Design News That Inspires

Sharing our thoughts on the latest design news and trends.

  • Clear Vision: How glass & glazing trends revitalize healthcare environments
    06.26.2024Anne Holden

    Clear Vision: How glass & glazing trends revitalize healthcare environments

    By Carolyn Blake & Penny Houchens | May/June Issue | MCD Magazine In the past, the primary purpose of hospital design was to create spaces that ensured the most efficient processes and operations. That focus has shifted in recent years, …

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  • Formica Announces Winners of Annual FORM Student Innovation Competition
    06.12.2024Anne Holden

    Formica Announces Winners of Annual FORM Student Innovation Competition

    Industry News  |  May 14, 2024  |  i+s Magazine This year’s competition included 190 eligible submissions – a 26% increase over 2023 and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana was represented with Audry Weiss’ second prize award for this competition. …

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  • Where AI is Headed in Workplace Design
    05.30.2024Anne Holden

    Where AI is Headed in Workplace Design

    By Jennie Morton | May 22, 2024 | i+s Magazine No industry is immune to the current wave of artificial intelligence, including architecture and design. The general consensus is that while AI for workplace design has great potential, it needs …

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  • 12 New Healthcare Artwork And Wayfinding Products
    05.15.2024Anne Holden

    12 New Healthcare Artwork And Wayfinding Products

    By Tracey Walker | May 15, 2024 | HCD Magazine Interactive vinyl wallpaper, custom wayfinding glass, mosaics, green walls, and pieces that use evidence-based design principles are among the new artwork and wayfinding products that vendors and manufacturers are introducing …

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  • Podcast: What’s That Sound? Exploring the Vital Role of Acoustics in Commercial Interiors
    04.30.2024Anne Holden

    Podcast: What’s That Sound? Exploring the Vital Role of Acoustics in Commercial Interiors

    By Robert  Nieminen | November 23, 2023 | i+s Magazine In this episode, we take a deep dive into the acoustics conversation with our friends at Fräsch. Research has demonstrated that unwanted noise in the workplace negatively impacts 70% of …

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  • Reconsidering Rubber
    04.23.2024Anne Holden

    Reconsidering Rubber

    By Stephanie L’Estrange & Jamison Delfino | March/April Issue | MCD Magazine Better design options and sustainable advantages ring renewed relevance. Flooring alternatives for healthcare facilities, such as liquid linoleum and PVC-free vinyl sheeting, tempt owners and designers with promises …

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  • (We Did It Again) Best Place/Best People/Best Results
    03.28.2024IDO Team

    (We Did It Again) Best Place/Best People/Best Results

    We are excited to announce that we have done something, again. Ok, you may be asking, what could this something be? Are they moving? Are they growing? Are there new projects in the works? Short answer: No/Yes/Always, but honestly, we …

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  • Design Pattern Trends in 2024
    03.05.2024Anne Holden

    Design Pattern Trends in 2024

    From retro florals to modern geometrics, these pattern trends are the ones designers predict we’ll be decorating with in 2024.  Patterns are hot, hot, hot in 2024. Whether they are on the walls, floors, textiles, or furniture, patterns are the …

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  • Meet the Budget-Friendly Wallcoverings Transforming Design
    02.21.2024Anne Holden

    Meet the Budget-Friendly Wallcoverings Transforming Design

    By Sarah Tiwana | January 10, 2024 | i+s Magazine The Wallcoverings Association tells us how this category is set to tackle another year of uncertainty in the building industry. Navigating the complexities of commercial interior design is an involved …

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  • ASID Report Examines the Rise of Adaptive Reuse
    02.05.2024Anne Holden

    ASID Report Examines the Rise of Adaptive Reuse

    By Lindsey Koren | November 23, 2023 | i+s Magazine A recent Bloomberg headline declared, “One Nation, Under Renovation,” signaling a phenomenon: for the first time in 20 years, renovations have overtaken new construction in architectural billings in the built …

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