When the licensed operators of the Baxter, Minnesota, Pearle Vision needed to expand, it was important to them to work with a local design team to personalize the space. Widseth Smith Nolting tailored the franchise’s prototype design to fit the new space and fulfill the owners’ needs while maintaining corporate standards. The nostalgic decor in the retail area offers a glimpse into the company’s history while the contemporary furnishings and exam equipment provide customers with a professional experience.
WSN was a major sponsor of last night’s Brainerd Lakes Chamber Celebration of Excellence award dinner at Cragun’s Resort on Gull Lake. Towards the end of the evening, the Destination Downtown Brainerd Business Challenge winner was announced. Brenda Billman-Arndt’s dream of opening Purple Fern Bath Co. in downtown Brainerd will come true.
Our architects were involved in the contest by providing design services for each of the three finalists. We also produced a video that profiled the contest and each of the finalists for last night’s event.
Crosswoods Development approached WSN because they needed help communicating their ideas for the future of Crosslake. They have plans for many projects in and around Town Square that will drive growth for the city. We wrote and produced a video that showcases each piece of development with realistic animations. This allows the viewer to experience these projects in a fun and informative way, and gain a better understanding of what’s being proposed. Continue reading “WSN helps Crosslake visualize new development around Town Square”
An energy audit identifies ways to reduce energy costs.
Some solutions can be simple, relatively quick, and require a minimal investment (like occupancy sensors for lighting); others can be long-range and require an outlay of capital (like upgrading the heating and cooling systems to geothermal).