In Spring 2016, Deweyville Elementary School was devastated by catastrophic flooding. See how Demco played a hand in helping the school rebuild and put the focus back on education.
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!
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.
Imagine a school library with more of an “abandoned warehouse” feel to it than a welcoming space. This was the case for Brooklyn Arbor Elementary School before partnering with Demco.“Books were EVERYWHERE in the old library,” says Chris Albarran, Librarian of Brooklyn Arbor Elementary School. “It was like a book warehouse.”Through Demco’s collaborative design process, […]
United Nations International School (UNIS) has the most diverse student body in the world, representing 122 countries and speaking more than 90 languages. Encouraging a celebration of differences and similarities among students and faculty, the sharing of diverse cultural experiences enriches UNIS classrooms.Bright colors infused into the furnishings really bring to life the library and […]
Madison Public Library encourages visitors of the newly renovated Central Library to be inquisitive, creative, and willing to learn. There are plenty of opportunities as this dynamic library features something for everyone: quiet reading or study spaces, ample internet access on various devices, an enormous whimsical children’s area, teen center, local history room, makerspace, digital media lab, and much more!
Children and parents could not be happier with their new space at the Joshua Hyde Public Library! Prior to this renovation, the children’s room hadn’t seen any significant updates since it was first built in 1989, an expansion to the library, then 93 years old. Half of the cost of the renovation, which totaled approximately […]
The renewed Hawthorne Elementary School Library has quickly become a treasured resource for the school — and it’s community.The library now features generous space and an abundance of natural light. Space flow has been enhanced and zoned to accommodate pre-k to 5th grade students.Some of the improvements include:Moving computers to a tidier, more visible spaceReplacing […]
After nearly 50 years using the same furnishings with the same drab colors and the same clunky properties Lincoln Elementary School was fortunate enough to get a completely redesigned library with furnishings that meet the ever-changing needs of today’s libraries!Before their renovation in 2013, this library donned accordion-style movable walls that could create 3 rooms, none […]
The goal of the Washington Elementary School library remodel was to create a literary “hub” that is inspiring, playful and student centered. A spacious feel was desired while improving space utilization and layout yet maintaining the entire collection. Demco played an integral role in taking this vision to reality. Our exclusive ColorScape® line of furnishings […]
The vision for the Lincoln Elementary School Library was for it to be a bright, inviting learning environment that would accommodate multiple teaching spaces — and be appealing to the various age groups. They also needed a flexible space that lent itself to easy mobility.It took more than two years for the vision of this renovation […]
When a renovation opportunity arose for the N.H. Beversluis Media Center at Eastern Christian High School (ECHS), the focus was twofold: reflect the creative spirit of the students who occupy the space, and make the space very flexible — considering the ever-changing uses of the library. Originally told to “dream big” Claudia Godoy-Cortes, Interior and […]
The Dapplegray Elementary School Literacy Center refreshed its space with colorful, dynamic furnishings that stimulate young minds and encourage team learning. After moving six times in 11 years the library has finally found its permanent home in what used to be the old wood shop room. The light maple finishes of Demco’s ColorScape® shelving and […]
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 […]
Working with Lehner Designs, Demco helped create a beautiful library and media center for the Clark Pleasant Middle School Library. The client was looking for a more contemporary aesthetic for this space and the TotaLibra system met those needs. TotaLibra shelving, end panels and T-leg tables provide a clean European look for this middle school […]
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 […]
In 2010 the Richmond Public Library entered the Demco room makeover contest with the hopes of gaining a vibrant new children’s area. To their surprise, they were our big winners! The goal of the Richmond Public Library staff was to “create an inviting parent/child space where parents and children can work side-by-side at computers, share books and enjoy story […]
With plans to upgrade the Teen Zone of their library, the staff of Lawrence Public Library combed the floor of the ALA Midwinter Conference in 2010 looking for products that could provide the form and function they were seeking. They were pleased to find the TotaLibra® shelving and design services offered by Demco. The library […]
The San Diego County Library (SDCL) has faced dire budget cuts over the past few years — nearly 30% — but through hard work and strategic budget allocation they overcame adversity. Ramona Public Library, along with the 32 other SDCL branches, collectively tripled their circulation from 4.1 million in 2008 to 12.4 million in 2012, […]
Various wood, steel and acrylic library furnishings combine a vibrant palette with traditional-style wood furniture to produce the perfect blend for this historic building. Demco worked collaboratively with Butler Rowland Mays Architects from the early stages of furniture budgeting through the final installation of this two-story addition/renovation project. Demco provided a variety of shelving systems, furniture […]
Demco worked with KKE Architects to develop the shelving specifications for the St. Michael Branch Library of the Great River Regional Public Library System in Minnesota. Maple veneer end panels embedded with aluminum slatwall reveals complement both the Demco Steel shelving and clean lines of the building’s architecture. The addition of the slatwall reveals provides valuable […]