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The Next Generation of StudioSIX5

The Next Generation of StudioSIX5

Dean Maddalena began StudioSIX5 in 2003 with the dream of disrupting design discourse for senior living communities. Now in our 17th year of business, he is looking toward the future for not only...
StudioSIX5 Announces Our 2020 Associates

StudioSIX5 Announces Our 2020 Associates

We are excited to announce five new StudioSIX5 Associates in 2020. These individuals are being recognized for their skills, dedication to our mission and leadership potential as rising voices in our firm. Join...
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the loss of Jonathan Blackwood.

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the loss of Jonathan Blackwood.

Jonathan had been an integral and beloved member of the StudioSIX5 family from our early days. His knowledge and dedication to his role as Principal and Communications Director have contributed greatly to our...
To Our Clients and Friends,

To Our Clients and Friends,

In the current national emergency, we all have to make changes to our normal procedures to ensure everyone’s safety. At StudioSIX5, we have worked for years to acquire the necessary technologies, software and...
Designing to Last in a New Decade

Designing to Last in a New Decade

The confetti has settled, the champagne's been popped—we've officially entered a new decade in design! With a new year comes new questions and expectations: what are the top design trends for 2020? And...
10 Weeks with my Dad

10 Weeks with my Dad

Caring for aging parents is a journey. A little more than a year ago, I wrote in these pages about my father, who was 93 at the time and had just moved into...
National Food Bank Day 2019

National Food Bank Day 2019

We had a blast volunteering with the Central Texas Food Bank! Central Texas Food Bank is the largest hunger relief organization in Central Texas. Together we sorted over 7,000lbs of frozen food to...
Looking Ahead: Demographics (and Workplace Conditions) Tell the Tale

Looking Ahead: Demographics (and Workplace Conditions) Tell the Tale

In much of the developed world there is concern these days about what is called a demographic time bomb. This is the fact that in many countries, women aren’t having enough babies to...
Congrats to our New Associates!

Congrats to our New Associates!

We're celebrating four new StudioSIX5 associates! Congratulations to our new associates. We're recognizing these team members for their hard work in service of our mission: Claire Richards - Associate Principal, Project Design Manager...
HD Expo 2019

HD Expo 2019

Claire Richards and Julie Roberts represented StudioSIX5 at HD Expo 2019 in Las Vegas. They had a blast checking out all the best trends, products and vendors the hospitality industry has to offer....
Top 10 Design Trends for 2019

Top 10 Design Trends for 2019

It wouldn't be a new year without a slew of predictions, and interior design is no exception. We put our heads together to come up with our top 10 predictions for what's coming...
Not Just Yet: A Boomer’s Take on Senior Living

Not Just Yet: A Boomer’s Take on Senior Living

Last month in this space StudioSIX5 Interior Designer and R&D Coordinator Lauren Tines wrote about how she, as a millennial, came to design for Senior Living. It was a good piece and conveyed...
Finding My Why: A Millennial’s Journey into Senior Living

Finding My Why: A Millennial’s Journey into Senior Living

I am a Millennial. I grew up during the technology boom and its use still shapes my life in many ways, from entertainment, to connecting with old friends, right down to the College...
Congratulations to our New Associates

Congratulations to our New Associates

Congratulations to the inaugural members of the StudioSIX5 Associates Program! We're recognizing these team members for their amazing work in service of our mission: Karla Jackson - Principal, Design Director Jonathan Blackwood -...
Celebrating our 15th Anniversary

Celebrating our 15th Anniversary

As I mentioned last month, June 5 will mark the 15th anniversary of the founding of StudioSIX5. So much has happened in those 15 years. We’ve undertaken 400 projects in 32 states and...
Welcome To Our New Website!

Welcome To Our New Website!

June 5 of this year will mark the 15th anniversary of the founding of StudioSIX5. We’re marking this important milestone with a new logo, icon, corporate identity—and this new website. We hope you...