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ULI Fall Meeting x Designstor

If you’re headed to the ULI Fall conference, we’d love to meet you!  Who are we, you ask?  We’re Designstor, a creative technology and visualization company, and we help sell new developments. We create truly persuasive tools and content for all development types: Interactive Applications We create beautifully useful applications for all types of interactive displays; from […]

CAMH: A Collaborative VR Experience

If you’ve ever been involved in the design and implementation of a new institutional development, you’ll be familiar with the challenges of receiving approvals from stakeholders. An institutional building needs to last for decades, and the decisions made at the design stage are critical in defining the usability and, ultimately, longevity of the project. Designstor […]

QRC West Rendering Challenge

The QRC West building in Toronto seems to have a magnetic pull to us here at Designstor. We have a long history with the popular development, dating back to 2007 when we first partnered with Sweeny Co. Architects to produce the renderings. We have seen it through from conception to construction, and now, with the […]
Rowan San Francisco

Rowan San Francisco: A Noble Lineage

Continuing along in our string of San Francisco projects is Rowan, a mid-rise condo that launches today.  We’re thrilled to be involved in this development and wish Trumark Urban all the best on this exciting day! Rowan is the descendant to an application that was first deployed some three years ago. Its great-great grandmother was a real-time […]
Rockwell

We will, we will Rockwell!

We’re in an industry where collaboration and teamwork are mandatory in all projects. From working with interior designers on furniture placement in the virtual world to coordinating with construction teams on installing larger than life interactive displays, we’re no strangers to interdisciplinary cooperation. While team efforts can sometimes present certain challenges, we believe that a successful collaboration breeds top […]
The Well Toronto

A Well-come Change: The Well Toronto

With more facets than the Ontario Place Cinesphere, our assignment for Allied Properties REIT’s The Well had a bit of everything. On the interactive front, we needed to create a sales application that integrated a scale model (wired up with over 3500 LEDs!), a 12’ x 7’ media wall and a tablet controller into a […]
Lumina San Francisco

Media Walls: More Than Just A Video Wall

Large format video walls have an undeniable visual impact. But when you can interact with the content being displayed, you’ve got something that will not only attract attention but hold it. We’ve been calling these installations media walls, because rather than being designed for passive viewing, a media wall depends on user interaction. Media walls can be […]