What are three ingredients you need to create welcoming, inviting and comfortable public spaces? Light, space and color. The Major Hillard Library has all three, plus a great parking lot, vestibule, the largest children’s room of any of the area libraries, wonderful daytime light and furniture that’s still holding its own (pretty much) after 15 years of public use.
Most importantly, Major Hillard’s floor plan lends itself to creative space planning, whether we’re going for informal conversation and seating spots, browsing areas, places for shifted and new collections or bookstore model marketing features.
An ingredient you don’t need? Clutter. Continue reading “Design without the dime at Major Hillard Library”