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Great Design in the Great Outdoors

This report was created to equip designers with unbiased research that validates the importance of designing exterior environments, especially today. *Research sponsored by TUUCI.

of Designers believe that in the last 2 years there has been an increasing focus placed on the design of outdoor environments as part of the overall context of designing a space
1 %


The aesthetics of outdoor spaces are important to contributing to the success of the overall built environment because they:

Give people an alternate place to relax
Give people an alternate place to work
Give people an alternate place to meet

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How Visionary Jeffersonian Dinners Forge New Paths for Local Design

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How Interior Architects Takes a Modern Approach of the Firm Library

In this article, we explore a story fromGiant of Design firm, Interior Architects, on the future of the firm library. What fascinated us most was not only how the firm is approaching the library, but also who is staffing.   See why IA’s modern approach to the library is pushing us all to consider lasting change in response to new ways of hybrid working. 

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3 Ways Sustainability is Impacting Specification Behavior

Our ThinkLab Trendspotters team identified “sustainability and social equity” as a top trend for 2023. Here are the top three paradigm shifts impacting sustainable specification to inform your process.

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MIX IT UP: Why Movement in the Workplace Matters More Than Ever

This report is a tool for designers to use with their clients to validate the importance of integrating movement into the workplace. While not a new trend, this 3rd-party research supports your ability to sell your clients on the design direction, products, and amenities you want to infuse into their space.

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