Amazon Nitro featured in "Business of Furniture" magazine


Amazon Nitro featured in "Business of Furniture" magazine

Q&A with Alex Shapleigh


Q&A with Graphite’s newest Principal, Alex Shapleigh

Graphite Design Group Introduces Brand Experience Ideation Studio


Award-winning designer Alex Shapleigh joins Graphite to expand the firm’s Retail and Brand Experience capabilities.

New Office and Retail Development Activates Seattle’s Eastside


Situated in Bellevue, Seattle's vibrant neighboring city, West Main is reshaping the skyline and symbolizing the city's evolution. The three-tower 1,030,000-square-foot office and retail development designed by Graphite Design Group in collaboration with Compton Design Office for Vulcan Real Estate is attracting some of the world’s largest names in tech and hospitality.

Sustainable mixed-use districts: Crafting urban communities


The Denny Regrade neighborhood in Seattle, Washington, shows what a thoughtfully designed mixed-use district can offer for urban life. Graphite's work in the Denny Regrade was recently featured in a profile at Building Design and Construction. Read more about Graphite and our work in the Regrade here.

Designing a New Frontier in Seattle’s Urban Core


Completed in March 2021 at the height of the Covid pandemic, three years on Amazon Frontier is now a bustling addition to the Regrade campus and surrounding community. It's innovative office design showcases the uniquely flexible floor and interconnecting “treehouse” stair, a model of adaptive vertical workspace. Read more about this remarkable project here.

Amazon Office Space Converted Into Supportive Housing for Mary's Place Nonprofit


Mary's Place Family Center is featured in The Architects Newspaper in recognition of Amazon's gifted space within its Nitro South tower.

Graphite Sustainability Initiative- Living Building Challenge and Beyond


Explorative study of sustainable practices and methods to combat climate change and promote carbon reduction in South Lake Union.

Amazon’s Rooftop Prairie Welcomes Nature into the Heart of Seattle


Graphite's Amazon's Nitro South project and landscape collaborator Site Workshop is featured in in Seattle Times article. Read the featured story here.

Mary’s Place Family Center Design Recognized with Award of Excellence by Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat


Graphite’s design for Mary’s Place Family Center – located in Amazon Nitro South at Block 21 - was recently conferred an Award of Excellence in the category of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion by the Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.

Graphite Participates in Seattle's Office to Housing Call for Ideas


Graphite Design Group recently submitted two concepts for the City of Seattle's Office to Housing Call for Ideas program.
On The Boards

Designed to Deliver


At Graphite, we believe Design is a team sport, and have crafted a process to ensure nobody is left on the sidelines. Read more about our process here.

Parque Kirkland named 2022 Multifamily Executive Award Winner


At the Multifamily Executive Awards ceremony in October 2022, Henbart Development's Parque Kirkland was honored as an outstanding project in the "Garden Style" apartment category.

Mary's Place Family Shelter at Amazon in the Regrade


Working in tandem with Mary’s Place, the Amazon Global Real Estate and Facilities team, Seneca Group and GLY construction, the Graphite design team was able to radically re-imagine what a family shelter could be by occupying sections of eight floors in the company’s complex.

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