Category Archives: Projects

NON-STOP

  Over ten years ago the Near West side of Indianapolis presented itself as an area in early transition.  By researching its rich and diverse past, it was clear that the phenomenon of being lost and rediscovered is very much part of the Near West […]

W/PURPOSE CELEBRATES HAYNIE’S CORNER ART DISTRICT

THIS_AN ART DISTRICT STORY (3 MIN. TRAILER) What do you get someone for their 200th birthday? Tough decision, right?  Evansville’s art and design community showed up to the party with a newly dedicated outdoor gallery and sculpture park located in south-central Evansville. Not a bad […]

INDYGO TRANSIT STOP

In 2013, w/purpose collaborated with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, IndyGO, Arlington High School, City Departments, local utilities, developers and residents to transform an outdated transit stop in Indy’s N.E. Corridor. w/purpose designed a creative transit experience and worked to secure a Project Green Space Grant through […]

Priceless

Priceless Houselife Project Link Wil Marquez imagines the home at 804 Eastern Avenue in an emotional mood – that is, the experience of receiving the “key” to your first home. The iconic memory displayed in commercials or when someone is surprised on prime time television […]

A Family Affair

Couched Constructions (CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO) Friday, March 2, 2012 Opening reception 5:00pm Herron School of Art & Design, 735 W. New York St., Indianapolis, IN Sometimes a couch is just a piece of furniture . . . and sometimes–through the eyes of a […]

Bicycle Garage Indy Designs with Rare Species for New Store

W/purpose has been commissioned by Bicycle Garage Indy to complete a 900 sqft architectural installation at their new North store, currently under construction. The iconic textured wall called “Rare Species”, was designed using a rare species of wood salvaged from 1900 Indiana High School (Arlington […]

Downtown Indy Bike Hub seeing new “MOVEMENT”

At a recent Spirit & Place Event hosted at Indianapolis Museum of Art, local artists, architects, curators, journalists, creative hipsters, and fashionistas joined in a discussion that teased out one question: What can urban design learn from fashion? Interesting enough…right? To answer the question, w/purpose […]