Our firm culture posts.
Firm Culture, The Business of Design
How a Philosophy of High Performance is Changing the Way We Work
Designing a home or building is one thing. Designing the work experience of your employees is quite another. But the design mentality we bring to our projects also allows us to adapt and innovate how we operate as a team. Though our firm has evolved over the years, our values have not, guiding us to adopt the philosophy of a high-performance team.Read more.
Firm Culture, News, The Business of Design
Five Ways You Can Create Great Work Culture
At the end of June, we attended the 2018 Seattle Magazine's Best 100 Companies to Work for Event, in the top 10 for small business for the third year! We are excited, of course, but it takes a lot of work to create work culture like this. Here are 5 ways we help cultivate our work culture.Read more.
Firm Culture, Landscape Architecture
What Does It Mean To Be An Integrated Design Firm?
We are an integrated design firm, but what (you may wonder) does that mean? And, specifically, what does that mean for your project and how it benefits you? Here is a breakdown for what it means for you and your project when the integrated design firm you are working with is us, Board & Vellum.Read more.
Firm Culture, The Business of Design
Disrupting the Design Industry with Great Benefits
The architecture and design industry is notorious for high-pressure workplaces that lack great benefits. But it doesn’t have to be that way. At Board & Vellum, we are proving that a design firm can offer great benefits: the numbers pencil out. Now, our goal is to help other firms join us to redefine the design industry.Read more.
B&V’ers Toast to What They Love About Working at Board & Vellum
Hey, wondering what’s it like working at Board & Vellum? Well, you’re in luck: in honor of the Thanksgiving holiday, B&V’ers took a moment to write down (or draw) what they are thankful for about being part of the team.Read more.
Firm Culture, News
We’re One of Washington’s Top Places to Work! Join Us?
We are so excited to be honored by Seattle Business magazine as one of Washington's top ten small businesses to work for, for the second year in a row. We all work hard to create and nurture the B&V culture. If that sounds good to you, too, check out our careers page: we're hiring!Read more.
Our firm culture recognition stories.
Seattle Business Magazine’s Washington’s 100 Best Companies 2019
We are one of 2019’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in Washington, making it our fourth year in a row on the list!
PSBJ: Washington’s Best Workplaces, 2018
For the 4th year in a row, Board & Vellum is honored by Puget Sound Business Journal as one of Washington’s Best Workplaces!
Seattle Business Magazine’s Washington’s 100 Best Companies 2018
We are one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2018, and in the Top 10 of small businesses for the third year in a row!
Largest LGBTQ-Owned Companies in the Puget Sound Region
Ranking by revenue, Board & Vellum made PSBJ’s list of Largest LGBTQ-Owned Companies in the Puget Sound Region.
Certified LGBTBE by the NGLCC
The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce recognizes Board & Vellum as a certified LGBT Business Enterprise.
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Board & Vellum is a young and vibrant firm built on the idea that an informed and engaged team leads to better design and happy clients. We wouldn’t be where we are today without passion and hard work, and those same two things keep us going strong today.
Bringing your project from “idea” to fruition is a little different at Board & Vellum. We give personal care to each of our projects, and you’ll be in the loop every step the way. The bonus: we are an integrated firm, so each project has access to plenty of great knowledge — and that leads to better design.
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