Walsh College Featured in Contract Magazine

April 27, 2017

“As corporations are thinking more like college campuses, this college was designed to appear more like a business.”
-Ed Keegan


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Announcing: Four Staff Promotions

April 26, 2017

Valerio Dewalt Train Associates has promoted four of its Chicago staff members. Robert Webber and Tom Daly have both been promoted to Senior Associates. Within Media Objectives, Valerio Dewalt Train’s in-house experiential graphic design studio, Stephen Killion has been promoted (...)

Walsh College featured in Architect’s Newspaper

February 9, 2017

Matt Messner highlights our recently completed addition and renovation at Walsh College, a business school for professionals in Troy, MI. The project was part of the fourth phase of the campus Master Plan redesign, which Valerio Dewalt Train has been developing and implementing for the last 10 years.

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2016 Year in Review

January 12, 2017

2016: It was a big year. Huge. Looking forward to a what are surely to be eventful months ahead, we take stock of a tremendous year behind us. Check out these selected highlights.

Blair Kamin notes the sculptural profile that Vue53 brings to Hyde Park

November 8, 2016

“Key to Vue53′s appeal is the Jenga look, which Valerio achieved with deep cuts in the glass and aluminum facade and boldly-cantilevered extensions. Both lighten the tower’s mass and make its upper reaches appear to float over the base.” -Blair Kamin

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Q+A: Louis Ray, Principal

October 13, 2016

“If you do your job and keep your clients happy, the rest will take care of itself.” -Louis Ray

Valerio Dewalt Train Associates Named in Top 50 Design Firms

September 7, 2016

Valerio Dewalt Train Associates was named one of the country’s Top 50 design firms by Architect Magazine’s Arch50 awards.

Gordon Parks Arts Hall in Mark Magazine

July 4, 2016

Jane Szita looks at how the nearby neo-gothic architecture inspired the modern form of Gordon Parks Arts Hall in Mark Magazine.

Q&A: Randy Mattheis, Principal

June 14, 2016

“Architecture happens at the great moment when data and intuition intersect in an artful way.” -Randy Mattheis

Media Objectives Recognized for Two International Design Awards

M-O‘s design for the School of the Art Institute’s Donor Wall has been awarded a SEGD Merit Award and a Core 77 Award.


“Typeset in slotted panels revealed in light and shadow, donor names are both there and not there. This is the nature of giving.” – SEGD Global Design Awards jury


“The overall compositions transcended pure information, and became a large painting, an art installation.” – Core77 Design Awards jury