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Why Look to Gilbert

We believe in setting the bar and challenging ourselves. Our team is filled with valuable, connected people who are ready take on the task.

We're always striving for greatness.

We're big, but not too big.

Our clients keep coming back.

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Education Series – Know Your Metals

We break down the three most common metals used in trade shows, retail, and hospitality applications to help guide your decision making process on your next project.

Education Series – Know Your Glass

We break down the differences in glass to help guide your decision making process on your next project.

The Return to In-Person Events – A Firsthand Account

Gilbert COO Matt Ballen recounts his experience at Gilbert’s first in-person trade show after 15 months.

Education Series – Know Your Wood Veneer

Explore the different cuts and layouts of veneer to make the right choice for your project.

Matt Ballen Named as Gilbert’s COO

What to Consider as Trade Shows Return

As trade shows return, consider these important factors to ensure your activation is both impactful and safe.

The Rise of Exclusivity in Retail

How exclusivity and intimate shopping experiences are shaping luxury retail.

Know Your Sustainability Terminology

Learn about key certifications and terms to help with sustainable projects.

How Gilbert Approaches an Installation

An inside look at why we care so much about project installations.

Emerging Retail Trends that are Promoting Customer Engagement

Gilbert’s Architectural team explores how retailers are engaging customers through optimizing new touchpoints, modifying store design, and leveraging their online presence.

How the Pandemic Has Influenced Creativity

Gilbert’s Creative Director discusses how the pandemic has impacted design thinking, sparked new trends, and accelerated innovation.

Lessons from Operating During the COVID-19 Pandemic

An inside look at how we’re keeping our team safe while providing solutions for our clients.

Inspiration and Creativity at Gilbert

Creative Director Chris Silverman’s take on how he finds inspiration for Gilbert’s designs.

A Look Back on 2019

2019 was an exceptionally eventful year for both Gilbert. Here are some of the highlights from this past year that made 2019 so special.

A Look into the Creative Process at Gilbert

An interview with our creative director, Chris Silverman, on what it takes to bring our clients' creative visions to life.

How To Make The Most Out of Your Trade Show Experience

You’ve decided to make the investment and feature your company at an upcoming trade show. Now, it’s time to ensure you’re taking the necessary steps to make the most of your experience at the show.

De Rigo REM Wins “Most Creative Booth Design” at Vision Expo East

De Rigo REM won "Most Creative Booth Design" this past Vision Expo East. Find out how we worked together to create this masterpiece!

Las Vegas Convention Center Expansion Underway

The massive Las Vegas Convention Center has greenlit a $860 million expansion and, once completed, will make it the second largest in
North America.

Here's what our clients are saying

“Vision Expo East was a tremendous success for Safilo this year. It was the perfect stage for us to debut our all-new state-of-the-art booth and shows how Safilo is committed to North America in a big way, with significant investment.”

– Steve Wright, CCO and President, Safilo North America

“I asked Gilbert to design my store and, I have to say, Gilbert does the best work in the business.”

– Harvey Ross, CEO of OPTYX

“Gilbert took our mission to heart and created a space that depicted us in a beautiful, colorful way we could have never imagined.”

– Amy Pilott, Sunrise Day Camp

“Every Gilbert team member treats you like a family friend and goes above and beyond to create the perfect exhibiting experience.”

– Neil Stockwell, TURA INC.

“You all did a great job in bringing the project to completion with a sense of urgency and professionalism. Your entire team should be proud of all the work they did.”

– Scott Martin, Roberto Coin Inc.

“A huge heartfelt thanks for everything the team did on this project! It was a huge success and we were really pleased with it.”

– Annie Wong, Hot Pickle

“A spectacular company, an incredible partnership and more collaborative than you can imagine.”

– Mark Ginsberg, Senior VP of Global Marketing, VSP

“The expansion is now the most highly-requested seating area in my restaurant thanks to Gilbert.”

– Frank Zitoli, Owner, Franina Ristorante

Check out our work

Every quarter inch of a new project here is crucial, from design to fabrication and installation. Take a look at what we do and let’s build something great together.

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