Hotel X Design Showcase

Hotel X Design Showcase

Dressing A Showcase in Stone

Materiality plays a big role in the functionality, sustainability, and aesthetic of public and private spaces for home, culture, and play. Designing a Coverings’16 Showcase was an opportunity to play with material goods, disrupt the norm, and highlight stone products to reflect a sense of place and playful spirit in a boutique hotel lobby.

What Keeps a Great Music Venue Great?

What Keeps a Great Music Venue Great?

Rock ‘n’ roll addicts, we’ve spent many formative and memorable evenings, ear plugs in place, at renown rock venues. The best venues seem to have as Gibson Guitars so eloquently wrote: “…a raggedly dilapidated quality that feels part and parcel of rock music itself.”
So when renovating a venue as we’re doing right now, how do we retain its inherent authenticity, vibe, and heritage?

Playing with Laminate Design

Playing with Laminate Design

Wilsonart X Me

Hot off the press!  Sharon Exley’s touting one of Architecture Is Fun’s favorite products, Wilsonart custom laminates, in full page ads found in Contract Magazine, Design: Retail, Metropolis Magazine and Hospitality Design magazine!

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.

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

Levy Restaurants: Orville & Wilbur’s Wings

Levy Restaurants: Orville & Wilbur’s Wings

Airport Dining Takes Flight

Orville & Wilbur’s Wings Just Right was a Levy Restaurants concept created for airport and sports arena food courts. The fun, yet focused design infused a typical counter-style experience with aviation imagery while referencing the historical magnitude of the Wright Brothers history.

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