Convention, Design /

Future of Design: Where is the Heat?


Atlanta-based technology and business website Hypepotamus asked experts from all corners of the design industry, from architecture to lifestyle branding, what big influences and changes they’re see shape the future of design. Referencing his more than 35 years of architecture practice on iconic, complex projects both domestic and abroad, Principal Kevin Gordon offered a deep dive into his insights of the past, present and future of design. The following was excerpted for the article, which you can read in its entirety here (more…)

Design, sports /

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution remembers the Omni


The Omni Coliseum was a tvsdesign original and Atlanta staple from 1972 – 1997. At 377,000 sf, the multi-purpose facility seated 16,500 people for sports and similar floor events. Highly flexible, it played host to concerts, circuses, ice shows, and sporting events, with excellent visibility for all. Visit the AJC for their vault of throwback photos of the Omni, and see ours below.


Design, Workplace /

Video: Principal Steve Clem Named ASID’s 2017 Designer of Distinction

LPL Financial, Ft. Mill, S.C.

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and tvsdesign are pleased to announce Steven Clem, ASID, FAIA, tvsdesign principal, as the 2017 ASID Designer of Distinction. Presented annually, this award honors an ASID professional member who has established a body of superior work demonstrating creativity, excellence, and innovation. This is the premier award for personal achievement and social consciousness in the interior design profession. (more…)

Design, sports /

Community-Based Building: Atlanta United’s New Training Facility


The Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Training Ground featured as a project spotlight in Engineering Georgia. Article by Nikki Welch. (more…)

Design, Workplace /

Mattress Firm HQ Featured on “Building Design + Construction”


“Immediately upon entering Mattress Firm’s new 130,000-sf BEDQuarters building, the fact that the company deals in mattresses is on full display. The statement lobby has a front desk decorated with bed coils, puffy, cloud-like pendants hang from the ceiling, and wayfinding signage inspired by the company’s Comfort by Color theme to direct visitors and team members alike”. – Read the rest of the story here.

Design /

Better by Design: 7 Ways We’re Committing to a Culture of Employee Wellness


Better by Design, the Brand & Culture Committee’s part in the greater 2017 “Firm Fitness” initiative, aims to give employees the tools they need to make them healthier, happier and by default, more productive. (more…)

Design /

Better by Design: Introducing a Cultural Wellness Program


So far, 2017 has been all about “Firm Fitness” for tvsdesign. Our new President, Janet Simpson, has taken significant steps to strategically position our firm through what we’re calling the Firm Fitness Plan – a comprehensive business strategy keeping us agile and focused on a shared vision. One element of this initiative is fostering a culture of innovation and support. As an employee-owned company, this part is important to us because each interaction on the job directly contributes to the overall health of our firm. (more…)

Design /

Your 2017 Design Summer Reading List


Tickets and hotel are booked, bags are packed and all that’s left to do is find a good read. Maybe you’re into something a little more stimulating than the next Twilight page-turner but don’t know where to look. Don’t worry, friends! We’ve asked our designers to name some of the best books about design so that you can enjoy a read that leaves you with something substantial rather than fatigue from rolling your eyes at cheesy dialogue. (more…)

Design /

Blockbusters: 6 Films Set in tvsdesign Spaces


Our designers complete projects with the client and good design in mind, but sometimes that good design is appealing for some unexpected additional clients: the film industry.  In fact, tvsdesign spaces have appeared in more than 70 movies and TV shows in recent years. While it can sometimes be difficult to spot the space, we’ve isolated work in six different films that you may recognize. (more…)

Design, Retail /

Three Ways to Engage Retail Customers Using Flexible Space Design

GDXY9K SINGAPORE. 2016. Yoga at the ION Orchard Shopping mall

It’s easy to prepare and lease spaces for the big brands. But, as consumers trend toward those local, niche vendors they can easily find marketed online, malls must pivot to be included. With a few layout tweaks, enhanced service and specific attention to your guest’s experience, you can be on your way to crafting the “it” space in your neighborhood, and reaping the rewards without sacrificing the advantages of leasing to national brands. (more…)