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Plaza Home Mortgage

Project: Plaza Home Mortgage

Plaza Home Mortgage The Challenge Curb appeal GIRVIN’s challenge was to unite Plaza Home Mortgage’s authentic heritage with their improved technology, as well as to communicate their approachability...
Siren Song

Project: Siren Song

Siren Song The Challenge From Dream To Destination The founders of Siren Song were inspired by southern France, coastal living, vibrant interiors, and exquisite experiences—and enlisted GIRVIN to...

Project: Nordstrom

Nordstrom The Challenge Well Suited to Survive Nordstrom is a family retail empire that dates back to a shoe store founded in 1887 by patriarch John W. Nordstrom. After generations of growth and...
The Yogurt Culture Company

Project: The Yogurt Culture Company

Yogurt Culture Company The Challenge Yogurt-a try this Dannon sought our help to explore the idea and potential framework for their first retail store: a fresh and frozen boutique yogurt shop in New...
Harvey Nichols

Project: Harvey Nichols

Harvey Nichols How do customers understand brand legacy and storytelling in retail experience design? Procession, heritage, innovation and brand symbolic connections to reach into the imagination of...

Project: Seibu

Seibu PT Mitra, one of the largest privately owned retail groups in Southeast Asia wanted to locate a Seibu into the Grand Indonesia, a new shopping center of enormous scale and complexity in...

Project: Bellagio

BELLAGIO The Challenge A bit of old Italy GIRVIN’s team of strategists and designers were hired by Mirage Resorts, Inc. to communicate luxury to guests and visitors of Steve Wynn’s foundational...

Project: Ameristar

Ameristar Casinos The Challenge Sweetening the pot Under the leadership of Craig Neilson, Ameristar Casinos grew to operate seven distinct properties across the U.S., from the arid Nevada sites in...
Metro Deli

Project: Metro Deli

METRO DELI GIRVIN allied with executives at U.S. Foods, Chicago, to create a new restaurant concept based on a comprehensive offering of all-natural delicatessen-style foods. From the San Diego...
Lincoln Square

Project: Lincoln Square

Lincoln Square The GIRVIN team designed all environmental graphics for this mixed-use urban architectural property developed in a predominantly suburban neighborhood. Work included primary...