Category: Interior Design

Registration Now Open for NeoCon, June 10-12

Registration Now Open for NeoCon, June 10-12
(Chicago, IL – January 16, 2019) Registration is now open for NeoCon, the world’s leading platform and most important event of the year for the commercial design industry. Held from June 10-12 at The Mart in Chicago, the 51st edition will unveil the latest products from leading and emerging companies, as well as explore a... Read more »

Evolving Roles of Architects In Society

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With the tools, technology, and apps (e.g Room Planner, Homestyler Interior Design) available at everyone’s disposal, it seems like everyone can be a designer, or sometimes those without training in architecture & design want to be the designer — even your clients. Architects with training, view such, as frivolous and cause frustrations on what it... Read more »

Coming Together In Tragic Times Of Climate Change

Coming Together In Tragic Times Of Climate Change
San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz shares her views on coming together for cities affected by major hurricanes, typhoons, tsunamis. A year after hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017 and claimed more than 3,057 lives, its cities remain haunted by disrupted lives of survivors, unlivable spaces, and lack of light. It’s never... Read more »
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NeoCon: Celebrating 50 years of Tomorrow’s Design

NeoCon: Celebrating 50 years of Tomorrow’s Design
What does the office of the future look like? An insider look at the future can be found at NeoCon, June 11–13, the world’s largest and most important event for the commercial interiors industry. For half a century, the annual event, held at The Mart in Chicago, has served as a launchpad for innovations that... Read more »

Building Bridges on Memorial Day

State Street Bridge over the Chicago River in Chicago, Illinois. (by Chris Light)
Communities in cities around the USA marched this weekend in memory of those who died while serving in our country’s armed forces. For others it is a time to relax, perhaps head to the beach, or barbecue on your backyard. Chicago honors all men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our... Read more »

Chicago Architecture Biennial Announces the Co-Curators of the 2019 Biennial

Curator and educator Sepake Angiama, and architect and urbanist Paulo Tavares will join the curatorial team of 2019 Artistic Director Yesomi Umolu.  Both co-curators have international, research-based practices that look deeply at how the built environment reflects social structures, augmenting Artistic Director Yesomi Umolu’s focus on global contemporary art and spatial practices. Their combined expertise... Read more »
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Explore Virtual Practices to Make New History during the Chicago Architecture Biennial

An after-work session sponsored by the AIA Trust and the American Institute of Architects Practice Management Knowledge Community (AIA PMKC) will be held on November 9th at the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial, focusing how technology is impacting architectural practice—with an emphasis on how “virtual practice” is gaining popularity among various types of practitioners. The session... Read more »

E Ink Launches Seven New Colors for E Ink Prism™ Dynamic Color Changing Film for Architecture

E Ink Holdings, “E Ink” (8069.TWO), the leading innovator of electronic ink technology in the world, today announced that E Ink Prism™, the groundbreaking product designed to transform the way spaces and surroundings are experienced, will be available in seven different colors: Voyage (dark blue), Daydream (cyan), Blush (red), Sprout (green), Zest (yellow), Harvest (brown)... Read more »

High-Performing Materials featured at NeoCon show

This week, 50,000 design professionals are gathering in Chicago to see the latest products and prototypes at NeoCon. NeoCon offers an inside look at new trends transforming commercial design, such as enhancements in the offices of the future and the benefits of wellness-focused designs. As architects and interior designers imagine and create sleek, modern buildings... Read more »
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The Future of Retail Design is Sweet

More than 800 companies exhibited both real candy and eye candy in the 2017 Sweets & Snacks Expo held on May 23rd through the 25th at Chicago’s McCormick Place. The annual show is hosted by the National Confectioners Association who featured candy and snack products in an array of eye-catching displays and technology innovations. “The... Read more »