Southern Overtures

By , July 11th, 2014 | NEWS | 0 Comments

University of Arkansas’s Fay Jones School of Architecture at Fayetteville invited me to speak as part of their lecture series a while back. The University of Memphis …

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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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Designer, Principal, Journalist…

A new role for Denise– just  to make sure no hour of her day (or night) goes unclaimed.  In addition to her design and management duties at O+A she will now be …

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In Gritty SOMA… an Oasis

Walking out of our office on Howard Street in South of Market, it sometimes feels like America couldn’t be more diverse (and divided).  Turning left and walking down to the …

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Weird Dream Unfolding Tomorrow Night

If you’re out in the Sunset this Saturday evening you might want to drop by Problem Library at 1288 15th Avenue where two O+A artists, Olivia Ward and Jasper Sanidad, …

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Primo at Worktech 13 on Thursday

Primo will be in New York this Thursday to speak about versatility in workplace design at the sold-out Worktech 13 conference at the Time and Life Building in Rockefeller Center.  …

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Channeling Herzog and Calatrava

Earlier this year I volunteered myself and Primo to construct the stage sets for our son’s elementary school’s 4th grade play. I had high hopes of proposing something creative and out of the box like one of my favorite set …

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A Window on California

Have you ever noticed the four-story glass mosaic in the lobby of San Francisco’s Masonic Memorial temple in Nob Hill?

Many people have seen it, but few know anything about …

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Inside and Out

In the land of interior design, spaces are consciously designed to ignite certain feelings, transform daily actions and inspire creative, collaborative thought. But stepping outside the door confronts us with …

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What Inspires You?

Back when I was a student at SJSU, during my free time (when I wasn’t trying to meet assignment deadlines, tutoring at the student center, internshipping in the city, or front desking at my part time at the …

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Tokyo Looks East… to O+A

Quite a flurry of attention from Japan lately– reporters from two Tokyo-based magazines, Wired Japan and Axis stopped by the office not long ago and the results are now hitting …

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Manmade Geodes // Elyse Graham

“I was given geodes as a child, and I always thought of them as these magical things. Living in Southern California, my family would take road trips in the summer and we’d drive through this area outside of Death Valley …

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