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Before photo of lobby

United Illuminating Lobby



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“I have been very pleased with the creative approach and quality of FX Design’s work. 

We needed to create a lobby environment that wasn’t sterile but also inexpensive. FX Design often had alternative ideas to fit our requirements.”

-Michael A. West Jr, Former Director of Corporate Communications, UIL Holdings Corporation



interiors of lobby for UI      rendering of lobby

180 Marsh Hill Rd Lobby

FX created a rendering to showcase our vision of the proposed interiors.


lobby with warm wood panels and Delano seating       concept presentation board

                                                                                    Concept Presentation Board

lobby design with carpet inset to create area rug

100 Marsh Hill Rd Lobby

mural in lobby

Mural Installation in Orange, CT location

employee cafeteria with oil on canvas poppies art work

Employee Cafeteria

FX selected this piece to add a bold pop of color to the plain wall.

Oil on Canvas, "Poppies"

by Cheryl Davis


art work for many corridors throughout UI building

FX Design selected art for many of the corridors throughout

all the floors of both United Illuminating facilities.

Photograph, "New Haven Courthouse"

by Andrew Stabnick, Low Tide Photography


3 form to create a visual separation between walkway and eating area

FX Design specified 3 Form Panels in the Cafeteria

following the carpet color change, create a visual separation between the common

walk way and the employee eating area.


cool 3D art collage in employee cafe

See link below for article in Glastonbury Life

April 2014  by Mara Dresner



pages 11-12, 15     GlastonburyLIFE_0414_Cover


Laura Bordeaux talks about the Multi-media art work for United Illuminating Employee Lobby

by Carrie Ann Hubbard, Glastonbury Artist

artwork hanging in employee lobby

Excerpt from article:

[One of her works is hanging in the employee lobby at United Illuminating in Orange.
Laura Bordeaux, president of FX Design Inc. in Glastonbury was doing work for UI when she saw Hubbard’s art at a show in town two summers ago and commissioned the piece.

“We were requested to locate art that was associated with the shoreline and New Haven. In my communications with UI, I felt they needed to [include] a couple of abstract textural pieces to add interest. I had a vision of finding a multimedia artist who could do cityscapes,” said Bordeaux.
After Hubbard did sketches, Bordeaux went to her studio “and brainstormed a little bit.”
Changes to the initial concepts included making the piece sturdier.
“Because it was a corporate installation, … things had to be secured in a different way,” said Bordeaux, to ensure that the piece would be stable, for example, “if someone bumped into it,” which would be more likely since the art would be in a public place. “Because I’m an interior designer, I had samples of mosaic tiles and I brought her some of them that she used in the piece,” she said. The piece was completed last summer.
“It’s something that will hold up,” Bordeaux said. “[Hubbard] was very easy to work with, very easygoing, very pleasant, very open to suggestions and ideas,” said Bordeaux.]

article in magazine

avangrid mural installation in DC location

Mural Installation in Washington, DC location


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