Publisher Kemp Harr talks about optimism in the housing market and the fourth quarter outlook, revisits his time at the FEI Group’s annual meeting and how attitude can lead to success, and what California’s new AB729 law means for carpet recycling.
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Designer Forum: Kay Green Design paints new future for Drake Midtown apartments residents – Nov 2019
Angela Hinton, senior designer at Kay Green Design, discusses the clubhouse design at Drake Midtown apartments in Lake Mary, Florida, and how Ceramic Technics’ wood-look porcelain tile and carpet tiles from Shaw helped make the space feel like home.
Editor Jessica Chevalier speaks with Curtis Blanton and J.R. Allred of DCO Commercial Floors in Athens, Georgia about why it’s important to create a business that can stand apart from its leadership, especially when a leader passes away.
Contributing editor Christine B. Whittemore explains six different ways that the social media platform LinkedIn can be used by businesses to network with other companies, expand business knowledge, recruit new talent and build trust in your company.
Contributing editor Sam Allman talks about the importance of building strong, lasting relationships and meaningful friendships that can help support you, and how that can lead to a longer and more fulfilled life, both personally and professionally.
Contributing editor Dave Stafford discusses ways in which contractors can be better prepared to win a commercial bid and key mistakes that can be avoided through proper preparation, documentation, product knowledge, and by asking the right questions.
Cindy Saathoff, senior project designer for Aecom, talks about flooring choices in healthcare facility design and how products like Forbo’s Marmoleum Striato collection, Terroxy Resin Systems and American Biltrite’s rubber flooring can meet many needs.
Amid growing fears around the coronavirus outbreak, we take a look at the affect it could have on the economy and supply chain, and how the public has a duty to educate itself and use common sense as the world grapples with the health crisis.
Industry Barometer-Commercial interiors: Changes and challenges in the commercial built environment–Feb 2020
Contributing editor Mark Nestler talks about the major challenges facing the commercial interiors industry, including decreased demand and changes to product utilization, and ways in which the companies can adapt through new, innovative strategies.
The Top 250 Design Survey 2019: Designers weigh in on a market that is dynamic but far from robust – Oct 2019
Executive editor Darius Helm talks to interior designers about the transformation that the commercial market has undergone, as well as product selection, what they’d like to see in style and design, and the need for more “green” material options.