Studio Blog

Coates Design 2020 Bridge Competition

November 18, 2020 | ,

Coates Design: Architecture + Interiors, and… bridges? Read more ›

Remodeled fire station in Burbank with modern brick exterior

Yelm Fire Station Watercolors

August 5, 2020 |

Coates Design was hired by the Southeast Thurston Fire Authority to design a remodel for several facilities. Read more ›

Architecture: A Timeless Art

June 22, 2020 | ,

An invention is typically coincident with its given name… Read more ›

Staying Connected Through Zoom

June 15, 2020 | ,

Coates Design is fortunate enough to function at full capacity during quarantine, but that doesn’t mean it has come without some bumps in the road. Read more ›

In Construction: Update on the Utah Residence

May 12, 2020 | , ,

Take a sneak peek at our Utah Residence project under construction… Read more ›

The “Instagram-ization” of Architecture

April 16, 2020 |

“Look at me!” says the tourist, posing in a famous niche of an architectural marvel. “Look at this!” has become secondary.  Read more ›

PORTALS: A Physical Protest of the Pacific Connector Pipeline by FLOAT architecture research and design

April 2, 2020 |

Coates Design’s very own Zach Bradby took part in the fabrication and installation of the PORTALS project by FLOAT architecture research and design.  Read more ›

Learning About Architecture In Italy: My Study Abroad Experience In Rome

March 16, 2020 | , ,

“I draw so I can see”, the famous Italian architect Carlo Scarpa once wrote in his journal. Read more ›

Coates Design Presidents Party Recap

March 3, 2020 | ,

Coates Design’s first event of the year was a hit! Read more ›

5 Popular Décor Styles for You

February 19, 2020 | , , ,

Your interior designer should work with you to choose the interior décor style you like. Here are 5 popular décor styles you’ll love. Read more ›

Black History Month Feature: Norma Sklarek and the “Blue Whale” at the Pacific Design Center

February 5, 2020 |

In honor of Black History Month, I’d like to take the time to shed light on a pioneering figure for black and female architects alike: Norma Merrick Sklarek. Read more ›

My Favorite Buildings From My 5 Favorite Places

January 17, 2020 |

Here is my favorite building from my 5 favorite places in the world: Read more ›

My Internship at Coates Design

January 3, 2020 | , ,

From Korea to Warsaw and now Bainbridge Island! Read more ›

Artificial Intelligence and Architecture

December 16, 2019 | ,

The artificial intelligence revolution has already begun… Read more ›

4 Ways to Revamp Your Interior in 2020

December 2, 2019 | , , ,

Are you looking to revamp your interiors as the year comes to an end? Read on to find out what’s trending for 2020: It’s time to go green and organic! Read more ›

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