Aeratron and MacroAir for Crack Shack

Written by Nicole Gratson Aeratron Fans Complement the Cool California Aesthetics of the Crack Shack Restaurant Chain San Diego-based Bluemotif Architecture, summoned the HVLS expertise of the leading industrial fan producer, MacroAir, when the idea for transforming an existing industrial metal warehouse into a next-generation kitchen and outdoor patio dining experience came to mind for […]

A Design Collaboration Paying Homage to California

Written by Nicole Gratson Award-winning Ron Neal Lighting Design (RNLD) is a San Diego-based firm founded in 2001 by architectural lighting designer Ron Neal.  Featured in a multitude of notable and revered exhibitions and periodicals, RNLD continues to shine bright among its competitors with its successfully celebrated participation and completion of hundreds of high-profile commercial […]

A Workspace You Can Call Home

Written by Kristine Lee Brookfield Residential’s Transformation A change of environment can spark creativity, inspire teamwork, and soothe the psyche. Brookfield Residential, a home-building company, needed a new way of working. Gensler Newport Beach answered the call. As a respected, esteemed design firm with an extensive history of designing some of the most distinguished structures […]

Pablo’s Swell Shines Bright

Written by Raj Balu OKB’s Pick to Light Up NGKF’s Café Founded in 2006, OKB Architecture + Construction is a full service design-build studio that creates fresh works of architecture through design and construction. The company was recently tasked with providing interior architectural services for the 11,900 square foot downtown Los Angeles offices of Newmark […]

Industrial Lighting Complements Renovations Design Aesthetic

When Polito Associates created a new space to showcase their line of office furnishings, owner Tom Polito handled the interior design himself. With 70 percent of America’s workspaces adopting an open-plan environment, his desire was to create a showroom illustrative of the typical office space. Polito envisioned his furnishings in a collaborative, open-plan space highlighting […]

A Collaboration in Illumination

Written by Raj Balu LPA, Inc. and Marset Reimagine a Sustainable Courtyard In the age of tech startups, the importance of having a workspace that meets the needs of the inspired, creative and often unconventional professionals who are employed by them is paramount. The Vine OC in Irvine, California fits the bill. It’s a highly […]