The White Company store is
modeled on a journey through
the home, with a series of rooms
covering two floors.
retailer; interior refreshes for a paint
supply retailer in stores across the
U. S. and Canada; and new store
setups and remodels for a big-box
Visual Magnetics has secured
a patent for its Visual Magnetics
Graphic System in Australia. The
company’s Australian direct sales
channel, Conect Enterprises, provides national service to retailers
and print service providers.
Frank Mayer and Associates
launched a newly responsive website. The fresh new look offers additional functionality, user-friendly
navigation, and in-depth viewing
adaptive to a universal design
for desktops, tablets, and mobile
Stiles Machinery is celebrating its
Brand agency and retail design con-sultancy CBX has welcomed three
new employees. Jodi Sutherland
is VP and engagement group director. She was SVP and group account
director at Publicis Worldwide, New
York. Andy Austin, formerly AT&T’s
director of retail customer experience, is the new group director of
experience technology. Anthony
Deen is creative director of branded
environments. He was creative director, environment design at Landor
in New York.
King Retail Solutions added Mark
Sargent as creative director. He
has worked on domestic and inter-
national projects for Fortune 500
companies. Additional recent design
team hires include Anthony Gar-
rigues (drafter), Nicholas Gaskill
(store designer), Susann McKim
(store designer), and Samantha
Strauss (drafting intern).
NanoLumens appointed Simon
Deary sales director of the EMEA
region. He previously founded
Son Et Lumiere, an LED design firm
specializing in high-end events.
FRCH Design Worldwide has
promoted Barbara Beeghly, a
member of FRCH leadership for
more than 25 years, to lead the
large-format retail business unit of
the firm. Joining the firm as director
and registered architect in the hospitality studio is Doug Richards. He
had worked for FRCH previously and
most recently was with KZF Design.
New hire Kevin Pohlgeers, senior
project leader in the specialty retail
architecture studio, was a CAD
manager with AGI.
New interior designers with
the firm are Ashley Sojda in the
large-format studio, Amy Conroy
and Lauren Hillner in the hospitality studio, Gabrielle Enzweiler in
the department stores studio, and
Olivia Hennessy in the specialty
Other new hires include project
coordinators Philip Borkowski in
the specialty retail architecture studio and Trey Meyer in the department stores studio in Cincinnati,
graphic designer Megan Mudman
in the specialty design studio, and
help desk technician Carla Warren.
Design firm at api(+) has promoted
five to associate level: David Behrens, Ryan Martin, LEED AP,
Christy Emery, AIA, NCARB,
John Scheffel, and Tim Moore.
This Timberland store has already
won an A.R. E. Gold Award. It features
natural timbers, exposed brickwork,
reclaimed vintage furniture, and
handmade and repurposed material.