- March 29, 2016Here’s a quick history lesson. Did you know the word “mentor” comes from Homer’s Odyssey? You know, the Greek myth where the guy (Odysseus) wanders the seas for ten years after the Trojan War that you probably didn’t want to read in your high school English class. Let’s refresh your memory. His son, Telemachus, goes looking for him, and the Greek Goddess of War, Athena, guides him throughout his search – thus becoming his “mentor.” Now that it’s ringing a bell, you’re probably wondering what in the world this has to do with interior design and architecture. You would be surprised.Read More
- March 2, 2016The Great North. Home of both the Wendigo and Big Foot. Land of snow, lumberjacks, hockey and the Vikings. And most importantly, home of NELSON’s Minneapolis studio!
We recently asked our Teammates what they believe makes their city great, and what they enjoy most about living, working and playing in their half of the Twin Cities.Read More
- February 23, 2016Months ago, the NELSON marketing team challenged our hub offices to a House of Cards contest. No, we didn’t expect them to binge watch the hit Netflix series. Instead, we held them to a true test of design and architecture. The rules were simple. They had one deck of cards and a glue stick, nothing else. They had to conceptualize and craft the best house of cards. After months of intense judging, back and forth debates, and a few bribes (JUST kidding), we finally have a winner!Read More