Collegiate Design

Rooting For The Home Team


A college is more than a campus—it’s a community. When selecting a collegiate branding design firm, you need a partner with the experience and insight necessary to transform your facilities into a memorable place where scholars and student athletes are inspired to succeed. At Miller Zell, we apply our extensive retail design knowledge to create collegiate branding designs that enhance student life by integrating innovative environmental design and interactive experiences.


Athletic Facility Design

When you’re recruiting elite student athletes, you have to provide facilities that anticipate their needs and exceed their expectations. Today’s college athletes are tomorrow’s superstars, and they’re looking for professional-grade amenities. The best athletic facility designs deliver on those demands, while rallying team spirit and enabling an exhilarating experience for fans and student athletes alike.


Types of collegiate athletic facility design

  • Honorary and recognition displays
  • Recreation and wellness centers
  • Sports complexes

Campus Experience Design

From athletics to academics, your facilities design-build company should seamlessly blend your college’s virtues and legacy into spaces that meet the specific and variable needs of the student body. Through strategic planning and innovative thinking, Miller Zell gives rise to amenities and environments where students can create lasting memories. 

Types of campus experience design

  • Digital
  • Interactive
  • Décor
  • Fixtures
  • Signage

Case Studies

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Southern Methodist University

Creating a branded student destination

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We’ve Done Our Homework
And We’ve Got The Credentials

Learn how the collegiate design division at Miller Zell encompasses design, project management, project guidance and print management.

Campus Planning and Collegiate Design Services

Our extensive understanding of retail design informs our approach to campus planning and collegiate design. As innovators in the retail space, we’re able to bring the most engaging and forward-thinking environmental graphics and experiences to your college campus. We create spaces that inspire students, excite college sports enthusiasts and drive excellence in all facets of academia and athletics.

As an established campus planning design company, Miller Zell understands the individualized and unique requirements for campus facilities including sport-specific arenas, student athlete locker rooms, recreation centers, dining halls and other amenities. No matter your students’ needs, we can develop a customized collegiate experience design to meet you where you are.

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How to Scale Your Collegiate Designs

Your satisfaction is our guiding light. We help you ask the right questions to determine your students’ needs academically, recreationally and on a sport-by-sport basis. Before we start, we approach your project with a strategic evaluation of your necessities and survey of your available space. This allows us to develop engaging plans that make the best use of your facilities while highlighting your college’s heritage and providing memorable experiences for scholars and student athletes.

In addition to our unparalleled customer service, our in-house manufacturing and print capabilities include first-in-class screen presses, the most advanced computer-to-screen laser imaging and the latest in digital print technology. This allows us to streamline your project, eliminating waste and optimizing efficiency.

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Optimize Campus Planning Design Solutions

We believe that building a partnership with our clients is integral to our success. With your input and our capabilities, we’re able to deliver environmental designs that cater to students and unify your collegiate brand.

As campus life evolves and your needs change, we can help you exceed student expectations. Our proprietary REACH™ software system puts you in control of your project, making it easy to track progress and monitor the process. This intuitive database stores information on your different facilities’ distinct specifications so that you’ll never second-guess your requirements as new projects emerge.

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Ready to get started?

Contact us today and start building the campus of your students’ dreams.


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