October 2016

eaton centre by creative edge
Creative Edge Master Shop Joins CODAworx

CODAworx passion lies in bringing this community together in one place, connecting them with the resources needed to create amazing projects, and showcasing those projects to the world. And hopefully, in the process, inspiring more amazing projects.

bluecadet in NYC
Bluecadet Opens New Office in New York

After 10 years and with over 40 cadets in their hometown of Philadelphia, Bluecadet announced the opening of their second studio, in New York. The office is located in Chelsea among the galleries and steps from the High Line. It offers Bluecadet the opportunity to expand their services, skills and capabilities and allows them to hire some old friends while making some new ones.

JP Atlanta by Poulin + Morris
Poulin + Morris Develops Branding for JP Atlanta

"The challenge of JP Atlanta,” said Richard Poulin, “was to create an identity with a clear reference to the 1960s and the era of the initial development of Peachtree Center without producing something static or dated.”

Eileen Jones
Eileen Jones of Perkins+Will Honored by IIDA

Accepting the award, Eileen Jones cited the importance of team collaboration and culture in producing superior results. “What is essential to design leadership is inspiring passion, curiosity and creativity across teams,” she said. “This is how great design happens.”

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ESI Design Welcomes Anthony Deen

Experience design firm ESI Design (New York) hired award-winning architectural and product designer Anthony Deen as their new Director of Physical Design. Deen will oversee a multi-disciplinary team tasked with designing retail environments, museum exhibits, corporate installations and large-scale media experience projects.

BookHampton by Pentagram
Pentagram's New Identity for BookHampton

Pentagram created an identity that features a wordmark set in the literary serif Didot, with the clean, modern Futura as the supporting font. The logotype is accompanied by a distinctive mark that combines the iconic shape of an Adirondack chair and books on a shelf. A color palette in cool shades of ocean blue completes the new look.

Archigraphia by Poulin Cover
Archigraphia Redux by Richard Poulin – Order Now at a Special Rate

"That Richard Poulin has created yet another stunning, essential book on architecture and graphic design comes as no surprise. His books will be a defining, canonical reference for an entire discipline," says Jonathan Alger of C&G Partners of the new publication.

Discovery Zone by Skolnick
LHSA+DP's Discovery Zone at FLMNH

A larger-than-life sculpture of a Zebra Longwing butterfly (Florida’s state butterfly) and its host plant, the Passionflower, form a centerpiece to the exhibit. Other self-directed activity areas encourage visitors to Play (pre-schoolers), Pretend, Explore and Study through interactive and collections-based experiences.

Buro North for Virgin
Büro North Wins a Seventh Melbourne Design Award

To address the very narrow space of the check-in hall at Perth Airport, Büro North developed a staged delivery of information aligning to the steps passengers are required to complete through the check-in process. In addition, Büro North’s evidence-based wayfinding approach to the project reduced the number of signs planned for the project by approximately 30%.

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Salt Lake Design Week: All About the Team Work

Tanya Dreesen of the Minnesota Vikings will speak on how design impacts team integration and partnership activation at U.S. Bank Stadium, and the team's commitment to partnerships tied to the local community. Event host Infinite Scale worked with the Vikings to create Vikings branding throughout the stadium and much more. Event sponsored by archetype.

Congrats to the Barnycz Group on 15 Years!

Throughout their journey, the Barnycz Group has partnered with visionary developers, world renowned brands, world-class architects, designers, engineers and entrepreneurs to create unforgettable experiences. As they say: Who Remembers Anything Ordinary?

B.Bim by Mactac
Mactac Finds Solutions for B. Bim Asian Eatery

Mactac and and their partner found the best combination of materials and fabrication solutions for the graphics for the popular fast casual eatery in Chicago, matching a variety of applications to wall and window surfaces—and meeting an aggressive timeline.

zheshang by SLC
Shikatani Lacroix Rebrands China Zheshang Bank Branches

The new branch designs include several innovative technological upgrades such as a digital queuing system, internet-enabled tablets that customers can use while they wait, an electronic learning zone with a curved digital screen to answer questions and educate customers on CZ Bank’s wide range of services, and an innovative virtual reality zone where customers can experience a virtual banking concierge or relax in a beautiful park setting.

Chris Fohlin head shot
Formation Welcomes Chris Fohlin as Managing Director

Chris has worked with brands like Samsung, Columbia University Medical Center, InVision, Levi’s, American Folk Art Museum, Knox College, Associated Press, Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects, Blue Man Group and Tumblr.

api(+) for Fresh Thyme
api(+) Design is Winning for Fresh Thyme

The original design concept for Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is already winning awards, from both Grocery Headquarters and Progressive Grocer magazines. api(+)'s services included brand strategy, store planning, prototype design, graphics, architecture and rollout.

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