Web Exclusive: HOK Sprouts a New Space for SoyJoy

Jan. 31, 2012
For Pharmavite, the makers of SoyJoy bars, the plant’s growing name recognition made it the right time to create the SoyJoy Tour Experience at its manufacturing facilities in Santa Clarita, Calif. Aimed at educating both school children and adult visitors about the bar-making process, as well as the many uses of soy, the SoyJoy Tour Experience combines interactive stations with colorful interiors to create a memorable learning experience.Read More »
Daltile Announces Winner of Daltile Interior Design Scholarship, Presented by the ASID Foundation
Daltile, in conjunction with the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Foundation, is pleased to announce Sarah Garcia as the winner of the inaugural Daltile Interior Design Scholarship, presented by the ASID Foundation. As the grand-prize winner of the competition, Garcia was presented with a $10,000 scholarship at Surfaces 2012 to continue her education in the field of interior design.

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Study Emphasizes Importance of Maintaining Strong Web Presence for Small Design Firms
A total of 46 percent of U.S. consumers have cancelled plans to spend with a small business after discovering a poor quality website, according to research recently released by 1&1 Internet Inc., a web hosting company. From a study of more than 2,000 U.S. adults, 35 percent have walked away completely and an additional 7 percent have opted to spend less as a direct result.

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USGBC Releases List of Top 10 States for LEED Green Buildings
The U.S. Green Building Council recently released its 2011 list of top 10 states for LEED-certified commercial and institutional green buildings per capita, based on the U.S. 2010 Census information. The District of Columbia leads the nation, with more than 31 square feet of LEED-certified space per person in 2011, with Colorado being the leading state, with 2.74 square feet per person in 2011.
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Randy W. Fiser Selected to Head ASID
The American Society of Interior Designers announces Randy W. Fiser as its new executive vice president and chief executive officer. Fiser brings to ASID an extensive background in leading organizational transformation in corporate, not-for-profit and professional services industries.

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January 31, 2012
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Yangki's Bamboo Ginger wallcovering is a rendering of the natural beauty of its namesake. Hand-painted metallic strokes of color on either a foil or mylar ground elevate the product to a work of art status.

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Design Competition to Open in April for Helsinki's New Museum of Architecture and Design

Helsinki City Council will provide a capital donation of $64.9 million to establish this national museum.

Durkan and NEWH DSCVR Student Design Competition Returns

Design students are crafting the future of hospitality flooring with the DSCVR Student Design Competition. Read on to see how.

IIDA NY To Host Inaugural Career Fair

IIDA NY, Leading NYC-Based Architecture & Design Firms to Meet with Students, Emerging Professionals

SMPS-NY to Host 'The Power of Public Relations & Digital Marketing' Panel Next Month

i+s Editor in Chief AnnMarie Martin will join this SMPS-NY chat on how both traditional and digital storytelling can be harnessed to generate brand exposure.

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