Your space. Your brand.

In today’s world, an organization’s brand is more than a logo or tag line, it’s a sensory experience that clients have when walking through the door. Designers use colors and materials in the built environment to convey a brand’s identity three-dimensionally. Here are two examples of how DSGW’s designers have used this approach to bring […]

Wellness at Work

Healthful interiors nourish the well-being of employees and the organizations they serve. November / December Duluthian by Julie Spiering   We think of the “Environment” as a vast wilderness or pristine mountain setting. But, we spend much of our lives indoors—especially at work. Even as Americans are seeking healthier diets and exercise, millions of us […]

Applying Current Research in Designing a State-of-the-Art Clinic

By Jody Anderson, AIA   Duluth’s Scottish Rite Clinic is pioneering new ideas in therapeutic design for the treatment of language disorders. From programming through design, DSGW planned the Clinic with “evidence-based design”—meaning strategies that have been tested and proven to support the work of Speech/Language Pathologists (SLPs). Balancing Calm and Stimulation There are two […]