NONDESIGNS
A CREATIVE AGENCY

We translate brand messages into three-dimensional spaces for exhibits, restaurants, hotels, offices, retail environments and displays We also have created a collection of customizable products that enable architects and designers to build branded environments.

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NONDESIGNS, LLC
Principals Miao Miao and Scott Franklin
(626) 365-1768 EMAIL US
139 S. Los Robles Ave. #304, Pasadena, CA 91101

NONDESIGNS
A CREATIVE AGENCY

We translate brand messages into three-dimensional spaces for exhibits, restaurants, hotels, offices, retail environments and displays. We build environments and everything within them from furniture to lighting, floor to ceiling, inside and out.

Our services include: Exhibit Design Commercial Interior Design, Interior Architecture, Graphic Design, Experiential Marketing, Event Design, Design Installations, Product Design, Product Displays, Project Management, Custom Fabrication, Installation Services

Take a look behind the scenes of our projects in our book DAYS OF NON, STORY OF US click here to view the digital version

NON PRODUCT
COLLECTION

We create customizable products for architects and designers to build environments. NON products range in scale from small objects to lighting systems to furniture to modular architecture.

PRINCIPALS

Miao Miao was born in Shenyang, China and attended California State University, Northridge where she earned her B.S. in Interior design. Prior to co-founding NONdesigns, she worked in retail design and residential interior design. In addition to her role as principal of the studio, she teaches environmental design, branding and lighting design at Art Center College of Design.

Scott Franklin graduated with Distinction from Art Center College of Design with a B.S. in Environmental Design. His background includes exhibition, furniture, product, branding and interactive design, as well as fabrication. Scott also teaches design studios and workshops at Art Center College of Design.

CONTACT

NONDESIGNS, LLC
139 S. Los Robles Avenue #304, Pasadena, California 91101
phone/fax (626) 365-1768
info@nondesigns.com

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NON BOX

The NON BOX, bridges furniture and architecture with a customizable system of frames, floors, ceilings and walls. NON BOX allows you to easily assemble commercial environments that can be expanded, reconfigured and moved over time. The climate of offices, retail and restaurants has changed and how we create spaces needs to as well. With NONBOX, you can own your branded interior, change it, rearrange it and take it with you to create a new space.” It assembles like furniture and all of the modular elements are independent, making the space a truly blank canvas for each brand to customize and play with over time.

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LEXUS CT UMBRA

LEXUS CT UMBRA

Design, Experiential Marketing, Fabrication, On-site Supervision

As a visual representation of the campaign message, Lexus commissioned NONdesigns to create a sculptural representation of the CT 200h that will be displayed at events around the country. NON created a pixilated interpretation of the compact premium hybrid that treats viewers to the two personalities of the vehicle. When viewers walk around the installation, they experience a change in color from luxurious gold hues to organic tints of green and blue — representing the two seemingly contradictory perspectives of Lexus' fifth hybrid.

NIKE KINETIC DISPLAY

Display Design, Fabrication, Robotics

To dramatize the release of the new NIKE Flyknit, NON created this kinetic reveal display.  When activated, the front surface illuminated with the pattern of the sole while the shoe emerged from the top.  An arc of light revolved around the shoe, creating a lunar eclipse-like effect.  

NON LINEAR LIGHTING

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NON LINEAR is a collection of modular LED luminaires that connect to form endless possibilities of lighting environments. Each lighting module is CNC machined out of 1-inch thick acrylic, which then receives a discreetly inlaid band of Light Emitting Diodes. The system offers kelvin-temperature adjustable LED technology and full color RGB LEDs that can be controlled with a remote control or even your smartphone. Freely connect any combination of NON LINEAR lighting modules with cords that are available in more than 30 color options. UL Listed for commercial and residential applications.

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GOOD OFFICE

Interior Design, Furniture Design, Construction Management

NON remodeled GOOD Inc's Los Angeles headquarters, which overlooks the Hollywood sign.  The design included multifunctional furniture platforms, playful customizable message boards, private phone nooks and communal work areas.  

ABZÛ E3

Exhibit Design, Fabrication, Project Management, On-site Supervision

A Tranquil Underwater Experience for 505 Games

For the E3 release of the peaceful free diving game, ABZÛ, NON created a geometric space that embodied the calm solitary and spirit of the brand.  Visitors passed through a video tunnel with a transparent video wall flowing with underwater sea life and then discovered private gaming sanctuaries inside of geometric blue pods.

PBJ.LA

Restaurant Design, Brand Development, Graphic Identity, Packaging Design

NONDESIGNS partnered with PBJ.LA, a new brand turning the classic into innovative, organic vegan sandwiches and almond milks. The first location at Grand Central Market in downtown LA is a bright and colorful statement, highly branded down to the paper pouches that cradle each sandwich.

Photos by Jakob Layman