Author Archives: Cate Rohrig

People Ignore Design

Frank Chimero once said, “People ignore design that ignores people.” Well, Frank, I couldn’t agree more. To me there is nothing more frustrating than a chair that you can’t sit in, an uncomfortable couch and a table that isn’t level. … Continue reading

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I Am Family

The other day I had the privilege of listening to our esteemed leaders speak at our 9th anniversary company party. There at the party Joe, Jack and Nick (all dressed alike in playful garb – as usual) each took their … Continue reading

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Vintage is the Future

Recently, Tangram Studio was given an incredible opportunity to create a very well-known vintage clothing company’s new office space design. Known for their vintage bohemian style and worn denim, it is fitting that their new space will be located in … Continue reading

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Evolution of Design

In any venture to create something, you stumble down a path of discovery and evolution. You start with a concept in your mind and from that you try your best to translate it on to paper – therein lies the … Continue reading

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Sketch It vs. SketchUp

Sitting down to collaborate on a new custom office furniture project, the Tangram Studio designers grab their tracing paper and Sharpie pens to begin in their design process… The discussion begins with the question, “Who is the client and what … Continue reading

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Put a cork in it!

Now you won’t find this design in a catalog, but you will see it on the Tangram Studio website, because Studio designers are constantly trying to come up with innovative office design ideas and concepts that will blow your mind. … Continue reading

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Cate Rohrig – Inspired Innovation

Before I started working for Tangram Studio I was the kid who stacked books together to create a spiral staircase up to my bunk bed in my shared bedroom.  From there I began nailing scrap pieces of wood together to … Continue reading

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