A Force of Nature: The Life and Work of Jens Jensen

A Force of Nature: The Life and Work of Jens Jensen

This City of Chicago installation brought to light the contributions of the pioneering Prairie landscape architect Jens Jensen.

Art Institute of Chicago: Architecture Gallery

Art Institute of Chicago: Architecture Gallery

Architecture for Children
Architecture for Children transformed a normally solemn gallery into one of active engagement. Its curatorial goal was to present six architectural projects in a multi-generational way that children and adults would equally find of interest.

Evanston Public Library:  Teen Loft

Evanston Public Library: Teen Loft

Carving Out Room and Resource For Teens
Wow. This is the first time I’ve been in here and I love it! It’s so teenagerish. I really wish my room looked like this!  You’re kidding, teens helped design this?!  I didn’t know cool stuff like that went on.
~ Evanston High School Senior

Granger Community Church

Granger Community Church

We had faith in your abilities to deliver world-class facilities. The end result is stunning.
~ Tim Stevens, Executive Pastor

Purposeful Play Environments
This children’s facility is mission-driven, in both focus and design, fostering purposeful play by using biblical teachings as its foundation.

U.S. Cellular Field Stadium Club

U.S. Cellular Field Stadium Club

All-American Design
The Stadium Club at U.S. Cellular Field is an all-American pitch, matching baseball and apple pie and tenderloin with club level experiences.

Levy Organization CEO Office Renovation

Levy Organization CEO Office Renovation

Classic Office with Magical Surprises
A little known fact about the Levy Restaurants President/CEO was that he loved performing magic tricks to capture the attention of clients. Classic and clever millwork with secret compartments enabled magical gift-giving, such as an illusionary handing out of sports tickets or restaurant vouchers.

Burrito Beach

Burrito Beach

Catch the Wave
The concept and identity of Burrito Beach as a Mexican Grill and Beach Club was defined, matching its goals for a large-scale rollout that catered to urban and suburban shopping locations. Catch the Wave graphic identity, social media, and signage worked well alongside the refreshing beach aesthetic.

 

Peanut Butter Grille

Peanut Butter Grille

Dining for Hungry Kids
Peanut Butter Grille is a prototypical concept developed for an established restaurateur, who saw a need to provide healthy sustenance for family dining. The deliberately entertaining concept focuses on the child as the guest, who happens to bring mom and dad along to the irresistible world on the Peanut Butter Grille.

Beat City Diner

Beat City Diner

Catching the Beat of Dining
Beat City Diner was a concept developed for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, Ohio. Imagery and aesthetic connecting in a modernistic way to music provided an elevated dining experience for visitors.

Flotex Showroom

Flotex Showroom

For the Flotex showroom, we wanted the design to emphasize how easy it is to have intricate, rhythmic forms cut into the product – especially during the NeoCon tradeshow.
~ Sharon Exley