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Hickok Cole enlists GPI Design to execute a grand backlit concept in the lobby of a historic Washington, D.C. office building, Franklin Square.

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December 2, 2021

An Industry First

After years of researching and testing, Tamlyn delivers their first fire rated profiles. “Intumescent tape is not a new thing, but putting in on trim and on a drywall system is,” says Marcus Armenta, Tamlyn’s product expert on fire rated reveals. “We are the first in the industry to do it.” The Forum explores Tamlyn’s fire rated profiles.

December 2, 2021

A Copper Showstopper

There's no shortage of education opportunities inside Ventura College's Applied Science Center. But innovation isn’t just for the interior. The exterior of the building is covered in a shimmering façade of Dri-Design’s copper-colored aluminum panels. See why these panels were an ideal choice for the exterior of this school.

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TRENDING ON THE FORUM

Discover the top stories about influential space makers in the industry.

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November 10, 2021

ILLUMINATING THE DETAILS

Some spaces are so stunningly well designed it feels like the entire space should be packaged up and set in a museum. Baltimore Korean BBQ-inspired taco and ssam hotspot, Toki Tako, is one of those places. Discover how Tamlyn made all the difference.

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November 10, 2021

AN OFFICE OUT OF THIN AIR

In a recent partnership with JLS Enterprises, Western Pacific Storage Solutions increased the cubic value of overall usable space for a manufacturer based in downtown Los Angeles by creating a clever platform addition — also known as a mezzanine — over an existing components assembly area.

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November 9, 2021

WELCOME TO FLIGHTHUB

Plans to redesign the Montreal-based headquarters of FlightHub, an online travel agency, were well in place before any signs of the pandemic and needs for social distancing. Thankfully the divided communal spaces and the circular design, all enhanced by Bendheim’s glass wall system, within the octagonal building create a successful post-COVID office environment. Explore FlightHub and see Bendheim in action.

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October 11, 2021

Our Most Memorable from NeoCon 2021

Mortarr and the Forum were just in Chicago for NeoCon, and while there were many favorite products and moments, our team is still talking about some. To kick off our recap coverage, here are our most memorable.

SUSTAINABILITY FROM THE FORUM

We're committed to building a healthier world. Look for the green sustainability design tile to read more about sustainable stories within the industry. Browse More Articles >

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November 1, 2021

TAKE A SEAT,  ANYWAY YOU'D LIKE

In 1984, Steve Jobs introduced U.S. consumers to Apple and transformed the way we work. That same year, in Europe, Norwegian industrial designer Peter Opsvik created the HÅG Capisco chair and altered the way we find comfort while performing that work.

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September 8, 2021

The search begins for new leadership at U.S. Green Building Council and Cradle-to-Cradle Products Innovation Institute.

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August 19, 2020

OBSESSED WITH IMPACT

Meet Eric Corey Freed, architect, founder, author, teacher, speaker, CannonDesign’s Director of Sustainability, and a self-proclaimed sustainability comedian.