Monthly Archives: April 2012

“Sally Falk Nancrede: Blice Edwards takes visible, bold approach”

Posted on April 30th, 2012 by RDIAdmin | Comments: Comments Off on “Sally Falk Nancrede: Blice Edwards takes visible, bold approach”

Our good friend Sally recently met up with a great company we team up with, Blice Edwards, to talk about their amazing mural work in an article for the IndyStar.


2012 IIDA Avant GARB

Posted on April 30th, 2012 by RDIAdmin | Comments: Comments Off on 2012 IIDA Avant GARB

This year something new and exciting is happening in the design community here in Indianapolis. Thursday the IIDA will host “Avant Garb-Where Fashion Meets Sustainability”. The exciting fasion show and event will take place at the trendy downtown Indianapolis restaurant & night club Sensu.  


2012 IIDA Avant GARB

Posted on April 30th, 2012 by RDIAdmin | Comments: Comments Off on 2012 IIDA Avant GARB

Without further ado, your’s truly and the Rowland Design team at the IIDA Avant Garb Fashion Show!!        


The Coolest, Hippest, Movie Star Lamp: Arco Lamp

Posted on April 25th, 2012 by RDIAdmin | Comments: Comments Off on The Coolest, Hippest, Movie Star Lamp: Arco Lamp

  One of the things I noticed when I walked into Rowland Design during my first few months was this mammoth piece of metal and chunk of marble that on closer inspection turned out to be a light fixture.  “It’s definitely not a lamp for the shy”, was my first thought.  The wide arc and […]


Create an opportunity

Posted on April 24th, 2012 by RDIAdmin | Comments: Comments Off on Create an opportunity

  So, I’m sitting here trying to think of what to write for my blog that’s due to be posted by 11am. I can’t decide if my mind is completely blank or, if it’s filled with partially conceived ideas that are fluttering around creating a fog. Do you ever physically feel like you’re about to […]


IIDA Avant Garb

Posted on April 23rd, 2012 by RDIAdmin | Comments: Comments Off on IIDA Avant Garb

  Good morning! This year something new and exciting is happening in the design community here in Indianapolis. Thursday the IIDA will host “Avant Garb-Where Fashion Meets Sustainability”. The exciting fasion show and event will take place at the trendy downtown Indianapolis restaurant & night club Sensu. In partnership with Tom Grahm from Luna Textiles and Paioli, a team from Rowland […]


Steelcase, The Bigger Picture & Designing For The Future

Posted on April 20th, 2012 by RDIAdmin | Comments: Comments Off on Steelcase, The Bigger Picture & Designing For The Future

  I had the opportunity to travel with a group of designers up to Steelcase Corporate Headquarters this past Tuesday and boy was it any eye opener! As a young designer, I enjoy having the chance to partake in these opportunities. I’m lucky to be invited and I’m also lucky to have a company that […]


Seattle Space Needle 50 Years Old

Posted on April 19th, 2012 by RDIAdmin | Comments: Comments Off on Seattle Space Needle 50 Years Old

I heard about this on NPR last night.  The 605 foot tall Seattle Space Needle, created for the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair Exhibition, is turning 50 years old.  The Needle was designed by architect Victor Steinbrueck.  Peter, Victor’s son (also an architect) says that his dad was very proud of his original design and was […]


Awesomely American, 3 Modern Designed Spaces in the US of A

Posted on April 18th, 2012 by RDIAdmin | Comments: Comments Off on Awesomely American, 3 Modern Designed Spaces in the US of A

  Modern Design is the best kind of design.  Whew, I had to get that off my chest and out in the open. If I could, I would shout it from a mountain, but I don’t have a mountain I have a newsroom blog.  I had a teacher long ago tell me, “It’s sad really, […]


Inspiration breeds motivation

Posted on April 17th, 2012 by RDIAdmin | Comments: Comments Off on Inspiration breeds motivation

  I feel I would be remiss in my new found blogging powers if I didn’t abuse them for my own personal use. Well, that’s what I’ve been doing for the last seven blogs anyway. So… I have had the good fortune to grow up around some very creative people. I fully believe that some […]


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