News & Awards

December 01, 2014

Cincinnati Preservation Association Celebrates 50 Years And Makes 2014 Awards

AEQAI - At its annual meeting on September 28, 2014, CPA presented awards for local projects, including Cincinnati's Downtown Renaissance Hotel.

November 20, 2014

Cincinnati Design Awards Recognizes 17 Outstanding Projects

Soapbox - Five local design organizations joined forces Nov. 14 to honor the best architecture, interior design, graphic design and landscape architecture projects created by Cincinnati-area firms at the 18th annual Cincinnati Design Awards.

November 19, 2014

CAC's Revamped Lobby To Include Café, New Artwork

Cincinnati Enquirer - The Contemporary Arts Center's renovated lobby -- scheduled to reopen March 13 next year -- will include a café and new, commissioned artwork.

November 18, 2014

Contemporary Arts Center Plans Major Lobby Revamp, New Cafe

Business Courier - Downtown Cincinnati's Contemporary Arts Center is planning a million-dollar redesign of its lobby, a project that includes the addition of a café where its gift store now sits.

November 14, 2014

PAVE Announces 2014 Rising Star Finalists

PAVE - The Planning and Visual Education Partnership (PAVE) is pleased to announce the three finalists for the 2014 Rising Star Award.

November 03, 2014

Richland Mall Renovation Nearly Complete

WacoTrib - Crews are building a new facade around Richland Mall to complete a multimillion-dollar renovation that began in February and will give the shopping center a new look for the holidays.

October 30, 2014

FRCH Design Adds Three

Cincinnati.com - Joining FRCH Design Worldwide downtown are Virgilio "Sonny" Celis, senior project leader; and Michael Adkins and JoAnn Schultz, project coordinators.

October 20, 2014

Checking Out: Lori Kolthoff

VMSD - FRCH's creative managing director for its Resource Design Studio works her magic via fabrics, flooring and beyond, taking environments to the next level.

October 17, 2014

FRCH Design Worldwide Adds Three

Association for Retail Environments - FRCH Design Worldwide added three new members to its Specialty Architecture Studio.

October 09, 2014

Longhorn Steakhouse Begins Expansion In Greater Cincinnati

Business Courier - Darden Restaurants Inc. is adding an eighth Longhorn Steakhouse in the Greater Cincinnati market.

October 01, 2014

FRCH Named Great Rated Company

Great Place To Work - FRCH has been named a 'Great Rated' workplace. FRCH works hard to create an atmosphere filled with infectious creativity, where people tend to enjoy the company of their colleagues both on the clock and off.

September 25, 2014

Urban Renewal

Boutique Design - Designers turning offices, banks and other commercial buildings into hospitality venues must meld a passion for the past with a vision for the future.

September 23, 2014

Frameshop Getting New Look For MidPoint

Enquirer - A popup shop will be opening inside the Over-the-Rhine retailer Frameshop for the MidPoint Music Festival.

September 18, 2014

FRCH Design Worldwide: See Something New

Cincinnati Refined - t’s tempting to say that Cincinnati-based FRCH Design Worldwide is a top-notch, world-class architecture firm. But really, that doesn’t do the multi-dimensional organization justice. Not by a long shot.

September 16, 2014

Top Hotel Sector AEC Firms

Building Design & Construction - Tutor Perini, Gensler, and AECOM top BD+C's rankings of design and construction firms with the most revenue from hospitality sector projects.

September 15, 2014

Top International AEC Firms

Building Design & Construction - Parsons Brinckerhoff, Gensler, and Jacobs top BD+C's rankings of U.S.-based design and construction firms with the most revenue from international projects.

September 14, 2014

Local Design Firm Adds New Dimension To MPMF

Soapbox - With MidPoint Music Festival only a couple weeks away, local design firm FRCH looks to add a new dimension to the upcoming festival experience with a dynamic, interactive project at The Frameshop in OTR.

September 11, 2014

Everything You Need To Know About Generation Z

JCK Magazine - Move over, millennials. Step aside, Gen X. Bye-bye, baby boomers. There’s a new kid (with money) on the block, and as she gets older, she’s going to become more important to retailers.

September 03, 2014

FRCH Wins Design Firm Of The Year

Design:Retail - A culture of passion. Strong, collaborative talent. Open minds and listening ears. These are the builing blocks of the creative powerhouse that is Cincinnati-based firm FRCH Design Worldwide.

September 01, 2014

HeeSun Kim Named Retail Influencer

Design:Retail - HeeSun's official title may be vice president, creative managing director, but her role is "innovator".

September 01, 2014

Renaissance Cincinnati Downtown Opens In 1901 Bartlett Building By Daniel Burnham

Loyalty Traveler - After a $50 million renovation, Renaissance Cincinnati Downtown opens in 1901 Bartlett Building by Daniel Burnham.

August 27, 2014

Grand Opening For New Downtown Hotel

Cincinnati.com - Remaking the former Bartlett Building was a $50 million undertaking led by Crestview Hills-based Columbia Sussex Corp.

August 27, 2014

Renaissance Hotel Ready For The Spotlight

Business Courier - Even though downtown Cincinnati’s newest full-service hotel has been open for more than a month, the Renaissance Cincinnati Downtown Hotel had its grand opening on Tuesday.

August 26, 2014

New Luxury Hotel Set For Grand Opening

WCPO Cincinnati - A new luxury hotel is set to open in downtown Cincinnati on Friday. Cincinnati-based FRCH Design Worldwide was responsible for the hotel’s architectural renovation.

August 21, 2014

FRCH Design Worldwide Adds Four

Cincinnati.com - Mike Juras was named director of graphic design in the retail and mixed-use studio at FRCH Design Worldwide downtown.

August 15, 2014

Almacenes Siman Department Store By FRCH

Retail Design Blog - FRCH Design Worldwide announced today the completion of its work with Alamacenes Siman, a holding company that owns and operates Siman Department Store.

August 07, 2014

FRCH Adds five New Members To Team

Association for Retail Environments - FRCH Design Worldwide is proud to announce the addition of five new members to the international architectural design firm’s roster.

August 04, 2014

2014 Top Retail Architecture Firms

Building Design + Construction - Despite the rapid growth of online shopping, the 'bricks and mortar' retail sector is faring quite well. BD+C presents the Top Retail Architecture Giants.

August 01, 2014

Bienvenido A Siman

Design:Retail - Sun Sand Shopping. What's not to like? Central America's most innovative department store gets a fresh new look

July 29, 2014

Is The Banks Too Boring?

Cincinnati.com - Concerns are mounting that The Banks' design is too boring and lackluster for Cincinnati's newest, highest-profile riverfront development.

July 28, 2014

2014 Top Reconstruction Sector Architecture Firms

Building Design & Construction - FRCH design makes the 2014 Giants 300 Report for Reconstruction Sector Architecture Firms from Building, Design & Construction.

July 28, 2014

Arooga's And Mohegan Tribe Break Ground On New Restaurant

FoodBev.com - Arooga's Franchising and The Mohegan Tribe, who announced a franchise agree in Connecticut a few days ago on the first of 15 planned Arooga's Grille House and Sports Bar restaurants.

July 28, 2014

On The Edge: Honorable Mentions

VMSD - Slideshow of memorable Honorable Mention projects from the 2014 International Visual Awards - including Sunglass Hut Herald Square and Field & Stream.

July 21, 2014

2014 Top Architecture Firms

Building Design & Construction - FRCH design makes the 2014 Giants 300 Report for Top Architecture Firms from Building, Design & Construction.

July 10, 2014

The List Cincinnati: GE Building Design

The List - (Video) GE encouraged to go back to the drawing board to improve its new downtown building design.

July 09, 2014

GE Building Design Gets Thumbs Down From Review Board

Business Courier - Members of the Cincinnati panel that reviews the design of significant new downtown buildings were less than impressed with the look of the new GE building.

July 01, 2014

2014 VMSD International Visual Awards

VMSD - FRCH's design of Sunglass Hut Herald Square and Field & Stream both won Honorable Mention in VMSD's International Visual Competition.

June 30, 2014

Amazon's Fire Phone: Will It Succeed?

Retail Customer Experience - Earlier this month, Amazon announced its first-ever smartphone, the Fire Phone, with much fanfare.

June 16, 2014

FRCH Adds Four

Business Courier - The following have joined FRCH Design Worldwide in Downtown: Rob Malone, Bo Hubbard and Molly Smith, project coordinators; and Erin Kline, freelance project coordinator.

June 15, 2014

The List: Top 100 Workplaces

Cincinnati Enquirer - The following employers are the top workplaces for Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for 2014.

May 19, 2014

Mohegan Tribe Inks Franchise Deal To Open 15 Restaurant Locations

Indian Country - The Mohegan Tribe will open 15 locations of an award-winning grill and sports bar throughout New England over the next five years.

May 18, 2014

ICSC Announces VIVA Awards

Specialty Retail Report - ICSC is pleased to announce that five shopping centers have been chosen as ICSC’s VIVA Best-of-the-Best Award winners for 2014 including Liverpool Interlomas Department Store.

May 17, 2014

2014 VIVA Award Winners

International Council of Shopping Center's - ICSC chose Liverpool Interlomas as a VIVA Best-of-the-Best Award Winners during the 2014 Recon Conference.

May 16, 2014

Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar Enters Into Franchise Agreement

Restaurant News - Arooga’s, the Harrisburg-based award-winning full-service casual restaurant and bar with nine locations in Central Pennsylvania, announced it has entered into a franchise agreement with The Mohegan Tribe.

May 06, 2014

2014 Healthiest Employers Winners

Business Courier - The winners of the 2014 Healthiest Employers of Greater Cincinnati awards were announced at a Business Courier breakfast event.

May 06, 2014

FRCH Adds Five To Team

Cincinnati.com - Joining downtown retail, architecture and hospitality firm FRCH Design Worldwide are Scott Lewis, JoAnn Schltz, Nathan Simpson and Alex Hewitt.

May 05, 2014

2014 Leading Supporters Of The United Way

United Way - FRCH made the 2014 United Way leading supporters list for Live United 100 and Community Care Days.

May 02, 2014

Coming In 2015: The Opera Express

Cincinnati Opera - The Opera Express will be a mobile opera theater housed inside a converted semi-trailer. In groups of 16 to 20, guests will enter a stylish, comfortable performance space.

May 01, 2014

Bobcat Depot To Emerge In Baker This Fall

Compass News - Students returning to the Athens Campus in the fall will see two major changes in Baker University Center when Bobcat Essentials and Tech Depot merge.

April 29, 2014

The Speed Of Light

VMSD - Rapid advances in lighting technology challenge designers to embrace its full potential.

April 09, 2014

Green Design: Home2 Suites by Hilton

Hotel Business Design - When FRCH designed the brand prototype for Home2 Suites by Hilton, the plan was to create something that was conscious of emerging trends in younger travelers.

April 03, 2014

FRCH Design Worldwide Promotes 19

Cincinnati.com - FRCH Design Worldwide continues to grow their team and promotes 19 people in the process.

April 01, 2014

In The Black (And White)

VMSD - White House | Black Market kicks its store design up a high-style notice, paying attention to its fitting rooms, interior architecture and namesake colors.

March 14, 2014

FRCH Design Worldwide Expands Staff

design:retail - Cincinnati-based FRCH Design Worldwide has hired Hortensia Gonzalez as its senior project manager/designer in the department store studio.

March 12, 2014

Retail Store Of The Year

Chain Store Age - Chain Store Age celebrates the winners of its 32nd annual Retail Store of the Year design competition, including overall winner Liverpool Veracruz.

March 10, 2014

2014 Design Leaders Listing

design:retail - FRCH comes in at #8 in design:retail's 2014 Design Leaders Top 20 list.

February 28, 2014

Richland Mall To Get Multimillion-Dollar New Look

Waco Trib - FRCH will be helping Richland Mall get a multimillion-dollar makeover and a new logo intended to make it more appealing to shoppers and to retailers considering the local market.

February 11, 2014

Material Innovations

Retail:design - Lori Kolthoff discusses some of the most innovative, new materials in retail design.

February 10, 2014

FRCH Adds To Hospitality Studio

Boutique Design - FRCH Design Worldwide has hired the following at its hospitality studio: senior architects Brittany Grannan and Patrick Grannan; and interior designer Megan Rieger.

February 10, 2014

Hunting For The Perfect Experience: Field & Stream

VMSD - Dick's Sporting Goods creates an outdoorsman's paradise for its new Field & Stream concept.

February 07, 2014

FRCH Adds Senior PM/Designer

Association for Retail Environments - FRCH Design Worldwide adds Hortensia Gonzalez as the company continues to expand its Cincinnati-based team.

February 07, 2014

FRCH Design Worldwide Expands Team

Hospitality Design - FRCH Design Worldwide has added six staff members to its Cincinnati-based team.

January 27, 2014

Liverpool Veracruz Named Store Of The Year

Chain Store Age - Liverpool, Mexico’s largest department-store chain, received top honors in Chain Store Age’s 32nd annual Retail Store of the Year design competition.

January 27, 2014

White House/Black Market Wins Exterior Store Of The Year Award

Chain Store Age - White House/Black Market, Toronto (Chico's FAS, Fort Meyers, Fla.) was recognized for Exterior (inline) Design in Chain Store Age’s 32nd annual Retail Store of the Year design competition.

January 23, 2014

FRCH Makes 2014 Top 100 Interior Design Giants

Interior Design - Total design fees, which have seen a steady climb since 2010, hit $3 billion, topping the Giants’ own forecast from a year ago by 10 percent.

January 17, 2014

Lotte: International Retailer Of The Year

Stores - Founded in 1979, Lotte Department Store is among Korea's leading retail chains with 31 department stores, nine outlet stores and three shopping plazas.

January 09, 2014

SADI Award Gallery: Hershey's Kisses Experience

NREI - The objective of the Hershey’s Chocolate World renovation project was to draw in more visitors, immerse them in the Kisses brand experience and expose them to the entire Kisses flavor assortment.

January 09, 2014

What To Expect At I-Drive's New Go-Kart Attraction

Orlando Business Journal - International Drive's going to get faster for Orlando tourists when AMP Group's I-Drive Indoor Kart Racing begins construction by early February.

January 08, 2014

FRCH Design Worldwide Adds 5 To Staff

Cincinnati.com - Joining FRCH Design Worldwide downtown are Mike Juras, freelance graphic designer; Johannes Kolshorn, freelance architect; Russell Miller, senior architect; Jason Reverman, accounting manager; and Gwen Schott, interior designer.

December 18, 2013

Designing For Outlet Versus Traditional Stores

Chain Store Age - Many retailers today are looking to bolster profits by offering merchandise outside of traditional locations.

December 16, 2013

Liverpool Veracruz Wins RDI Award

RDI - Liverppol Veracruz won First Place for New or Completely Renovated Full-Line Dept. Store in The Retail Design Institute's 43rd International Store Design Awards.

December 16, 2013

Mid-Priced Brand Revamp

Hospitality Design - While poring over its own road map for the future, Hilton Garden Inn determined that Flourish was just the jolt of rejuvenation the brand needed to build on its success.

December 13, 2013

FRCH Design Worldwide Expands Staff

DDI - Cincinnati-based FRCH Design Worldwide has added four new members to its Cincinnati-based team.

December 10, 2013

Doug Bunker 2013 PAVE Rising Star Finalist

PAVE - The Planning and Visual Education Partnership (PAVE) presented its 2013 Rising Star Award to Andrea Buccasso, Senior Designer – 3D Environments, FITCH.

December 09, 2013

2013 Gold Key Awards

Boutique Design - 2013 Gold Key Awards - SWAY Hyatt Regency, Louisville, KY - Honorable Mention, Best Restaurant, Casual Dining.

November 11, 2013

Cincinnati Power Brokers Line Up To Back City In Saving Downtown's Saks

Business Courier - Some of Cincinnati’s most powerful developers and building owners are working on a plan to create a retail corridor in the city’s center.

November 05, 2013

Risks And Rewards In Retail

VMSD - Robyn Novak, Creative Managing Director, FRCH Design Worldwide, speaks briefly about taking risks in retail design.

November 01, 2013

2013 Hospitality Giants Listing

Interior Design - Fees for hospitality projects hit $615 million, a 12 percent rise from the previous year and a sweet 52 percent jump from three years ago.

October 31, 2013

A Look Inside Field & Stream

Business Courier - Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. will open its second Field & Stream outdoors store in Northern Kentucky this coming weekend. The Business Courier and other media got a sneak peek at the store, located in Crescent Springs at the Buttermilk Towne Center.

October 28, 2013

FRCH Ranked #13 On 2013 Hospitality Giants Listing

Interior Design - Fees for hospitality projects hit $615 million, a 12 percent rise from the previous year and a sweet 52 percent jump from three years ago.

October 25, 2013

Hyatt Regency Wichita Embarks On $7.5 Million Room Renovation

Wichita Business Journal - The Hyatt Regency Wichita is launching a $7.5 million room renovation next month, a project expected to conclude in the spring, the hotel announced Thursday.

October 16, 2013

The Golden Age Of Retailing Is Just Around The Corner

ARC Newsletter - Brick-and-mortar retailers have weathered some challenges over the past five years — the Great Recession, accelerated growth in online and mobile shopping, and the emergence of showrooming, to name a few. But the news is getting better.

October 11, 2013

The Hub Prize: Bob's Stores Prototype

The Hub Magazine - FRCH's successful work with the Bob's Stores Prototype wins Bronze for the annual Hub Prize.

September 27, 2013

Can You Protect From Market Oscillations?

Zweig White - Trish Downing, vice president, specialty architecture talks about how to best protect your practice from market oscillations.

September 23, 2013

Design Firms Of The Year

DDI - As part of the 2013 Portfolio Awards, DDI chose the top Design Firms of the Year, including FRCH Design Worldwide.

September 23, 2013

Retail Design Influencers

DDI - As part of the 2013 Portfolio Awards, DDI chose the top Retail Design Influencers, including Paul Lechleiter, COO of FRCH.

September 13, 2013

FRCH Takes Lead As 'Preachers Of Design'

Business Courier - Coming from a typical office, life at FRCH Design could be a little disorienting. Employees at the architecture and interior design firm move desks every few months.

September 12, 2013

Outside The Box, Part VI: Stride Rite

VMSD - “Any mother wants to know that a store is clean and this is going to give that impression,” says judge Christie Kratzer, of Stride Rite’s Burlington, Mass. store.

September 11, 2013

Chain Mail

Boutique Design - International hotel brand are sending a powerful message about the need to mix the science of customer data with the art of sensational design.

September 09, 2013

FRCH To Speak At IRDC

FRCH Design Worldwide’s Monica Gerhardt and Robyn Novak are partnering with creative experts from Luxottica and LPK to present at the 2013 International Retail Design Conference (IRDC).

September 05, 2013

Hyatt SWAY Wins Honorable Mention In VMSD Restaurant Renovation

VMSD Magazine – Hyatt Regency SWAY in Louisville, KY wins honorable mention in VMSD's Restaurant Renovation Competition.

September 05, 2013

Stride Rite Wins VMSD Retail Renovation Competition

VMSD Magazine – Stride Rite, Burlington, MA wins first place in VMSD's Retail Renovation Competition.

August 27, 2013

FRCH Completes Redesign Of Hyatt Regency Denver Tech

Hotel Management - The Hyatt Regency Denver Tech has announced that it recently worked with FRCH Design Worldwide to its first significant renovation since the hotel’s opening in 1989.

August 20, 2013

FRCH Makes Top Green Building Architecture Firms

Building Design + Construction - BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest green design and construction firms including Top Green Building Architecture Firms.

August 16, 2013

Store Of The Week: Moosejaw

Chain Store Age - Online outdoor clothing and gear retailer Moosejaw’s new store in Boston is designed to bring the quirky brand’s “Love the Madness” philosophy to life.

August 14, 2013

FRCH Design Worldwide Hires Five New Team Members

FRCH Design Worldwide has added five new members to its Cincinnati-based team.

August 12, 2013

CFO Focuses On Team And Technology

ZweigWhite – If there’s one thing FRCH Design Worldwide, prides itself on it’s their commitment to collaboration. It’s the cornerstone of the company and the driving force behind its design.

August 09, 2013

Top Retail Architecture Firms: 2013 Giants 300

Building Design + Construction – FRCH Design Worldwide was named to the 2013 Giants 300 Top Retail Architecture Firms list at number 11.

August 01, 2013

FRCH Makes 2013 Hot Firm List

ZweigWhite – Each year The Zweig Letter Hot Firm List recognizes the 100 fastest-growing architecture, engineering, planning and environmental consulting firms in the United States and Canada.

July 25, 2013

Identify Local Vendor Partners In New Markets

Restaurant Development + Design – Is it better to import architects and general contractors used for previous projects or to identify local vendors for design and build-out?

July 17, 2013

Top Architecture Firms: 2013 Giants 300

Building Design + Construction – FRCH Design Worldwide was named to the 2013 Giants 300 Architecture list at number 37.

July 17, 2013

Top Reconstruction Firms: 2013 Giants 300

Building Design + Construction – FRCH Design Worldwide was named to the 2013 Giants 300 Reconstruction list at number 23.

July 16, 2013

Renovation, Adaptive Reuse Stay Strong

Building Design + Construction – Jim Harkin talks about how green-oriented reconstruction has generated major buzz in the past few years, even as the commercial building market has struggled.

July 11, 2013

FRCH Adds Tom Custer As VP, Marketing And Client Development

VMSD – FRCH Design Worldwide, one of the largest independent architecture and interior design firms serving the retail, restaurant and hospitality markets, has named Tom Custer Vice President, Marketing and Client Development.

July 03, 2013

FRCH Promotes Horwitz

Boutique Design – FRCH Design Worldwide has named Tom Horwitz to its executive leadership team and promoted him to executive vice president.

July 01, 2013

Hershey's Time Square Wins 2013 VMSD Visual Competition

VMSD Magazine – Winners – In-Store Goods Presentation: Hershey's Chocolate World Times Square, New York, wins first place in VMSD's International Visual Competition.

July 01, 2013

Macy's City Creek Wins 2013 VMSD Visual Competition

VMSD Magazine – Winners – In-Store Apparel Presentation: Macy's City Creek, Salt Lake City, wins first place in VMSD's International Visual Competition.

June 26, 2013

UC Has Enough For $86M Nippert Expansion

Cincinnati.com - the University of Cincinnati is moving forward with the Nippert Stadium expansion. Preliminary concept design for the project was created by FRCH.

June 24, 2013

FRCH Design Names New Executive VP

Business Courier - FRCH Design Worldwide named Tom Horwitz to the company’s executive leadership team and promoted him to executive vice president.

June 24, 2013

FRCH Makes ZweigWhite Best Firms To Work List

ZweigWhite.com - This award recognizes the top firms in the country based on their workplace practices, employee benefits, employee retention rates, and much more.

June 21, 2013

FRCH Design Worldwide Names Tom Horwitz To EVP

FRCH Design Worldwide Names Industry Veteran Tom Horwitz to Executive Vice President and to Leadership Committee.

June 19, 2013

FRCH Design Worldwide Expands Staff

DDI - Cincinnati-based FRCH Design Worldwide has added five new staff members to its team.

June 17, 2013

The List: 80 Top Workplaces, Ranked By Size

Cincinnati Enquirer - The Enquirer Media Top Workplaces project was conducted with outside partner Workplace Dynamics, which invited businesses with at least 50 employees in the region to take part in surveys measuring workplace satisfaction.

June 14, 2013

Top Of The List: Largest Tri-State Architectural Firms

Business Courier - This week in the print edition, the Business Courier ranks the Largest Tri-State Architectural Firms with FRCH Design Worldwide ranking first.

June 11, 2013

On The Mark

Commercial Construction & Renovation - The 574,340 square-foot River Valley Mall in Lancaster, Ohio, encompasses 70 stores, restaurants and entertainment venues. Since the mall’s opening in 1987, it has seen few major design changes.

June 10, 2013

The Art Of Drawing

DDI Magazine - What does the retail sketch bring in the age of computer-generated design? COO Paul Lechleiter talks about the importance of sketching.

June 03, 2013

FRCH Makes Top Retail Design Firms Of 2013

VMSD - FRCH Design Worldwide makes VMSD's Top Retail Design Firms of 2013 list, coming in at #9.

May 31, 2013

FRCH Design Worldwide Adds Three To Team

Cincinnati.com - Joining FRCH Design Worldwide downtown are Andrew Burgess, network technician; and Erica Stauffer and William Hofmann, project coordinators.

May 29, 2013

Barely There

VMSD - Slender. Understated. Overscaled. These words describe a shift in fixture design to simpler, more refined looks that take on a background role and relinquish the spotlight to product.

May 15, 2013

Over The Top Retail

Association for Retail Environments - Things are looking up in retail. And retail designers are looking up to showcase things. Ceiling treatments have historically performed pragmatic functions but some of today’s stores are turning our perception of ceilings on its head.

May 13, 2013

FRCH Design Worldwide Expands Staff

DDI - Cincinnati-based FRCH Design Worldwide has added two new staff members to its team.

May 13, 2013

FRCH Recognized As A 2013 Best Employer In Ohio

DDI - Cincinnati-based FRCH Design Worldwide was recently named a “2013 Best Employer in Ohio” by the Ohio Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) State Council and Best Companies Group.

May 06, 2013

Designed To Sell: Today And Tomorrow

National Sporting Goods Association Magazine - Brick-and-mortar stores aren’t going away. Look for evolutionary, not revolutionary, changes on the horizon.

April 29, 2013

Graeter's Scoop On Growth

Business Courier - Graeter's Scoop on growth. How the iconic brand stays true to its premium roots.

April 29, 2013

VMSD Designer Dozen Announced

VMSD.com - VMSD has announced its annual Designer Dozen, including FRCH's Doug Bunker. The listing of the best and brightest designers are names to watch as they balance the twin demands of quick project deadlines and burgeoning technological options.

April 26, 2013

Miami Township Embarks On Dayton Mall Area Redevelopment

Dayton Business Journal - Miami Township has begun its project to redevelop the Dayton Mall and surrounding areas.

April 19, 2013

Dicks Sporting Goods Taps FRCH For New Store Design

Business Courier - Dick’s Sporting Goods is rolling out a new retail concept called Field & Stream. FRCH, one of Cincinnati’s largest architectural and engineering firms, is working with Dick’s to design the new stores.

April 18, 2013

Design Talk

Absolutearts.com - Brandon Avery, Creative Managing Director FRCH Design Worldwide, will be speaking at the Cleveland Institute of Art Spring Design Show Thurs. April 25th.

April 18, 2013

FRCH Design Worldwide Is Opening A New York City Office

Interiors & Sources - FRCH Design Worldwide, one of the largest independent architecture and interior design firms serving the retail, restaurant and hospitality markets is opening a New York City office.

April 18, 2013

FRCH Design Worldwide Opens New York Office

Hospitality Design - Cincinnati, Ohio-based FRCH Design Worldwide is opening a New York office. The office launch is expected to grow FRCH’s creative team, extend its service offering, and increase its visibility within the region.

April 16, 2013

FRCH Design Worldwide Opens New York City Office

FRCH Design Worldwide, one of the largest independent architecture and interior design firms serving the retail, restaurant and hospitality markets is opening a New York City office. FRCH, which is headquartered in Cincinnati, is launching the office to grow its creative team, extend its service offering and increase its visibility within the region.

April 16, 2013

FRCH Opens NYC Office

Cincinnati.com - Cincinnati-based FRCH Design Worldwide is opening a New York City office, expanding its reach into one of the world’s richest retail, restaurant and hospitality markets.

April 11, 2013

Dick's Sporting Goods Opening 2nd-Ever Field & Stream Store

Business Courier - Dick's Sporting Goods opening 2nd-ever Field & Stream store in N. Kentucky.

April 10, 2013

FRCH Wins Honorable Mention At International Design Awards

FRCH Design Worldwide won Honorable Mention at the International Design Awards competition for Liverpool Interlomas Department Store.

April 08, 2013

FRCH Honored As Top Employer

The Enquirer - For the second year in a row, FRCH Design Worldwide has been honored as a top employer by the Ohio Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) State Council and Best Companies Group.

April 04, 2013

FRCH Design Worldwide Expands Staff

FRCH Design Worldwide has added two new staff
members to its Cincinnati-based team.

March 12, 2013

Dick's Sporting Goods To Debut New Format

ddionline.com - Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. will debut a new retail concept under the Field & Stream banner in 2013.

March 12, 2013

River Access Means Money For West Side, NKY

Cincinnati.com - FRCH architect and home preservationist David Zelman hopes to build a river walk connecting five Cincinnati neighborhoods.

March 08, 2013

FRCH Honored For Design Work

Business Courier - Claudia Cerchiara and Young Rok Park of FRCH, along with Martin Perez and Maria Elena Menesis accept EuroShop’s Retail Design Award, honoring FRCH’s design work on the Liverpool Interlomas department store.

March 07, 2013

Boutique 18 Unveiled For 2013

Boutique Design - Boutique Design has selected the eighth annual Boutique 18. FRCH's Katie Gottlieb is on the roster of noteworthy, on-the-rise designers of hospitality interiors.

March 06, 2013

Healthiest Employers

Business Courier - The Business Courier has announced the finalists for its 2013 Healthiest Employers of Greater Cincinnati competition. Congrats FRCH!

March 05, 2013

FRCH Adds Three, Promotes Ten

cincinnati.com - FRCH adds three new staff members and promotes ten.

March 04, 2013

Canstruction Cincinnati

canstructioncincinnati.org - Can tina is on display at the Aronoff Center of the Arts until March 10th. At the close of the competition, the sculptures are dismantled and the food is donated to local food banks.

March 04, 2013

The PDA (Public Display of Attention) Award

Vision Monday - Robyn Novak explains key display principles that apply to any presentation large or small.

February 28, 2013

FRCH Design Worldwide Expands Team

ddionline - FRCH Design Worldwide has added three new staff members to its team.

February 20, 2013

2013 Entries In Canstruction

cincybizblog.com -FRCH’s entry in the 16th Annual Cincinnati Canstruction event is on display at Aronoff Center for the Arts.. All sculptures are on display until March 10th. At the close of the competition, the sculptures are dismantled and the food is donated to local food banks.

February 19, 2013

Retail Store Of The Year: And The Winners Are..

Chain Store Age - Chain Store Age announces winners of the 2013 Retail Store of the Year design competition. FRCH wins the Restaurant (Honorable Mention) award for Hyatt Regency Sway in Louisville, Ky.

February 11, 2013

FRCH Promotes 10 Staffers

VMSD - FRCH Design Worldwide has promoted 10 of its staff members.

February 10, 2013

FRCH Design Worldwide Wins Outstanding Achievement Awards

Cincinnati.com - FRCH Design Worldwide took top honors at the Retail Design Institute’s 42nd International Store Design Awards.

February 08, 2013

EuroShop RetailDesign Awards

Liverpool Interlomas Department Store wins EuroShop RetailDesign Award at 42nd International Store Design Awards Gala of the Retail Design.

February 04, 2013

Glimcher Realty Trust Selected FRCH Design Worldwide To Help Renovate River Valley Mall

Retail Traffic - Glimcher Realty Trust selected FRCH Design Worldwide to help renovate River Valley Mall in Lancaster, Ohio.

January 24, 2013

2012 SADI Galleries

Retail Traffic - Congratulations to FRCH, winner of two 2012 SADI awards. Liverpool Interlomas - Winner New or Renovated Department Store and Macy’s City Creek - Honorable Mention New or Renovated Department Store

January 22, 2013

FRCH Design Worldwide Adds Two

Cincinnati.com - Brett Paguirigan and Erin Boyer join FRCH Design Worldwide.

January 14, 2013

Brazilian Concept Leaving Mark On U.S.

FastCasual.com - FRCH partnered with Giraffas to adapt their successful Brazilian concept to suit the US Market.

January 14, 2013

FRCH Adds Seven New Team Members

DDIonline.com - Cincinnati-based FRCH Design Worldwide has added seven new staff members to its team.

January 10, 2013

FRCH Takes Home Top Honors At Retail Design Institute’s (RDI) 42nd International Store Design Awards

FRCH Design Worldwide and Liverpool Department Stores received high honors at RDI’s 42nd International Store Design Awards Gala for their work on the Liverpool Interlomas Department Store in Mexico.

January 01, 2013

2013 TOP 100 GIANTS: TOP 10 IN RETAIL

Interior Design - FRCH Design Worldwide ranked among the 2013 Top 10 Retail Design Giants.

January 01, 2013

Minimalist Macy's

Retail Environments - HeeSun Kim, vice president and creative director at FRCH, explains the design strategy for Macy's Salt Lake City Prototype.

December 28, 2012

FRCH Design Adds Seven

Cincinnati.com - FRCH Design Worldwide adds seven new employees.

December 14, 2012

FRCH Design Worldwide Recognized At Cincinnati Design Awards

FRCH Design Worldwide won three awards at the 16th Annual Cincinnati Design Awards.

December 07, 2012

FRCH Design Worldwide Welcomes Catherine Butcher

Business Courier - Catherine Butcher joins FRCH Design Worldwide. Catherine is the new Director of Marketing.

December 01, 2012

Top 10 Of 2012

VMSD - FRCH"S Robyn Novak and others discuss the Top 10 of 2012.

November 14, 2012

How To Build Better Franchisee/Franchiser Relationships, And Better Buildings

Chain Store Age - Shane Kavanagh and Tricia Downing share how to build better franchisee/franchiser relationships and better buildings.

November 01, 2012

Barb Beeghly Will Be Discussing The Latest Department Store Strategies At A.R.E Conference.

Barb Beeghly will be discussing the latest department store strategies and store design trends at the A.R.E Conference.

September 20, 2012

Ahrns, Roberts Join FRCH

FRCH Design Worldwide welcomes Sara Ahrns and Nicole Roberts.

September 18, 2012

Fusian Moving Out Of Tower Place Mall

Cincinnati Business Courier - Fusian is taking its fast-casual sushi out of Tower Place Mall and rolling up to the corner of Sixth and Vine streets. FRCH designed the new restaurant.

September 17, 2012

Windy City Welcomes IRDC

VMSD - Jim Tippman, FRCH, accepts the Retail Renovation of the Year award from VMSD's Robin Donovan.

September 07, 2012

Spaces: Latest Trends In Office Design Foster Collaboration

bizjournals.com - FRCH's Jim Stapleton discusses how elements of office design can affect employees satisfaction and productivity.

September 04, 2012

FRCH Design Worldwide Adds New Staff Members To Team

FRCH Design Worldwide announces the addition of two new staff members to its Cincinnati-based team.

June 27, 2012

Business Courier’s 2012 CFO Of The Year Award Finalist, Kristi Ward

Business Courier - Business Courier announces 2012 CFO of the Year finalist.

June 26, 2012

Six Promoted At FRCH Design Worldwide

Cincinnati.com - FRCH Design Worldwide appointed the following six employees as principals: Steve Gardner, Kyle Kieper, Jim Stapleton, and Kristi Ward, vice president; and Shane Kavanagh, and Donna Szarwark, senior vice president.

June 25, 2012

VMSD International Visual Competition

VMSD - Lara Roller, previously a senior interior designer with FRCH Design Worldwide, was honered to be a judge in the 18th annual VMSD International Visual Competition.

June 18, 2012

Cincinnati Builds The World Exhibit

FRCH is proud to be a part of the Cincinnati Builds the World Exhibit hosted by The Architectural Foundation of Cincinnati (AFC).

June 18, 2012

The Best Places To Work In Greater Cincinnati And Northern Kentucky

Cincinnati.com - FRCH ranked among the Top 75 places to work for in Cincinnati.

June 01, 2012

FRCH Design Worldwide Names New Company Principals

FRCH Design Worldwide today announced the appointment of six employees as principals of the company.

June 01, 2012

Structures: Hyatt Regency’s $5.8 Million Upgrade Results In New Look, Improved Presence On Fourth Street

bizjournals.com - Kelly Gaddes, FRCH senior interior designer, describes the big design idea for Sway restaurant.

May 29, 2012

Canada Still Loves A&W

Macleans.ca - A&W has made an effort to cater to the increasingly “sophisticated” tastes of consumers, with the help of Cincinnati’s FRCH Design firm. The newly styled restaurants feature softer lighting, bar seating and an updated menu design.

May 01, 2012

Bob's Stores, Bringing Their A-Game

VMSD - Paul Lechleiter discusses the redesign of Bob's Stores in this month's issue of VMSD.

May 01, 2012

VMSD Designer Dozen Award Winner Robyn Novak

VMSD - FRCH is proud to announce Robyn Novak as an inaugural VMSD Designer Dozen Award recipient.

April 25, 2012

McAlister's Deli To Update Store Design

McAlister's Deli has announced a new store design for its restaurants designed by FRCH. Combining modern and traditional elements, the new design gives the 23-year-old brand an updated look and feel.

April 18, 2012

Downtown Hyatt Completes $5.8 Million Makeover

Louisville Courier-Journal - Cincinnati's FRCH Design Worldwide designed different aspects of the areas that were renovated.

April 16, 2012

FRCH Design Worldwide Adds Eight

Cincinnati.com - FRCH Design Worldwide welcomes eight new employees.

April 12, 2012

Pheasant Lane Mall

Union Leader Correspondent - Pheasant Lane Mall creates $10m facelift. FRCH Design Worldwide was the architectural firm for the extensive renovations.

April 12, 2012

Pheasant Lane Mall Completes $10 Million Facelift

The Union Leader - FRCH Design Worldwide was the architectural firm for the extensive renovations.

April 11, 2012

Two FRCH Designers Honored

Cincinnati.com - FRCH Design Worldwide’s Robyn Novak and Heesun Kim were recently recognized for their substantial work within the retail design industry.

April 09, 2012

FRCH Design Announces New Staff Appointments

DDI - Cincinnati-based FRCH Design Worldwide has added eight new staff members.

April 05, 2012

Giraffas, North Miami, Fla.

VMSD - Brazil’s well-loved fast-casual brand spices up its dining environment for a new North American audience.

March 19, 2012

FRCH Design Worldwide Recognized As A 2012 Best Employer In Ohio

FRCH Design Worldwide was recently named as one of the 2012 Best Employers in Ohio by the Ohio Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) State Council and Best Companies Group.

March 19, 2012

Tom Horwitz: 2012 Distinguished Service Award

Congratulations to Thomas Horwitz for the 2012 Alumni Distinguished Service Award winner

March 14, 2012

Liverpool Polanco Department Store Wins Design And Development Award From ICSC

Liverpool Polanco Department Store receieved its Gold Award in the retail store design category, which honors professional store design and its contribution to the overall success of the retail industry.

February 22, 2012

FRCH Design Worldwide Names New Vice President; Promotes 10 Additional Staff Members

Cincinnati, Ohio (Feb. 2012) – FRCH Design Worldwide announces the promotions of 11 staff members, including one team member to the vice president position.

February 22, 2012

Making Shopping Fun Again

Chain Store Age - HeeSun Kim and Young Rok Park, VPs and managing creative directors of FRCH Design Worldwide, share how South Korean retailers are going back to basics to make shopping fun again.

February 16, 2012

New Look Helps Hilton Garden Grow

TwinburgBulletin.com - The Hilton Garden Inn of Cleveland/Twinsburg is receiving a $600,000 facelift. The Hilton Garden Inn is contracting with Cincinnati-based FRCH Design Worldwide for the renovations.

February 10, 2012

DunnhumbyUSA Wants New Office To ‘Feel Like Home’

bizjournals.com - James Stapleton discusses well designed office spaces. "It needs to be flexible and friendly, A place where people want to show up and do their best work.” said the VP of FRCH Design Worldwide

February 09, 2012

Retail Store Of The Year: And The Winners Are…

Chain Store Age - Congratulations to the Liverpool team for winning the Retail Store of the Year Award, and First Place in the Department Store category. We also want to congratulate the Bob’s team for their win in the Discount Store/Mass Merchant category. Last but not least, the Giraffes team brings the firm a win in the Casual Dining category.

February 09, 2012

VMSD Announces Inaugural Designer Dozen Winners

PR Web - Cincinnati-based VMSD magazine is celebrating the best and brightest young designers in retail design with The Designer Dozen. Congrats to Robyn Novak of FRCH.

February 07, 2012

FRCH Design Worldwide Adds Three

FRCH Design Worldwide announces the addition of three new staff members to its Cincinnati-based team.

January 18, 2012

FRCH Design Worldwide Adds Three New Staff Members To Team

FRCH Design Worldwide announces the addition of three new staff members to its Cincinnati-based team.

January 17, 2012

Design And Technology Bring Tomorrow To Today

Stores.org - "Innovation in Store Design, Resource Design and Technology" at NRF Big Show 2012

January 16, 2012

Retail Design Institute Awards

FRCH had a very good night at the Retail Design Institute Awards in NYC. FRCH was the ONLY firm in the elite category of receiving two 1st place awards. - Giraffas won 1st Place Franchised Restaurant - Bob's Stores won 1st Place Value Retailer and also won the Innovation Award for Visual Merchandising.

January 13, 2012

New Home For First Financial

FRCH chief creative officer Paul Lechleiter said his architecture firm designed the eighth floor to convey success, but stay inviting.

December 30, 2011

FRCH Design Worldwide Adds Seven To Professional Staff

FRCH Design Worldwide announces the addition of seven new staff members to its Cincinnati-based team.

December 01, 2011

A&W Canada Prototype

Hospitality Design Magazine – FRCH created a new prototype for A&W restaurant brand for urban areas in Canada.

November 2011

A&W Canada

Working closely with the A&W team, Cincinnati-based FRCH Design Worldwide was tasked with creating a burger destination for a more mobile, youthful, urban consumer in city centers throughout Canada.

October 20, 2011

FRCH Launches New Website

DDI - Cincinnati-based FRCH Design Worldwide has launched a newly enhanced website, www.frch.com.

October 17, 2011

FRCH Design Worldwide Lauches New Website

Chain Store Age - FRCH Design Worldwide has launched a newly enhanced website, FRCH.com.

October 12, 2011

FRCH Design Promotions

FRCH Design Worldwide welcomes Dave Nelson and promotes others.

October 06, 2011

FRCH Design Worldwide Adds Six Staff Members

Cincinnati-based FRCH Design Worldwide has announced the addition of six new staff members.

October 2011

Grand SADI Winner

Retail Traffic - In this year’s contest a department store, FRCH Design Worldwide’s scheme for the Liverpool Polanco store in Mexico City, took home the top prize.

October 02, 2011

Hyatt Will Close - Then Reopen: Downtown Hotel Getting Renovation

Louisville Courier-Journal - The lobby designed by FRCH Design Worldwide is part of the $6 million renovations at the Hyatt Regency Louisville.

September 29, 2011

Liverpool Department Store

International Business Times- Liverpool Department Store, interiors by FRCH Design Worldwide.

September 28, 2011

Downtown Hyatt To Close Briefly For Start Of $6 Million Makeover

The Courier-Journal-The Hyatt Regency Louisville will close in December to accommodate the start of work on a $6 million renovation. The lobby is being designed by FRCH Design Worldwide of Cincinnati.

September 26, 2011

FRCH Names Two VPs, Promotes Seven Others

Cincinnati-based FRCH Design Worldwide has announced the promotions of nine team members, including two of the firm’s creative leaders who were each named vice president.

September 23, 2011

CEO Tippmann Takes FRCH To Emerging Markets

Jim Tippmann, chief executive officer of FRCH Design Worldwide.

September 16, 2011

A Canvas of White: Liverpool Polanco

Contract Magazine-Liverpool Polanco Designed by FRCH Design Worldwide

September 07, 2011

FRCH Adds Six.

FRCH Design Worldwide adds six.

September 06, 2011

Liverpool Polanco Captures FRCH A Grand SADI Award

FRCH Design Worldwide took home the top honors from the 2011 Superior Achievement in Design and Imaging (SADI) Awards as the program’s Grand Winner for its work on the Liverpool Polanco Department Store in Mexico City.

September 2011

Liverpool Polanco

Retail Traffic - The Whole Package

August 29, 2011

A&W Canada Urban Prototype Designed For Younger Crowd

VMSD Magazine - A&W Canada urban prototype designed for younger crowd. Simple, flexible and convenient, but with just enough nostalgia to convey authenticity.

August 23, 2011

Liverpool Wins VMSD 2011 Renovation Competition

VMSD Magazine - First Place Renovation- Department Store, Liverpool Polanco

August 03, 2011

Hotel Design Firms - Giants 300

Building Design + Construction Magazine – FRCH is ranked among the Top 50 Hotel Design Firms Giants by Building Design + Construction Magazine.

August 03, 2011

Retail Design Firms - Giants 300

Building Design + Construction Magazine - FRCH is ranked among the Top 20 Retail Design Firms Giants by Building Design + Construction Magazine.

July 08, 2011

Welcome Aboard

Cincinnati Enquirer – FRCH adds four.

July 2011

Liverpool & Merrell Win 2011 VMSD Visual Competition

VMSD Magazine – Winners - In-Store Apparel Presentation: Liverpool Polanco, Mexico City, Mexico and In-Store Accessories/Beauty/Shoes Presentation: Merrell Concept Prototype

July 2011

Welcome Home

Hospitality Design Magazine - Home2 Suites by Hilton... hip and humble.

June 2011

FRCH Insight: Technology And The Empowered Consumer

In this issue, FRCH explores our retail, restaurant and hospitality clients can leverage technology as a source of entertainment, information and service...

May 25, 2011

ICSC’s RECon Expo “Back To Being Busy”

Cincinnati Business Courier - Jim Tippman CEO of FRCH Design Worldwide said....

May 2011

Nature's Calling

MNSD Magazine - FRCH delivers an easy and informative sales experience while tapping into consumers’ sense of adventure and community.

May 2011

Top Design Firms 2011

HA+D Magazine 2011 – FRCH Is ranked among the Top Design Firms for 2011 by HA+D Magazine.

April 05, 2011

Welcome Jim Harkin

Cincinnati Enquirer – Harkin named VP at FRCH Design Worldwide.

April 2011

In With The Now

VMSD Magazine - Creating a contemporary look that will attract new customers without alienating the existing ones.

April 2011

Top 500 Design Firms 2011

Engineering News-Record (ENR) - FRCH is ranked among the Top 500 Design Firms by ENR for 2011.

March 22, 2011

Top 20 Design Leaders 2011

DDI Magazine - FRCH is ranked among the Top 20 Design Leaders by DDI for 2011.

March 18, 2011

Home2 Suites Debut

Hotel Interactive – Home2 Suites debuts with interiors from FRCH Design Worldwide.

March 04, 2011

Eight Promoted At FRCH Design Worldwide

Cincinnati.com – Congrats, you earned it!

March 2011

Chain Store Age 2011 Retail Store Of The Year Competition

Chain Store Age Magazine - Awarded Liverpool Polanco first place in the Department Store Category, Merrell first place in the Softlines (less than 5,000 sq. ft) Category and Lotte first place in the International Department Store Category.

March 2011

Embassy Suites Denver-Downtown/Convention Center

Hotel Business Design Magazine – Angela Denney, VP, Interior Design at FRCH Design Worldwide detailed the idea behind some of the nature inspired designs.

March 2011

Fuel For The Fire

VMSD Creative Kickstarts – Creative Fuel: an avenue for sharing our experiences and unique points of view.

February 18, 2011

FRCH Spurs Employee Creativity

Cincinnati Enquirer – Thanks again to the contributors for their effort and to the firm for all of your support!

February 04, 2011

Hilton’s Opening First New Brand In 20 Years

ABC News - As the prototype designers for the brand, FRCH Design Worldwide is proud to announce the opening of Hilton's first new brand in 20 years.

January 21, 2011

In One Of The Hardest-Hit Sectors, FRCH Climbs Back

Cincinnati Business Courier – “We’re going to get back in the game in a big way.” Jim Tippmann

January 07, 2011

Liverpool Wins At 2011 A.R.E Design Awards

Retail Environments 2011 Design Awards Winner’s Book - Liverpool Polanco, Mexico City, Mexico - Outstanding Merit, Department Store

January 01, 2011

Interior Design 2011 Giants

Interior Design Magazine – FRCH made the list...or lists. Top 100 Interior Design Giants, Top 10 in Retail Design, and Top 10 in Cultural Design.

December 12, 2010

2010 AIA Cincinnati Design Awards

Cincinnati Design Awards - Tiffany & Co. University Village, Seattle, WA – Merit Award in IIDA/ASID, Small Projects

November 23, 2010

Q+A With Niki Fitzgerald

VMSD.com - Graphic Design Q+A with Niki Fitzgerald of FRCH Design Worldwide.

November 12, 2010

Architectural Foundation Of Cincinnati - News

Architecturecincy.org - We are proud to announce that our very own Jim Fitzgerald Sr. is the winner of The Architectural Foundation of Cincinnati 2010 Hammer Award.

August 13, 2010

A&W Launches New Restaurant Concept For Urban Diners

DigitalJournal.com - FRCH has created an urban restaurant that is current and relevant for today.

August 01, 2010

Department Store Focus

DDI Magazine - Jim Lazzari discusses design perspectives.

August 01, 2010

Renaissance Brand

QSR Magazine - “Inspired Burritos.”

July 29, 2010

Auntie Anne’s Honors Those Who Help It Twist

QSR Magazine - Craig Bonifas recognized as Outstanding Supplier Representative of the Year.

July 2010

2010 VMSD International Visual Competition

VMSD Magazine - Liverpool Zapopan, Guadalajara, Mexico – First Place, In-Store Apparel Presentation… | Tiffany & Co., Seattle, WA - Award of Merit, In-Store Accessories/Beauty/Shoes Presentation…

June 01, 2010

Eclectic But Calm

Hotel Design - Home2 Suites “Oasis” Lobby Prototype

June 01, 2010

My Office Is Cooler Than Yours

Soapbox Cincinnati - Corbett Opera Center – FRCH Design Worldwide - skillfully preserved the history of the building while introducing features that match the creativity and passion of the organization.

May 14, 2010

Birth Of A Brand: First Look At Home2’s Oasis Lobby, Rooms

Hotel and Motel Management – Hilton Worldwide unveils FRCH’s design for their new Home2 brand with a sneak peek at their model rooms.

May 01, 2010

Chi-nnati’s, Cincinnati, Ohio

VMSD Magazine - Designers didn’t choose sides in a restaurant catering to two distinct Midwestern tastes.

March 04, 2010

Top Design Leaders

DDI Magazine - FRCH among the Top 10 Design Leaders.

March 01, 2010

Bank Notes

VMSD Magazine - Banking is becoming a people business again.

February 28, 2010

Chain Store Age Retail Store Of The Year

Chain Store Age Magazine - Three FRCH design projects took home first place in Chain Store Age’s Retail Store of the Year Awards 2010.

February 2010

2010 Design Firm Roundtable: Appetite For Innovation

VMSD – Retail expert and FRCH VP, Christian Davies explores the state of the retail climate and outlook on the future

February 03, 2010

FRCH To Open Brazilian Office

DDI Magazine

February 2010

2010 Retail Design Institute Store Design Awards

Liverpool Polanco, Mexico City, Mexico – Award of Merit, New or Completely Renovated Full-Line Department Store... | Merrell Concept Prototype, Rockford, MI – Award of Merit, Specialty Store 1,501 to 3,000 SF...

January 25, 2010

Business Briefs

VSMD Magazine - FRCH Design Worldwide opens office in Brazil.

January 01, 2010

Top Hospitality Firms Giants 2010

Interior Design Magazine - FRCH is ranked among the Top 20 Hospitality Firm Giants.

January 01, 2010

Top Interior Design Firms Giants 2010

Interior Design Magazine - FRCH is ranked among the Top 40 Interior Design Firm Giants.

January 01, 2010

Top Retail Design Giants 2010

Interior Design Magazine - FRCH is ranked among the Top 10 Retail Design Giants.

December 11, 2009

Pave’s 3rd Annual Award Honoring Young Professionals

PaveInfo.org - 2009 Rising Star Award Finalist Robyn Novak.

December 01, 2009

Top Design Firms

Lodging Hospitality - Are you looking to renovate your entire hotel?

November 17, 2009

Frisch’s To Open New Hamilton Big Boy

Journal News - A modern interpretation of the classic diner.

November 2009

Pleasing Pleats

Metropolis - FRCH specified Halpern’s Cascade sheer for a glass wall at the new Hotel 32, on the top floor of the Monte Carlo, in Las Vegas.

October 2009

Deep-Dishing Out Style

The Big Picture - FRCH Design Worldwide and Harlan Graphics, both based in Cincinnati, created a variety of graphics that mix and contrast the Windy City and the Queen City.

October 01, 2009

FRCH Is Ranked Among The Top 40 Interior Design Firms

Interior Design 100 Giants for 2009

October 01, 2009

FRCH Ranked Among The Top 100 Interior Design Giants

Interior Design Magazine for 2009

October 01, 2009

FRCH Ranked Among Top10 In The Interior Design Giants Hospitality Firms

Interior Design Magazine 2009 – FRCH listed as one of the top 10 Hospitality design giants

September 04, 2009

Less Formal Tiffany Stores Opens Today At University Village

Seattle Times - "Independent spirit and sophisticated sense of style”…

August 19, 2009

Monte Carlo Shows Off New Boutique-Style HOTEL32

Las Vegas Sun - The hotel-casino showed off its new, boutique-style hotel concept called HOTEL32.

July 2009

Brazilian-Dollar Opportunity

VMSD Magazine - South America’s biggest country has a stable banking system, an emerging middle class and a taste for consumption.

July 01, 2009

Sector Spotlight – Lipstick Jungle

VMSD Magazine - Retailers are re-examining what was once the “recession-proof” health, beauty and cosmetics department.

March 26, 2009

American Girl, Chicago/Atlanta/Dallas

VMSD Magazine - All Dolled Up: American Girl has returned to its roots with a new Chicago flagship, even as it expands its sights into the suburbs.

March 01, 2009

Las Vegas Is Selling Comfort These Days

VMSD Magazine - Sin City seeks to reposition itself as a quick getaway.

February 02, 2009

Consumers Get Frugal, So Retailers Get Creative

ABCNews.com – "When design firm FRCH planned the redesign of 56-year-old Massachusetts grocery chain Roche Bros. in 2006, it decided to emphasize the local heritage and produce."

January 29, 2009

Frugality Is Back In Fashion

NRF Smart Brief – FRCH comments on retail design in a frugal market.

 

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