Meraki House is a professional collective of four local thought leaders serving clients at its new Richfield, Ohio location. M House’s mission is to assist organizations and individuals in applying creative practices and innovative frameworks to challenging issues.
The Greek expression Meraki means to imbue your work with soul and passion. While the experience of each of the M House residents differs, all believe in the power of approaching problems utilizing creative methodologies. By providing a supportive, unique environment to clients in which to brainstorm, collaborate, and learn with a diversity of business leaders, M House nurtures a spirit of innovation in a space intentionally designed for creative thinking and problem-solving.
Think. Create. Collaborate. Grow.
Meraki House’s current consulting residents include:
Meraki House Collective features expertise from these businesses:
CWD is a retail design consultancy led by industrial designer Chris Weigand that brings together a strategic network of creative experts to assist brands, agencies, and retailers in creating holistic retail experiences that delight shoppers in-store and online. CWD provides retail, graphic, interior, user experience, and packaging design, as well as research, ideation and strategy services for a variety of consumer brands across many product categories.
Chris brings more than 20 years of design expertise and experience with 200+ brands to Meraki House Collective.
Go Big Creative Lab helps organizations solve their most complex challenges through design thinking programs and workshops that engage participants in experiential learning. Go Big facilitates immersive experiences that allow participants to build trust, try new ideas, move quickly, make mistakes, and translate those mistakes into opportunities and unique solutions. Clients tap into their inherent creativity in a collaborative environment and experience the exhilaration of solving their biggest challenges.
Led by CEO Joe Watson, Go Big brings the power of design thinking to Meraki House.
Tiaki, founded by CEO Kathy Lentner, assists creative organizations in aligning their values, culture, and behaviors in order to nurture the wellbeing of their employees. Tiaki’s integrated approach is rooted in the 6 elements of a healthy workforce — Meaning, Potential, Connection, Environment, Emotional and Physical Health, and Play that when nurtured, create a pathway to greater workplace satisfaction, more engaged and energized employees, and ultimately, improved creativity, business results and productivity.
By providing the necessary tools and insight, Tiaki identifies immediate opportunities for improvement while removing the barriers that hold organizations back. This ultimately allows companies to better attract and retain top talent by creating a culture focused on their greatest asset — their people.
Kathy brings a background in workplace psychology and organizational development, alongside a keen understanding of human behavior, to Meraki House.
Vibrant Living & Leadership creates compelling gatherings that provide people with guidance, space, and inspiration to explore what is most important in their professional and personal lives. VL+L believes everyone has the ability to strengthen their leadership skills, nurture creativity, and awaken to their most authentic self to transform how they live and lead.
Founded by Claudine Grunenwald Kirschner, Vibrant Living & Leadership gatherings are characterized by curiosity, interaction, and reflection, giving professionals, teams, students, non-profit, and corporate organizations meaningful opportunities for greater understanding and growth.
Claudine brings the transformational powers of creative exploration and thoughtful meaning-making to Meraki House Collective.