Location: Purdue University | West Lafayette, IN

Size: 5,803 square feet

Rowland Designed was engaged to design multiple spaces within Purdue University’s Harrison Hall.  A former dining hall space was repurposed to a new student study and activity room. The university desired to pay homage to President William Henry Harrison for whom the hall is named. Custom art work was created that highlights pop-art portraits of leading American presidents. The reimagined space features vibrant colors and applications of bold stripes. The space is used primarily for games, study, television viewing and large student led meetings.

The lower level study lounge is a social hub catering to student study groups.  A blend of various seating including lounge, booth as well as a mix of tables and chairs offer students selections that best suit their study needs.  Much of the seating is on casters allowing for greater flexibility. Energetic colors were also used in the remodel in addition to dynamic carpet patterns.

Services: Interior Design

Harrison Hall

Harrison Hall

Location: Purdue University | West Lafayette, IN

Size: 5,803 square feet

Rowland Designed was engaged to design multiple spaces within Purdue University’s Harrison Hall.  A former dining hall space was repurposed to a new student study and activity room. The university desired to pay homage to President William Henry Harrison for whom the hall is named. Custom art work was created that highlights pop-art portraits of leading American presidents. The reimagined space features vibrant colors and applications of bold stripes. The space is used primarily for games, study, television viewing and large student led meetings.

The lower level study lounge is a social hub catering to student study groups.  A blend of various seating including lounge, booth as well as a mix of tables and chairs offer students selections that best suit their study needs.  Much of the seating is on casters allowing for greater flexibility. Energetic colors were also used in the remodel in addition to dynamic carpet patterns.

Services: Interior Design

Location: Wabash College | Crawfordsville, IN

Size: 700 square feet

Rowland Design converted a little-used formal lounge at the heart of Wabash’s campus into a restaurant and pub that provides an improved gathering space available to all students and faculty to foster community interaction.

The intent for this renovation was to use a minimal budget for maximum impact. Wall-to-wall carpeting was removed to expose the original hardwood floor which was lightly refinished. The ceiling was dropped to allow new lighting, wifi and ceiling fans, and was surfaced with prefinished wood flooring. A bar, complete with a solid wood top, was created at one end of the space and surrounded by handmade walnut stools created by a faculty member. A variety of seating/study options were created inside the space with elevated booths, a community table, lounge area and 4-top tables.

Historic photos and powerful quotes that are important to the members of the Wabash community were transformed into digital wall coverings by our experiential graphics team. These murals surround the space, working with the design to provide an environment that truly embraces the foundation and traditions of Wabash College.

Services: Architecture, Interior Design & Experiential Graphics

Wally’s Pub

Wally’s Pub

Location: Wabash College | Crawfordsville, IN

Size: 700 square feet

Rowland Design converted a little-used formal lounge at the heart of Wabash’s campus into a restaurant and pub that provides an improved gathering space available to all students and faculty to foster community interaction.

The intent for this renovation was to use a minimal budget for maximum impact. Wall-to-wall carpeting was removed to expose the original hardwood floor which was lightly refinished. The ceiling was dropped to allow new lighting, wifi and ceiling fans, and was surfaced with prefinished wood flooring. A bar, complete with a solid wood top, was created at one end of the space and surrounded by handmade walnut stools created by a faculty member. A variety of seating/study options were created inside the space with elevated booths, a community table, lounge area and 4-top tables.

Historic photos and powerful quotes that are important to the members of the Wabash community were transformed into digital wall coverings by our experiential graphics team. These murals surround the space, working with the design to provide an environment that truly embraces the foundation and traditions of Wabash College.

Services: Architecture, Interior Design & Experiential Graphics