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SYNERGY DESIGN GROUP TO DESIGN ITALIAN-AMERICAN MUSEUM IN WAREHOUSE DISTRICT

Synergy Design Group to Develop American Italian Cultural Center’s
New Museum

Exhibit Design House Will Showcase Italian-American History
in New Orleans, Engage Guests With Multi-Sensory Museum

NEW ORLEANS, LA (August 24, 2018) — Synergy Design Group is proud to announce selection as the exhibit design house behind the new museum display coming spring 2019 to the American Italian Cultural Center (AICC) in New Orleans’ Warehouse District. The museum will document the assimilation of Italian immigrants into American and New Orleanian culture and retention of their own unique traditions. Specifically, the exhibition will showcase this history through artifacts, works of art, family histories and more. Visitors may view the exhibition upon its completion on the third floor of the AICC at 537 S. Peters Street, New Orleans, LA, 70130.

 

AMERICAN ITALIAN MUSEUM

The museum display will guide visitors through the arrival of Italian immigrants to New Orleans to present day, showcasing important aspects of Italian-American life along the way. Topics covered in the museum include art, religion, family and World War II. Synergy will incorporate a mix of audio (voice recordings, music) and visual media (photographs, artifacts, articles) for a multi-sensory experience. The AICC “celebrates Italian-American culture past, present and future.” The new museum display promises to showcase the Italian-American experience and inspire and engage visitors (AICC, n.d.).

 

SYNERGY AND THE AICC

Synergy Design Group’s partnership with the AICC began in 2015. The exhibit design house collaborated with the AICC’s marketing team to develop and install the American Italians in Jazz exhibition. The interactive exhibit showcases Italian-American jazz musicians Louis Prima and Nick LaRocca and their influence on New Orleans jazz. The American Italians in Jazz exhibition is currently open to the public at the AICC Museum from 10 AM – 4 PM Monday through Friday.

About Synergy Design Group

Synergy Design Group is an exhibit design company that develops trade show booths, display rentals, branded interiors, museum exhibitions and retail spaces. Synergy turns clients’ visions into exhibits that exude professionalism and credibility. In addition, Synergy generates qualified leads, increases visibility and promotes products and services for small- to large-sized companies. The team at Synergy combines detail-oriented design, marketing and logistics to exceed clients’ expectations. For more information, call 504-522-6453 or visit www.synergy-dg.com, Twitter @SynergyDG and Facebook @SynergyDesignGroup.

About the American Italian Cultural Center

The American Italian Cultural Center promotes the culture and heritage of the American Italian community by offering Italian language and culture classes, seminars, concerts, and events. This center will be the leading institution preserving and celebrating the American Italian history of Louisiana. For more information visit americanitalianculturalcenter.com.

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HAVE A HURSTASTIC DAY

PART 1

We helped client Harry Hurst Middle School showcase their brand and roadrunner mascot in this branded interior project. By using a mix of wall graphics, window graphics and 3-dimensional lettering, we transformed the unused lobby and hallway walls into marketing assets. In addition to enhancing the space, the installation helps parents and prospective students learn what it means to be “Hurstastic.” 

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harry hurst middle school branded interior
harry hurst middle school branded interior
harry hurst middle school branded interior
hurst middle school branded interior
harry hurst middle school branded interior

Faculty members enjoy the branded interior because it is a cohesive, professional area that helps increase visibility. Students have fun taking pictures in front of the installation and sharing them with friends and family on social media. The permanent installation serves multiple purposes, maximizing our client’s investment.

harry hurst middle school branded interior

Part 2

One month after Part 1 of the branded interior installation, the client was so pleased with the result that they hired Synergy to continue the space with additional signage. Synergy’s team installed an over-the-door header to inspire students to fulfill Hurst’s mission and “Be Better Than Yesterday.” The school’s lobby kiosk got a makeover with a branded header featuring Hurst’s Roadrunner mascot, bringing cohesion to the interior. Window graphics showcased Hurst’s iconic green and gold “H,” exuding professionalism and increasing exterior client visibility.

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hurst window graphic

Incredible Conference Room Transformation for CPS

When client Comprehensive Pharmacy Services reached out to us for help when updating their Memphis, TN meeting room, we designed a branded interior that showcases their achievements and increases the company’s brand cohesion. As a result, the room became a functional, collaborative space for employees. Consequently, our customer said, “…it looks amazing! Thank you all for the work you’ve done on transforming this space into a modern, functional conference room!”

EFCU BOUNCES BACK AFTER DISASTER

Essential Federal Credit Union is back and better than ever after last year’s devastating floods affected its operations across the Greater Baton Rouge area. Rather than let the flood destroy the company’s spirit, EFCU took the opportunity to enhance its Walker, Louisiana branch. Synergy collaborated on its interior signage remodeling needs. 

INTERIOR SIGNAGE

We designed 3-dimensional signage and a stunning custom wall for the Essential Café. Then, we installed the credit union’s 3d logo onto a front reception counter. In addition, we revamped their service areas with custom wallpaper showcasing some of the Walker, LA area’s history. These interior signage changes brought EFCU’s brand and company culture to the forefront of an already beautiful bank location.

HCCL Bilingual Workforce Training & Development Center

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana’s Bilingual Workforce Training & Development Center provides invaluable resources for the Hispanic community. In addition to offering business courses and seminars, language classes and job postings, the center hones participants’ skills and connects them to career opportunities. The Bilingual Workforce Development Training program enrolls over 200 adults per year since 2008 and offers the only web-based, bilingual workforce training in Louisiana.

Prior to its grand opening on January 24, 2017, Synergy Design Group brought cohesion to the lobby with interior signage. The front door panel and the back wall’s 3-dimensional mounted signage greet visitors and exude professionalism. Explore the pictures below to see more of the Bilingual Workforce Training & Development Center transformation.

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HCCL bilingual workforce training & development center
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HCCL bilingual workforce training & development center

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Jazzin’ it Up

New Orleans is known around the world for its jazz music. From street corners to concert halls, the sound of music constantly floats through our humid atmosphere. The American Italian Cultural Center wished to celebrate some of the American Italian jazz musicians who made New Orleans groove and asked Synergy for help. We collaborated on an exhibition that showcases these influential musicians.

Synergy delivered a multimedia exhibition display complete with LED screens, an interactive kiosk, custom wallpaper and 3D signage. Viewers watch videos and listen to samples of the music as well as artist interviews on the interactive stand. Additionally, large-format historical images, portraits, and personal anecdotes give exhibit viewers an intimate glimpse into the musicians’ careers and lives. Visitors sit on contemporary red benches while learning about American Italian jazz history.

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The installation at the American Italian Cultural Center sponsored in part by the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation is an example of how Synergy combines the different elements of exhibit design to create a visually captivating, educational and synergistic display. Furthermore, the interactive elements engage, inspire and keep visitors coming back for more.

Giving Thanks at the White Bear Area YMCA

In July of 2011, Synergy Design Group installed a custom branded interior at the  White Bear Area YMCA in Minnesota. The client wished to explain the different campaigns they undertook to fund its exercise, fitness and community building programs. Therefore, we collaborated on a donor wall display. In addition to bringing cohesion to the space, the wall display honors campaign participants and donors. Features of the wall include custom applied graphics, mounted text panels and the YMCA’s 3D logo and tagline. As a result, our client can show appreciation and gain participation in future fundraising campaigns.

white bear area ymca branded environment donor wall

Prior to completing the branded interior transformation, the YMCA showcased posters and announcements on its wall.

white bear area ymca branded environment donor wall

A Common Goal: Two Companies, One Space

The conference room at Shell-Norco had become outdated and needed a fresh look. So, we worked with our client to design a custom space ideal for large meetings as well as smaller gatherings. First, we incorporated their mission statement into a 3D wall display. Then we installed images highlighting the different aspects of the Norco manufacturing plant business to make this their unique branded interior!  This permanent installation included new furniture utilizing Motiva Shell’s technology and whiteboards ideal for smaller discussions. Additionally, a cabinet with hidden cold beverage compartments was a special treat for those in long meetings.

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Forever Young

Essential Federal Credit Union‘s Panther Pride custom kiosk at a nearby high school needed a redesign to coordinate with their youthful atmosphere. In addition, the client wished to appeal to their younger market.

The custom branded interior we designed combined acrylics, 3D letters and interchangeable retail graphic frames.

Before and after photos tell some of the story.

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