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Sleek and Flexible: Interior Glass Inspires New Office Design Trends

As companies and their cultures evolve, workplace design continues to grow in importance. A well-designed office showcases a company’s culture and values to customers and employees alike. The value of office design is growing, in fact, according to Building Construction and Design, the average size of offices have shrunk by 30 percent over the past …

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The Workplace Reimagined: The Impact of Millennials on Office Design

As more Millennials begin to graduate college and enter the workforce, companies are faced with the challenge of trying to acquire and retain top talent. Unlike previous generations, Millennials are entering the workplace with an increased desire for communication, collaboration and flexibility. This stands in contrast to years past when new employees tended to focus …

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Clash of Color: The Progressive Furniture Designs of Ettore Sottsass

The ability to incorporate multiple passions into a single project can set a designer apart from the rest of the industry. With passions ranging from writing to fine art, Ettore Sottsass was one of the most prolific designers of the twentieth century. Sottsass’ unique combination of interests allowed him to develop a signature style that …

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Augmented and Virtual Reality Leads Space Planning and Design into the Future

Augmented (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are at the forefront of spatial design technology. With the ability to show architects and designers what a project will look like, in 3D, these technologies are truly revolutionizing the world of design. So, what exactly are augmented and virtual reality? According to Architect Magazine, AR adds computer-generated objects …

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Designer Spotlight: Eero Saarinen

Eero Saarinen, a famous architect and furniture designer, was born to world famous Eliel Saarinen and textile artist Loja Saarinen. Eliel was an internationally recognized architect and Director for the Cranbrook Academy of Art architect and Cranbrook Academy of Art Director. Because both parents were heavily involved with art and design, Eero spent his entire …

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