marcd
Marcd is a hyper-multi-disciplinary design studio based out of Columbus, Ohio creating experiences in both physical and digital space.
Marcd is a hyper-multidisciplinary design studio that creates experiences in both physical and digital space. The studio was founded on the idea that a tailored experience can be crafted by strategically integrating multiple design methods.














































Services
Interior + Spatial Design
Experience design, signage and wayfinding, temporary and permanent installations, environmental design, interior / exterior architectural design. 

Digital + Interactive
Interactive applications, Unity game design, sound design, responsive desktop and mobile websites, e-commerce, and blogs. User experience consulting, email marketing, ongoing maintenance, Squarespace, Shopify, WordPress, and Cargo development.

Product
Design and development of digital and physical products with the capability of creating in-house prototypes and rendered concepts. 

Graphic + Identity
Brand identity design and development, packaging, logo design, creative direction, naming, illustrations, infographics, and animations. Brand collateral includes packaging, stationary, business cards, album/book covers, posters, and more.
marcd is a hyper-multidisciplinary design studio based out of Columbus, Ohio making things both digitally and physically. We work out of our apartment at an IKEA Linnmon desk. Marcd is two people. We don't have a studio but we can meet you anywhere or you can stop by if you'd like. We each have one phone, so you can call us too. We'd love to work together on whatever you're thinking about doing with your life.
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Verical Real(i)ty
Experience
In a dense city, one must go up to get away. A traditional “resort” provides an instance of civilization in an exotic location, of built form in the wild. A resort in a megacity is the opposite. It is an instance of the exotic within civilization, of the wild within built form. Vertical Real(i)ty is a resort which provides the city with the only amenity not already found there – an alternative to itself. The tower, spiraling 2,000 feet skyward, transitions from urban living to wilderness camping. A typical pencil tower layout is slowly dissolved through the introduction of large-scale indoor landscapes as the tower rises. Each environment becomes a new ground plane as detached glass elevators deposit inhabitants directly into a new world with a unique climate, vegetation, and use. High-rise apartments with interior corridor access become ‘free-standing’ condominiums with access through the environments. The subversion of the tower culminates in vertical campgrounds surrounding a core of transient units. Vertical Real(i)ty offers a new model of collective urban lifestyle, questioning ideas of shelter, ownership, and the urban condition. It is a tower in the city and a city in a tower. It is a resort in the concrete jungle and a resort in the rainforest, the tundra, the forest, the desert, and the beach. It is a resort for the city through an inversion of the urban condition. In collaboration with John Fleming & Simon Beskitt


Title: Vertical Real(i)ty 
Client: Marcd Concept in Collaboration with Simon Beskitt & John Fleming 
Year: 2018
Design: Marcd, Simon Beskitt, John Fleming
Tags: experience design, architecture, interior design, motion graphics