Liz Sutton is a native Hoosier who joined Axis just over a year ago. When she’s not working on projects like the Ford Building, she’s remodeling her 100-year-old brick home or working with plants. Here’s what Liz had to say about interior design, her Axis-versary, and her love for Frank Lloyd Wright.
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The city of Indianapolis is in the midst of an urban boom. In this Indianapolis Business Journal article, Axis Architecture + Interiors co-founder Drew White talks about the “New Urban Agenda,” and what it means for Indianapolis. Continue reading “Article: What the ‘New Urban Agenda’ Means for Indianapolis”
As architects, we have a social responsibility. What we do influences the built environment. So, when it comes to community-based projects, Axis must do more than design a modern-looking building. We must build an environment that engages, inspires, and empowers. Continue reading “Architecture & Social Responsibility: Designing for the Community”
Say “hello” to Ryan Meyer, a University of Cincinnati alum and die-hard Browns fan. As a LEED-accredited architect, Ryan is always conscious of integrating the structure of a building with its energy infrastructure. Here’s what he had to say about working on parks projects, and why — if he were going on an architecture tour — Sydney is the first place he’d go. Continue reading “5 Questions with Ryan Meyer, Architectural Associate”
The new Monroe County Parking Garage in Bloomington, Indiana, features a unique LiveWall installation. LiveWall, the green industry’s most sustainable, durable, and low-maintenance living wall system, fills five of the parking structure’s window openings with a variety of plants that bloom in shades of yellow, red, pink, purple, and green. Continue reading “LiveWall Living Wall Blooms on Bloomington Parking Garage”
Check out this IndyStar feature on Ashley Lee and Liz Sutton, who each designed a mid-century modern dollhouse! The dollhouses — which included tiny sandboxes, globe lights made from ping-pong balls, and handmade furniture — were auctioned off at the GiGi’s Playhouse Indianapolis “I Have a Voice” Gala. Continue reading “Article: Interior designers Ashley Lee and Liz Sutton design mid-century modern dollhouses”
Meet Weston Snyder, a graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design and former Axis intern. Weston always keeps the client experience at the front of his mind, and he enjoys working on challenging, intricately detailed projects. Here’s what he said to say about his design style, where he goes to find inspiration, and why it’s important to remember that “failure is not fatal.” Continue reading “5 Questions with Weston Snyder, Architectural Associate”
We used to make our own valentines using construction paper, sequins, and too much glue. Each Valentine’s Day, we’d take them to school and drop them into shoeboxes covered with as much tinfoil as our mothers allowed. Back then, we didn’t believe in “too much glue.” We didn’t know the LEGOs we played with and the dollhouses we decorated would evolve into a career, either. We had yet to fall in love, and had no idea that, someday, Indianapolis would also have a place in our hearts. Continue reading “Head Over Heels: Why Indy Has Our Hearts”
As a business owner, you’re always looking for new ways to innovate and expand. Your goals for 2018 may even include increased productivity and higher employee retention. But what if your resolution is to breathe new life into your workspace? Here are a few key points to help you decide whether to relocate or renovate. Continue reading “Should You Stay or Should You Go? Relocating vs. Renovating”
For interior designers Ashley Fronterhouse Lee and Kathleen Lemaster, the Crossroads of America is the perfect place for innovative design. In an interview with Interiors + Sources, the design duo talked about holistic design and the importance of empathizing with clients.
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