New Look, Same Great Design That Delivers
Aria Group is excited to announce the new evolution of our brand. Our business has seen tremendous growth since our founding. Our success in assembling an amazing staff inspired us to clarify what we do and how we do it. We teamed up with Design Scout and Total Dish to explore our identity and how we can better project our talents to the industry. They asked us to distill what differentiates us from our competition. Through this exercise we identified four key elements of our culture that help us stand out from other firms: Hard Work, A Sense of Welcome, Storytelling, and Designing with Purpose. Together, these elements are the foundation of our work and guide every successful collaboration.
No prototypes. No templates. No “it’s a chain” mentality.
The opposite of cutting-edge, the timelessness of warm welcomes.
A focus on people and how they will connect with a space.
What will this space mean to them? Storytelling. Authenticity. Truth.
Quarantine Chocolate Chip Cookies – photo by Megan Walsh Calling all bakers! Whether you’re a seasoned baker, a new COVID baker, or even someone who hates baking – listen up. One of the very first images that comes to mind when thinking of the word “dessert” is a chocolate chip cookie. From the store-bought, to […]Read More
Quarantine Cookbook: Quinoa Burger – photo by Lauren Oldenburg. Recipe & photos by Half Baked Harvest Something that we have all tried to focus on throughout the pandemic is sprucing up our cooking skills and trying to be more experimental in the kitchen. It can be daunting to try new foods. Lots of people stick […]Read More
We’d like to wrap up our Sustainability Series by providing a quick overview of the things we discussed, as well as leaving you with our promise to continue to research and post about ways to develop more sustainable practices as consumers and designers. We mentioned this throughout the series, but it’s important to recognize that […]Read More
un–cooked photography by Kevin Hartmann/ Sterling Bay Welcome to another installment in our Sustainability series! This one is wordy, but we promise it’s worth it! In this week’s post, we wanted to touch on ways to reduce waste in our own lives, as well as a look into some businesses who have taken post-consumer waste […]Read More
Plant Chicago’s weekly farmer’s market participants In our post about Farm-to-Table restaurants, we asked you to put a pin in the term “circular economy”. At the heart of the businesses we honed in on rests the desire to further invest and participate in this concept. For this installment, we will focus on the start and […]Read More