Archive | May, 2012

Custom Chandeliers: Designed | Manufactured | Installed

Custom Designed, Manufactured and Installed Chandeliers
By creating custom decor elements for each design we ensure the right atmosphere is created for each venue. For this particular gaming area we custom designed warmly illuminated chandeliers to accent the other decor items and provide a calming atmosphere for the gaming area. Each frame was welded by our AWS certified welding team, and then transferred to our finishing department to achieve the old world iron finish. With the amber mica and lighting fixtures installed, each chandelier was tested in-house to achieve the perfect glow and ensure that every detail was adding to the atmosphere for this venue.

Sarah R.
I-5 Design
Marketing Director

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New Casino Project Pages!

To view our most recent project pages in our casino portfolio, click here!

We designed and renovated the Feast Buffett at the Santa Ana Star Casino, located in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Our design inspiration was formed by the surrounding country side, and in particular, the beautiful cottonwood bosque groves, which grow along the banks of the Rio Grande that flows through the region. The end product was a contemporary buffet design that incorporated classic elements similar to the surrounding terrain.

At the Creek Nation One Fire Casino, located in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, we completely remolded the exterior and interior. To create a unified theme throughout the exterior and interior of the property, we incorporated the tribal flame motif into many of the design elements and décor pieces. As you enter the gaming floor, several flame sculptures suspended from the ceiling tie into the décor theme and captivate customers as they enter the venue. To see more information on this project and others, you can visit the portfolio page.

Sarah R.
I-5 Design
Marketing Director

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Lighting Technology at Lightfair International 2012

In every area of our company, we are committed to providing our customers with the best solutions for their location that will add impact and value to the property. We are always searching for new ways, and the best materials and products possible to make our designs stand-out and give our clients the most advanced, forward edge technology available. One of the progressing technologies at this time is lighting. Lighting is an essential part of every space, and aside from providing necessary visibility, it can also be used to create different atmospheres and add drama to any space. Members of our team recently attended Lightfair International (LFI), which is the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference. Lightfair has a proven track record of bringing top international and domestic Architectural, Design, Engineering and Lighting professionals together with exhibitors from around the world. Through experience and collaboration, we are continuing to create innovative designs using leading technologies that provide our clients with a unique product as never before.

Bonnie W.
I-5 Design
Marketing Assistant

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Custom Mural Design

Photos of various mural designs
With each design that we create, whether it is for a casino, restaurant, or lounge, we are always searching for the best ways to create the most impact in each area of the venue. One of the décor elements that adds visual interest, and can be used in a variety of applications is custom wall murals. Large scale, full color prints can transform any space or object, to give the venue or area an entirely new ambiance and mood. At the beginning of a project, we create these mural designs to coordinate perfectly with the other décor elements throughout the space. Color matches are fine-tuned to give the area a unified and dramatic atmosphere. In certain applications, such as the Thunder Road Steakhouse and Cantina, we used wall murals to tell the legendary story of ‘Thunder Road’, with ghosted imagery and free flowing text. At this same location, we created a large-format mural, which is a compilation of three artists “blues music” themed paintings, the final size on this one is 21’ tall x 18’ wide! In some situations, we have used mural borders around the perimeter of a space to avoid monotony and create an appealing environment that ties into the décor. For every project that we design, we are constantly searching for the best solutions to create the most impact for the location and for our customers.

Bonnie W.
I-5 Design
Marketing Assistant

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Seven Clans Casino | Thief River Falls, Minnesota | Interior Implementation Phase 3

Starting in April, our installation crew began the implementation process for the decor upgrade of the Seven Clans Casino, located in Thief River Falls, Minnesota. Because of accurate planning ahead of time with our in-house design, manufacture, and installation team members it has been possible for the casino doors to remain open during the entire process of the project. Above are some photos that show the renovated areas, which help to create a completely new atmosphere for the casino property.

Stay posted for more updates on the Seven Clans Casino, Thief River Falls project.

Bonnie W.
I-5 Design
Marketing Assistant

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