Fresh ideas about design
How do you measure and set standards for things as intangible as light, or as strong as structural steel for skyscrapers? This is the charge of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the products and services of which are used in the design of the smart power grid, satellites, lasers, atomic clocks, bulletproof vests, homes, factories, spacecraft, and cyber-security systems. NIST commissioned our firm to design exhibits for NIST’s facilities in Gaithersburg, MD, and Boulder, CO. The intricate exhibit structure will integrate glass panels, glass beams, metal posts, and lighting. Historic tools, machinery, test apparatus, videos, interviews, and photos will highlight the extraordinary contributions NIST has made over the past 110 years to the development of the U.S. as the world leader in science, technology, and engineering.
Strada, an industry leader in cross-disciplinary design, is excited to announce the elevation of Abby Mountain to Senior Associate. “Abby has been instrumental to Strada’s growth and success since 2002, and we are thrilled to advance her to this important position,” said Al Cuteri, firm principal and human resources leader. Abby joined Strada nearly 16 ...
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A story’s form should be organic— the moves it makes, the shape it takes. Initial visions of setting, theme, voice, and plot emerge as the writer intuits what the story needs without the anchor of minutia holding things back. Art is made.
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