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Scout on The Circle: Changing the Game in Fairfax

Scout on The Circle: Changing the Game in Fairfax

We’re excited to share the resounding success of our client, Combined Properties’ new multifamily community Scout on The Circle in Fairfax, Virginia. We developed the brand story and identity for this energetic mixed-use redevelopment, as well as its eye-catching website and environmental graphics package. Our bold solutions helped the asset stand out in the marketplace and […]

The Launch of A Liquor Brand — Amidst A Pandemic

The Launch of A Liquor Brand — Amidst A Pandemic

When husband-and-wife duo Josh and Alyssa Ammerman approached us in spring 2019, they were looking for a branding and marketing partner to bring their dream to life: a liqueur brand inspired by the couple’s shared love of craft cocktails and passion for collecting vintage cocktail glasses. Their very first liqueur’s early formulations emulated the beautiful […]

Meet Clubhouse, the Audio-Only Social Media Platform That’s Booming

Meet Clubhouse, the Audio-Only Social Media Platform That’s Booming

What is Clubhouse? Clubhouse is a new, invite-only social media app based on voice and audio. It lets people chat in real-time to share stories, collaborate, listen, and discuss topics across art, culture, music, business, sports, and more. It offers an easy way to directly connect and engage with professionals and real people both in […]

Streetsense Wins 8 GDUSA American Graphic Design Awards

Streetsense Wins 8 GDUSA American Graphic Design Awards

We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve taken home eight GDUSA American Graphic Design Awards for client work in 2020! Congratulations to the Streetsense teams that led the way — our brand, creative strategy, and interactive studios. The Graphic Design USA Awards reflect the increasingly expansive ways in which graphic design shapes business and society, products […]

Georgetown Winter Lights

Georgetown Winter Lights

Our client Washington Harbour is DC’s premier destination on the Georgetown Waterfront — of course, this year, events and activations have looked much different. Despite that, we’re continuing to partner with them and DC creatives to bring fresh, exciting, and safe experiences to the Harbour. Our incredible Events + Activations team — Gauri Sarin and […]

The Building Blocks of Place-Based COVID Recovery Strategies

The Building Blocks of Place-Based COVID Recovery Strategies

“Diagnosing a Commercial District”, authored by Streetsense Managing Director Larisa Ortiz and published by Local Initiative Support Corporation with funding from Citi Community Development, is available for download here. The award-winning framework has been recognized by the American Planning Association and the International Downtown Association. Communities across the country are grappling with trying to identify […]

How Tourism Will Survive the Pandemic

How Tourism Will Survive the Pandemic

Throughout the pandemic brought on by COVID-19, I’ve been blessed by the opportunity from Connect Travel, in partnership with Streetsense, to lead and moderate a series of weekly webinars for the hospitality, travel and tourism industry. Having traveled the world several times over and spending 20 plus years working in the entertainment and tourism industries, […]

Summer Social Scoop

Summer Social Scoop

Even before COVID-19, social media was an industry marked by rapid evolution — and the pandemic’s acceleration of core trends can be difficult to keep up with. Check out our summer social scoop, with the latest buzz around our favorite platforms:   Impact of Facebook Boycott Remains Unclear Beginning in July, more than a thousand […]

Public Policy Considerations for the New Retail Reality

Public Policy Considerations for the New Retail Reality

Cities are complicated ecosystems whose sum of parts are intricately linked. For retail, everything is connected to demand. And we acknowledge that for many downtowns and central business districts, the loss of workers, customers, and visitors will have a widespread impact on our cities for many years to come. This is where public policy — […]

Restaurant Reopening: FAQs from the Front Lines

Restaurant Reopening: FAQs from the Front Lines

In the three months since we published our Pandemic Relaunch Toolkit for Restaurants + Bars, the U.S. has entered (and then retreated from) various stages of tentative reopening. Our work with clients has resulted in a number of frequently asked questions, and with constantly emerging new information, it can be hard to evolve your strategy […]

The 3 Keys To An Effective Virtual Gathering Strategy for Apartments

The 3 Keys To An Effective Virtual Gathering Strategy for Apartments

The ability to have friendly connections with people outside of our core circles has changed dramatically since March 2020. For those looking to make a move, understanding our new communities is more top of mind than ever. Leveraging technology brings neighbors —  both new and old — together for virtual experiences that make the present […]

Get Your Start in Wine with the Major Taylor Fellowship

Get Your Start in Wine with the Major Taylor Fellowship

We’re so thrilled to announce our partnership with Domestique Wine on the Major Taylor Fellowship: a three-week wine fellowship that includes housing and a stipend. The goal is to give somebody amazing a starting point in wine. They’ll work 30 hours per week at Domestique, learning all the ins-and-outs of running a wine retail operation. […]

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