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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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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Mastering Innovation and Design-Thinking

Highly successful companies, such as Apple, and others, innovate continuously because of their culture of Design-Thinking. When done right, this thinking links inspiration and passion to execution and delivery—positively affecting every facet of the product and service. By applying a design-centered approach we are able to conceive innovative solutions, deeply understand who our real stakeholders are and what they care…

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NeoCon 2019 + IIDA Student Design Charette Recap

This year marked NeoCon‘s 51st year as the world’s leading platform and most important event of the year for the commercial design industry. Arrowstreet’s Sallyann Thomas Farnum, Kate Hespenheide, and Anna Vaivoda were in Chicago to take in the latest trends, learn from industry leaders, and find inspiration throughout the Merchandise Mart and across the Windy City. For three days, more…

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Arrowstreet at NeoCon 2019

Arrowstreet’s SallyAnn Thomas Farnum, Kate Hespenheide, and Anna Vaivoda will be attending this year’s NeoCon show. Congratulations to Anna who has been selected to participate in the IIDA Student Design Charette as one of only 60 students nationally. Held every June at The Mart in Chicago since 1969, NeoCon serves as the commercial design industry’s launch pad for innovation—offering ideas and…

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IIDA New England Business Leaders Breakfast

Arrowstreet’s Sallyann Thomas Farnum and Aline Trindade will be attending IIDA NE’s 27th Annual Business Leaders Breakfast on May 9, 2019. This event is an opportunity to network with peers and colleagues in the architecture and design, real estate, engineering, and construction industries. Learn more here.

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