Commercial

Glenwood Grill

This longtime favorite dining spot has been known for its award winning menu. A face lift was required to keep up with the competition. Its’ sterile interiors and furnishings were replaced with warm wood tones and earthy metals like copper, bronze, and rusted steel. The newly updated atmosphere has encouraged the return of its’ loyal patrons and the introduction to a new generation of foodies.

Eye Care Associates - Arboretum, Cary

Tall ceilings capped by sky lights allow for maximum natural lighting and an open feel to the entrance, display, and eye glass dispensing areas. Fabrics and furniture are urban chic, but provide a comfortable experience. Natural maple cabinetry, slate floors, brick columns, iron support beams, and press tin ceilings are combined to create this SOHO loft experience.

Eye Care Associates - Glen Lennox, Chapel Hill

Nestled in the heart of Tarheel country, the space is welcoming and comfortable for professionals and students alike. Eye wear and accessories are displayed in custom cabinets of contrasting cherry and bamboo woods. The cherry marquee is a welcoming visual both to visiting customers and passing shoppers.

Eye Care Associates - Wilmington

This coastal optometry office flows with the tides of the nearby ocean waters. Custom displays and fixtures of cherry and maple are reminiscent of a vintage Chris Craft yacht. A concierge greets customers upon entering, then seats them in the comfortable waiting lounge. The retail boutique encourages them to spend time while selecting frames for their new look.

Eye Care Associates - Cameron Village, Raleigh

An established optometry office desired a small "city chic" boutique to display their cutting edge eyewear designs. Rich cherry woods, burnished stainless steel and the hammered copper signage wall provided an interesting mix of materials. Low voltage cable light system and a supported stainless steel rod and frosted acrylic shelving unit was a minimalist approach to create a dazzling, dramatic display while retaining the exposed and open "loft" feel.

Mercedes Benz of Cary

This project involved Interior Design for a new Mercedes Benz Dealership in Cary, NC. This new building consists of a showroom, sales offices, meeting and training rooms, a customer lounge, a retail sales boutique and service facility. We were instrumental in the planning, detail and layout of the interior spaces and interior architecture, interior lighting, all interior finishes and selection, purchasing and installation for all furniture and artwork. The showroom opened to rave reviews and the interior exceeded all expectations of the Owner. National and international individuals from Mercedes Benz Corporate Headquarters have visited the facility and have declared it one of the finest they have seen.

NOFO @ the Pig - Raleigh

This renovation of a former Piggly Wiggly grocery store involved design, planning, and detail for a new restaurant, bar, deli, and retail space. Directed by the clients’ enthusiasm and energy, we provided full creative design direction for the project. Interior details were designed and chosen to reflect “Grocery Store” and “Pig” themes reminiscent of the former Piggly Wiggly, including the custom hand-blown glass pig chandelier and the bar front of stacked Piggly Wiggly canned goods.

NOFO @ The Forum - Wilmington (Market & Café)

A creative interpretation of beach vernacular architecture was created to reflect the client’s wishes for an outdoor café while dining inside. Custom sheet metal clouds and galvanized palm trees with graphic pebble ceramic tile set the stage. The retail side invites you in for a nice home style visit. Shopping begins in the front yard garden center then proceeds into the cottage for more gifts and home furnishings.

NOFO @ The Forum - Wilmington (Dining Room & Bar)

Taking cues from the client’s existing sea life metal sculptures, a funky and hip interpretation was created for this restaurant and bar. Backlit waved walls and undulating wave banners and jellyfish-inspired light fixtures reinforce the underwater theme.

Filly's Boutique - Southern Pines

A chic yet elegant women's clothing boutique that showcases a unique variety of fashion items for up-to-date fashion conscious clientele. Material and color selections were influenced by the existing stained concrete floor and pressed tin ceiling. Display fixtures were chosen or custom made incorporating sleek stainless steel, rich cherry wood and neutral luxurious fabrics to showcase the amazing colors and patterns of the clothing. Window displays were created by mirroring the dressing room curtains but this time using luminous sheer fabric with multicolored iridescent sequin and bead drops.

Atlantic Eye & Face - Cary

Designed to welcome clients into a soothing and comfortable interior, this cosmetic surgical center reflects a casual yet upscale atmosphere with traditional overtones.

Eyebeam - Raleigh

This new office building was designed to resemble a renovated warehouse for a hip graphics and printing company. The client desired a clean yet creative space with easy interaction among employees. Design elements included creation of an undulating corridor wall, cherry reception desk, and exposed structural components to reinforce the warehouse feeling.