December 7, 2018

Shea Links: December

At Shea, we pride ourselves on staying on top of what’s happening in design news. It helps us keep tabs on what’s fresh, inspiring, and happening in the world—and we make a few headlines of our own, too. Here are some recent articles delving into design, experience, and what’s buzzing in our community:
“Why Branded Spaces Grow Business and Deliver Remarkable Experiences” – Work Design:
Using Apple, Pixar, and Sephora as examples, showing how brand can be extended through a space to create an all-encompassing experience
“Human Connection in the Digital Age” – Design:Retail:
The lengths retailers are going to in order to create personal connections and customer experiences, including serving as a third place, community hub, creating personalized experiences, and more
“Beyond the White Tablecloth: Inside the Bold Future of Fine Dining” – FSR:
A further look at fine dining today and in the future, when creativity and flawless service are what define “fine dining”
“Andrew Zimmern’s Shea-Designed Lucky Cricket Hops Up in St. Louis Park” – Shea:
A roundup of all the opening news on Andrew Zimmern’s first full restaurant, Shea-designed Lucky Cricket
“Airport Hotels Go Glam” – New York Times:
A look at the change in airport hotels, with the addition of 24-hour amenities, better perks, and more thoughtful design
“Designing the Awe-Factor: How to Create Workplaces that Evoke Emotions” – Work Design:
How to create a “wow” factor in offices that helps to attract and retain talent, bringing in wellness, fun, technology, branding, flexibility, and more
“Shea Projects Bat & Barrel and 7th Street Truck Park Take MSCA STARR Awards” – Shea:
A full list of the STARR Awards winners, including Shea-designed Bat & Barrel and 7th Street Truck Park
“Trend: Sports Arena Restaurant Development” – Restaurant Development + Design:
A look at the development projects at three major stadium areas (Wrigleyville, Navy Yard, and The Battery), including dining options at the arenas and hospitality in the surrounding spaces
“The Office as a Clubhouse” – Work Design:
A look at how the rise of remote working has turned the role of the office into that of an amenity space, providing shared spaces and employee benefits
“Marvin Windows and Doors Office Featured on Design Milk” – Shea:
A Design Milk piece on the Shea-designed Eagan offices of Marvin Windows and Doors