News & Ideas

Arium AE featured in Cimientos, an International Publication

10 09 2018 — by Arium

Arium’s Principal, Brian Frels, was recently interviewed by international trade publication, Cimientos of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, for a recent issue featuring the contemporary use of glass and steel within the field of construction. Brian provided his philosophical thoughts on the use of these materials along with several recent Arium AE project case studies.

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3 Key Design Trends for 2018

07 31 2018 — by Arium

The marketplace often predicts design trends in advance, but these predictions don’t always ring true. With upwards of 1M SF in active projects, Arium is able to sample the real-time design trends influencing our region and focus on those poised to make a lasting impact. Coupled with a sharp eye towards industry influencers, our interior designers are providing clients with a fresh yet hyper local perspective. This week April Bliss McDaniel provides her perspective on 3 Key Design Trends taking shape this year.
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Celebrating 30 Years

06 29 2018 — by Arium

July 1, 2018, marks the 30 th anniversary of Arium AE. Our latest blog takes a moment to highlight a few milestones along the way, including: the meaning behind our name, the founding of our integrated design studio and the successful transition to our next generation of leaders. Special thanks to all the hard work, energy and passion that everyone on this team exhibits. To our clients (past, present and future)….thank you.

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Atomic Trampoline

06 12 2018 — by Arium
Arium utilized the constraints of the existing space to design a guest experience that directs attention to a transaction counter and hints of a fun time just around the corner.
Activity centers like trampoline parks, indoor play areas, and ninja courses have exploded in popularity recently and are popping up across the country. Arium has several years of experience working with a number of companies opening these highly profitable facilities across Maryland and Virginia.

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Hamilton Bank

05 29 2018 — by Arium
Hamilton Bank’s new prototype branch transforms the banking experience.
Founded in 1915, Hamilton Bank is a community bank serving the Greater Baltimore area, with headquarters in Towson, MD. Hamilton was looking to relocate their Ellicott City branch and make some significant improvements to their customer experience. They turned to Arium AE to assist them with the design of a new prototype bank branch that would transform the way customers interact with the bank.

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Exclusive Motorcars

05 15 2018 — by Arium
Arium AE transformed an existing prefabricated metal building into a luxury used vehicle showroom and service facility.
After over 50 years in use as an RV and Camping Center, this two story structure went under a complete exterior and interior transformation. The new home of ExclusiveMotorcars features a beautiful new vehicle showroom and sales floor, office space upstairs, and garage service bays for photography, washing and repair.

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Music and Arts

05 01 2018 — by Arium

A formal welcome and reception space is made inviting through vibrant colors and transparency.

Arium AE began working with Music and Arts representatives from the onset of the project to assist with the conceptualization of a collaborative space that met today’s modern office standards but could also accommodate Music and Arts’ technical studio requirements.

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