Arrowstreet Selected to Renovate the Children’s Room at Thayer Library

Arrowstreet was selected to design the renovation of the Children’s Room at Thayer Public Library in the Town of Braintree. This project blends the firm’s extensive experience in our Learning Environments, Graphic Design, and Interior Design studios. This active space in the library is in need of updating to accommodate growing demands, expanded programming, updated technology, and a flexible environment…

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Environmental Graphics at Blackstone Valley Prep

Arrowstreet is currently designing a new high school for Blackstone Valley Prep (BVP), a charter school located in Cumberland, Rhode Island. When it came to the design, BVP wanted an environment that was colorful and inspiring, but didn’t look or feel like a traditional high school. Turning to BVP’s own culture for inspiration, our graphics studio developed a series of…

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Press

Meet the Architect Giving Manhattan’s Retail Stores a Refreshing Look

This week the New York Post profiled Bob Lowe and his work with brokers and retail owners in New York. Bob creates detailed renderings that show prospective tenants the possibilities for a storefront. In the fast paced world of Fifth Avenue retail, allowing a tenant to see exactly what their branded space could look like at a specific location is a valuable…

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Creating Art: Custom Installations

In addition to the traditional graphic design services we provide clients, we have also created a number of custom art installations over the years. From furniture to murals to wallcovering to decorative panels, we embrace the opportunity to develop one-of-a-kind pieces that bring the spaces we design to life. The process for each of these projects is always different; sometimes…

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The Children’s Library Design Process

We were excited to serve as the graphic design consultants to William Rawn Associates Architects (link) for updates to the Boston Public Library; one of our primary tasks was the development of the environmental graphics in the Children’s Library. The Children’s Library is a small part of the major renovation, but it was one of the top priorities for the…

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Studying Swiss Graphic Design

[Ben Keel is a graphic design student at the University of Cincinnati (UC). Last summer, he won a poster design contest through Northeastern University and Swissnex while interning at Arrowstreet, and was sent to visit four design schools in Switzerland as part of his prize. He has just returned to Arrowstreet for his second co-op internship.] This fall I was…

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Conversation Series, Part II: Graphic Design

Last week, we had Part 2 of our Conversation Series on “Project Delivery & Design Process,” which featured our graphic design studio’s work at the Boston Public Library. Our in-house graphics team works on a variety of environmental graphic design projects and comprehensive wayfinding programs. In addition to working on projects with the architecture team, we work independently on outside projects,…

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