Arrested in Paris

Arrested in Paris

For 40 years we have traveled across time zones and cultures in pursuit of universal design patterns. Through our journey to design compelling places of work, live and play we have completed projects in over 30 countries, and always, we begin and end our quests in our home studio. Here are a few.

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Workplace and Technology: The Integration Challenge

Workplace and Technology: The Integration Challenge

Today our clients experience the power of highly integrated workplace and technology solutions to meet their organizational objectives. Can corporate workplace ever achieve the efficiency, simplicity and responsiveness of the consumer experience at home? With thoughtful planning, clearly defined goals, and the right team – absolutely.

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Vinyl Ownership and Streaming Membership - What it Means for Workplace

Vinyl Ownership and Streaming Membership - What it Means for Workplace

In 2014 vinyl album sales reached their highest number recorded since the industry started monitoring LP sales in the early nineties. That same year, music streaming services saw an increase of 54 percent (wsj.com). In the years since, both of those markets continue to grow. But what does this mean for Workplace?

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Leading from the Middle

Leading from the Middle

As middle managers become more successful in their roles, they become the person to whom their colleagues look for in advice, mentorship and guidance. They become the “elected leaders”. These are the leaders that have a following of people, respect from upper management and self-pride. The unsung hero is the employee leading from the middle.

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Murphy Oil – Community Involvement

Murphy Oil – Community Involvement

Many of PDRs clients play a strong role in their community.  Murphy Oil Corp is no exception. They have called El Dorado, Arkansas home for many years.  You can even trace the history of Charles Haywood Murphy, Sr’s arrival in El Dorado, Arkansas to 1904 and the company’s roots go back to a lumber and banking business in South Arkansas. 

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