Corporate Art

How a Local Insurance Agency Invested $1 Per Day Per Piece to Effectively Rebrand their Entire Space.

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The Challenge: With four decades of providing the highest caliber of insurance and risk management, Blakestad Insurance was preparing for some changes. The company re-branded as “Blakestad” and moved from a north metro suburb to the North Loop area in downtown Minneapolis. The transition showed an ongoing commitment to meeting clients in their context, and […]

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5 Reasons Why Art is Good for Business

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At the end of the day, it’s our business to improve your business. Art not only creates beautiful spaces, but it can actually help your bottom line in very measurable ways. We create what some have called return on environment (ROE) or an intrinsic return on investment. ROE can range from quantifiable improvements to employee productivity to those […]

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Fine Art for $1.00 Per Day

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“Fine Art for $1.00 per day” – The New SmartArt Subscription Program to be Launched by Art Force   “Fine art for $1 dollar per day” is the new tagline for Art Force’s SmartArt Subscription Program. The program originally came about several years ago after realizing that many of the organizations we at Art Force […]

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Innovation in Corporate Art: Chicago

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Pt III: Chicago  At what point do “business sense” and appreciation for aesthetic and design meet to foster a more fruitful company culture? For decades, we have observed traditional relationships between the two concepts shifting toward something more cohesive. Work dynamic, even a couple decades ago, used to mean disciplined work practice, with sound tried-and-true […]

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Corporate Art and The Community

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Community Art in a Corporate Setting Public art is a unique genre of art as it is a gift to the community, allowing for visitor interaction and enjoyment. While it is not common to find public art in a corporate setting, one of our clients, Wells Fargo, recently did just that. The openings days of […]

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Innovation in Corporate Art: Companies That Get It

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Today, Innovation is possibly one of the largest buzzwords around. Corporate executives around the world believe they understand it, but developing innovative business practices is more of an art than a science. We at Art Force observe the importance of art in a business, because it’s our mission to do so. But what about the […]

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The Art Force Mural Ride: Preview

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This upcoming weekend, Art Force is hitting the streets for our first Mural Bike Ride. The community bike ride will go through Northeast and North Minneapolis with the opportunity to stop and take pictures at some of our favorites walls. Northeast Minneapolis, home to the city’s thriving arts district, and North Minneapolis contains dozens of […]