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Publications featuring Shea and our clients

Shea Links: June

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: “Inside the […]

Lat 14 is a Twin Cities restaurant highlight

A recent piece in Hospitality Design highlights the growth and innovation in Twin Cities restaurants, with special mention to Lat 14. Praising not only the food but Shea’s stunning renovation of a former Perkins, the article gives Lat 14 props for its culinary innovation as well as beautiful design. Read the full story here.

The Twin Cities restaurant revolution, brought to you in part by Shea

The Twin Cities restaurant scene has, quite simply, never been hotter, and it’s growing all the time. Rick Nelson, the lead food critic and writer for the Star Tribune, breaks it all down in a longform piece discussing what’s going on, why it’s happening now, the chefs that are driving it, and the food that’s […]

Shea to design Eleven Artisans brewpub in historic Minneapolis building

Shea is partnering with developers Doug Hoskin and Amy Reher to design Eleven Artisans, a forthcoming brewpub in the 1907 Handicraft Guild Building in downtown Minneapolis. The new space will include a brewery, restaurant, event space, and outdoor patio, and is slated for completion in Fall 2019. Get the scoop from the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business […]

Colle McVoy recognized for its coolest office

Colle McVoy is one of the hottest creative agencies in town, and now they have the coolest office to match. Shea’s design scored this week in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal‘s Cool Offices feature, with special mention to the hip neon fireplace in the lobby, careful implementation of Colle McVoy’s brand and colors, and flexible […]

Shea ranks as one of the Twin Cities’ top architectural firms

The Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal recently released its list of the Twin Cities’ Largest Architectural Firms, based on annual billings for all operations and highlighting leaders in the industry, and Shea’s snagged a spot for 2019. Congrats, team! See the full list here.

Bon Appétit loves the dual concept at Popol Vuh and Centro

Want to take your tastebuds on a trip without leaving town? Bon Appétit‘s latest issue spills the secrets on how to taste the world in the Twin Cities, which, of course, includes a stop at Shea-designed Popol Vuh and Centro in Northeast Minneapolis. The restaurants get praise for the innovative use of space with the […]

Twin Cities summer restaurant boom is stacked with Shea designs

It’s open(ing) season in the Twin Cities, with a handful of eateries opening for spring, and a full slate for summer. The Star Tribune reported on the boom of recently opened and soon-to-come restaurants, with Shea projects Jinx Tea, Benedict’s Rochester, and a North Loop winery from the Schram Vineyards team. See the full list […]

Shea Links: May

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: “Atop One […]

Shea to design North Loop winery

Shea has kicked off the design process in collaboration with Schram Vineyards to create a winery in the heart of Minneapolis’ hippest neighborhood, the North Loop. With its history of industry, it’s the perfect area for a 10,000 square-foot city-centric winery that will include production facilities, a bar and tasting room, and patio for sipping […]

Demi scores a full four stars in the Star Tribune

Demi is the restaurant that completes Chef Gavin Kaysen’s Twin Cities trifecta: Following Minneapolis’ Spoon and Stable and Wayzata’s Bellecour, the tasting-menu-only spot is truly unique to the Mill City. The Star Tribune‘s glowing review of both the food and the space (a Shea design in collaboration with Chef Kaysen’s wife, Linda) proves that the […]

Shea Links: May

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: “Today’s Offices […]

Shea to bring ground-up Redlands Grill to San Antonio

As part of our continued partnership with J. Alexander’s Holdings, Shea has teamed up with the restaurant company to bring its Redlands Grill concept to San Antonio in a ground-up construction project. Slated to open in 2020, it will be the first ground-up Redlands to be developed. As the seventh new restaurant developed and built […]

Shea Principal Tanya Spaulding gives the scoop on signage in Franchise Times

Exterior signage is paramount in the creation of a successful concept, giving potential customers their first impression of a space and an idea of the vibe and experience they can expect from it. Franchise Times dives into the topic this month, with Shea expert Tanya Spaulding discussing the importance of everything from readability to mockups […]

Shea-designed Centro and Popol Vuh are two-for-one in Restaurant Hospitality

Creating two dining concepts in one space is no small feat, but Shea took it on to transform a former glue factory into a duo of modern Mexican restaurants. One a taqueria and one a high-end dining experience, the restaurants work together and function with the same kitchen, but have completely divergent designs. Restaurant Hospitality […]

Shea Links: April

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: “Marriott Needs […]

Shea wins IIDA FAB Award for the Marvin Windows and Doors office

This year’s IIDA FAB Awards ceremony was an event to remember, where the top designers in the Twin Cities got glammed up and celebrated a year of great work. And it was a red-letter year for Shea, with our team winning the Best Small Workplace Design award for our work at the Marvin Windows and […]

MSP magazine praises the dining room at PS Steak

P.S. Steak has been building buzz all around town due to its ambitious menu, its rich design, and its historic location, and Minneapolis-St. Paul magazine has picked up on it. MSP critic Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl raves about the menu, the cocktails, and most definitely the totally transformed dining room, a Shea triumph that preserves the […]

Shea-designed Delta Marriott is named Classic Premium Hotel of the Year

The recent Shea renovation of the Delta Marriott in Northeast Minneapolis, a former Ramada Plaza, has made a major splash with the company: Marriott awarded the location its Classic Premium Hotel of the Year for 2018. A big congratulations to our client and the team!

Shea projects score for Final Four visitors

The Final Four is coming to Minneapolis, and everyone’s on the edge of their seats to see which teams will be shooting and dunking for the NCAA title. The Chicago Tribune wrote a story on where visitors can score the best food in town, highlighting Shea projects Popol Vuh, Eastside, and Demi as slam dunks. […]

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