We invite some of the most notable designers we’ve profiled through the years to reflect on where their personal journeys have led them since we last spoke, and how they feel about design's future.
This opening line from our editorial mission statement has been the guiding force behind every decision we’ve made as a magazine for the past 30 years. We’ve been in the vanguard of promoting the value of design services in protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the public, as well as connecting the professionals, firms, and associations with projects and products that have shaped the built environment for the better.
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McDonald’s has announced its 2014 Best of Sustainable Supply award winners in a report highlighting how its suppliers achieved significant results by identifying opportunities and applying sustainable solutions in diverse places across the world. More than 600 entries were submitted, with MDC Wallcoverings earning a prestigious place alongside 50 other leading projects.Read more »
Steelcase Inc. has announced the rebrand of its healthcare division from Nurture® by Steelcase to Steelcase® Health. The company’s education business—Steelcase Education Solutions—is also being rebranded to become Steelcase® Education. This evolution represents a confidence in the healthcare and education business and is part of Steelcase’s strategy for continued growth in both markets.Read more »
Retail lighting applications have many unique performance requirements that until now have mostly been met by incandescent sources for directional lighting, and fluorescent sources for ambient lighting. Only recently have LED sources evolved that meet and surpass traditional sources in performance. New products and systems promise an exciting world of possibilities and flexible design options.Read more »
The growth-focused North American arm of global textile innovator Camira is settling into its new West Michigan headquarters, just minutes from many of its largest customers and squarely within the nexus of the contract furniture industry giants. After operating out of an Indianapolis warehouse since 2010, Camira recently moved into a spacious facility on Grand Rapids’ northwest side, replete with a showroom, offices, collaboration zones, and a fabric sample space.Read more »
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