Posts Tagged ‘awards’

A custom business gift for Corgan headquartered in Dallas, Texas

Today we are proud to share with you a business gift and custom award design we recently completed for a corporate client headquartered in Dallas, Texas: Corgan, a large architecture firm with a staff of more than 350 professionals in offices in Dallas, New York City, Phoenix, Los Angeles, Houston, Beijing, and Dubai. Founded in 1938,

Interview: Michael Yates

TROPHYOLOGY awards and plaques are made with love in Austin, Texas, and it’s our pleasure to introduce you to the people who help bring them to life. Today, we’re featuring Michael Yates. This gifted woodworker is one of our key collaborators. In fact, he’s been sharing his talents with TROPHYOLOGY since our earliest days. Founder and

INTERVIEW: MARK MAčEK

When Mark Maček talks about receiving a Texas Society of Architects Artisan Award this year, he describes the meaning of the moment in a way that perfectly befits his occupation. “I’m not the kind of person that jumps up and down and hugs everybody nearby” when winning an award, Mark says. “It’s more like I’m

East Austin Studio Tour

The first weekend of East Austin Studio Tour was amazing, and we want to thank all of you who made it such a memorable time. It was great to see familiar faces and meet new friends and supporters. The TROPHYOLOGY studio and our talented neighbors at the Pump Project Satellite greeted a steady flow of

TROPHYOLOGY HONOR ROLL

Fall is a busy season for awards in Austin, and we want to send some extra congratulations, cheers and pats on the back to all the people who have received awards or reached milestones. We hope the TROPHYOLOGY Honor Roll can be a place where we celebrate accomplishments as a community. Architecture During the Texas

License to Trust

We so enjoyed our recent conversation with award-winning architect and University of Texas School of Architecture Assistant Professor Matt Fajkus. If you haven’t already, you’ll want to check out the thoughts on recognition and inspiration he shared with us last week. One thought that Matt shared especially intrigued us, and we wanted to explore it

Interview: Architect Matt Fajkus

Recognition has followed Matt Fajkus throughout his career. He’s the principal architect of Matt Fajkus Architecture as well as an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas School of Architecture (UTSOA). A very abbreviated list of his honors includes the Cale McDowell University-wide Award for Innovation, the ACSA New Faculty National Teaching Award, not one, but two Texas Society

Lovely Compliments

Nothing thrills us more than knowing our awards and recognition gifts have made people happy and conveyed special meaning. We wanted to share some of our “fan mail” with you. If you have presented or received a TROPHYOLOGY award or gift, we would love to hear from you as well. We also encourage you to
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TROPHYOLOGY HONOR ROLL

We’re so happy to be starting a new feature this week, the TROPHYOLOGY Honor Roll. Our goal is to send some extra congratulations, cheers and pats on the back to people who have received awards or reached milestones. We hope our blog posts can be a place where we can celebrate accomplishments as a community.

Beyond the Trophy

As creators of awards, trophies, and plaques, perhaps we’re a little biased, but we love seeing these special symbols reinvented. That’s what inspired our collage today. It’s delightful  to contemplate the stories behind these objects. When were they awarded, and to whom? And we love the special sense of history they bring to everything from

How to buy awards, trophies, and plaques

You’ve pored over the nominations and applications and now comes the fun part: presenting a special honor to a special person or group of people. At TROPHYOLOGY, we believe in tangible symbols of appreciation that are worthy of outstanding accomplishments and reflect the care you took in selecting recipients. Think about how much effort and

NEW PLAQUES FOR AUSTIN ENERGY GREEN BUILDING

We couldn’t be happier that TROPHYOLOGY has been chosen to create some very important recognitions: award plaques that will designate buildings that have earned star ratings from Austin Energy Green Building. The nation’s first and most successful Green Building Program, AEGB awards one to five stars to single and multifamily residences and commercial buildings in our

Out and About

Yes, that’s Trophyology on the front of the Austin American-Statesman‘s Life & Arts section today! Thank you again to Michael Barnes for the wonderful story. We are so honored and grateful! Thanks also to everyone who wrote a lovely note, liked the post on our facebook page, and helped to spread the happy news. You spoiled us and

The Art of Recognition

Lucky you! You have employees who are going above and beyond to do great work. You’re proud of the successes they’ve achieved, and you’re ready to show that appreciation. The way you honor these standout accomplishments makes all the difference in how appreciated the honoree feels  — and whether you inspire more great work. At