Simply over a 12 months in the past, homeowners Tanya and Pete Droher opened The Staple – a full-service graphic design and print firm, positioned at 102 Second Avenue downtown Osceola.
In late April, the Drohers obtained the Greatest Inside Renovation over $50,000 award from the Primary Avenue Program in Wisconsin.
Pete is initially from Osceola, however moved away for school. Tanya is initially from Hudson and holds a Bachelor of Science diploma from the Artwork Institutes Worldwide.
“Pete’s household all nonetheless reside right here in Osceola they usually have been an enormous assist system in our enterprise and our juggling of household and work life,” stated Tanya.
“We had been so blissful that each one the arduous work that our household and buddies put into this constructing with us was acknowledged at a State stage.”
Earlier than opening the doorways in Osceola, the husband and spouse group had been looking for a brand new constructing to develop their store when the pandemic hit and their search was placed on maintain.
“Osceola actually selected us,” defined Droher. “It seems if you cease trying, issues are supposed to discover you.”
After being launched to the constructing, the 2 agreed that, “Osceola and notably the constructing was the place we had been meant to be,” she stated.
The Drohers purchased the constructing on Dec. 9, 2021, and opened the doorways Feb. 1, 2022. “It was fairly the ‘it takes a village’ scenario to get this prepared for opening day,” she added.
“Our constructing was inbuilt 1905 by The Staple Household which is the place we obtained our identify,” stated Droher. “The primary staple constructing from 1870 burned down, and was rebuilt on the inspiration in 1905. Prospects can discover the complete historical past displayed on our wall contained in the constructing to study a few of the enjoyable info that we realized.”
“Lots of our renovations had been beauty,” Droher defined.
“The earlier homeowners took care of the issues throughout the partitions. We added workplace area with chandeliers, and up to date all of the restrooms. We additionally renovated the decrease stage to be a brand new enterprise journey for us as effectively.”
That new enterprise journey has a reputation and it’s known as the Stone Room. “Our Stone Room is a micro venue. The unique stone partitions from 1870 are nonetheless uncovered.” It’s an ideal entertaining area for individuals need a small occasion or a extra intimate setting. We’ve a enjoyable trendy converse straightforward vibe down there”
Total, Droher defined, “The imaginative and prescient for our enterprise is to proceed to achieve data and companies that we are able to provide to our prospects. We hope to be ceaselessly rising and at all times evolving to be updated and on prime of designs.”