Music Hall Renovation

Music Hall Renovation, FRCH Creative Fuel

A local project in our own backyard, FRCH’s Hospitality and Retail-Mixed Use studios have teamed up on the renovation of Cincinnati’s iconic Music Hall. We were tasked with an overhaul to the environmental graphics and wayfinding strategies in addition to the FF&E packages for the Symphony Offices. As a treat for all our hard work, some lucky FRCH-ers were offered the chance at a behind-the-scenes tour of the renovation in-progress – before they close the doors until the grand re-opening in early October. Read more of this post

2015 Anniversary Party

47_FRCHCelebrating the past while looking forward to the future is a reoccurring theme here at FRCH, so earlier this month we brought together our entire team to celebrate our 47th Anniversary! Never one to keep it simple, this year’s Activities Committee found a one-of-a-kind venue with a musical act to match! Read more of this post

Funk Haus

Team 3, Funk Haus

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

Framed@Midpoint

Team 2, Framed @ MidPointForeword: 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

24-Hour Pop-Up Design Challenge

Pop-Up Challenge, FrameShop, OTRIn light of our new internal brand launch, FRCH has challenged our team to a 24-Hour Design Pop-Up Challenge. What exactly is a 24-Hour Pop-Up Design Challenge you ask?? We’ve divided the entire company into 8 cross-disciplinary teams (blending designers with architects and architects with human resources…) to collaboratively create a pop-up concept within 24 hours.
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Signage Around Town: Over The Rhine Edition

Welcome to another historical tour of the city through the spectrum of hand-painted signage and advertising. This time we explore one of our most storied and culturally rich neighborhoods, Over The Rhine, located just north of downtown Cincinnati.

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Midpoint Music Festivities Recapped

Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine neighborhood radiated with energy as the 10th annual Midpoint Music Festival hosted over 100 local and touring acts this past weekend. With 17 official stages and numerous unofficial events, the city experienced some amazing music and festivities over the 3-day occasion.

(above :: The Midpoint Midway, photo via http://www.eachnotesecure.com/)

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