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Architecture News | Interior Design News | April 2012
What’s the Haps in Design: A Collection of Interior Design Related News
By: Eric Miller
Keeping a pulse on all architecture and interior design news by collecting up-to-date articles so that you don’t have too! Have something news worthy?! We want to hear from you…Please send all industry related news to our editor at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put “Industry News” in the subject field.
In case you missed it, our industry recently lost a true great, Albert Hadley, who passed away at the age of 91. His influence was wide, reflected in the work of Bunny Williams, Thomas Jayne, Mariette Himes Gomez and David Easton, who studied or worked with him.
A quick read breaking down the top 100 interior design “giants” or companies for 2012. My only question is “what recession?!” It finally looks like we are beginning to see a market recovery especially in the commercial sector. Quick article snippet, “The first surprise: These Giants took in 14 percent more in design fees than predicted in the previous survey, grossing $2.4 billion, most since 2008 and a 10 percent jump from the last reporting period.” Oh and be sure to check out the project images for each giant…Good stuff!!
Just a heads up that the Design Leadership Summit kicks off this week in Marrakech.
Not sure of your position regarding LEED certified buildings. Whether you care or not?!…I will save you the time in reading the article..The state with the most LEED certified buidlings is Colorado. Not a huge shocker here. My only question is where is Florida?! Exactly…
Interesting article on how the popular home resource website, Houzz, was formed. While we LOVE the look of the site, it is hard to imagine it being a decent lead generation tool for the architectural/interior design community.
Extra Extra…Architect, Bob Borson, builds handmade Easter float!
For all you DIY’ers out there here is a great “how to” article from our good friend Bob Borson. No it is not on how to redo a coffee table you found in your neighbors trash…More importantly it is on how to create your very own Easter Bunny float! Be sure to put this in the archives for next year!! Oh and we want pics 😉