Moss is Hiring a Project Architect

Moss is a full service architecture and design studio located in Logan Square. Our work is diverse by design, and allows us to explore the best design solutions across varied project types including residential, commercial, breweries and wineries, restaurants, retail, urban planning, and custom furniture. Our projects are mostly in Chicago and southwest Michigan. Our culture and…

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How We’re Celebrating Earth Day 2018

Although every day is earth day in our eyes, sometimes we need to give the earth some extra love. This year, Earth Day is on April 22nd, and the moss team will celebrate Earth Day with a mix of outdoor activities. And with the unseasonably cold temperatures we’ve been slapped with, it’s entirely possible we’ll be able…

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Building Materials: Corten or Weathering Steel

Last week’s post featuring the recently completed Jordano Photography Studio also showed off a favorite exterior materials – Corten steel – in both its front facade and alley-side patio.  We’ve used it before at the Crew Bar + Grill and also have it on the books for several up and coming designs.  What is this intentionally weathering material…

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Start of Summer: Love the sun … and keep your cool

Yesterday was both the summer solstice and the Strawberry moon!   Those two events – plus the weekend of sunny, muggy days – has kicked off Summer in Chicago.  If you missed it don’t panic, today will be almost as long and the moon nearly as full tonight … and its going to be hot for a…

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Moss in Detail: a Linear Drain Shower

The walk in shower, with linear drain, is a key component of most of our recent bathroom designs.  By popular demand, and because genuinely like them, we find that we’re drawing linear shower drains into walk-in showers for nearly every project.  Today we explore how they work … and why we like them so much.…

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