Herschman Architects is now Onyx Creative
We are excited to announce our new brand name, Onyx Creative!
This change builds upon our decades long reputation of quality services and expertise while introducing the next evolution of our firm.
Onyx Creative practices an integrated design approach that seamlessly merges architecture, urban design, interior design, and branding, creating aspirational design that excites and inspires.
We are Onyx Creative.
We practice architecture, urban design, interior design, and branding…
By designing each project with its own distinct and engaging identity, we construct more than just buildings – we construct places. From large scale urban environments to small scale interiors, we develop atmospheres that cultivate social interaction and draw in people. They’re places for people to gather, engage, interact and enjoy.
…and bring a boutique design sense with a national perspective.
Whether dealing with an online store transitioning to brick-and-mortar or creating a master planned development, we offer clients a refined sensibility that inspires and elevates. We work on projects at many scales throughout the U.S. and always deliver the same sophisticated attitude to each project.
In addition to our team of architects and designers, we work with our in-house engineering group, BlueStreak Consulting, to deliver a streamlined design and development process. BlueStreak Consulting provides structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering. This vertical integration ensures a cohesive and collaborative vision from start to finish.
We believe in elevated design with timeless quality…
Practicing an elevated design sensibility lifts projects up in the mind of the user, creates greater value for the owner, and brings a rare specialness and timelessness to projects while continuing to be fresh and new.
…and that great design generates strong demand.
We define success by the capacity of our designs to create a feeling of specialness. We guide projects into a design realm where people experience places beyond their every day life. Great design generates demand from creating places where people desire to be.
We create a consistent, cohesive vision.
Our team provides clients with a consistent and cohesive vision by seamlessly combining branding, interior design, and architecture. This holistic approach creates an elevated and aspirational experience.
Let’s create beautiful spaces together.
Take a look at some of our work
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Interior design is the art and science of formulating interiors while creating function, safety, and beauty. Essentially a series of informed decisions, interior design has the ability to create a positive impact in the lives of the end user. We are living through a...read more
A Perspecive by Chad Solon I became interested in Frank Lloyd Wright when I got the chance to work on the restoration of the Burton Westcott House in Springfield, Ohio as an intern. It was incredible to see the house be transformed from a collection of one room...read more
Leading design firms have been challenging the notion of eclecticism in retail architecture for quite some time. Eclecticism is the idea that retail design needs to create a false urbanism or ‘Main Street USA’ appeal. Certainly making an articulate urban experience...read more
Integration of Healthcare Planning in Urban Environments: How Millennials and Baby Boomers Aren’t As Different As You Think
Advancements in mass transit and affordability of private transportation, urban planning, segregated living, working and shopping environments, and the establishment of low density dwelling neighborhoods, all give rise to automobile dependency and suburban sprawl. In...read more
Breaking the Cycle of Poverty, Addiction and Trauma by Providing Opportunity: An Interview with Sue Tager, Executive Director of The Hitchcock Center for Women
Onyx Creative’s President, Mike Crislip, and Sue Tager both know each other from working with New Directions, an organization that provides mental health and substance abuse treatment for adolescents and young adults. Sue, who is the Site Director for New Directions,...read more
Whether you want to improve your logo design skills or are searching for a designer, keep these tips in mind. 1: Strong Content Generate several ideas, having each new concept building off of another. By doing this, most designers can think of a more evolved, less...read more
Rebranding your company takes time. You need to think about the current state of your company, the progress of your company for the future and how you’d like to be seen. Sometimes the hardest part of rebranding is understanding how to capture the view and attention of...read more
In-line shopping centers have entered a new, third generation of design that reinvents their modern roots while creating humane architecture. The first generation of in-line shopping centers was the strip mall. Based on late 1960s modernist ideas...read more
Rebranding Strategy: How we rebranded our national architecture and engineering firm and what we learned
Knowing when to start We are known as a retail design company. It’s not a bad thing to be really good at one thing, but when you want people to see your other talents and attract a diverse spectrum of work, it can be difficult to pull off. This idea of wanting more...read more
Onyx Creative and Herschman Architects are honored to have received two awards from the 2017 NAIOP Awards of Excellence. The prototype design for Kate Hudson's Fabletics was awarded "Retail Interior Design of the Year" and Park Village Shopping Center was awarded...read more
How can we help you?
Let’s have a conversation! Contact one of our offices or send us a message: firstname.lastname@example.org
25001 Emery Road
Cleveland, Ohio 44128
800 East Wetmore Road
Tucson, Arizona 85719
Los Angeles, California
2050 S Bundy Drive
Los Angeles, California 90025
Onyx | Creative seeks driven and talented architects, interior designers and design professionals looking for a collaborative and fulfilling work environment. To apply for a position with Onyx | Creative, send your cover letter, resume and portfolio to email@example.com.