BEHIND THE SCENES

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At the end of 2017, I was thinking about goals for the new year—goals for myself, my team, and Art + Artisans. I became focused on the concept of leadership. How could I best lead my company? How could I support each of my team members to lead; to achieve excellence? CREW had been sending me emails about their Leadership Certificate Program around that time. Leadership development is one of the tenets of CREW, and this opportunity sounded...

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The Groves residence on South Lamar is modern, eclectic and in one word, cool. This is one of the busy South Austin neighborhood’s newest multi-family communities, and is close to a wide variety of nightlife, entertainment and restaurants. The unique spirit of the Groves’ location was a key factor as the Art + Artisans team worked to select artwork for the project.

The goal for the Groves was to celebrate the trendy...

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Recently opened in Austin’s newest downtown tower at 500 W. 2nd, Firmspace offers its client an elevated co-working environment for business executives. Founded in 2016, by Matt Ferstler and Justin Bayne, Firmspace’s goal was to create a co-working space for professional and legal communities with upscale interiors in unprecedented class A spaces. The new Austin office features panoramic views of downtown,...

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Last week our team attended Bisnow’s Future of Downtown Austin panel. Led by our very own Jennifer Seay, the panel discussed upcoming changes and trends in the downtown including growing retail spaces, public art and parks, new transportation and public-private partnerships.

So much great insight was shared from our panel of industry experts! Here are a few key learnings:

Growing the Retail Space

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Specializing in space planning and full-service interior design, PPDS is an Austin-based, woman-owned design firm and a frequent collaborator of Art + Artisans. Together we have completed numerous projects, from Houston to San Antonio to Austin, that connect and engage the people who use them. Get a look into a few projects we completed together below.

Lenox Trails

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Art + Artisans is here to help you stay up to date with the exciting things happening in the art industry. From new immersive exhibits to a museum that will text you artwork, check out the stories below for a look into our industry.

Pumpkin Love

One of Yayoi Kusama’s popular and iconic “Infinity Mirror Room” installations has arrived in Dallas. “All the Eternal Love I have for Pumpkins” is...

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After months of planning, Texas A&M’s College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Services is getting a new look with an incredible installation of 16 unique murals composed of lenticular fins. The installation captures the dedication it takes each student to complete their education, reflects the work they do every day and shows the compassionate, strong bond between humans and animals.

The installation spans the entire main...

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Recently installed: a 3D custom mural in a Facebook Affiliate Office in Dallas. The artist's idea to bring the Pegasus to life along with a nod to this 21st -century company shapes the experience for employees and guests and pays homage to this beloved Dallas classic. The Pegasus originally sat atop the Renaissance Revival Magnolia Building built for the Magnolia Oil Company in 1934. The centerpiece of Dallas' famous skyline now rests at...

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Creating meaningful spaces for our clients begins with understanding and then telling the story they want to share with their public. For the project to be successful, it is equally important to ensure that what was agreed upon and specified is ultimately what is fabricated. Our professional team of project managers has a unique blend of talent, and many years of expertise in fine arts, interior design, and art and sculpture installation....

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