Beloved by editors, celebrities and the modern empowered woman, the New York City-basedLela Roseis a force veritable in the world of Ready-to-Wear and Bridal Wear. Known for their refined, elegant aesthetic, the brand is also recognized for their use of color in communicating their vision.
We were lucky enough to host visionary color expert, inspiring designer and friend of Heartwork, Laura Guido-Clark, for a seminar and training of her new intuitive navigational color tool,Love Good Color.
TheUrban Land Institute(ULI), a global non-profit based in Washington, D.C., was ready to make a big change in its office landscape. The 81-year-old organization, which provides leadership in responsible and sustainable real estate development, decided to move their office to a new space with a completely new concept that lead project architect Ruben Smudde calls “transparent and balanced,” with dedicated areas for quiet work, collaboration, and meetings.
Working with a cool brand like Spotify, the music streaming service, is a designer’s dream. But the cooler the brand is, the greater the challenge will be to create a workplace that lives up to that reputation. And with Spotify, designer Cecilia Vigil faces – and lives up to – that challenge times 15, as there are 15 Spotify offices around the world.
Cupcakes are enough of a treat by themselves, but customers who enter the Sprinkles stores in Los Angeles and New York experience a sweet visual feast too. Leave it to Vienna-born Andrea Lenardin Madden and LA-based architecture, branding, and packaging design studio, alm project, to turn a trip for cupcakes into a lesson on award-winning design. There’s also a lot to learn from alm project’s studio space, so we asked Andrea how her workplace fosters creativity and communication.
Winner of Heartwork's Instagram Contest, #weloveofficeflair, Julie Pinzur, is truly an inspiration for doing what you love. We were so excited to see her winning photo we could not wait to find out more.
Heartwork has been lucky enough to participate in some interesting projects, where we’ve met some amazingly creative people. As a partner in Tech Cocktail, a Las Vegas co-working space that Tony Hsieh funded, we’ve gotten to know Heather Lipner, theUncovetfounder who’s designing the space.
Fabpromises to bring great design to the world, and it all starts at home at Fab's headquarters. In this interview, Bradford Shellhammer, Founder and Chief Design Officer ofFab, offers some insight into the company's inspiration from the products they offer their customers to the design of Fab's offices.
It’s one thing to want to create designs with buzz, but it’s quite another thing to be working withBuzzFeedfounder Jonah Peretti. Thomas Juncher Jensen, founder of the New York City-based design studioJIDK, is a creative force that does both. Jensen, who hails from Denmark and got his start in the high-end hospitality business, shares with Heartwork the challenges of helping former startups likeBuzzFeedandPaperless Postmove into grown-up offices without losing that special energy that got them where they are today.
In the 80’s it was called “Hard Work”. Then, in the 90’s it became “Smart Work”. After 2000 it was just “Work Work”. Today, after the long and lingering recession may we suggest “Heartwork”?
What makes Heartwork? Heartwork is doing what you love. If you can do it for good money, hats off. Heartwork is not defined by the type of work you do nor does it discriminate by industry, level of education, income, ethnicity or sex. Everyone is welcome. Rather, Heartwork is defined and united by a common purpose: People committed to doing something they care about -- and doing it well.