Inspiration Office: The Artist’s New Canvas

July 30, 2018

Inspiration Office: The Artist’s New Canvas

When artist Josh Hailey ran into Paul Maczka on the streets of New Orleans, you could say it was kismet. After 30 years in the furniture industry, Maczka was getting ready to openWorkplace Solutions, a Steelcase dealer. Maczka and his wife had fallen in love with New Orleans and its rich culture.Hailey is an artist and, at the time, was ready for his next project. He was already familiar with Steelcase – his favorite mustard yellow and green couch from 1978 bared the brand’s name. The two decided to work together, drawingoffice inspiration from the city and vibe around them. Hailey and fellow artist Brittany Schall created and curated original pieces for the showroom. They agreed to share their process and final vision with 360.

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