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Client Feature: Mango Salon

Client Feature: Mango Salon

  We love our floors. We are a hair salon so the floors are constantly being swept. It doesn’t take much to keep them sparkling year after year.  ~ Jackie, Salon Support  The least fun part about moving to a new town is the actual packing and moving, the second least fun activity is finding a […]

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Client Feature: Potbelly Sandwich Shop

Client Feature: Potbelly Sandwich Shop

Check out the beautiful floors of Potbelly Sandwich Shop in Short Pump. We even have before and after shots! Walking into Potbelly Sandwich Shop on Broad street was a pleasant surprise. It was bustling with people on their lunch breaks, there was a girl playing the guitar and singing for entertainment and I spied with […]

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Client Feature: Pie Five Pizza Co.

Client Feature: Pie Five Pizza Co.

Pie Five Pizza Co. out in Short Pump is like Chipotle for pizza. With the pizza dough made fresh each morning and the array of fresh sauces and veggies I am in love. They even have a gluten free and whole wheat crust for those who like to eat healthily without sacrificing. Walk in and have a fresh […]

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Client Feature: Two Guys Pizza Co.

Client Feature: Two Guys Pizza Co.

Two Guys Pizza Co. A really cool tavern style pizza place in Short Pump brings delicious NY style pizza to RVA. I can’t help but feel mildly surprised when I spot a polished concrete floor. It is like the Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon every time.   Walking into Two Guys Pizza Co. reminds me of walking into a pizzeria in Italy. […]

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5 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THIS STUFF CALLED CONCRETE

5 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THIS STUFF CALLED CONCRETE

1. Concrete and cement are, like, not the same thing. Remember that time that Christopher Columbus rolled over to the states in his big boat and labelled all the people he saw “Indians”? Then to find out that he wasn’t in India after all. I can hear Chris now, “It was a hilarious misunderstanding.” Not […]

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EVERNOTE (PART 2)

I’m still knee deep in Evernote (not in the water, though I wish I was Zac Brown). These are a few more of my thoughts to couple with my previous post and extend a helping hand to those wishing to wade in with me. Organization, baby. You have 25 employees and need to share certain […]

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Terrazzo Time Lapse

I just returned from a graduation. It was two hours long, filled with a fair amount of tears, inspirational speeches, and of course, Dr. Suess’ quotes. There were a couple songs sung about going out, changing the world, and a long slideshow that was truly only interesting to the students present. Overall though, it was […]

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Printpack, Inc. Logo Installation

Yesterday, when I sat down to write this blog, I was sure of just a few things: 1. It was so hot outside that I was relatively sure I was melting, and felt the need to replay those famous shrieks from the Wizard of Oz in my head. 2. My computer seemed to be also […]

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THE COMMON MISCONCEPTION ABOUT CONCRETE

THE COMMON MISCONCEPTION ABOUT CONCRETE

Misconception 1: “I would choose concrete, but it’s just not very pretty.” I was this way once, believing that concrete was some ugly, cracked thing that I just walked on when I decided the sidewalk was better than the huge muddy half grass/half dirt lawn in front of a building. Just take a gander at […]

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BONCHON RESTAURANT

TIME LAPSE VIDEO BONCHON Restaurant I choose to believe that, collectively, we all have this inherent need to see the “Before/After” images of almost anything. I believe this is because of the consistent makeover photos printed in magazines, the weight loss photos, and my most favorite: OxiClean commercials. Who doesn’t want to see what that […]

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