Industry News

Lynn Coit. President, Elsy Studios

Reflecting on a Year as ASID President

Over the last year, I’ve had the pleasure of serving as president of the Colorado chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). With my term wrapped up, I’ve had the opportunity to reflect on some of the areas I believe are essential for a thriving design community here locally – areas I hope to continue to support as I begin a new role within the national ASID organization. (more…)

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CREW: Breaking Barriers to Success

I recently had the opportunity to speak on a panel alongside my peers, friends and mentors in the commercial real estate industry. The CREW: Breaking Barriers to Success event bought together local female entrepreneurs to discuss the challenges we’ve faced and some of the insight we’ve gained along the way.

Sitting up there with Kristen Cummings (Chief Experience Officer, VESTA), Megan Walsh (Principal and Co-Founder, Catalyst Planning Group), Martha Weidmann (CEO & Co-Founder, NINE dot ARTS) and Traci Lounsbury (President and Co-Owner, ELEMENTS), I knew I was in good company.

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Lynn Coit. President, Elsy Studios

CIDC 2016 Annual Meeting: Its Good to be a Designer

What an exciting time to be an interior designer. With advances in technology, local economic growth and new approaches to the design process, there always seems to be something new to learn, explore and celebrate.

I recently had the opportunity to speak at the 2016 Colorado Interior Design Coalition (CIDC) Annual Meeting. The event covered the state of the industry and how the profession is changing, reminding us all to not only invest in the “me,” but also the “we” of the industry. (more…)

Quiznos Grill Flagship Interior Design, Denver, Colorado

Elsy’s Work on New Quiznos Grill Concept Gets a Shout Out

The June 2016 issue of Visual Merchandising and Store Design (VMSD) magazine features a two-page spread on the new Quiznos Grill flagship location.

The design for the fast-casual concept was completed in collaboration with Quiznos’ national branding agency, Tesser, and very talented team members Carmen Schechinger and Sarah Zales. (more…)

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Keeping Creativity in Architecture and Design

Last week, I had the opportunity to speak at the Colorado Real Estate Journal’s 2014 Commercial Interior Architecture and Design Conference. It was a fantastic event that reaffirmed the fact that Denver is a growing hub for creativity in architecture and design. At Elsy, we foster creativity by establishing an emotional connection with the project – from our initial drawings all the way to the finished space. We find that by tapping into the emotions of the designer, the client and the employees who will work in a space, we’re able to deliver a more creative and ultimately more impactful result. (more…)