Denise Is a Curbed Young Gun

By , December 2nd, 2014 | NEWS | 0 Comments

Curbed, the popular design and architecture blog, has named Denise a Young Gun for 2014.

Curbed’s annual Young Gun awards recognize designers and architects under 35 who are shaping the …

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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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Diario Veneziano– Day One…

I wanted to hate Venice.  My mind was made up – too crowded, too touristy, a Disneyfied version of its former self.

Then we went.

Yes, there are tourists, loads of them, throngs …

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Nomadic Workers– Is This the Future?

Fascinating article from Coalesse, the furniture manufacturers, about the habits (and needs) of “untethered” creative workers– those lucky few who do most of their work from laptops and cell phones …

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And You Thought It Was Just a Car…

One of my fixations is looking at automobile design.  Whether it’s awesome, mediocre, or just plain ugly, I can’t help but wonder what was behind it, what inspired it and …

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Bureau “Never Open” on Natoma…

Bureau, the new O+A curated concept shop, is now up and running at 445 Natoma in San Francisco.  While the hours of operation remain sketchy– …

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Good Times at NeoCon

NeoCon is always a hectic week for O+A, but this year proved particularly frenetic with our design of the 3M Architectural Markets booth (above), Primo’s panel discussion at Stylex and …

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Wild Things Are Happening

Bureau, the new concept store with attitude curated by the designers of O+A, unlocks its doors this Friday at 6 p.m. for a grand opening party and product debut that …

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Big Week Ahead in Chicago…

We’re participating at NeoCon next week as never before.  All this week our designer Kelly Waters has been at the Chicago Merchandise Mart working with 3M’s design team …

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Lighting Shines Brightest at ICFF

Last week a few of us at O+A had the chance to visit the 25th annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair, held at the Jacob K.Javits Convention Center in …

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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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