The “Find Your Art” Results

FRCH, Artswave, Find Your Art, Chair Challenge

Two weeks ago we kicked off our #FindYourArt Chair Challenge – where volunteers from each FRCH studio put their creative minds (and hands) to work to benefit ArtsWave, by reimagining their canvas: a chair. Each studio was given $25 and only two weeks to transform their chair, which are now available for eBay bidding through this Thursday, March 23 at 4:00 pm. Please share the eBay listings below with friends and family (but note that local pickup is required).  Read more of this post

The “Find Your Art” Challenge

ArtsWave, FRCH Find Your Art

FRCH’s annual ArtsWave campaign is just around the corner! We hope to heighten awareness that Cincinnati is home to impressive art collections, spectacular theater and dance, memorable chef-inspired culinary experiences, and events that will entertain and stimulate. This year, we aim to inspire you to “Find Your Art” by celebrating all forms of art in our week long campaign to benefit ArtsWave. Read more of this post

Maker’s Faire

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The White House recently announced the 2016 National Week of Making (June 17-23). Inspired by the event, our FRCH Maker’s Faire showcased the work of many of our talented and skilled colleagues.

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The Cancun Underwater Museum

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On a recent trip to Cancun, Mexico, I had the opportunity to snorkel in Isla Mujeres, and experience first-hand the breathtaking Cancun Underwater Museum (MUSA).

Over the years, natural coral reefs were being damaged by tourists, pollution, anchors, and over fishing, and the largest and most popular coral reef in Mexico, Manchones Reef, was becoming the most damaged. In response, MUSA, a non-profit organization focused on marine conservation, was created. Read more of this post

POP-INS Pavilion

FRCHPopUp, Pop'Ins, Team 4Foreword:Foreword: On Friday, August 8th FRCH challenged our entire team to a 24-Hour Design Pop-Up Challenge. We divided the entire company into 8 cross-disciplinary teams to collaboratively create a pop-up concept within 24 hours. The winning concept will be implemented at Cincinnati’s MidPoint Music Festival starting September 25th. Because of the inspired, original results we received, we will be sharing all 8 concepts over the next several weeks on Creative Fuel.  Read more of this post

EuroShop 2014 in Photos

Every 3 years, 100,000+ visitors flock to an international destination to experience all things retail. Hailed as the “Global Retail Trade Fair,” EuroShop covers all things retail related: store fitting, store design, sales promotion, visual merchandising, even information technology. The home of the 2014 conference was Dusseldorf, GermanyRead more of this post

Architecture and Fashion Collide with United Nude Footwear

The architecturally-inspired footwear of United Nude proves that artists and designers who seek inspiration from sources outside of their disciplines can yield captivating results. UN’s shoe designs stand out through unique concepts and details that push the boundaries of footwear in terms of form, structure, and materiality. Read more of this post