Category: Design

A new kind of bank

Canfield helps Heritage Bank create new kind of bank When Heritage Bank decided to open a branch in downtown Sioux Falls, the Spicer, Minnesota-based company sought to create a new kind of bank, one in which staff was out seeing customers rather than sitting in offices. Design concepts called for an open floor plan that […]

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Time, teamwork anchor Augustana University science complex

Wouldn’t it be great if the life of an interior designer was 100-percent design? Design is what I am most passionate about. It’s why I go to work every day, but one of the best parts of the challenge is I always get the opportunity to learn something new. I estimate about 60 percent of […]

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Helping Great Life roll a strike

Collaboration comes naturally for me. In my work as a designer, I have my own inspirations and ideas for each project I undertake. I also recognize the value of listening and learning to the vision of my clients and partners and the elements that inform their aesthetic goals for a building. In my opinion, Great […]

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Design and beauty hides in our everyday lives

This morning I begrudgingly got out of bed and put on three layers of winter garments to go shovel last night’s dusting of snow. I complained about the “miserable” and “worthless” snow, as I am neither a snowboarder nor a snowmobile enthusiast. But somewhere in the middle of the task, I thought about the complexity […]

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Does design impact collaboration?

Does design impact collaboration? I was recently asked this question by a local business leader. My short answer is: yes, typically. The long answer is that collaboration is fostered, supported, and informed by design. To collaborate is to work with another person or group in order to achieve or do something. Let us not confuse […]

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Welcome, Cortney

Cortney Norell returned to South Dakota late this summer for love. Love of career, love of opportunity and love of life. Seeking a vibrant community in which to grow, Cortney identified Sioux Falls and Canfield Business Interiors as the place for her. Cortney gained valuable experience working for the Phoenix office of a global architecture […]

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Missed Connections

At Canfield Business Interiors, we enjoy a fun environment with plenty of laughs mixed in with good old-fashioned hard work. One of our guilty office pleasures is chatting about “Missed Connections” in the break room while we pour our morning coffee. In case you’ve missed it, “Missed Connections” is a section on Craigslist in which […]

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PAve, Sioux Falls’ latest hot spot

It was inspiring to celebrate the culmination of a great deal of planning, risk taking, decision making and discipline by a very talented group of people at PAve’s soft opening VIP party last night. I’m excited for the PAve bar owners, development team and crew. You were all incredible to work with. As the designer […]

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