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.
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”
Widseth Smith Nolting produced this video to illustrate how our architects and engineers have devised solutions that would increase safety, flexibility, and efficiency, promote corporate identity, and capitalize on site opportunities for long-time client Douglas Machine. Douglas’ site and buildings have seen significant change over the years. Now the time has come to take a broader look—to view the campus as a whole and to ensure it reflects and supports the company’s position as an international leader. Continue reading “Watch a master plan in action: Douglas Machine case study”
There was a lot of excitement at the location of the future Crosslake Community School last Saturday! School staff, students, and project partners gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking of the much-anticipated new school. Todd Lyscio, the Executive Director of the school, and his band provided some rockin’ tunes, a delicious BBQ was prepared, and the neighboring farmers market provided unique shopping. Continue reading “Crosslake Community School Breaks Ground!”
Long-time WSN client Mills Fleet Farm opened their newest store in Monticello, MN, on August 2, 2017. WSN provided architectural, engineering, land surveying, and environmental services on the project. We are excited to see this client continue to grow and expand.