Massimo Vignelli: In memoriam

Massimo Vignelli may be best known for his controversial and abstract 1972 diagram of the NYC Subway system, but the Italian-born designer created much more. His multi-disciplinary design studio worked in graphic design, interior design, product and furniture design. His work more…

Interior Design HIP at NeoCon

Renowned for its Hall of Fame, Interior Design magazine wants to celebrate design leaders and their design solutions throughout the year. This year Interior Design magazine launches Honoring Industry People (HIP) to recognize individual achievement in the design industry and excellence in more…

Good vibrations

Remarkable growth in music and dance class programs over the last ten years prompted the Old Town School of Folk Music to expand its existing facilities on North Lincoln Avenue in Chicago. VOA had the privilege of designing the first more…

ICFF 2014

Six things that inspired me at the 2014 International Contemporary Furniture Fair

National Rebuilding Day 2014

Each year on the last Saturday of April, volunteers with 187 Rebuilding Together affiliates repair and restore homes and non-profit facilities across America for National Rebuilding Day. National Rebuilding Day addresses the critical home repair needs of low-income homeowners in more…

Women Architects: Balancing Work and Life

Great design is achieved by architects and designers who take a balanced approach to living, working and playing. When we begin our professional life, work sometimes takes the front seat. As we advance in our careers, our world often gets more…