Design Extra is hosting reclaimed and upcycled hubcaps this week!
Stop by our studio at 1901 Park Avenue from 5-8pm for snacks, wine and art!
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go! We’ve been plotting this for months, and we’re so pleased to finally announce the details of Oh the Places You’ll Go!, a Little Free Library design competition we’re hosting on May 1st. Why are we doing this? Like most St. Louisans, we’ve been profoundly affected by Ferguson and its aftershocks throughout the greater St. Louis community. We wondered: Is there anything architects and designers can do to build bridges in St. Louis? We’ve always wanted to host a Little Free Library design competition, and, after having a few conversations with the people at the Little Free Library organization, we learned that police departments in Los Angeles, Seattle, and now Ferguson are starting to use Little Free Libraries to give police officers a way to interact with those they serve and protect, especially…
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Design Extra was named Women-Owned Small Business of the Year by the US Small Business Administration of Eastern Missouri. The awards will be celebrated on May 7 at the Annual SBA Awards Dinner during Small Business Week May 4-8, 2015.
Design Extra is hosting Susan Green of Paint Imagery during the first Friday art walk this Friday.
Our designer Chelsea is volunteering with her church, The Lutheran Church of Webster Gardens, to work on a “Makeover House” project.
The big reveal is coming this weekend to a single mom of three girls. The project has run off volunteers working hard, donors and donations! A big thank you to Graniterra for donating the granite counter tops!
Join Design Extra in December to view art by Mark Hurd with Dancing Moon Graphics.
The first Friday of each month showcases the art in Lafayette Square. From 5pm to 8pm, walk around the neighborhood to see original art, hear live music, and taste the delicious foods. Along with the art galleries opening their doors, stop in businesses hosting artists for the evening.
First Friday Art Walk is an event established by the art galleries, music venues and sponsoring businesses.