See Something New Q3

Our report for the third quarter of 2019 explores the blurred lines of today's design and business trends as we move on from Q1 and Q2. From workplace to retail and all the environments in between, check out the trends we’ve seen emerge in Q3 and will continue to keep...

Mixed-Use Developers Expand Into Pop-up Villages

For years, brands and retailers have leaned into pop-ups as a way to uniquely connect with niche consumers and ultimately, create buzz. Now, mixed-use developers are taking it to the next level with the “pop-up village” concept. These environments feature several...

Teammate Travels: An Archipelago Adventure

This August, I took off on a 10-day adventure through Iceland and the Faroe Islands (a self-governing archipelago and part of the kingdom of Denmark). Before leaving, we booked a different place to stay every night and planned our personal excursions based on where...

Part III: In The City with NELSON NYC

New York City is home to the largest population of designers in the country. Over 45,000 creatives work within the city limits each day making it a global hub for inspiration and creativity. NELSON New York is proud to be part of this community, designing some of the...

Rockets Of Awesome Pop-Up NYC

From art galleries and farm stands, to secret pop-ups it's almost always guaranteed you’ll discover something new while strolling through New York City. One day while walking off lunch before heading back to the office, I came across a new pop-up that couldn’t be...

Part II: In The City with NELSON NYC

New York City is home to the largest population of designers in the country. Over 45,000 creatives work within the city limits each day making it a global hub for inspiration and creativity. NELSON New York is proud to be part of this community, designing some of the...

Part I: In The City with NELSON NYC

New York City is home to the largest population of designers in the country. Over 45,000 creatives work within the city limits each day making it a global hub for inspiration and creativity. NELSON New York is proud to be part of this community, designing some of the...

Architecture Spotlight: Mark Levine

At NELSON, we believe architecture has the power to create a transformative sense of place, supporting communities and strengthening the fabric of cities across the nation and around the world. Recently named the #2 fastest growing architecture firm, we’re celebrating...

Architecture Spotlight: Cheryl Smith

At NELSON, we believe architecture has the power to create a transformative sense of place, supporting communities and strengthening the fabric of cities across the nation and around the world. Recently named the #2 fastest growing architecture firm, we're celebrating...

Architecture Spotlight: Jim Harkin

At NELSON, we believe architecture has the power to create a transformative sense of place, supporting communities and strengthening the fabric of cities across the nation and around the world. Recently named the #2 fastest growing architecture firm, we're celebrating...

Teammate Travels: Amsterdam In A Blur

Recently, I had an opportunity to take in Amsterdam, a city that has somehow eluded me in my travels. Free time was limited so my exploration was fast and furious. It would have been tragic if I were to have made my way back home without gleaning something meaningful...

See Something New | Q2

There are six key trends from the second quarter of 2019 infiltrating industries from retail spaces to workplaces and the range of businesses in between. Overall, as consumers become more vocal about their values and what is important to them, brands are responding by...

Lights & Nights On The Cuyahoga

Recently a group of NELSON teammates in Cleveland previewed an outdoor art installation by a group called Squidsoup located on the streetcar level of the Detroit-Superior Bride. The bridge is a 3,112-foot long arch bridge that stretches over the Cuyahoga...

5 Trends We Saw At NeoCon 2019

Held annually at The Mart in Chicago, NeoCon is the world's largest exhibition of commercial design. The highly anticipated show features the most innovative products of today that shape the build environments of today and the future, and this year more than 50,000...

PRIDE Store Displays 2019

It's PRIDE MONTH and at NELSON we believe diversity makes us stronger that every individual should feel free to express their true & authentic selves each and every day. We are proud to support the LGBTQ+ community and are happy to be celebrating equality for all! So,...

Hostel Meets Boutique Hotel Style

Today's experience-driven consumers have reshaped the hospitality landscape, bringing boutique hotels to the forefront. Built on the desire for authenticity, localization ... and yes, a unique experience, these curated environments offer a trendy...

Fluid Retail | Arts + Recreation

New York Market Week is here and as retail continues to rapidly transform, we're looking beyond the immediate industry, to environments and concepts inspiring the retail of tomorrow. Today's consumers engage with brands in a fluid manner, the traditional sectors of...

Fluid Retail | Hospitality + Wellness

New York Market Week and NYCxDESIGN are fast approaching and as retail continues to rapidly transform, we're looking beyond the immediate industry, to environments and concepts inspiring the retail of tomorrow. Today's consumers engage with brands in a fluid manner,...