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Places with Meaning 

Our mission is to elevate the human experience by designing places that connect, sustain, and inspire.

We listen closely to understand your goals and what sets you apart, and then translate that essence into a well-designed space that’s a perfect fit, just for you. In the process, we ensure all voices are heard and our community and planet are prioritized. We are a group of passionate and experienced creatives, committed to designing a better future for all. So, let’s get going together! 

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Services

Design is creative, technical, strategic, challenging . . . and we love it. Whether it’s architecture, interior spaces, or strategic consulting, we are committed to a collaborative, inspirational, and mindful practice. 

Interior Design 

Architecture 

Strategic Consulting

Conceptual design through design development Visioning Graphic design Brand design Furniture and product design

Revitalization and infrastructure upgrades Master planning Building repositioning Space planning Due diligence and infrastructure studies

Workplace strategy Feasibility studies and cost analysis Organizational and real-estate strategies Sustainable and Wellness strategies

Good design starts with people. We tell the unique stories of our clients by actively exploring their diverse ideas and cultures. A well-thought-out space inspires people, uses resources responsibly, and reflects its users and the community that surrounds it. With a deep understanding of employee engagement, productivity, wellness, and sustainable strategies, we deliver measurable value.

Our core belief in urban renewal and resource conservation, combined with our expertise in a diverse range of building types, fuels our work in building repositioning and adaptive reuse. A building's second or third act can often be its best. Through targeted design interventions, we help owners significantly improve a building’s usefulness and appeal to the needs of today’s tenants.

Together with our clients, we create strategies that reflect their unique business objectives and values, while supporting the evolving demands of the modern workforce. Through research, performance analytics, employee engagement, and high-level visioning, we develop comprehensive action plans that have measurable impacts. Our Workplace Strategy help organizations manage change and optimize their Real Estate decisions in a shifting landscape.

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Our Clients 

Uber

Meta

Google

YouTube

Moody's

2K Games

Delta Dental

Kaiser Permanente

Dolby Laboratories 

Hines

Boston Properties

Shorenstein Company

Silverstein Properties 

Sterling Bay 

Golub & Company

Thor Equities

Vanbarton Group

Vornado Realty Trust

Artisan Partners 

Fenwick

Kikkoman

Flagstar Bank  

Piper Jaffray

Sheppard Mullin

Keker, Van Nest & Peters 

Gordon Rees

Forbes

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Publications and Awards 

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Moody's

Fast Company, April 2024

Moody’s designed a prototype office to engage hybrid employees. It’s changing how everyone works

2023 Interior Design Magazine Best of Year

Medium Office, Honoree

IFMA New York Awards of Excellence 

Finalist 

Interior Design Magazine, June 2023

6 Modern Offices That Underscore Flexibility and Inclusion

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110 North Wacker

2024 Illinois REjournal Real Estate Awards

Interior Design - Office, Finalist

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1 North Dearborn Spec Suite 

2023 IIDA Illinois Red Awards  

Contract 10,001-25,000sf Category, Winner 

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Uber

2021 Interior Design Magazine Best of Year

Tech Office, Winner

Interior Design Magazine, November 2021

Huntsman, Pfau Long, RMW, and SHoP Deliver a Five-Star Campus for Uber Headquarters in San Francisco

Architect's Newspaper
Turning Inwa
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Interiors and Sources, January/February 2022
A Human-Centric Workplace

Metropolis, January 2022
Designing Workplaces for the Human Experience 

 

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The Front Room at

444 North Michigan Ave

2021 Interior Design Magazine Best of Year

Commercial Lobby + Amenity Space, Honoree

ReJournals
Front Room at 444 N. Michigan Avenue opens

Connect Chicago & Midwest, April 2021
CIM, Golub Unveil New Tenant Lounge at

444 N. Michigan

 

Connect Chicago & Midwest, April 2021
CIM, Golub Unveil New Tenant Lounge at 444 N. Michigan

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​Tarkett Atelier

2020 Interior Design Magazine Best of Year
Domestic Showroom, Finalist

2020 Starnet Design Awards  
Gold Winner Hospitality - Public Space​

2020 Interior Design Magazine NYCxDESIGN Awards ​
Finalist

2020 Floor Focus Vision Design Awards
Grand Prize, Corporate

The former Avalon Ballroom converted to workplace

Argonaut

2018 Coolest Offices in the Bay Area 
San Francisco Business Times

 

2016 Interior Design Magazine Best of YearOffice: Mid-Size Creative/Tech


​​2017 IIDA 44th Annual Interior Design Competition
Finalist 2017

 

2017 IIDA Northern California Honor Award
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301 Howard Street Lobby

2017 Interior Design Magazine Best of Year 
Commercial Lobby, Finalist 

2017 AIA California Council
Interior Architecture Merit Award

​2017 IES SF-LUX Lumen Excellence Awards
Interior Lighting Design Award of Excellence​

​2017 IES Illumination Awards
Illumination Merit Award

2017 AIASF Design Awards
Art and Furniture Special Commendation ​

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