Bland Design LLC
We are a young design company with a depth of experience in place-making, public art and urban design. Where most see outdated infrastructure or underutilized space, we envision opportunities for innovation and we deliver working strategies. We also recognize that no one knows your community better than you. We’ll collaborate closely to understand your needs, concerns, visions, and goals. Together we'll transform your ideas into extraordinary experiences, artworks, and ideas that transform ordinary spaces into remarkable places.
Contrary to what his name suggests, Bland Hoke is an exciting young designer on a global mission to inspire. Combining a unique background in public art with a love of the outdoors and cutting edge urban design, Bland collaborates with other creatives and stakeholders to bring forth fresh solutions and unexpected possibilities. His process is a direct response to places and people, marked by a true understanding of contemporary design and a signature resourcefulness, courtesy of his Western roots.
Bland has received an Innovation by Design award from Fast Company, presented at Design INDABA in Cape Town, South Africa and worked collaboratively in Vladivostok Russia. He thrives on building thoughtful public places, developing temporary artwork, and designing a variety of projects that feature hammocks.