Tag Archive for: Kathryn Roche

How Learning Environments in K-12 Education Influences and Enhances Outcomes

By Kathryn Roche, Anna Marie Burrell, and Dainen Tolman The role of spatial design in K-12 education is multifaceted and ever-changing, impacting everything from students’ feelings of safety and inclusivity to the effectiveness of teaching methodologies. This blog will explore these aspects, highlighting the importance of early engagement in design conversations, the role that furniture […]

Celebrating Accomplishments: How the Schmidt Associates Team Reaped Success in 2023

“Great things in business are never done by one person; they’re done by a team of people.” -Steve Jobs Every day at Schmidt Associates, we are reminded of Jobs’ words. We understand that success is built on the foundation of outstanding teams. Thinking about 2023, we’re filled with pride over the incredible accomplishments of our […]

Empowering Children with Special Needs: The Journey of Children’s TherAplay Foundation

The Children’s TherAplay Foundation is a remarkable nonprofit pediatric outpatient clinic dedicated to serving children with disabilities. Driven by the noble mission of enabling these children to live life to their fullest potential, the Foundation provides a warm and supportive environment for both children and their families. TherAplay is home to the largest clinic in […]

What I Learned at My First NeoCon

  Ask any commercial interior designer what the biggest industry event of the year is, and they’ll have the same answer – NeoCon. In its 51st year, NeoCon is considered the most important annual event for the commercial design industry that influences the trends and aesthetics of the built environment. This three-day extravaganza brings the […]