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An integral part of the neighborhood landscape and history, the space had connections of its own. Rather than risk alteration of the structure, ai3 developed a plan that would create a space within a space.
Inspired by Woodstock's railroad heritage, Acru redefines banking by functioning like a town square, filled with activity and loosely defined spaces.
Rather than brand the space for one or both agencies, ai3 developed a space that would ultimately illustrate what it means to be creative in general.
Facing due west, the development has front row seats of uninterrupted skyline views and engages Atlanta’s Beltline trail with a beer garden and expansive rooftop views.
While supporting daily work, the CODA tenant amenities contrast the typical office space by creating fresh and lively surroundings for cultivating new ideas.
cooks & soldiers
Throughout Cooks & Soldiers, Spanish design elements mix with French sophistication and Southern style.

Symbolically bridging the cultures of dining and wine-making, all interior and exterior elements of the restaurant are connected by an impressive architectural space: a bright and airy, wood clad double height arcade.

ai3 added flexibility, comfort and personality to these areas by replacing outdated task-oriented furnishings with eclectic, multi-functional pieces that can shift easily from day to night.

Emerging from the concept, the experience of the restaurant unfolds through the bustle of an authentic Japanese fish market.

In pursuit of a causal, yet upscale neighborhood seafood restaurant, Chef Turbush teamed up with ai3 for the third time to bring this oasis to life.

echo at the king and prince
Nautical elements like I-beams, rivets, portholes, boat cleats, and the open galley kitchen are clever and stylish reminders of the King and Prince’s voyage through the years.
This Smyrna speakeasy is a true backroom saloon, a quality that makes Eleanor’s feel private and special for those who find it.
Whimsical and edgy, this burger boutique is a clever interpretation of what it means to flip and to “flip out.”
foundation social eatery
Chef Mel asked the ai3 team to build something with backbone, a space that would speak to strength and simplicity but would be infused with creativity.
fred's meat & bread
Summoning design elements from the surrounding Inman Park, the design of Fred’s in Krog Street Market supports the story of “Atlanta’s First Suburb."
Designed for Geiger, the 2 by 3 stool showcases everyday hardwood, highlighting its beauty and structural versatility.
Within this modern professional landscape, the Peer Table is a beautiful and versatile structure. Inspired by architectural design, Peer features a striking profile of parallel planes.
Approaching food and beverage as a natural socializer, ai3’s design is rooted in creating comfortable and social interaction.
From the enormous chalkboard to the green sofas in the lounge, The Globe is classroom refined.
When designing Googie Burger, ai3 carefully balanced needs to add value to the park without creating competition for its existing attractions.
The design team at ai3 pushed aside their drawing boards and built the restaurant’s interior on-site with cardboard at full size. They examined different experiences to understand what they would subsequently reinvent.
At Holeman & Finch, whole pigs are butchered, tonic water is made from scratch, and experimentation is just part of the routine.
Combining the charm of nostalgia with fresh and approachable elements, ai3’s design is synonymous with the Mount Vernon community.
Taking cues from the rich industrial history of Hattiesburg, ai3’s design inspiration for the Hotel Indigo began with the circular growth of the long leaf pine, a metaphor for the expansion of the Hub City itself.
To use the strength of Hotel Indigo’s “Neighborhood Story,” the team developed a story no other hotel in Nashville is capable of telling, a story outside of their lobby windows.
hotel indigo (orange beach)
Immediately upon entering the Hotel Indigo Orange Beach, guests are greeted by a trio of installations that evoke the magnitude of the Gulf.
Intent on blurring the lines between functional areas, ai3 saw the potential to make spaces less formal and to encourage a more casual atmosphere.
ai3's design optimizes the space available, allowing the Hub to transition from day to night.
With the opening of Ink & Elm, the residents of Druid Hills will have a place to call their own. In fact, they will have three spaces in one and a destination that speaks to the past and future of the neighborhood.
Once an empty three-story cavern, the B400 atrium is now a modern-day camp with space to gather, retreat, or recharge the imagination.
Behind the old shutters and reclaimed floorboards is a wall of red glass tiles, a signature relic of Joel Antunes’ exclusive namesake restaurant.

With tradition and superstition written on its walls, the building stands as a metaphor for “being in the know,” the driving force of the concept for Local Republic.

Capable of changing the way a space functions through simple reconfiguration, this modular lounge collection is suitable for hospitality, corporate, higher education, and restaurant environments.
the luminary
The Luminary is an inspirational intersection where food, drink and history come together.
Unlike typical seafood style, which tends toward a vacation-like experience, Lure’s design goes deeper, taking guests away from the sand and sunsets to the massive ships and harbors that are the landscape of industrial fishing.
For Marietta Street, ai3 has designed an office tower concept, the form of which was inspired by the negative space created above the neighboring industrial buildings.
The library design seamlessly combines modern architectural forms with columns from the precursory church, standing as a symbol for an evolving Steward-Lakewood community with deep-seated roots.
Hallways and rooms meander as if in a farmhouse, yielding an evolving translation of the modern-rustic approach.
Details inspired by the relics discovered among Georgia’s piedmont region accentuate a brick skin with expansive steel-lined textile-factory windows.
Together with his wife, Sarah Marie Johnston, Chef Tom Gray envisioned a place where design, food and ambiance work together holistically to create a special and welcoming experience.
In designing Common Ground, Johnson immersed herself in the healthcare and textile industries, examining trends and technologies that would extend the life of the Pallas products.
The Heritage textile collection celebrates our memories of classic, vintage style with colors inspired by iconic movie stars and the characters they portrayed.
pallas textiles lemonade stand
Our personal journeys down memory lane have inspired a collection of textile patterns reminiscent of childhood play with a modern mature approach.
Considered one of the largest urban infill sites in Atlanta, the development is organized in a “town square setting,” and will pay homage to the industrial roots of the area.
Responding to each other, each Starling bird’s whirling movement is sequential and acrobatic, an idea which manifested into the themes of 13th century poet, Jelaluddin Rumi’s work and into ai3’s design of the restaurant.
Much of the personality that drove ai3’s design for Seed was inspired by the chef’s own photography and travel experiences.
Like a finely tailored suit, texture and pattern are incorporated throughout the space and subtly reinforce the firm’s customized approach to wealth management.
With a philosophy so individual and intimate, the partners at Signature FD turned to ai3 to design an office environment that would cultivate relationships as well as productivity.
stem wine bar
In many ways, Stem is a wine theatre. The space is dark, rich and intimate; its inspiration is rooted in the deep tones that are so equivalent with red wines.
Inspired by livestock behind slatted train car siding, the architectural design of Stockyards is a layering of organic expressions behind rigid and organized structures.
A visit to The SuperGroup is akin to entering the set of a Stanley Kubrick film. The only thing missing is the ubiquitous sound of hydraulic doors opening and closing.

Exposed brick walls, large windows, and steel trusses are integrated seamlessly in the design.

To stand apart from the competition, the guest’s procession through the showroom is holistically tailored as a hospitality experience.

Reminiscent of a Middle Eastern Shuk, the design of the Yalla food stall showcases a vibrant display of cultural ingredients.


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