Read how Hawkins Independent School District transformed their library spaces with the help of Demco, built a new sense of pride in their learning community, and raised reading scores.
After passing a referendum to build a new elementary wing and overhaul their middle and high school wing, Barneveld School District’s main goal was to create a shared K–12 building that would be just as inviting to seniors as it was to kindergartners.
Biophilic design uses nature-inspired elements to promote overall well-being and student achievement. Get inspiration from Demco’s award-winning classroom and learn how to incorporate natural elements into your own learning spaces.
Bay View Middle School leaders wanted to redesign their library and learning spaces to give students a place where they could gain exposure to a variety of materials. See how Demco’s interior services experts helped create a learning environment where multiple modes of learning, exploration, discovery, and creation could take place.
Lanier Primary School’s library was outdated, inflexible, and worn out. See how Demco’s design experts helped create a new space that is modern and adaptable with flexible furnishings, inviting soft seating, and mobile shelving.
Find out how Badger High School leveraged Demco’s interior design expertise to redesign their outdated library into a collegiate-level learning center. Key features include flexible, mobile furniture, a mix of seating options, and integrated technology opportunities.
It’s time to refresh your library with new furniture, but how to choose? Get expert advice from interior designers about what you need to think before making any decisions.
See how Hartland South Elementary School updated their STEM lab with mobile tables and collaborative furnishings and took their library space from old and outdated to modern and exciting.
Pershing County High School’s library was outdated and badly in need of an update. Together with Demco, Media Specialist Shelly Need turned the old library into a 21st-century hub of learning. Updates included flexible furniture, a modern circulation desk and access to technology.
Flexible seating and active learning environments have proven beneficial to student learning, but along with creating a comfortable learning environment comes safety concerns. Get advice from Learning Environment Designer Marci Milius about what you need to think about when choosing furniture for your library or classroom.
What does it mean to design a 21st century library? How do you make so many stakeholders happy? Margaret Sullivan, a Principal at Margaret Sullivan Studio, breaks it down for you. Tune in for 10 essential places every public library needs to foster community.
This library received the prestigious Library Building Award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the American Library Association (ALA). See the stunning design in all its glory!
Situated on the South Side of Chicago, Eisenhower High School is just as bustling inside its walls as it is outside in the city. The Learning Resource Center (LRC) is now used by a greater diversity of the school community due in large part to the flexibility and versatility of its new furniture. The space now […]
See how the Sioux Center Middle and High School library went from “dull, monotone time warp” to vibrant, 21st century learning center. The new multi-functional space features a variety of table and seating options and has become a popular hangout for students.
Madison College is undergoing a campus-wide building project incorporating design trends for higher education spaces, the most visible of which is providing students a more integrated academic and social experience. The main campus building, now named the Gateway Building, features a welcoming entrance with a state-of-the-art 3-story atrium filling the area with natural light. The library has been relocated to this prominent […]
In April 2009, Jennings County Public Library began an organizational study with the help of Library Consultant Kimberly Bolan Cullin in an attempt to prepare their facility to meet the changing needs of their community.
When the design professionals at Architectural Resources, Inc in Minnesota began their search for more contemporary library shelving and furniture for the St. Louis County School District, an Internet search brought them to the Demco interior services website. Pleased with the more European influenced products, they began planning several areas of the South Ridge School […]
A $436 million bond passed in 2006 gave Lake Washington High School (LWHS) the opportunity to rebuild their foundation and completely redefine their curriculum to support 21st century learning. A research group comprised of the school principal and teachers reviewed best practices in secondary education, traveling across the US to learn from schools exhibiting excellence […]
With the future of library services and the evolving needs of their patrons in mind, the Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library worked with library consultant, Kimberly Bolan Cullin and Demco to perform a complete interior renovation of the main floor of their facility in 2011. Originally built in 1968 and expanded in 1997 and again in […]
Part of a completely new campus, the Mission Vista High School library incorporates numerous elements into their space that make it perfect for teenage students to study, socialize, and learn. Fun and fresh lounge areas complement the light wood furnishings of the tables, chairs and end panels. A combination of contemporary seating solutions that can […]