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It all starts with relationships
From the beginning, we have operated with a single, core belief: that great design starts with the relationships we build through trust and collaboration.

We are passionate about working with our clients to design spaces that authentically reflect their company, their personality, and their goals. And that process starts with building strong working relationships. Because they inform how we approach each project, how we create our teams, and how we see the world. And for more than 30 years, this approach has led us to build unforgettable spaces that help our clients thrive, no matter how they use their space.

Our Approach

Relentless curiosity
Every project starts with a question: how can we give this space a voice?

From there, we dive into every detail of the project. Who you are, your goals, your plans for the future. How you will use the space, and the ways you might use it that you’ve never imagined. We seek to understand the things that drive you, so we can create something that helps you on that road. It’s the result of our relentless curiosity and desire to better understand both the clients we partner with and the world around us.

And we always strive for a diversity of viewpoints to inform our work. Because we believe that the best ideas come from challenging ourselves to see the world in new ways.

We believe…
Every project can make life better. Strong relationships inspire great work. We must push boundaries and explore new ideas. Only together can we give it our all.

3142 Prospect Avenue

Cleveland, Ohio 44115

Partner Contact

Matt Heisey

Matt Heisey has over 25 years of experience in the planning, design, and implementation of a wide range of project types. As one of Vocon’s Principals, Matt leads some of the firm’s most high-profile projects, both in Cleveland and throughout the country.  As a graduate of Kent State University, Matt joined Vocon in 1996 and has been integral to the growth of Vocon during his tenure. He has played a key role in securing and implementing many of Vocon’s most pivotal projects and holds primary responsibilities in the area of business development and relationship management for the firm. He has extensive experience with large corporate headquarters, retail, industrial, residential, civic and master planning projects and his leadership facilitates the collaboration and teamwork that leads to outstanding solutions and exceptional service for each client.

Currently, Matt is leading the Vocon Team on Sherwin-Williams new Corporate Headquarters project being delivered as the first IPD Corporate Highrise in the United States.

Team Development

  • Neutral Team Facilitator
  • Team Selection
  • Team Organization


  • Last Planner
  • Colocation – Design
  • Target Value Design


  • Shared Risk Reward
  • Multi-party agreements
  • Tri-party agreements