Design News That Inspires

Sharing our thoughts on the latest design news and trends.

  • Circularity in Furniture Manufacturing Makes Inroads in Commercial Interiors
    01.23.2024Anne Holden

    Circularity in Furniture Manufacturing Makes Inroads in Commercial Interiors

    By Kenn Busch |  January 9, 2024 | i+s Magazine Circularity: it’s the final frontier, as Captain Kirk said (sort of). It’s a future where the concept of waste has become a relic of the past and a closed-loop economy …

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  • Sustainability v/s Circularity
    01.17.2024Anne Holden

    Sustainability v/s Circularity

    By Inchainge | September 20, 2022 The terms circularity and sustainability are often used interchangeably and that is exactly where the confusion lies. While the two concepts are not entirely different from one another – in fact, they are somewhat …

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  • Designs that Support
    01.11.2024Anne Holden

    Designs that Support

    By Rachael Farrell & Nathan Howell | November/December Issue 2023 | MCD Magazine Now more than ever, the world is calling for compassionate care toward patients struggling with mental health conditions. Architectural interventions are key to this movement. Interest in …

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  • Meet Peach Fuzz 13-1023, the Pantone Color of the Year 2024
    01.02.2024Anne Holden

    Meet Peach Fuzz 13-1023, the Pantone Color of the Year 2024

    New year, new color of the year announcement. We predicted that this new release from Pantone would be more on the earthly side, and boy were we right. Dig into your southern roots, think spring/summer, and get to know Peach …

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  • Give Thanks
    11.21.2023IDO Team

    Give Thanks

    As we get closer to the end of another year, we gratefully pause to wish our clients, business partners, community partners, friends, and associates a warm and happy Thanksgiving. This year has been full of peaks and valleys, twists and …

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  • 9 New Behavioral Health Products
    11.07.2023Anne Holden

    9 New Behavioral Health Products

    By Tracey Walker | November 1, 2023 | HCD Magazine From molded furniture to a ligature-resistant sliding door, to calming textile patterns, vendors and manufacturers are introducing a range of behavioral products to support healthcare design environments. Below is a …

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  • Leveraging the Metaverse and IoT for a More Sustainable Workplace
    10.17.2023Anne Holden

    Leveraging the Metaverse and IoT for a More Sustainable Workplace

    By Erin McDannald | March 14, 2023 | i+s Magazine Experts agree that remote work is here to stay. With an ever-increasing reliance on digital platforms to collaborate and complete tasks in the hybrid work model, the metaverse and IoT (Internet …

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  • Sherwin-Williams Unveils 2024 Color of the Year
    10.10.2023Anne Holden

    Sherwin-Williams Unveils 2024 Color of the Year

    September 21, 2023 | i+s Magazine Now that we have your mouth-watering, we aren’t just showing you a beautiful pastry. In fact, renowned French pastry chef Dominique Ansel created the first-ever vegan cronut for New York City that was inspired …

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  • How Universities are Tailoring Today’s Student Housing
    10.04.2023Anne Holden

    How Universities are Tailoring Today’s Student Housing

    By Jennie Morton| October 2, 2023 | i+s Magazine Dorms create a sense of belonging, but many legacy buildings don’t match the realities or needs of today’s students. New residence halls are a unique opportunity to redefine college living. See how …

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  • Balancing Act
    09.26.2023Anne Holden

    Balancing Act

    By Jolene Mudri | September/October 2023 Issue | MCD Magazine Durability and maintenance top the list of concerns for designers specifying flooring within healthcare environments. There are multiple intertwined variables to balance – material health, embodied carbon reduction, cost, longevity, …

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