Rowena Macaraeg

Principal, Director of Design, RipBang Studios, a division of NELSON
Rowena Macaraeg

Rowena is responsible for assuring that all projects are well planned, well designed, and well executed. Having recently completed the graphics program for Orlando’s new Amway Center Arena, Rowena provides focused and experienced leadership to assure that Graphics and Interiors are coordinated within our project team.

Trained as a visual artist and architect, Macaraeg’s passion is in creating dynamic and communicative spaces through the integration of architecture, sculpture, and graphics.

A graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, Rowena moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in set design, sculpture and environmental graphic design. While at Sussman/Prejza & Company, Rowena designed signage and sculptures for influential entertainment destinations including Universal CityWalk in Florida. As Senior Designer at Selbert Perkins Collaborative, she created environmental graphics and wayfinding systems for Downtown Disney as well as several large retail projects in Asia and Europe. As Senior Designer at Olio, Rowena designed imaginative sets for Treasure Island Casino and custom animated neon artwork for Universal CityWalk in Hollywood.

In 2000, she co-founded RipBang Studios with architect Bob Bangham where she has created corporate identity programs, custom art, signage, and interiors for numerous clients including Scion, PBS, The Phoenix Suns, The Orlando Magic, and Sheraton Hotels

FOCUSING ON Design From the Outside In 

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In a move that will take them from a nationally recognized interior design firm to a true full-service architecture and design firm, NELSON, Cope Linder Architects, and KA Architecture will merge operations effective June 1, 2017.

FOCUSING ON DESIGN FROM THE OUTSIDE IN 

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In a move that will take them from a nationally recognized interior design firm to a true full-service architecture and design firm, NELSON, Cope Linder Architects, and KA Architecture will merge operations effective June 1, 2017.

FOCUSING ON Cloud-Based DatA

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To stand out from competitors, attract and retain top talent, and reflect their culture, cloud-based data company, Civis Analytics, retained NELSON to design their new 29,000 SF space.

CREATING New Solutions

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Tactix retained NELSON to provide interior design services for their new location in Center City Philadelphia. The team worked closely with executives to develop new design solutions to fit their needs.

 
 

CREATING innovative design

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Capital One selected NELSON to help them design their Rolling Meadows location. The NELSON team worked with Capital One’s Design Team and Key Leaders to create their vision of an urban chic work environment.

 

 

FOCUSING ON TAMI Solutions

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NELSON announced its intent to launch TAMI (Technology, Advertising & Media, and Information Business) Practice Area. 

 

FOCUSING on music and design

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Looking for a fresh new concept that not only captured elements of the music industry but also the city of Minneapolis, Pandora Internet Radio turned to NELSON to provide interior design services for the renovation of their existing office in the IDS Tower.