“Millennial,” “self-involved,” “spoiled.” The new generation has been called a lot of things, but one phrase that applies to us all is “The Indoor Generation.” Text by Emma Tessler, Allied ASID, Interior Designer at MKDA NY for Design Quarterly Digital Many people today are living with anxiety, asthma and chronic illness with symptoms quickly remedied […]
MKDA Miami’s Executive Managing Director Amanda Hertzler recently published an article for Hotel Business Review focused on Biophilic design in hotels, and the effect it has not only on the environment, but on travelers personal well-being. Read more here. Source: Hotel Business Review
On October 23, MKDA participated in a charity event hosted by Herman Miller called the Puppy Love Design Competition. MKDA competed against other design firms to recreate the Magis Puppy in a creative, innovative way. These puppies were then judged and auctioned off with the proceeds going to Social Tees Animal Rescue, a no kill […]
MKDA Miami participated in IIDA South Florida Chapter’s Design Mix last month, and won the award for Innovation! This year’s theme was Peculiarium, a flash back to the vintage circus era. The team designed and fabricated the costume themselves using textiles, fabrics and even furniture! The theme for their design was “The Four-Legged Crow from […]
Happy #InternationalWomensDay ! We’re so proud to have such influential women leading the way in our offices, inspiring the creative women in our industry, and the generation of women to follow in their footsteps. Today, as we honor all the women at MKDA, we’d like to highlight Julia Lindh and Amanda Hertzler, the women in […]
MKDA New York’s Creative Director Edin Rudic attended Interior Design’s first annual Innovation Conference, where 11 program speakers gave inspiring lessons on future trends and groundbreaking ideas that can help shape the way we innovate our companies. One specific program led by Michael O. Cooper – founder of Innovators + Influencers – spoke to the […]
Our New York Creative Director Edin Rudic participated in an invitation-only Roundtable, an industry-focused discussion on the latest trends in commercial design, sponsored by Interior Design magazine. According to the magazine, the group “launched into discussions on the changing nature of what brand tangibility means, the value of post-occupancy studies for architecture firms and their […]
Our Miami studio participated in and won Best Use of Color in IIDA’s annual Design Mix gala. Architects and interior designers compete in to create unique looks made of unconventional materials. Sponsored by FCI, our team utilized their fabrics, metal, plastic, and glass finishes in the winning design.
Miami, FL – Our Miami studio stopped by 80 NE 40th Street in Miami’s Design District to see how construction on this boutique retail building was shaping up. The bones of the building, scheduled for a 2017 completion, are really beginning to take shape! Read more about 80 NE 40th Street.
(Miami) – MKDA is proud to have participated for the first time in one of the nation’s leading hospitality trade shows – HX: The Hotel Experience. To wrap up the event, and to celebrate the recent hospitality work of our Miami hospitality studio, we held “Art & Architecture”. Set in a New York City art gallery, we enjoyed small […]
STAMFORD, CT … We had a wonderful night celebrating the 10-Year Anniversary of our Stamford Studio. Thank you to our associates, clients and friends for their continued support over the course of our first 10 years, and for braving the rain to celebrate with us!
We are excited this year to participate in HX: The Hotel Experience, where we will showcase the people and work of our Miami-based Hospitality studio. This work includes Casa Mar, a reimagined Caribbean resort, and The Spanish Court Resorts, a newly branded Caribbean resort chain currently under construction. We look forward to sharing additional information, photos and news as we […]
Professionals from our New York office recently hung “Gone Fishing” signs on their desks for MKDA’ Annual Fishing Excursion, graciously sponsored by International Lights. The team set sail on the Riptide III and were treated to warm breezes and an incredible end-of-summer sunset while on the Long Island Sound. Almost everyone who cast a line brought home a fish or […]
Look what our Miami studio found when they took a walk around Miami’s Design District. Our banner is up at 80 NE 40th Street and shows how the building’s transformation, when complete, will offer visitors a new place to Shop, Relax, Eat, Drink and Play!
Our Miami team recently participated in one of the largest 5K races in the U.S. A South Florida tradition since 1985, The Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run in Downtown Miami brought thousands of participants together in an effort to promote health and fitness in the workplace. The race is a fun way to also promote teamwork and networking […]