Park Avenues, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ArtHouse Design, the Denver design agency responsible for Colfax’s brand identity package, including logos, icons, a responsive website and street banners, invites Denver residents and visitors to come for the free koozies—and stay for the live music, local art, street food and cold beer.
Little bits of paper, stickers and ephemera that would have otherwise been lost, have a home in the journal.
Marty Gregg Arthouse Design, Denver
I have been keeping journals since college and found it to be a perfect vault for my ideas and record of inspirations. I’m always surprised by how well the journal process (when reviewed at a later time) takes me back to exactly what I was thinking and what I was inspired by. Little bits of paper, stickers and ephemera that would have otherwise been lost, have a home in the journal.
A complicated stakeholder group and a cadre of firms, including Arthouse Design, linked together in Denver to transform the 14th Street corridor from a dingy commuter raceway to a vibrant business district.
By Marty Gregg, Principal, ArtHouse Design, Denver
Dating back to ancient empires and cultures, wayfinding historically helped the adventurous traveler navigate new and unmarked territories. Enhancing the user experience in today’s hot real estate market, wayfinding helps owners and managers of residential, commercial, industrial and land properties build their brand reputation—and save time and money.
The country's rich history inspired the firm to create culturally responsive designs including a comprehensive, bilingual wayfinding and signage program for the park that represents the local culture, landscape and wildlife, from the dress code and red crescent emblem to the Hajar Mountains and date palm.
ESI designed five 86-foot floor-to-ceiling LED columns that are six times the resolution of normal HD. The monolithic screens display dynamic pre-produced and generative media inspired by the Mile High City’s natural wonders.