Murals – Under the Surface

Artists have been using the medium of murals as a vehicle for self-expression since prehistoric humans painted on the walls of a cave 30,000 years ago. Today, contemporary muralists continue to evolve the art form by changing the face of exterior and interior environments and the way people interact with those spaces. As more and more local and visiting artists…

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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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Boston Public Library Book Mosaic

As part of our work at the Boston Public Library’s Central Library in Copley Square, our graphics team designed a mosaic featuring an interpretation of the City of Boston created entirely out of hardcover books. After developing a template to determine sizes, colors, and quantities, we sourced over 1000 books, which were purchased from a local used bookshop, or donated…

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New Art in the Studio

Next time you visit our studio, you may notice that there is new artwork hanging on our walls. The work is by two local artists, Robert Maloney and Chelsea Revelle. The pieces on display are particularly interesting to us because of the architectural qualities they embody. We have made an effort to have rotating exhibitions from local emerging artists in the studio since we moved to Post Office Square…

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An Architect’s View on Boston Creates

Emily Grandstaff-Rice, a member of the Boston Creates Leadership Council, served as a guest author on their blog… To me, being a part of the Boston community means both getting to know a city’s stories and being part of creating new history. As an architect, I always strive to design buildings that create opportunity—for children to play; in unique places…

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