officeinsight Articles on Events
4.18.11 | When I heard that The Artist Project was coming to New York after four successful years in Toronto, the fantasy of cashing in the chips of my creative endeavors shifted into high gear. As a resource for designers, The Artist Project is a valuable way to get a leg-up on competition through works that no client has seen before.
4.11.11 | Coverings 2011 held its annual four-day event recently in Las Vegas, its first show there in its 22 year history. New technologies seem to have had the greatest impact on the introductions presented, yielding many textures, shapes and sizes, including porcelain tiles simulating other hard surface materials such as marble, travertine and even hand-hewn wood planks.
4.4.11 | Excitement and anticipation emanated from the group of young ladies riding the elevator to the HBF/HBF Textiles showroom at the New York Design Center last Thursday evening. They were headed for the Pratt Interior Design Career Night, HBF’s 8th commendable and timely focus on graduating interior design students.
4.4.11 | CTI Working Environments, a Haworth dealership in Toronto with over 25 years of experience, sponsored the Out of the Box Competition recently at the Haworth Toronto showroom. CTI invited 11 design firms to participate in a competition, that challenged designers to design a poster for Haworth’s VERY Task Chair, introduced at NeoCon 2010.
3.28.11 | Imagination prevailed among the four Coverings 2011 exhibitors who were named to receive this year’s Best in Show booth awards. The judges conferred the honors during day three of the four-day annual tile and stone conference at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas Mar. 14-17.
3.14.11 | The Armory Show, with over 60,000 visitors, is presented in two sections – Contemporary and Modern – each of which premieres new works by living artists or specializes in selling historically significant works of art.
3.7.11 | Last week Jim Keane and Jeannie Bochette of Steelcase hosted Shashi Caan and her colleagues at International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers in a watershed event that will ultimately blow away a great deal of the fog that has veiled the true nature of interior design: The IFI Design Frontiers: The Interiors Entity (DFIE) Global Symposium culminated in the signing of the first IFI Interiors Declaration.
3.7.11 | This year's annual New York Eleven Student Exhibition, entitled Interior Design: Protecting the Public will open on March 28th in Albany’s Legislative Office Building and will remain on display until April 8th, after which it will be on display in Haworth’s New York City showroom from April 13th – April 20th.
3.7.11 | Illinois Interior Design Coalition and Whitney Architects coordinated this month’s Office Space on the Edge event, a tour of Valspar and Xchanging at O’Hare Plaza in Chicago. Office Space on the Edge is an event dedicated to the goal of sharing completed interior projects with industry partners (architects, designers, brokers, vendors, contractors and clients).
2.28.11 | This was one of the remarkable seminars at NeoCon 2010. The thrust of the message is that the latest recession has restructured the workforce – in large part, eliminating the middle – causing employers to look carefully at the characteristics of employees needed to move their organization forward, and the kind of workplace design that will help this new workforce reach its potential.