Category Archives: Interior Design

New! Hip! Wal-Mart!

Last week I attended an interesting event hosted by the Seattle chapter of The Retail Design Institute.  The event was about emerging design trends in retail.  Alison Embry Medina, Executive Editor of DDI Magazine, lead the discussion that was held at the beautiful NBBJ headquarters here in Seattle. The presentation was fantastic.  Alison was very […]

Robbing Peter…

Architect Magazine released their 2010 salary survey last week and as you can imagine 2009 was not a good year for the architecture industry. Firms of all sizes were in survival mode, doing what ever they could to stay afloat. No surprising, the most widely used tool was the lay-off. In fact, the Architect Magazine […]

Do we need architecture?

As we sit here at what hopefully will be the end of the great recession I thought I would post about the necessity of architecture.  After all, buildings can get built without architects.  Spaces can be filled without interior designers.  Will there be a place for the design talents in the post-recession economy? To all […]