Public spaces are well-positioned canvases for strategic messaging that fosters community dialogue, neighborhood identity, beautification, way-finding, safety and graffiti abatement, while increasing investor confidence and attracting clientele into a developing district.
“At the end of the day, developers want to know ‘What can we do to make our development attractive and profitable?’ If you set aside arts space in your development, it will pay dividends far and beyond. People will want to live there, shop there, eat there.“
— Jay Dick, Senior Director of State and Local Government Affairs at Americans for the Arts
We wanted to say a big “hello“ to residents, retail and restaurant-goers coming to the new Park Potomac, Maryland development. We picked a palette that could wear well in every season and patina with age.
This dragon was designed to draw commuters and concert goers to the newly opening CIRCA bistro and to correspond with the Friendship Arch at the entrance to DC’s historic Chinatown.
Come As You Are
We created a bold design for new business CAYA Club, (acronym “Come As You Are”) on the Brixton design trail during London Design Week. The mural created contrast between CAYA’s tidy brand and the adjacent Brixton graffiti while melting seamlessly into the roll-up door.
We created this mural for a vintage boutique, picking tones that complimented the vintage brick and vintage brand.