Th exhibit, an exploration of art, architecture and design, will include art in many different forms, including photography, sculptures and more.
Here’s a peek at downtown’s newest hotel before it opens in October
The $35 million boutique hotel at 141 E. Washington St., at the corner of Delaware Street, will open in a remodeled 60,000-square-foot building that was constructed in 1969 for State Life Insurance Co. and was the home of local law firm Riley Bennett & Egloff from 2003 to 2019.Read More
Reviving a post-modern masterpiece in Indianapolis
The 8,000-square-foot house, built in 1988, has six bedrooms and 4-1/2 bathrooms. There’s a sun room with a huge jacuzzi, a custom kitchen, and a game room and a pocket bar—featuring bright blue counters and cabinets—built to house a bartender to serve guests.Read More
Ratio Design sells minority stake to Toronto investment firm, plans growth
Ratio will remain an independent Indianapolis-based company as part of the deal, with founding principal Bill Browne staying as president and the largest individual shareholder.Read More
Architect Stephen Alexander helping to sketch future of Old Southside
He has a big plan for the south side of downtown, but the plan is ever evolving and it will require hundreds of millions of dollars in investment and large-scale rethinking of development along the Interstate 70 corridor.Read More
Indiana Landmarks, a statewide preservation group, and the Indiana War Memorials Commission is hosting the Indy Downtown Safari on July 31.
Over the last two years, the Stenz Construction Corp., Third Street Ventures and Pure Development have undertaken a $25 million renovation of the former U.S. Corrugated Box Co. building.
Steelcase, an office furniture company, says its research indicates half of global companies plan major redesigns to their office space this year.
Architects and interior designers say that after 12 months of varying degrees of lockdown, people are discovering what does and doesn’t work in their homes, and becoming more confident about acting on it.
The design team announced Wednesday will be led by Stuttgart, Germany-based engineering firm Schlaich Bergermann Partner, or SBP, in collaboration with New York City-based Practice for Architecture and Urbanism, or PAU, and seven other firms.
Interior designer Daun Curry, a graduate of the Parsons School of Design, freelanced as a stylist before opening her own New York design firm in 2009.
An open-concept room is seemingly free of convention or traditional discipline. It is for this reason that one should tread cautiously when decorating.
Selecting a specific color can be challenging. Where to start? I usually ask homeowners about personal preferences: What colors do they like to wear? What color is their vehicle? Any preferred childhood colors? What do different colors mean to them?
Up to now, the business has primarily served architects and designers in bigger markets. Also this week: Lou Malnati’s, Dave & Busters, Godiva Chocolatier, Nesso, Jiffy Lube.
“I like the notion that a room full of objects can be more soothing than a plain space, as the eye has something to rest on. I love color and print, but that being said I like a room that feels quite edited and tidy.”
Shipping container homes and buildings have gained traction in the last 10 years as people search for an alternative to traditional building methods and look for recyclable, durable products.
I recommend using—yes, brace yourselves—a reclining chair, comfortable chair and ottoman, or chaise lounge. If reading is your refuge, then a small reading light should definitely be paired with your seating. Add a small table with a drawer to put away your eyeglasses, keys and any media device such as your phone, tablet or laptop. These should be turned off. This is your time.
The pandemic turned the entire nation into homebodies. Now, architects, builders and interior designers are addressing the pain points that emerged when our homes became our offices, schools and entertainment venues.
An architect, interior designer and design-build contractor discuss the sudden shift in priorities for the home, how much projects can cost and how crews get the work done in the middle of a health crisis.
It doesn’t matter whether you consider this notebook a design journal or a project management tool or a running budget. It is all three.
Forget the colors of the sunsets, burnt oranges, browns and ochres of Italian villas. Repaint your home’s walls in neutral tones that will set the stage for a hip, contemporary vibe.
Ratio is architect for the $550 million project by Kite Realty Group Trust that includes a Signia Hilton, an expansion of the Indiana Convention Center and—eventually—a second, 600-room Hilton-branded hotel.