When the Dow Diamond baseball stadium was constructed in 2007, there was a substantial area earmarked as a media production suite. Over the past five years, the valuable space was found to be underutilized, which spurred Executive Director, Paul Barbeau to transform the suite. The team decided to create a new patron lounge overlooking the stadium and wanted an upscale look with very low maintenance.
Covenant Healthcare was looking to update the look of its waiting area while maintaining the integrity of their brand and reputation. The surfaces and finishes didn’t reflect the high quality and care Covenant Healthcare is known for and the lobby housed furniture that was worn, uncomfortable, and constantly being moved around making the space look messy. Covenant was looking for a calm, soothing, and contemporary area for patients and relatives that reflected their high standards of excellence.
Reliance One was moving into a new headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan after outgrowing their space. With the new space they wanted a design that provided a fun atmosphere that would excite employees and clients.
Just like many of our clients, the SPACE Inc. working showroom and offices hadn’t been updated in years. In addition, the furniture didn’t support the video technology needed to do business throughout the United States.
Michigan Blood is a blood collection site located at Dow Diamond. The client wanted to create an environment that worked like a highly clinical setting without looking too sterile.
Northwood University was looking to create an environment where working professionals could come and learn in a highly collaborative space. The teachers at the DeVos School of Management are facilitators not lecturers, so the interior space had to support discussion and interaction. In addition, the program didn’t have a full-time receptionist so the instructors needed to be visually accessible to all of the space.
When a Major League design was desired for Dow Diamond in Downtown Midland, the SPACE, Inc. team was asked to step up to the plate. The job required selecting, ordering, delivering and installing the furniture for the five-thousand seat Minor League baseball stadium within a timeframe of less than five months. That meant seamlessly incorporating a custom look throughout the corporate suites, locker rooms, ticket offices and picnic areas before opening day.
Baker College needed a design partner that could make renovating and moving into a new space elementary. A used-car building needed to be made over into an Admissions Department that could help win new college recruits. That meant turning the space into a warm and elegant workspace that would provide a comfortable atmosphere, while inspiring students to attend the college.
When Chemical Bank needed to move their executive team into a new office building they contacted the design experts at SPACE. The bank needed an updated work environment that could adjust to operational changes without sacrificing aesthetics. Bank executives also sought a way to provide acoustical privacy to ensure that financial discussions remained confidential.