Carson Design Associates Blog

Creating Office Space for the Working Mom: An Interview With Alison McCully

AUTHOR: Carson Design Associates - Indy   POST DATE:

In April 2017, Alison McCully entered the Carson Design Indianapolis office for the first time as a mother—12 weeks after the birth of her son, Myles. It was a familiar territory, but an unfamiliar role. Whereas she used to work 40-50 hours a week and manage all the nuances of client communications, she now works

NeoCon 2017: A Look Back at the Look Forward in Commercial Design

AUTHOR: Carson Design Associates - Indy   POST DATE:

Last week, several Carson Design team members ventured to The Mart in Chicago, Illinois to explore the latest commercial design and business trends at the NeoCon 2017. Following is a list of our top product and design finds from this year’s event. Flooring Across the Showrooms by Abbey Kochert This year, I was completely blown

Taking Your Work Outside

AUTHOR: Carson Design Associates - Indy   POST DATE:

What if there was a free way to reduce stress, increase brain function, and improve mental and physical health. And what if it was accessible to absolutely everyone? What if we told you it already exists…in the great outdoors. There are numerous reasons to spend more time outside, especially if you work in an indoor

WORKTECH 17: Learning From Industry Leaders in Technology, Innovation and Design

AUTHOR: Kelly Lea   POST DATE:

Image above courtesy of WORKTECH One of our lead interior designers, Kelly Lea, recently attended the WORKTECH 17 conference in New York City. The conference serves as a forum for all those involved in the workplace, as well as real estate, technology and innovation. WORKTECH 17 brought in some of the brightest names in the

New Interior Design Solutions for Healthcare Spaces

AUTHOR: Abbey Kochert   POST DATE:

As designers, we are required to record a certain number of CEUs (continued education units) each year. These could be events, online courses, meetings, certifications, etc. We do this to stay up-to-date on industry news, educated on changes, and learn from the experts. I recently attended an event put on by Steelcase Health titled, “Time

Confidentiality in an Open Office Environment

AUTHOR: Carson Design Associates - Indy   POST DATE:

Here at Carson Design Associates, we’ve worked with several clients who have transitioned their workspaces into an “open office environment.” (See Rolls-Royce and Officeworks as just a couple examples.) Many organizations do this to strategically enhance the flexibility of their workspace, support collaboration, or reduce hierarchy. And while there are definite benefits to this move, it also begs the

An Encouraging Look at the Indianapolis Real Estate Market

AUTHOR: Julie Berry   POST DATE:

In February, Cushman & Wakefield — a leading commercial real estate services firm in Indianapolis and around the world — held its 2017 State of Real Estate event, providing property owners, occupiers, and investors a look back at the previous year and a glance into the future. My colleague, Leah Stanton, and I attended with

What We’re Working On Today: Jones Lang LaSalle – Precedent Office Park

AUTHOR: Carson Design Associates - Indy   POST DATE:

INTERIOR DESIGN CLIENT: Jones Lang LaSalle – Precedent Office Park 9449 Priority Way West Drive Suite 105 Indianapolis, IN 46240 CARSON DESIGN PROJECT LEAD: Alison McCully, Interior Designer + Project Manager TOTAL SQUARE FOOTAGE: 3,000+ Rentable Square Feet COMPLETION DATE: January 2017 PROJECT SUMMARY: Carson Design Associates regularly works alongside Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) —

What the 2017 Pantone Color of the Year Means for Interior Design

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After scouring the world for trends in fashion, interior design, and technology and analyzing global consumer dispositions, Pantone Color Institute announced its Color of the Year for 2017:  Greenery (15-0343 TCX), stating that the shade: “[provides] us with the hope we collectively yearn for amid a complex social and political landscape. Satisfying our growing desire

What We’re Working On Today:  Elanco Office Renovation

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INTERIOR DESIGN CLIENT: Elanco 2500 Innovation Way Greenfield, IN 46140 CARSON DESIGN PROJECT LEAD: Alison McCully Interior Designer + Project Manager TOTAL SQUARE FOOTAGE: 55,500 SCHEDULED COMPLETION DATE: February 2017 PROJECT SUMMARY: With a need for increased occupancy and employee efficiency, Elanco—a division of Eli Lilly and Company—engaged Carson Design Associates in 2016 to redesign