See Something New: 2019 In Review Part II

2019 was a tumultuous year, full of political and social uncertainty around the world. We take some time to look back on the biggest Strategy, Design, and Architecture stories of the year, exploring the key themes that captured our attention and uncovering potential...

See Something New: 2019 In Review Part I

2019 was a tumultuous year full of political and social uncertainty. In our latest #SeeSomethingNew report we're taking time to look back on the biggest Strategy, Design, and Architecture stories of the year, exploring the key themes that captured our attention and...

The Time Shop by Chick-fil-A

This holiday season, Chick-fil-A dropped their aprons and took to the streets of New York City to gift something other than its famous chicken recipe. Opening a limited-time pop-up space, the restaurant brand created a holiday experience located in the heart of the...

Fashion Meets Design at PORTALS Boston 2019

This November, NELSON Worldwide teammates in Boston participated in IIDA New England’s PORTALS Fashion Show—an annual fashion-filled night that challenges creative minds to create high fashion garments using everyday interior design and building materials. This year’s...

The Magis Pup Goes To Mars

This year, NELSON NYC teammates had the chance to transform every interior designer’s favorite pup, the famous Magis Puppy designed by Earo Aario, into a unique and inspiring piece of art for the 2019 Magis Pup Challenge. The event, held in New York City on October...

Sustainability Explained: 7 Things You Need To Know

Building and designing sustainable spaces has always been important, but as we become a self-aware society, driving sustainability by way of green building practices far exceeds the boundaries of the building envelope. For the design industry, sustainability considers...

Fashion Meets Design: Product Runway 2019

If you work in the design industry, chances are you’ve heard of or participated in an International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Product Runway event held by IIDA chapters across the country. Each event is an exciting fashion-filled night that challenges...

A Feature on FOOD

In a recent trip Mexico City (a fantastic city that is greatly under-rated), I took some time to check out a few retailers and food experiences suggested by friends and others in the industry. From grocery retailers to mass merchants and specialty restaurants, it is...

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...