Architect Kreg Norgaard was challenged to design and build an office suitable for a growing online auto magazine. With a very tight budget Kreg utilized a local CNC fabrication shop (whom also happens to be Kreg’s brother) to build walnut panel walls, rolling space dividers with storage, branding wall, conference table and shelves that hang from the plywood creating endless office arrangements.
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The space integrates both light and dark wood finishes for added warmth and texture. Wall panels with a patina metal style finish create drama in contrast to the wood finishes. Contemporary patterned fabrics for booth seating and accent lighting contribute as sense of playfulness throughout the space.
A creative space for a creative company. Neumann/Smith Architecture helped advertising agency, Lowe Campbell Ewald, breath new life into a 100-year old building, setting a precedent for repurposing long vacant Detroit buildings, shining the light on historic preservation and anchoring the creative sector’s place as a strong economic engine for Detroit.
Graffiti from local artists decorate the walls and floors, razor scooters zip around every corner, kitchens feature popcorn and slushy machines, and bright colors cover every hallway (even scratch-and-sniff wallpaper is used in our space). And since work should always be fun, there are ping pong tables and a replica Cleveland Cavaliers basketball court.