Case Studies

Purdue University Mackey Arena Lighted Sign

Purdue University came to bo-mar for this project because they wanted more than a sign. They wanted a dramatic, artistic statement at the north end of Mackey arena. Typically this type of signage would have been built using very light sheet metal and pop rivets. However, these materials leave unsightly gaps and bumps and nooks […]
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Indianapolis JW Marriott

The Indianapolis JW Marriott lighting project presented some unique challenges in terms of both construction and installation. The design called for a mix of materials, from rigid leather and nearly elastic fabric. To eliminate binding, wrinkles and other visual effects, bo-mar stretched each shade over a metal frame. The design also allowed very little room […]
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Purdue University “The Flame” Artistic Forge

This 10-foot-tall art piece at the north end of Mackey Arena is intended to be a gathering place for students. The concept behind it was “the energy behind ideas.” The original pencil sketch envisioned a boiler with rivets exploding. We modified the design slightly and also adjusted the scale so that there wouldn’t be sharp […]
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