“I can’t see the sign…”

July 8, 2010 RSM Lab 1 Comment

Have you ever wondered how traffic engineers know how tall to make the letters on a freeway sign so that you still won’t miss the exit? Or how far away a person walking in a downtown street will see the…

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Project Updates from China

July 8, 2010 On the Boards 0 Comments

RSM principals Harry Mark and Martin Schwartz have just returned from a two week trip to China, having visited six cities and meeting on five exciting on going graphics projects.  The meetings consisted of project presentations, coordination meetings, signage mock-up…

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World Expo in Shanghai

July 8, 2010 Fun, Inspiration 0 Comments

On their most recent trip to China, Harry and Martin actually stopped working for a day, set the computers aside, put on their most comfortable shoes, and headed out to one of the most exciting Expo events to come along…

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Walsin Centro Takes Shape

July 8, 2010 On the Boards 0 Comments

Rising in the rapidly growing city of Nanjing, China, this complex mixed-use project required a very simple, clean, and flexible wayfinding and identity approach.  To link the many different components of the project (multiple high rise office towers, hotel, conference…

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ADA and Signage – Guidelines You Need to Know

July 8, 2010 RSM Lab 0 Comments

The designers at RSM wanted to share with you a few ADA signage guidelines that we know will be helpful in your next project. Did you know that signage plaques using correct ADA standards must have... • Letters that are…

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City’s Cultural Plaza Enhancements

July 8, 2010 On the Boards 0 Comments

Working with the City of Rancho Cucamonga, RSM is enhancing the existing cultural plaza and public parking experience by designing a fun and energetic graphics program to engage the visitor and bring them to the many amenities of this Cultural…

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RSM working in the “Heart” of Barrio Logan

July 8, 2010 On the Boards 0 Comments

Barrio Logan, a unique and diverse neighborhood located in southern San Diego at the foot of the Coronado Bay Bridge is under redevelopment to enhance the community's cultural and ethnic qualities and the neighborhood's distinctive character. As part of the…

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Web Design: The New Architype Review

April 26, 2010 News + Noteworthy 0 Comments

Continuing our web design services, RSM is redesigning the internationally known architectural publication, www.ArchitypeReview.com. RSM took on the task of re-branding, re-designing, and re-structuring the site. Improvements include a fresh and updated interface, ease of navigation, and increased depth of…

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7,000 Acres of Signage Begins…

April 26, 2010 On the Boards 1 Comment

RSM Design is excited to see the masterplan identity signage and graphics designed for the 7,000 acre community of Lake Nona, Florida recently implemented. As the  architectural graphics consultant for the Lake Nona community, RSM has orchestrated the design and…

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Loop 5 Featured in DBZ Architecture Magazine

April 21, 2010 News + Noteworthy 0 Comments

The team at RSM was excited to learn of one of our recently completed projects,  Loop 5, being featured in the latest issue of the German architectural review magazine, DBZ, Deutsche Bauzeitschrift. The article compliments the branded graphics, focusing on "Aviation" as…

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Get a Taste of Simply Delicious

April 1, 2010 On the Boards 0 Comments

RSM Design recently had the pleasure of working with pastry chef and owner of Simply Delicious, Sally Meyerhoffer, whose up-and-coming Southern California business creates amazing custom baked goods. Sally's vision for Simply Delicious is explained directly in the name, baked…

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UCR Fabrication Update…

April 1, 2010 On the Boards 0 Comments

The RSM team is currently working with UCR to implement the signage package for the University of California - Riverside, Commons Building.  Finding the perfect locations for each sign type can be challanging on an existing project.  Our team walked through…

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Hot Off the Screen – RSM Launches Updated Website.

Cheers rang out in the office as the launch of RSM Design's newly rebuilt and improved website made its debut last week after several months of dedicated work. The goal was to take the best of the existing site and…

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Third Annual Chili Cook-Off

April 1, 2010 Fun 0 Comments

Some members of the RSM team brought in their own chili concoctions to challenge each other in our Third Annual Chili Cook-Off. Ashley’s secret weapon of choice was liquid smoke and tequila, which created a tantalizing smoky taste to her…

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City of Southlake – Council Reviews Mock-ups

Working with the City of Southlake, Texas and coordinating with TexDOT standards, full size mock-ups were created for onsite review. Using digital prints on plywood to confirm the scale of messages and signs, the team went through the area to…

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The Leaders of the Pack

April 1, 2010 RSM Lab 0 Comments

Suzanne Redmond Schwartz, founding partner, directs and manages the RSM Design team and is actively involved in every step of the graphic design process. Suzanne’s creativity, design skills and strategic business background have been instrumental in bringing the Studio to…

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Meet Christy in Tucson

In addition to the new international offices, RSM Design is also introducing its already established Arizona office. As the director of the Arizona Office, as well as, a senior designer at RSM Design Christy Montgomery brings eight years of experience to…

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Meet Johnny Hu & Stefanie Ashton

March 17, 2010 News + Noteworthy 0 Comments

RSM Design is excited to introduce the studio's two newest members to the team, Johnny Hu and Stefanie Ashton. In collaboration with Johnny's firm, JAS International in Shanghai, and along with Architect and Graphic Designer, Stefanie in Geneva, RSM is…

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Smiles in Honduras

March 17, 2010 Fun, News + Noteworthy 0 Comments

Having the scale and scope to give back globally as well as actively participate in our community, RSM Outreach focuses primarily on childhood malnutrition and basic education and shelter for people with few resources. RSM Outreach recently worked with a local orphanage…

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From NYC to Shanghai…

February 16, 2010 News + Noteworthy 0 Comments

RSM Design continues to go global. Having worked in 30 states and 34 countries on over 350 projects, RSM stretches out internationally and introduces our new affiliate offices in New York, Shanghai, and Geneva. Our new locations are  in addition…

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Sneak Peak from Qingdao

February 16, 2010 News + Noteworthy 2 Comments

Opening in April 2010, Marina City is a large mixed-use project located in the coastal city of Qingdao, China, and also served as the backdrop to the sailing venue for the 2008 Olympic Games. It includes such diverse components as…

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Giving Back…

February 16, 2010 Fun, News + Noteworthy 2 Comments

Having the scale and scope to give back globally as well as actively participate in our community, RSM Outreach focuses primarily on childhood malnutrition and basic education and shelter for people with few resources. RSM Outreach works closely with the Pan American…

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Exploring China

February 16, 2010 Fun, Inspiration 0 Comments

During Harry's most recent trip to China he visited one of RSM's graphics project's, Marina City, in Qingdao opening in April 2010 (check back for more on that...) while also meeting in our Shanghai office. On his travels throughout China,…

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Vans “Off the Wall” Winners

January 22, 2010 Fun 0 Comments

The Vans "Off the Wall" winners have been announced! The Vans judging panel selected the winners for the following four categories including Marketability, Creativity, Originality, and “Off the Wall” Attitude. Each winner received a chance to design their own custom…

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