About U-Studios

Our focus

Shtick-GroupTalent. Collaboration. Results. 

We listen closely and bring dreams to life.

Our clients each have a story that they want told. Our job is to figure out how to tell that story in a built world. We are in the business of making our client’s dream a reality.

our mission

U-Studios Incorporated develops physical solutions to bring our clients’ dreams to life in sustainable projects. We tell each client’s story to their guests in a way that encourages the guests to stay longer and return for additional experiences. This will sustain our client’s dream.

“U are part of our team.”

Our stick figure mascot “U” represents a highly valued member of our team – YOU.

As our client or “guest,” we can say, “U are part of our team.” Our stick figures in the office always remind us that we work for one common goal – to bring our clients’ dreams to life.

We pledge to work closely with you as a creative partner from concept design through construction to make our design and creative services an enjoyable experience.

With years of experience, artistic talents, unlimited creativity and energy, we work collaboratively at U-Studios to bring a higher level of creativity and imagination to every project we design and plan.

values

We focus on these core values to ensure the best business practices and optimum results:

  • Treating our clients as our guests.
  • Honesty on all levels, because trust is the key to a strong relationship.
  • Reliability to follow through on our commitments.
  • Loyalty to our guest, which means putting the guest’s dream first.
  • Respect for everyone on the team.

Thank for your trusting us to do our best to fulfill your dream.

about us

U-Studios Incorporated is a full-service creative company providing architectural and engineering services, fine art, art direction, and theatrical design and consultation. Our designers & production staff have experience working for national and international entertainment and theme park clients as well as Hospitality & Resorts, Commercial & Office facilities, Retail & Restaurants and regional theater organizations.

Because guest satisfaction is paramount to your business, our primary mission is to help you provide an environment that brings visitors back again and again. We listen to our clients first so that we truly understand their goals and how a project fits into their larger business. Then we study the operational impact of the proposed project and finally craft a solution that optimizes guest experience while balancing operational requirements.

U-Studios Incorporated can trace its roots back to James P. Jamieson, who came from Philadelphia to St. Louis to help oversee design and construction for the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair. From the beginning, the firm has been involved with creative and innovative projects.

U-Studios Incorporated’s principals have 60 years combined experience in art, architecture and engineering, entertainment facilities, scenic and lighting design, fabrication and installation.
Developing an immersive environment is what we do.

Let us do it for U.

Gary Karasek

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Write to me at: gary@u-studios.net

Call me at: (618) 581-6460

 

U-Studios Incorporated

t: 618.277.4900
e: info@u-studios.net

Office Address
4901 Lake Del Mar
Swansea, Il 62226

Mailing Address
4901 Lake Del Mar
Swansea, Il 62226

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U-Studios IncorporatedWednesday, October 6th, 2021 at 2:55pm
Pouring the concrete in the ICF walls on the main level.
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U-Studios IncorporatedThursday, July 22nd, 2021 at 2:34pm
Thank you Matthew Walrath for taking these awesome photos of our Bethel Mine residence project! Contact Blue Nose Aerial Imaging for any drone imaging needs!
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U-Studios IncorporatedThursday, July 15th, 2021 at 6:04pm
Our client is using Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF) for the wall construction of their new home instead of the typical wood framing. And here's why-

Advantages:
- Stronger, more resilient
- Energy Efficient = Massive Energy Savings
- Reduces consumption of natural resources
- Builds faster & easier

Wall Construction:
1. Concrete
2. Steel Reinforcement
3. Insulation
4. Air Barrier
5. Vapor Barrier
6. Furring Strips

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U-Studios IncorporatedFriday, June 18th, 2021 at 1:20pm
• Radiant Floor Heating •

Benefits:
* Energy efficient heating
• Saves an average of 15% on heat bill
* Effortless to run
• No maintenance
* More space & design freedom
* Works with all floor coverings
* Safe & comfortable
• Better air quality
• Minimal air movement means less dust circulating
* Easy to install
U-Studios Incorporated
U-Studios IncorporatedWednesday, June 9th, 2021 at 2:45pm
Our client is using Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF) for the wall construction of their new home instead of the typical wood framing. And here's why-

Advantages:
- Stronger, more resilient
- Energy Efficient = Massive Energy Savings
- Reduces consumption of natural resources
- Builds faster & easier
U-Studios Incorporated
U-Studios IncorporatedThursday, June 3rd, 2021 at 5:35pm
Unconventional exterior materials, such as Corten Steel with its rusty surface is affixed to the base elevations and complemented with mil-finish corrugated horizontal metal above. The flat roof and overhangs caps the house with a thin metal gutter horizontal line and exposed wood soffit.