O+A Fills Up Mystery Boxes

By , April 18th, 2014 | NOTES | 0 Comments

We’re moving our office soon, which means everyone here is being encouraged to dump junk, shred old paper, empty desk drawers, clean out closets.  The Great Purge has begun!  …

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levis facilities team cited for excellence

By , March 17th, 2011 | NEWS | 1,147 Comments

 congratulations to our friends on the real estate and facilities team at levi strauss and company for receiving the prestigious koshland award recognizing their seamless execution of …

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How to Stuff a Fox

All reports from Charleston are that the Pretend Store got off to a rousing start this week thanks to deft footwork by our on-site assistant Sophie Treppendahl and a great …

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Charleston Design Lab Kicks Off Today

Today is the launch date for our collaboration with the great South Carolina branding and design agency Fuzzco on a pop-up installation at Fuzzco’s old headquarters in Charleston.  …

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Let’s Talk About Work

Primo and Verda are speaking about the future of the workplace all over the country (and all over the world) these next few weeks.  Primo will be one of the …

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Verda, Primo Teach Online Class

Verda and Primo will conduct an online master class in workspace design through the IE School of Architecture and Design in Madrid this Tuesday, October …

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Press a Button… and Cruise Up the Hill

Living in San Francisco, it would be difficult to ignore the massive bike culture that exists here. My morning commute, pedaling down Harrison on my way into SoMa, can get crowded …

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Aloha from the Vintage Fashion Expo

Last weekend I went to the biannual Vintage Fashion Expo held at the Concourse Exhibition Center. I love going to these shows because not only are they a …

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Sign of the Times

Last week I watched Sign Painters, part of the San Francisco AIA’s Architecture and the City Festival film series. The directors, Faythe Levine and Sam Macon, visited places like Minnesota, Texas, …

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Small Giant Nominated for Big Award

We got word this week that our Giant Pixel project has made the short list for Workspace Environment at the FX Design Awards in London.  This is …

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Emerging from a Dark Forest

As bookstores close and publishers struggle, one of the endangered cultural species is the illustrator—that unique class of artist whose work animates and gives form to a writer’s imaginary characters.  Yes, …

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In Alabama a Ruin Is Revived

Driving along highways in the rural, American south among the hickory groves, cattle plots, barns and trailers, the eye may catch plenty of rusted, out of commission agricultural equipment. These forgotten …

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