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,...

Fluid Retail | Food + Beverage

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,...

Design For Good: Modular Housing

California is experiencing an affordable-housing crisis in which 97% of cities are not keeping pace with its population growth in creating housing. Only about 10% of the number of units to support inbound workers has been produced each year for nearly a decade. Cities...

2019 Macy’s Flower Show

Beyond rooftop bars and walks in the park, one event that marks the arrival of spring in NYC is the iconic Macy’s Flower Show! For decades, Macy’s Herald Square (and other major city flagships) have rung in the new season with a themed flower show that is out of this...

Cincinnati Reds Hall Of Fame Grand Opening

A Legend in Cincinnati says that the official first day of Spring has nothing to do with the Spring Equinox but rather everything to do with the Cincinnati Reds Opening Day game. This year marks a very special year for the beloved Reds Legs as the team and baseball...

See Something New | Q1

Our report for the first quarter of 2019 brings into sharp focus the rift forming between brands focused on the now and brands stretching themselves to define what the future of their industry looks like. From the evolution of the physical store, to the design trends...

A Day Trip To Neuschwanstein Castle

On a recent adventure to Munich, Germany, I asked many of the locals what to see and experience. While many suggested to eat and drink as much as possible, another response I often got was to visit Neuschwanstein Castle - a popular, yet must-see historic destination...