WE APPROACH EVERY PROJECT WITH CARE, ENTHUSIASM, AND RIGOR

DISCOVERY

We love meeting new people, and we can’t wait to get to know you! First, we’ll sit down with you to learn about your organization, your stakeholders, and your community. We’ll then work with you to uncover your challenges and aspirations and define your goals. This could be as simple as an informal brainstorming session or a more in-depth strategy workshop. We’ll work to understand your unique situation in order to gather insights and identify exciting opportunities so that we can deliver you a bespoke solution.

Fact-finding
Goal setting
Brainstorming sessions
Strategy workshops
Stakeholder engagement

Market research

CONCEPT

We’ll delve deeper into the insights gleaned from the Discovery phase and translate our findings into big ideas, which get to the heart of your vision. This output could take the form of moodboards, drawings, material palettes, etc. —whatever it takes to get us on the same page! At the end of this phase, we’ll all have a clear framework for where we are heading.

Design research
Ideation
Rough concept design
Creative direction
Project framework

PLACEMAKING

We help our clients create active community spaces by designing physical environments that invite people to interact and connect with one another and with the place itself. We create a sense of place where a community can gather to shape its own story. We turn spaces into places.

Revitalization projects
Urban activations
Permanent installations
Playful surface activations

Beautification & Streetscaping

EXPERIENCES

We help our clients design memorable experiences that bring people together and create meaningful impressions. These moments instantly create community through a shared experience where people are the most important ingredient. They produce energy and excitement by engaging all of our senses.

Interactive environments
Temporary installations
Pop-ups
Signature moments

PROGRAMMING

We help our clients produce interactive, in-depth programming that takes place within the context of a larger placemaking project. The subject matter and event type are tailored to complement the overall placemaking experience. Programming allows us to layer in another level of participation and engagement within a community and increase the impact of a project.

Workshops
Talks & Series
Cultural events
Educational events
Arts & Performances

DESIGN

We love working with our hands and getting dirty! During the Design phase, we’ll use all the tools at our disposal to refine the ‘big idea’ and build it into a complete design plan. We will flesh out the details through mockups and prototypes, renderings and plans, and material exploration and selection to deliver a high-resolution design.

Prototyping
Material selection
Mockups & Renderings
Plans & Drawings
High-resolution design

PRODUCTION

Let’s get physical! In this phase, we will bring the 'big idea' to life and make sure it comes together exactly how we envisioned it. To ensure quality and continuity throughout the project, we will oversee material sourcing, custom fabrication, on-site installation, and project management.

Sourcing
Fabrication
Installation
Project management
Project maintenance

PROJECT PARTNERS

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