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The Spirit of Generosity: Creating a Donor Wall For a Lifetime of Iowans

The donor wall design is essentially a blank slate for the “Spirit of Generosity” to grow. With the goal of honoring the character and generous spirit of Iowans, this donor campaign gives ample opportunity at many giving levels with donations starting at $100. See how the design came together and what the finished wall looks like.

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A Lesson in Boutique Hotel Signage: How signage helped put Hotel Grinnell on the map

Boutique hotel signage is the cherry on top of a beautiful sundae. With a higher, more architectural, design this type of signage most often reflects the character of the project. In this historical renovation, a school from 1921 in the heart of Grinnell, Iowa gets rejuvenated into a boutique hotel with thoughtful nods to its educational beginnings.

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Honoring Red Oak Iowa Grand Theatre History with Classic Marquee Signage

This historic theatre has a mission to create affordable, family-friendly movies and entertainment. The exterior signage is a nod to the past with a classic illuminated marquee style with a changeable message board. The community, a local board, history, and value engineering were all key pieces for the success of this project.

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Creating Signage for The Chauncey— A New High Rise Mixed Use Development in Downtown Iowa City

This new high rise in downtown Iowa City changes the landscape by 15 stories. Here’s the story of signage for this monumental new mixed use development that includes FilmScene cinema, SpareMe bowling alley, retail, corporate and office space, condominiums, and a hotel.

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Hello Sunshine! Collaborative efforts result in a solar sign at Historic Farm

You may have driven by the Johnson County Historic Poor Farm without much notice. This rustic farm on the edge of Iowa City was established in 1855 as a place to care for the poor and mentally ill. Today it serves as a window to the past.

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Case Study: Hancher Auditorium - University of Iowa

Hancher Auditorium, the premier performing arts venue in Eastern Iowa, was destroyed in 2008 in a historic flood. The new home for this premier performing arts center opened in September 2016 with a highly efficient and sustainable design.

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Town of Breckenridge, Colorado - Case Study

When the south branch library in the town of Breckenridge, Colorado, outgrew its location, the county decided it was time to rehabilitate a historical high school built in 1909 and expand it to be a community center for the benefit of everyone.

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Signage in Historical Buildings: Lake Forest Library Case Study

The Lake Forest Public Library wanted to improve and replace their existing signs that had been created in-house. The main wayfinding challenge for ASI was directing to the children’s library, which is located on the lower level.

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Integrating Custom Millwork into Architectural Signage

The addition of millwork can combine the natural beauty and warmth of wood, with architectural signage, to result in a solution that extends the character of your building and working environment into a valuable showpiece.

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