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We are generalists...

Very curious, very inquisitive, very determined generalists with a specialty in physical experiences. We believe our skill sets, experience and basic inclination puts us in an ideal position to help clients who are looking to do something different, who might perhaps not have a fully articulated goal in mind, who want someone who will see all the sides of a project - not just the one they are expert in.

...we work with specialists

We have a network of colleagues and vendors possessing expertise in just about every specialty required for a project. If we do not have somebody we have worked with before, the people we have worked with know somebody. Whether it is screen based interactive design, structural engineering, traveling event coordination or costume design we have somebody with a proven track record who is arguably an expert in their field.

What we do for cultural & informal learning clients...

Grand Army PlazaCMLA Tree

Types of projects: new institution development, permanent exhibits, temporary exhibits, traveling exhibits, and all other related types.

  • New project development: Consulting, Design, Architectural Coordination
  • Fund raising Materials
  • Strategic Planning
  • Master Planning
  • World Class Project Management
  • Pre-construction evaluation and testing support
  • Environmental, Graphic, Casework, Interpretive, and Interactive Design Services
  • Complete Documentation
  • Production Management
  • Administration
  • Ongoing Project Support - Design, Evaluation, Evolution

What we do for retail clients...

Magnolia Desk

Types of projects: Store design for big box and boutiques, "shops" within larger stores, kiosks and specialty features, seasonal customer experiences, fixtures, windows and related work.

  • New brand innovation and development
  • Concept innovation and development
  • Strategic planning with business teams
  • Store design
  • Fixture design
  • Visual merchandising
  • Consulting - store evaluations, retail operations, customer impact
  • Support for internal concept pitch pieces and sales
  • Ongoing project support - design, evaluation, evolution

What we do for corporate clients...

Time Warner Visitor CenterOlay entry

Types of projects: All types of projects that tell a corporation's story either internally or to the public

  • Visitor centers, lobby displays, interactive experiences, general communications, and events.
  • Master planning and project definition
  • Concept innovation and development
  • Strategic planning
  • Environmental, Fixture, Furnishings, Graphic,
    Interpretive, and Interactive Design Services
  • Support for internal concept pitch pieces and sales
  • Complete documentation and production administration
  • Ongoing project support - design, evaluation, evolution