CannonDesign St. Louis Spreads Holiday Spirit at “We Care” Charity Event

  • December 18, 2015
  • Author: Rachel San Giacomo

CannonDesigners in St. Louis recently participated for the first time in the annual “We Care” event. This charitable event, co-hosted by international design firm Herman Miller and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, provides children who may not otherwise be able to afford gifts for friends and family the opportunity to craft gifts for their loved ones. Each year Herman Miller reaches out to local design teams and asks them to come up with a craft that can be made by children ages 5-13. In the spirit of the holidays, we came up with the idea to make colorful Christmas trees out of cardboard and fabric. We were one…

St. Louis Children’s Hospital Specialty Care Center Receives User-centered Award

  • November 7, 2015
  • Author: Jocelyn Stroupe

The St. Louis Children’s Hospital Specialty Care Center received the user-centered award in the 2015 Symposium Distinction Awards presented by Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo and FacilityCare. The Specialty Care Center is the only project in the nation to receive this year’s award, which recognizes a “healthcare design project or facility that best reflects and balances the requirements of patients, their family and practitioners.” The Specialty Care Center is one of only a few stand-alone, comprehensive outpatient facilities in the U.S. focused exclusively on patients up to the age of 21. Prior to designing the new facility, our design team spent a considerable amount of time conducting research to understand…

ENR Midwest Design Firm of the Year

  • May 21, 2015
  • Author: Terri Swiatek

CannonDesign is proud to share it has been named the ENR Midwest Design Firm of the Year. The recognition is announced in ENR Midwest’s most recent print and digital issue with a feature story documenting several facets of the firm. Notable excerpts from the ENR Midwest piece include: CannonDesign doesn’t simply serve markets, it burrows into them with a fervor and fluidity that blurs lines among its operations in Chicago, St. Louis and more than a dozen other locations. New Service Lines CannonDesign has begun engaging in services far afield of traditional design. Practice groups have acquired the expertise to serve clients both upstream and downstream of projects in areas…

7 Awards at AIA St. Louis Honors Ceremony

  • April 8, 2015
  • Author: Terri Swiatek

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) St. Louis chapter hosted its annual awards event in late September to recognize stand out design work in the city and region from the past year. The awards program seeks to recognize excellence across architecture, interiors, unbuilt work and craftsmanship with a focus on acknowledging work that improves the spaces where we work, live, play and recreate. CannonDesign’s St. Louis team earned seven different awards across three categories. The event and award winners received strong local press coverage including an extensive feature in the St. Louis Business Journal (attached to the post below). The specific award winners are documented below. Kudos to everyone for…