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The Kansas City Chamber of Commerce selected BNIM as this year's “Top 10 Small Business” at their 29th Annual Small Business Celebration. As part of the celebration, judges were given the task of selecting the winner of the Mr. K Award, named for entrepreneur, philanthropist and local titan, Ewing Kauffman. The Mr. K award goes to a company that has “shown growth or sustainability of their business with strong employee relations and a record of giving back to the community.” We are happy to announce that BNIM is the 2015 winner of this prestigious award!

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Gone are the days of taking trips to local photo centers and developing the enigmatic negatives from the family camera, only later to return and open that familiar yellow envelope unveiling each 4x6 glossy moment. Today the ‘need it now’ paradigm, as in most processes of to the digital revolution, has transformed photography into a medium as

Recent Recognition

Monsters are among us…

As part of 2015 Kansas City Design Week, and in association with AIA Kansas City, the 2015 Monsters of Design winners were announced during the closing ceremonies held in the lower east bottoms Saturday, April 4th. We’re proud to announce that BNIM was well represented, taking home four distinct awards, including the People’s Choice award for which the public voted on the night of the event. Please join us in congratulating the following projects and teams:

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More Awards

Design in the Middle: Marking Place in the American Small Town

On Friday, April 10, 2015, Steve McDowell will present Greensburg City Hall at the Design in the Middle Symposium at Drury University, Hammons School of Architecture Auditorium. The symposium, held from 1:00 - 5:00 PM, will focus on projects in small towns and rural landscapes that are removed from centers of culture, where creative and critical architecture challenges the widely held view that design serves merely as aesthetic gloss or budgetary luxury. The symposium will serve as a culminating and synthesizing event for the Hammons School of Architecture’s lecture series, which will focus this year on the theme "Locating Design." 

Healthy KC Taking Strides

BNIM Principal and Director of Design, Steve McDowell, has been selected as Healthy KC's Special Commissioner of Active Living. Healthy KC, an initiative announced by the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City, aims to create a culture of healthy living and wellness for the region.