Photos By Evan Dion

,' 'VL i' v> iir ABOVE A hand-painted mural, rerr de red in colors that complement the oifies pasted, covers the wall that separates the design group space and ar* adjacent auditorium, The mural features (tons inspired by the five senses and communica* tion-related themes. LEFT Layers of dropped ceilings and nonHoadbearjtftg waifs were removed in i hese Ottawa, Canada, offices and the visual environment energized by the combination of natura light with a light, bright color palette arid...

Callison Architecture

Callison maximizes the design potential of each project through a balance of art, business, and technology. Founded in 1975, the firm develops innovative solutions in partnership with its clients, creating value by enhancing the clients' success. Callison provides full-service planning and design services to retail, hospitality, residential, health care, and corporate clients throughout the world. Services include architecture, master planning, interior design, graphic design, corporate...

Photo 8y Tom Bonner

ABOVE LEFT Television monitors in the reception area of this Washington, ad aqency air a steady stream of MTV and The Shopping Channel, lending a sense of irony and irreverence to the setting of a firm that eschews television advertising, PHOTO BY MICHAEi fijORAN ABOVE RIGHT A wall of fiberglass panels and wood studs encloses the agency's conference room, Finland plywood was used in the construction of the reception desk and in elements r> uch as the conference room light fixture, PHOTO BY...

All Photos By Michael Moran Photography

ABOVE Free-floating workstations in this Washington, graphic design firm are constructed of birch veneer plywood, medium density fiberboard, and cold roiled steel. Framed wire safety glass adds a level of privacy to each station, along with a movable panel that slides to aiiow communication between stations. LEFT The layout of this call center In Great Falls, Montana, is composed of a series of open workstations organized in team clusters, Surrounding the clusters are low partitions that feed...

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Since its inception in 1936, Skidmore, Owings amp Merrill SOM has undertaken a variety of commissions in the United States and in more than fifty countries throughout the world, SOM is renowned for the successful completion of challenging and complex assignments within strict time frames and budget constraints. The firm's track record in projects of all sizes and types gives clients confidence that they are hiring highly trained and experienced professionals. SOM's commitment to excellence...