Our Work

We are a Design Collaborative of architects, strategists, brand specialists, interior and graphic designers. Inspired through partnership, thoughtfully creative, inherently curious and driven to fulfill our clients' needs.

Here's a tasty teaser of our recent retail work with your favorite "fakery"!
4 days ago Here's a tasty teaser of our recent retail work with your favorite "fakery" @johnnycupcakes. Check out this one-of-a-kind brand's flagship location on Boston's iconic Newbury Street, and taste-test Johnny's limited edition, culinary themed gear - served hot from the oven!
Come take a journey with us through the Tree House Brewing Company in Deerfield.
8 days ago Come take a journey with us through the Tree House Brewing Company in Deerfield. We consider ourselves pretty lucky to work with fun clients like @treehousebrewco.
Shake Shack Danbury, CT
2 months ago A world-renowned brand that’s won over countless patrons with its flavorful food combinations and people-first culture, Shake Shack is always looking to the future to transform the fast-casual dining experience. Shake Shack knows how to keep it fresh in the kitchen and with innovative guest dining experiences. Our collaboration with this iconic brand continues with new programs for its expansion goals. With the opening of the Danbury, CT location, Shake Shack is ready to show the world its Next Gen restaurant design. Check out what we've been up to with Shake Shack through the bio link! @cmbteaminc @trimarkusa @h_o_structural @brettbeyer
Mike McGowan Retires After 30+ Year Career
2 months ago Mike McGowan has been an essential member of the Bergmeyer team for the past ten years. Always committed to creating the highest quality of work and going above and beyond for each project, Mike won over the admiration of countless colleagues, clients, and partners. He has also been one of the most supportive people to work with, mentoring burgeoning designers and imparting the wisdom he has learned throughout his career. "Thank you for everything you have contributed to Bergmeyer – as a client, as a colleague, as a mentor, and as a friend," said Bergmeyer President Rachel Zsembery, "You have made a lasting mark on our practice and our culture, and we will be forever grateful." Congratulations, Mike! We hope retirement is relaxing and gives you time for the experiences you love while opening the door for new ones. Bergmeyer won't be the same without you! @mjm3633
Wellness is key when approaching design in higher education.
2 months ago Wellness is key when approaching design in higher education. This circular exposed sunroof brings a little sunshine to Standish hall, giving students a peek of blue skies and bringing just that little more light to their day.
Hiring Project Managers
2 months ago The future of retail has your name on it. With offices in Boston, Los Angeles, and Columbus, Bergmeyer is enlisting retail project leaders to join our collaborative team of creatives and work with some of retail's biggest game-changing brands to bring their stories to life. Oh, and we really don’t take ourselves too seriously (just the work), so if you like to work with nice people who share in the passion to create beautiful places, spaces, and experiences – we might just be for you. To learn more, click the link in our bio!
The Kendrick's Art Installation
2 months ago This playful sculpture fit right into the "made you look" concept we aimed to deliver on with our approach to selecting and procuring art in collaboration with the brilliant team at @BostonArt for The Kendrick luxury residential project with Toll Brothers Apartment Living. Did you look twice?
Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement
2 months ago Standing as its own work of art, the Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement captures the essence of the era through a beautiful, refined, and functional design. Supporting the vision of collector, founder, and philanthropist Rudy Ciccarello and the building's architect, @alfonsoarchitects, Bergmeyer was asked to collaborate on the museum's retail and café environments, signage, and wayfinding design. When our team approached this project, our main objectives included supporting the museum experience and connection to in-store presentations, collections, and key exhibits through the conscientious design of the store and café, brand identity, and product offerings while also presenting select high-margin categories for driving the museum's margin and overall sales. Celebrating the one year anniversary of this amazing tribute to the American Arts and Crafts movement, we are so excited to share the details of our collaboration with this cultural hallmark. To read more about Bergmeyer's work with the Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement, click the link in our bio!
Concepts' Sneaker Wall
2 months ago Every sneaker head knows the value of a good sneaker wall. Concepts enlisted our team as the Project Architect to transform this historic building on Newbury Street into an immersive retail and event space, bringing the design vision to life. Treating the retailer’s apparel and accessories as art, a collection of individual galleries were created throughout the space to house and exhibit the brand’s innovative creations.
Fall Moodboard
3 months ago With gorgeous colors like these begging to be center stage, we at Bergmeyer are counting down the days till its officially Fall. Only 3 days, 6 hours, and 12 minutes...
Everlane VMSD Retail Renovation Win
3 months ago Everlane, a brand known for exceptional quality, ethical factories, and radical transparency, has begun to selectively open more brick-and-mortar locations. When invited to work with their team on several new retail stores, our response was, “when do we begin?” Thank you, VMSD, for honoring Everlane with first place in the 2022 Retail Renovation Competition. Congratulations to all the teams involved!
Mount Holyoke College Community Center
3 months ago A college community center reimagined. When you're away from home, Mount Holyoke delivers comfort and style to their student body. Bergmeyer’s collaboration with Mount Holyoke created a welcoming community-focused space that connects the variety of vibrant and ever-changing co-curricular and social activities of its students to the rich history of Mount Holyoke’s past. Who said state-of-the-art design can’t be cozy anyways?
Tis the season for sweaters and apples – especially an Angry Orchard!
3 months ago Tis the season for sweaters and apples – especially an Angry Orchard! Located on a 60-acre orchard in the beautiful Hudson Valley region of New York, the 8,000 SF cider house is a destination for cider lovers from near and far, especially urbanites in need of a pastoral getaway. Did it make your fall destination dream list? It certainly made ours.
Bergmeyer Boston Office WIP
3 months ago From idea to execution, we knew we wanted the vibrant personality of Bergmeyer to show through our design. With those accents of bright yellow and the colorful personalized gallery wall, visitors to Bergmeyer Boston are met with the creativity and fun of our design collaborative from the moment they step off the elevator. Can the workplace and fun coexist? We say "Of course, they can!" Swipe to see the final results!
Christian Davies at the 2022 International Retail Design Conference
3 months ago How can retail save the world? Bergmeyer Design Practice Leader Christian Davies addresses this topic at the 2022 International Retail Design Conference. Christian will be joined by a powerhouse of fellow retail leaders at the upcoming event on October 26 and 27 in Columbus, OH. "IRDC’s program features two full days of engaging educational and networking experiences for visual merchandising and store design professionals from across the globe." Register for the event through the bio link!
"Connecting with Gen Z for a Meaningful Workplace."
3 months ago What does Gen Z, the next generation to enter the workplace, value the most in a work environment? We got the scoop from a group of Bergmeyer's own "Zoomers," and have learned a lot. We recently asked our Gen Zers to participate in an open forum discussion to hear first-hand about the values that motivate them in the workplace. Bergmeyer Design Practice Leader Lisa Statkiewicz has shared her takeaways from the forum in her article with Work Design Magazine, "Connecting with Gen Z for a Meaningful Workplace." Check out the link to the article in the bio to learn more! @workdesignmag @lisastatk
Catherine Keywan RTP 40 under 40
3 months ago Bergmeyer's Catherine Keywan was listed as one of Retail TouchPoint's 2022 design:40 Under 40, ushering in a new era of design. To learn more about Catherine's design strategy and approach to the changing retail scene, click the link in our bio! @katekeywan @rtouchpoints
Cedar's Lighting Detail
3 months ago Striking the balance between high end residential and commercial can be hard, but with a client like Cedar's, it's as easy as turning on the lights. These chic light fixtures embodied Cedar's desire for a clean and elegant workspace, while still transporting visitors. @cedarsfoods
Magis Puppy Design Challenge 2022
3 months ago We've got a new office puppy! Here's a peek at a day in the life of Perlen Puppe, our Magis Puppy creation. Our team loved participating in The Magis Puppy Design Challenge along with a group of talented industry peers. We want to thank MillerKnoll and Creative Office Resources for hosting the challenge. Together, our puppies helped to raise funds for the Animal Rescue League of Boston, and thankfully, they all found homes. But there are many other animals in need, and the Animal Rescue League of Boston is a wonderful organization to support. Happy National Dog Day!
2022 Pan-Mass Challenge
3 months ago Team Bergmeyer recently rode in the 2022 Pan-Mass Challenge, which raises funds for cancer research and treatment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Our team has participated in the PMC ride for the past three years, raising over $30,000 for cancer research. Bergmeyer's President Rachel Zsembery was asked to speak at the PMC's Living Proof opening ceremony. In her address to the PMC community before the 50-mile ride, Rachel emphasized the importance of trusting our instincts and pursuing the care we need. To read excerpts from Rachel's message to the PMC community and support Team Bergmeyer through our PMC donation page, please visit the bio link.
Dogfish Café Miami
3 months ago There's nothing like a classic pub vibe -- with a sour twist! Dogfish Head brings off-centered goodness and tasty innovation to its brewery in Miami. Learn more about the Dogfish Head experience in the Magic City through our website link in the bio!
Beach House Vibes Moodboard
3 months ago Beach house chic? We think so!
Tree House Brewing Company -- Deerfield
3 months ago "Wood" you look at this example of adaptive reuse? And this is only the beginning of this vibrant taproom’s journey. Visit our website in the bio to learn more about Tree House Brewing Company’s brewery in Deerfield, MA! @treehousebrewco @grasslanton 📷
Truly LA Artwork
3 months ago very hour is happy hour when you have a good friend and a flavorful @trulyseltzer beverage.
Harvard Book Store Teaser
4 months ago 2023 will be a year for the book lovers...
Bergmeyer Boston's Bookshelf
4 months ago When you join the Bergmeyer team, you become part of the Bergmeyer story. In lieu of putting faces on the wall, we ask our Bergies to place books on the shelves, leaving their mark on our office. Whether you come or go, the book stays on the wall, celebrating the individuality of every Bergie who has walked these halls while also indoctrinating them into the Bergmeyer story. What book would you place on the wall?
Truly LA Profile
4 months ago As a pioneer brand known for pushing the traditional seltzer boundaries, it was a natural next step for Truly Hard Seltzer to elevate its brand presence with the first-ever Truly Hard Seltzer Tasting Room, located in the heart of the iconic downtown Los Angeles Arts District. Truly LA is a fully immersive seltzer taproom offering drinkers and culture seekers innovative flavors and an exciting menu of seasonal shared plates which also features live entertainment from local up-and-coming musicians, comedians, and artists.
We're Hiring!
4 months ago Bergmeyer + [insert your name here] = the future of Experiential Retail Design. We’re actively seeking a creatively curious, forward-thinking retail project manager who thrives in a collaborative work environment to boldly lead our national retail client brands and project teams from kickoff through completion. We have offices in Boston, Los Angeles, and Columbus – you choose your new home base!
Bergmeyer Office Refresh Color Palettes
4 months ago “Color! What a deep and mysterious language, the language of dreams.” - Paul Gaugin. This preview of our Boston office refresh showcases branded color palettes pulled from various client projects, selected by our team to infuse our design work into our workspace for daily inspiration.
Wilson NYC Flagship
4 months ago At its core, the Wilson NYC Flagship was designed to deliver a premier experience worthy of Wilson’s devoted fanbase. A place to discover, explore, engage, and immerse in their unparalleled heritage. Bergmeyer continued our partnership with the Wilson creative team after the openings of its first-ever brick and mortar store in its hometown of Chicago, as well as the iconic NYC Pop-Up Museum and Retail Experience, with this expansive 6,400-square-foot retail/event space. Located in the heart of SoHo, the Wilson NYC Flagship is a stand out in one of the city’s premier shopping districts, reimagining the traditional sports store -- one that celebrates play and offers a curated assortment of best-in-class equipment and sportswear across a variety of sports. The result: well, we’ll let you experience that for yourself.
Wilson Sporting Goods' NYC Pop-Up
6 months ago Design an experience that is tangible through storytelling and let the story tell itself through those who experience it. #experientialdesign #interiordesign #design #architecture #storytelling #experience #wilson #wilsonsportinggoods #designcollaborative #bergmeyer #bergmeyerla
We're Hiring!
6 months ago We take our work seriously, not ourselves...because we're fun. From Boston to Los Angeles we're hiring the next generation of design pathbreakers and changemakers. Ready to design tomorrow's experience, today? Go ahead, get curious and visit our careers page. Your creative evolution could be just one click away. To learn more, click the link in our bio!
Bergmeyer’s Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, Mike Davis Speaking at The Economist's 2022 Sustainability Week US
6 months ago We're excited to speak at The Economist's 2022 Sustainability Week US, and we look forward to joining in on conversations that will help keep the promise of a green future through the built environment. Bergmeyer’s Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, Mike Davis, will join fellow industry leaders for a panel conversation this Wednesday discussing how to lead the transition to carbon-neutral housing.
VMSD's 2022 Top Retail Design Firms
7 months ago We’re honored to be named one of VMSD's 2022 Top Retail Design Firms amongst our fellow global industry leaders. Our entire collaborative has shown remarkable perseverance over the last year, and it is with a shared purpose for understanding why we do what we do that will ensure our continued growth for years to come. Thank you to @vmsdmag for this recognition, and congratulations to all our fellow honorees!
Shop! Association Design Awards
7 months ago We’re honored to announce Concepts and Superette are both 2021 Shop! Association Design Award winners! The Shop! Design Awards celebrate design excellence in visual presentations, renovations, fixtures, new store designs, in-store communications and more. Concepts’ Boston flagship store received the Gold award in the Softline Specialty Store category. Superette’s playful cannabis dispensary received the Silver award in the Specialty Food and Consumables Retailer category. Congratulations to both of our design teams and to all our fellow honorees!
Designer Dozen 2022
7 months ago Bergmeyer Interior Designer Amelia Papadakis has been recognized by VMSD in their annual Designer Dozen awards. These awards recognize retail's rising stars, ages 35 and under, who are making their mark on an industry that is poised on the cusp of reinvention. Congratulations Amelia for this well-deserved honor - your impact on the future of design has only just begun!
Cedar's
7 months ago What’s a successful recipe for a modern workplace that incorporates a brand’s culture, aesthetic, and aspirations? Start with a partner that understands how to marry a brand and its design intentions. Just like the ingredients in their flavorful food offerings, the family-owned brand Cedar's Mediterranean Foods sought to create a fresh new corporate headquarters to fit the needs of their growing business adjacent to their manufacturing. The result is an authentic new work-home that truly captures the essence of this extraordinary brand, and its family.
Designing Out Waste
7 months ago Over the course of the design process, there are sustainable steps we as designers can take throughout the project, and Bergmeyer's Daniela Acevedo is here to tell us how its done. "Building waste accounts for a staggering 35-40% of worldwide waste in landfills, and carbon emissions from both building erection and deconstruction are increasing. These factors can be daunting when considering whether the design profession is an active or passive player- in the unending game we play each day with environmental management."
Anyone else feeling the spring fever today here on the East Coast?
9 months ago Anyone else feeling the spring fever today here on the East Coast?
Bergmeyer has been chosen as NEWH New England's 2022 Top ID!
10 months ago We are honored to be recognized for this award by NEWH along with fellow winner, @dyerbrown.
Boston Beer's Keg Wall
a year ago For this #fromthevault, we ask: what's a workplace without a custom keg wall? We love this feature from the Boston Beer Company’s headquarters, bringing a little (or a lotta) happy hour to the office.
Everlane
a year ago Everlane, known for exceptional quality, ethical factories, and radical transparency, has begun to selectively open more brick-and-mortar locations. When invited to work with their team on several new retail stores, our response was, “when do we begin?” With a design scope that includes new facades and interior fit-outs, our projects with Everlane allowed us to work with the maximization of light in these spaces, maintaining the integrity of each building’s structure, and creating a restorative retail experience for Everlane's customers. Now that the Seattle and Georgetown retail experiences are completed, we’re looking forward to the future with Everlane as the brand continues its plans to expand its retail footprint and sustainable design standards.
Christian Davies at Chain Store Age's 19th annual X/SPECS conference
a year ago Kicking off Chain Store Age's 19th annual X/SPECS conference with a thought-provoking keynote on "Retail's New Horizon," Bergmeyer Design Practice Leader @christianthdavies spoke of the challenges and opportunities facing today's retailers. With the spotlight on physical retail, there were many takeaways from the exclusive event that brought together retailers from all sectors of the retail and restaurant industry, and non-traditional retail representation from the financial sector. "The one thing we shouldn't fear is the future of retail…retail is a fundamental part of our DNA … it's part of what makes us human."
Happy #MoodboardMonday!
a year ago Here's a peek at some design ideas we're working on as we welcome the new week ahead. Happy #MoodboardMonday!
Superette is IIDA New England's 2021 Hospitality - Retail/Restaurant winner!
a year ago Thank you, IIDA New England, for awarding Superette as the 2021 Hospitality - Retail/Restaurant winner! @superette_shop's play on your local neighborhood corner store is a lighthearted yet thoughtful approach to destigmatizing the cannabis shopping experience.
Endicott College's Samuel C. Wax Academic Center received honor by ENR New England
a year ago We're kicking off back to school season with a bang: Endicott College's Samuel C. Wax Academic Center is the Engineering News-Record New England Best Project winner in the Higher Education / Research category AND is a project of the year finalist!
Dogfish Head Miami
a year ago Cheers to the weekend! Who's in the mood for a delicious bevvy? Dogfish Head has brought its love of innovative ales, tasty eats, art, music, creative collaboration, and off-centered goodness to a new location in Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood.
Concepts has received an Honorable Mention in the VMSD 2021 International Visual Competition!
a year ago Concepts has received an Honorable Mention in the VMSD 2021 International Visual Competition! The global streetwear retailer and brand based out of Boston, MA, sought to create a revolutionary experience symbolic of their trusted brand for their new flagship location on Boston's renowned Newbury Street. Bergmeyer assembled and worked collaboratively with an army of partners to fully transform the space and successfully execute Concepts' design goals.
We couldn't let this Monday pass by without sharing this beautiful #moodboard!
a year ago We couldn't let this Monday pass by without sharing this beautiful #moodboard by @ameliabydesign_ for a new project!
Superette has won first place in VMSD’s 2021 International Visual Competition in the Food and Beverages/Consumables category!!!
a year ago Superette has won first place in VMSD’s 2021 International Visual Competition in the Food and Beverages/Consumables category!!! Their play on your local neighborhood corner store is a lighthearted yet thoughtful approach to destigmatizing the cannabis shopping experience. The curated selection of cannabis products and accessories is elevated by the unexpectedly everyday touches, designed to stimulate the senses and make for an easygoing, approachable environment. We had so much fun partnering with the Superette team to take their concept to the next level and elevate the overall customer journey at two of their Toronto locations. Congratulations to the team!!!
We're hiring!
a year ago Calling all visionaries! We are looking to fill various positions on our team and would love to hear from you! Please check our Careers page on our website for descriptions of our open roles.
Toll Brothers Apartment Living’s Osprey in Atlanta
a year ago We're feeling these summer vibes from Toll Brothers Apartment Living’s Osprey in Atlanta!
Boston Dynamics featured in Office Snapshots!
2 years ago "The design of Boston Dynamics' headquarters visually parallels the robotics engineering firm's deep commitment to the creative process of innovation, a space with endless opportunities for employees of the Waltham-based company."
2020 Bergmeyer x PAVE Scholarship and Virtual Experience
2 years ago The 2020 Bergmeyer x PAVE Scholarship winner, Ielyzaveta Ignatyeva, from the Fashion Institute of Technology met with several team members to discuss the retail design industry, pursuing a design career, and experience a project work session.
MFA Boston's Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art/Druker Family Pavilion
2 years ago #fromthevault - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: At the Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art/Druker Family Pavilion in the Museum’s West Wing, our team redeveloped an existing 6,900 SF book and gift shop to accommodate two new community classrooms and a smaller, more modern store.⁠ ⁠
Bergmeyer Announces 2021 Leadership and Practice Promotions⁠
2 years ago With a shared sense of purpose and a culture that values diversity, openness, and knowledge-sharing, Bergmeyer announced a new strategic direction in 2020. We continue to expand our integrated suite of services in 2021 to address our growing client base's needs. But what truly sets Bergmeyer apart is the creative synergy of our team.⁠
We love getting to see glimpses of our projects #underway and look forward to completing this restaurant next year!⁠
2 years ago We love getting to see glimpses of our projects #underway and look forward to completing this restaurant next year!⁠
Jeff Kinney, the author of the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series, recently spoke with CBS This Morning about his new book, the socially-distanced promotional tour, and the importance of independent bookstores.
2 years ago Jeff Kinney, the author of the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series, recently spoke with CBS This Morning about his new book, the socially-distanced promotional tour, and the importance of independent bookstores.
A new Mediterranean-inspired workplace project interweaves the brand’s modern and sophisticated aesthetics.
2 years ago A new Mediterranean-inspired workplace project interweaves the brand’s modern and sophisticated aesthetics.
WIP: Phase two of the new Samuel C. Wax Academic Center
2 years ago Phase two of the new Samuel C. Wax Academic Center at Endicott College is moving along!
Meet Our Team
2 years ago We are Bergmeyer. We are creative, inclusive, exploratory, fun, caring, passionate, determined, and so much more.⁠
We’re creating a bright, friendly, and refreshing atmosphere with this citrus-inspired material palette.
2 years ago We’re creating a bright, friendly, and refreshing atmosphere with this citrus-inspired material palette. @katekeywan #retaildesign #designinspiration #interiordesign #architecture #materials #materialpalette #designmaterials #moodboard #moodboardmonday
When times get tough, we deliver. At Bergmeyer, we take on challenges and put our hands up for our clients and industries we love. We adapt, we stay creative, connected, and curious.
2 years ago When times get tough, we deliver. At Bergmeyer, we take on challenges and put our hands up for our clients and industries we love. We adapt, we stay creative, connected, and curious. ⁠ ⁠ #designcollaborative⁠ #designservices #architecture #interiordesign #graphicdesign #branding #placemaking #strategy #sustainability #programmanagement #visualmerchandising #eventdesign #experientialdesign #designfuture #future #Bergmeyer #BergmeyerLA
We’re designing coast to coast and everywhere in between. Bergmeyer offers full design services around the country, with offices based out of Boston and LA.⁠
2 years ago We’re designing coast to coast and everywhere in between. Bergmeyer offers full design services around the country, with offices based out of Boston and LA.⁠
Be creative. We love what we do. We are implicitly trusting of our people and process. We challenge ourselves and push the definition of what a “designer” can do all while delivering on our client’s vision…plus, we have a lot of fun.⁠
2 years ago Be creative. We love what we do. We are implicitly trusting of our people and process. We challenge ourselves and push the definition of what a “designer” can do all while delivering on our client’s vision…plus, we have a lot of fun.⁠
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