June 11 2014

Our Free People Tokyo Flagship Store made the cover of VMSD's June issue! Grab your copy, or check it out online at

The feature article highlights the direction Robin took to capture the brand's "bohemian spirit", and create an environment for shoppers that makes "them feel worldly and adventurous."



June 11 2014

EOA Prinicpal, Robin Osler, was asked to join the Portland Japanese Garden team as a consultant for its new retail store. The garden is undergoing a major expansion under design architect Kengo Kuma, and local associate firm THA Architecture.




January 20 2014

Our new project for the Metropolitan Museum of Art just opened this week at JFK’s Terminal 4. Be sure to check out their retail store when you are coming home from a long trip. We have also completed two other shops for the Met, one at the Fifth Avenue Museum and one at Newark/Liberty airport in New Jersey.




December 06 2013

EOA is creating the materials palette for a new retail client. We love working with textures and materials that produce a rich experience. Layers of transparency are the theme for this board.

November 14 2013

EOA/Elmslie Osler Architect just completed the flagship Free People store in Tokyo, Japan. The project was a complete gut renovation with changes in the façade. Link to our Facebook page for more images of the interiors. Also check out Robin’s Pinterest boards to see images of her Japan travels including photographs from Kyoto.


August 30 2013

EOA’s renovation project in East Hampton, NY is almost finished. Here are a few before (on the right) and after (on the left) photographs. The traditional house received a modern update, starting with the exterior entry and a new red front door.


August 22 2013

Did you read Vogue’s September issue? Check out the cover story on Michelle Phan. Last year L’Oréal tapped EOA to design this make up phenom’s flagship store in New York City’s Noho neighborhood. The store opens in October 2013. Stay tuned for more images on the design.




July 26 2013

EOA recently finished a renovation on Bleecker Street, downtown in New York City. Our team opened up the façade of the apartment building, adding a store front entry and window. We also selected the paint color, Mayflower Red, for the exterior finishes.  An important aspect of this project was working New York City’s Landmarks Department. EOA is very experienced in taking a building through the approvals process.

July 11 2013

EOA’s project the Urban Farming Food Chain is included in the FitNation Exhibition at the Center for Architecture in New York City. The show is up through September 7th, 2013. Here is a rendering from our project that is featured. The Urban Farming Food chain was developed in EOA’s Grow Studio, a design consultancy specializing in urban architecture and agriculture.


June 28 2013

Just a few weeks ago, Robin was sent to Tokyo, Japan by our client, Free People. They are opening their first overseas store there and Robin was brought in to work. As part of the project, she also was able to visit various types of retail businesses in order to get an idea of how the Japanese consumer shops. This is a photograph of the doors to Kapital, an upscale denim store in Tokyo.


June 14 2013


Our project for Anthopologie in Albuquerque was listed in Honest Buildings retail projects email this week. If you haven’t checked out their website, please do. Honest Buildings is like a “dating” site for buildings, contractors, and architects. 


June 10 2013

Terminal T4 at JFK opened just last month. The building was expanded by SOM and is home to Delta airlines. EOA is pleased to have a project in the new building. Stay tuned for more images of the new space which will be ready in the fall 2013. A special mention goes to Control Group for their work onsite.



May 31 2013

On Monday, May 20th, architects from EOA attended the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) at the Jacob Javits Convention Center as part of New York City’s Design Week. They also visited the Wanted Design Fair on view at the Tunnel in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood.

Many of the booths at the Fair displayed familiar products that the firm has used in some of our residential and retail work. Take a look at the new album of images on our Facebook page that gives a peek of the thousands of design elements on display.

The Random Light by Moooi is an EOA favorite. We have the larger fixture in our New York office. We also really loved the 360 degree tour here of their installation in Milan. Thanks to David Weeks Studio for introducing us to this amazing display.



May 17 2013

EOA/Elmslie Osler Architects is working on the renovation of an East Hampton house. The project includes the addition of an entry portico, new windows and extensive changes inside. The shingle-style house was built almost twenty years ago. Check back to follow its transformation from traditional to contemporary. There are more construction images on our Facebook page.


May 10 2013

This month’s Interior Design asked: What was your favorite fall-winter 2013 runway show?


Check out Robin’s answer on page 48: “Tomas Meier’s collection for Bottega Veneta revealed his inherent understanding of what is right and modern yet supremely classic?the kind of clothes you keep forever, because the fabrics, cuts, and textures always look fresh.”


Here are Robin and Tomas together in New York. © PATRICK MCMULLAN.COM



May 03 2013

As part of DesigNYC’s program that connects designers with worthy projects, EOA/Elmslie Osler Architects designed two common rooms in the apartment complex for New Destiny Housing in the Bronx. Here are images of some of the residents enjoying the common room. Photography credit: Ben Russell.

April 26 2013

We are pleased to announce that our project for Anthropologie in Oklahoma City has been awarded a Society of American Registered Architects/New York Council 2013 Professional Design award. We have received the Gold Award of Excellence. For more information, link directly to the project.



April 18 2013

EOA’s Tree House a 3000-square foot marketing office for New York’s Hudson Yard redevelopment is named to Interior Design magazine’s online exclusive: 25 More Big Ideas. Check out the full story here

January 02 2013

Our second retail renovation for The Metropolitan Museum of Art is now complete. 

November 12 2012

Robin will be on a panel about design for social change Thursday November 15 at the Architecture and Design Museum in L.A. Preceding the panel with be a screening of Shelter, a documentary media project chronicling architects, designers, urban planners and engineers who are using their design skills to create social change. Details here.

September 06 2012

The Free People Calgary store is now open. We have been working with the brand to design a series of stores in the United States and Canada.  

August 28 2012

Our Schreiber and Alexander Houses have been published in a new book by Pace Publishing called House & Housing 101.

August 23 2012

Danny Emerman, proprieter of Bottino and now Chop Shop, gives EOA a shoutout in a T Magazine blog post

July 09 2012

We are working with the Related Companies to design a marketing suite for the Hudson Yards development. 

June 12 2012

EOA appears in the listings section of New York Magazine's summer 2012 Design Hunting issue. The listings "have been vetted by New York design editors or recommended by top style and design professionals."  Find us on page 212.

June 12 2012

Robin was chosen to curate a large mood board for display in Mohawk Group's NeoCon 2012 showroom. She and three other designers - Todd Oldham, Lauren Rotett, and Joey Shimoda - were asked to interpret of-the-moment themes through a collection of imagery. Check out images of the showroom on Mohawk's Pinterest feed.

March 28 2012

Our Harlem Community Rooftop Farm project is featured in this month's positivity-themed issue of Interior Design magazine.