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Building Trust: Why Acacia is Your Ideal Partner for Commercial Projects

May 14, 2024

In the fast-paced world of commercial design and architecture, finding a reliable partner can be a game-changer. At Acacia, we understand the challenges you face, and we’re here to make your projects not just successful, but spectacular. With a focus on early collaboration, proactive project management, and a commitment to excellence, we’re the trustworthy ally […]

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Innovative Solutions for Commercial Furnishings: A Deep Dive

April 13, 2024

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, commercial spaces serve as more than just functional environments; they are reflections of brand identity, culture, and values. As businesses seek to create unique and engaging spaces that leave a lasting impression on clients and employees alike, the demand for innovative solutions in commercial furnishings continues to grow. In […]

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Unlocking Elegance: Acacia’s Latest Award-Winning Project

March 8, 2024

In the world of architectural woodworking, one publication reigns supreme – Design Solutions Magazine. And guess who’s gracing its pages yet again? That’s right, Acacia! Pages 42-49 spotlight our award-winning project for Northern Trust in Houston, Texas. Prepare to be dazzled as we take you on a journey through our craftsmanship mastery. At Northern Trust, […]

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Navigating Trends: Timeless Designs in Commercial Furnishings

February 7, 2024

In the ever-evolving landscape of commercial design, it’s easy to get swept up in the latest trends. From sleek minimalism to bold statement pieces, the options are endless. However, amidst the whirlwind of fads, there exists a timeless elegance that transcends passing styles. In this blog post, we’ll explore the art of navigating trends in […]

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Woodworking Wonders: A Deep Dive into Artisan Craftsmanship

January 24, 2024

When it comes to custom millwork and furnishings, there exists an artistry that goes beyond the visible grain of the wood. At Acacia, our team of skilled artisans isn’t just crafting furniture; they are sculpting stories, pouring passion into every joint, and mastering the dance between form and function. Crafting Begins with Selection A journey […]

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Acacia is Hiring!

December 30, 2023

Exciting news from Acacia! We’re currently on the lookout for exceptional talent to join our growing team. Specifically, we’re actively hiring for five key roles: Millwork Journeyman: A Millwork Journeyman is responsible for the expert fabrication of commercial architectural woodwork and casework in a plant environment. This includes the successful and timely completion of all […]

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12 Tips to Transform Your Office Space: A Design Guide

November 7, 2023

Now more than ever, it’s crucial to design a workplace space that’s comfortable and stunning. Workers are returning to the office, making it a great time to revamp your clients’ office spaces. There are several things you should keep in mind when you transform your office space. Practicality, beauty, function, affordability, and more are a […]

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Tell Your Company’s Story Through Custom Wood Conference Tables

September 24, 2023

Your conference room or boardroom is often the first place clients and guests see when they enter your office. It’s where important meetings happen and deals are made. This space represents your company and brand. The furniture you choose for your conference room makes an impression and sends a message. Rather than selecting a generic […]

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Elevating Accessibility in Commercial Designs: A Guide to Being Both Chic and Inclusive

August 18, 2023

Designing a space? Fantastic. Designing a space that’s both accessible and dripping with style? Now, that’s the real challenge. But before you break out in a cold sweat, let’s break it down. When you’re crafting the next big thing in commercial spaces – from that swanky hotel lobby to the ultra-modern office boardroom – accessibility […]

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Custom Millwork: Your Secret Weapon in Design

July 16, 2023

Let’s dive into the world of custom millwork, where the only limit is your imagination and the size of your client’s wallet. But before we start, let’s get one thing straight: custom millwork is like a fine wine, it’s not for every occasion. Let’s explore the 7 times when custom millwork is your best friend– […]

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8 Prominent Roles of Millwork and Custom Furnishings for Certified B Organizations

June 20, 2023

Designers have the power to create functional and beautiful masterpieces. But, creating spaces for certified B organizations calls for a unique approach extending beyond functionality and aesthetics.  You’re charged with reflecting the organization’s emphasis on sustainability, ethics, and wellness.  Enter millwork and custom furnishings. You can leverage these to realize your ideas while emphasizing certified […]

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7 Swoon-Worthy Commercial Space Furniture Features That Capture the Mid-Century Aesthetic

May 26, 2023

After the Second World War, designers and architects sought to create ideas that echoed the environment and technology invented at that time. These ideas starkly contrasted the hard times and focused on what people needed to raise a family and look forward to a brighter future. In addition, these ideas gave birth to designs that […]

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The Surprising Role of Custom Millwork Furnishings in Information Security and PII

April 24, 2023

As a commercial architect or designer, you understand the importance of information security for your clients’ offices. But did you know that custom millwork and furnishings can play a surprisingly significant role in protecting sensitive documents and personally identifiable information (PII)? At Acacia Originals, we specialize in crafting unique, custom millwork designs that not only […]

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A Checklist for Designing and Implementing the Millwork in Your Office

February 15, 2023

Designing and implementing millwork in an office can enhance the aesthetic appeal and functionality of the space. Millwork, such as molding, cabinets, and built-in furniture, can be the perfect decorative wooden elements your office is missing to give it the right feel.  When designing and choosing millwork for an office, several factors need to be […]

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How to Budget for Your Office Re-Design

January 13, 2023

Re-designing your office can be an exciting and rewarding process, but it’s important to approach it with a budget in mind to ensure that you stay on track financially. Whether you’re working with a small budget or a large one, it’s crucial to create a budget and stick to it as closely as possible.  A […]

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The Difference Between Millwork & Casework

December 9, 2022

If you’re a budding A&D professional, you may not be familiar with the nuanced differences between millwork and casework. Though you’ve likely encountered both wood-based architectural elements in your job, understanding the differences between millwork and casework hugely impacts your design’s overall budget.  This post walks you through a general overview of both millwork and […]

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How to Bring Millwork in on Budget Every Time

November 9, 2022

As an experienced A&D professional, you’re no stranger to juggling a client’s budget with their design expectations. For decades we’ve worked with professional designers and architects on an extensive list of custom furniture and millwork. Often, our partners underestimate how much custom millwork will cost to install into their overall design.  Millwork is a reliable […]

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How to Navigate the World of Office Furniture Companies

October 11, 2022

The world of office furniture companies is vast. As an A&D professional, you know how difficult it can be to navigate the world of office furniture companies when you don’t know where to start.  Finding the right furniture manufacturing team to partner with is a critical component of any design process, but you should consider […]

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5 Ways to Design Your Workspace for Higher Productivity

September 8, 2022

Productivity in the workplace is the cornerstone of your business’s success. From too many distractions to not enough lighting, many factors can diminish your professional productivity. But if you design your workspace with higher productivity in mind, you’re ensuring more quality work gets done effectively and efficiently.  If you are interested in designing your workspace […]

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The 2022 Workplace Furniture Design Trends You Need to Know

August 11, 2022

As more companies and employees shift toward a new normal, workplace furniture designs are also trending in a new direction.  The workforce has demanded a more hybrid working style, encouraging their companies to make changes not only to workspace layouts but also to incorporate workplace furniture designs that accommodate the newfound demand for flexible and […]

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7 Things to Consider For Your Workplace Design Floor Plan

July 14, 2022

Designing offices or workplace design floor plan takes careful consideration. From defining the functionality of the workplace to designing and purchasing the perfect furniture, there are several things to consider before designing your workplace floor plan.  Whether you are starting from an empty floor plan or working within an existing floor plan structure, your workplace […]

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How to Create a Lighting Plan That Illuminates Your Workspace Perfectly

June 15, 2022

Creating a perfect lighting plan strategy for your workspace that perfectly illuminates it is essential to your health and productivity. The lighting you select for your workspace can affect everything from the well-being of your team to how much you accomplish. Health concerns such as eye strain, headaches, and low mood in the workplace can […]

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The Psychology Behind Designing for Your Commercial Space

May 9, 2022

When designing a commercial space, many designers make the mistake of ignoring psychology. Yes, even in design, the human psyche is at play and should be considered when making decisions about workspace flow, color, and decor.  Luckily, you don’t have to have a doctorate in Psychology to design your commercial space! Whether you’re interested in […]

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What You Need to Know About Designing Your New Workspace

April 7, 2022

Designing a new workspace comes with a unique set of challenges and considerations. Whether you’re starting from scratch, leasing a new space, or renovating an existing location, there are several aspects you should take into consideration before diving into designing the new space.  For example, when designing your new workspace, consider the delicate balance between […]

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6 Tips for Designing a Perfect Workspace

March 16, 2022

Even the most creative professionals find designing the perfect workspace a challenge. On top of ensuring you have enough space to get your work done, you are likely considering the aesthetic aspects of designing your workspace.  Before you take any design next steps to create your perfect workspace, consider some of the ideas we’ve curated […]

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