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King Open/Cambridge Street Upper School recognized by A’N Best of Design Awards

The King Open/Cambridge Street Upper School & Community Complex has been honored with three areas of recognition in the 2020 Architect’s Newspaper Best of Design Awards: Green Building Honorable Mention, Institutional Interior Honorable Mention, and Architectural Lighting Interior, Editors Pick. The King Open/Cambridge Street Upper School & Community Complex establishes a new standard for education design and high-performing buildings by creating…

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Smith College Neilson Library Project Update

With construction nearing completion on the new Neilson Library and renovated Alumnae Gymnasium at Smith College, Arrowstreet’s furniture package is nearly ready for installation. The two buildings will make up the college’s new campus library and will house the college’s extensive collection, as well as provide library services, classrooms, staff offices, research resources and study space. Maya Lin Studio in…

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Anna Vaivoda Wins IESNA Student Scholarship Design Competition

Arrowstreet Interior Designer Anna Vaivoda won first place in the IESNA (Illuminating Engineering Society of North America) Boston Section Student Scholarship Design Competition with her Syzygy light fixture. The competition brief called for students to design an original lighting fixture inspired by the sun and the moon. The design concept for this “Sun and Moon” fixture is inspired by the…

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Adapting to a Remote Design Process with the Help of Material Bank

The past months have been a time of unprecedented change and challenge – across the world, throughout the architecture and design industry, and here at Arrowstreet. As we adjust to a new way of working remotely, albeit temporarily, our team has discovered unique opportunities for creativity and collaboration. In the last six weeks, we’ve prioritized connection in every sense of…

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Arrowstreet Visits Mana Contemporary

Arrowstreet visited Mana Contemporary gallery with Brookfield Properties in New Jersey to look at potential local artists work to incorporate into its new interior design project “VYV”. We toured the gallery to look at artists work including work by artist Stanley Casselman. There were exhibitions by reknown contemporary artists like Flavin and Donald Chamberlain on display among many.

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Smith College Chair Fair

The Chair Fair is a two day event at the Smith College Campus Center which provides an opportunity for students to test out some of the furniture pieces that are in consideration for the new Neilson Library. We separated the furniture into two vignettes, Reading Room and Classroom, to demonstrate where the furniture could be used in the library. Additionally,…

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Touring Italian Tile Manufacturers

Senior Interior Designer Aline Trindade recently had the opportunity to visit Italy for a tour of tile manufacturers with D9C. She noted quite a few trends while visiting, including: Large format tiles mimicking marble, terrazzo, and concrete effects. Most of vendors where showcasing earthy tones as part of their new collections color story. Terracotta, ochre, and deep green tiles are…

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2019 IIDA NE Fashion Show: Portals

Arrowstreet will be on the runway at the 21st Annual IIDA NE Fashion Show: Portals. Over two dozen talented teams from the New England chapter will battle it out on the runway in front of a full house and livestream audience at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Each year, New England’s best interior design firms and design schools team…

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