Dot Dot Dot Ep 9: Staci Patton on The NINE dot ARTS Podcast

“Art is a Challenge to Champion” 

Guest Staci Patton, Principal at DLR Group

How does empathy play a role in creating memorable places that honor the local community? Find out in our latest podcast minisode with Staci Patton, Principal and Hospitality Interior Design Director at the integrated design firm, DLR Group. Staci and NINE dot ARTS CEO Martha Weidmann discuss how understanding the perspectives of the people you’re designing for is the key to creating a place that locals feel proud of and guests want to visit. Staci also highlights the value of an art consultant in helping to uplift the work of local artists, meanwhile reflecting community values and garnering goodwill for a project. Tune in now to hear about stand-out projects where community input guided the vision, and an original, local art collection helped bring that vision to life.

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Staci Patton

Principal, Hospitality Interior Design Director, DLR Group


About Dot Dot Dot: The NINE dot ARTS Podcast

In our premier podcast series, NINE dot ARTS CEO and Co-Founder Martha Weidmann speaks with reputable business leaders to explore how art can create meaningful experiences in the built environment. Interviews bring to life the data behind the 2021 State of the Art Report, which surveyed nearly 200 business professionals from across industries on art’s influence on employee engagement, branding, return on investment, and more. Tune in weekly as we share the stories behind the numbers, giving listeners the inside scoop on the value of art in corporate, leisure, and public spaces. Download the 2021 State of the Art Report to learn more.

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Martha Weidmann

Martha Weidmann

CEO & Co-Founder