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Ecomedes, Inc. kicked of the 20th annual Greenbuild International Conference + Expo with a happy hour and beach clean-up on San Francisco’s iconic Baker Beach. To help lead the clean-up efforts, we were joined by our friends at 5 Gyres Institute.



January 17, 2022


Top Spa and Fitness Center Designs

A new class of spa and fitness center designs has emerged with high-design decor, luxe amenities, and unique touches sure to make experiences memorable for guests. Here are our editors' top picks from across Mortarr and ecomedes.

January 17, 2023

Phoenix Rising

In our first Impact Icons episode, Jen talks with Brandi Susewitz, Founder and CEO of Reseat, an award-winning digital platform automating and transforming the process of reselling high-quality office furniture across the country.

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Discover the top stories about influential spaces and makers in the commercial construction + design industry.    Browse More Articles >


January 13, 2022

Making Its Mark

Originally built in the early 1950's as post-war affordable housing, Atlanta’s The Kimpton Sylvan Hotel has been artfully re-imagined into a boutique urban retreat with a distinctive mid-century modern design. Feeney walks us through.


December 19, 2022

With the workplace continuing to evolve, Allsteel introduces the Forum to three new products that can work wherever you work — Mural, O6 and Pli.


December 2, 2022

A Shopper’s Paradise

‘Tis the season to retail! Forum editors have curated their favorite retail spaces from Mortarr’s Inspiration feed, starting with Do Good Work’s Clash de Cartier. We all can dream, right?!

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Impact Icons Podcast

Hosted by Mortarr and Ecomedes' Jen Levisen, Impact Icons celebrates sustainability leaders within the built environment who have been instrumental in building the foundations needed to shape the skyline for a greener tomorrow. 

From energy and water to carbon, health, circularity, and social, our industry has unsung heroes who move the needle in one or more of these impact areas. These sustainability heroes are our Impact Icons, and it is the noblest cause for celebration! Join us each month as we meet these industry leaders and learn how and (most importantly) why they are working to shape a more sustainable future.


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


January 16, 2023

Greenbuild 2022 — Our Most Memorable

From a community beach clean-up, to the beta launch of mindful MATERIALS' Portal, to a data-driven happy hour — IRL has never been more impactful or heart-warming as it was at the 20th annual Greenbuild International Conference. Here are some of the Ecomedes, Inc.’s team’s top moments.


November 16, 2022

mindful MATERIALS Takes Over Greenbuild

mindful MATERIALS launched the beta version of its new Portal and Digitized CMF at the 20th annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, Nov. 2 in San Francisco.


September 30, 2022

Protecting Patients and the Planet

This UK-based company is committed to reducing the negative impact the healthcare industry has on the environment one hospital curtain at a time. Meet Kwickscreen.


The latest from across the commercial construction + design industry.   Discover More Industry News >

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December 22, 2022

mindful MATERIALS, Inc. Granted 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Status

mindful MATERIALS, Inc is proud to announce that the Internal Revenue Service has granted the organization tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, effective as of January 24, 2022.

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June 16, 2022

After four decades of producing industry-leading visual communications and space solutions, parent company GMi is excited to announce the merging of Waddell display solutions and VividBoard patient care boards under its flagship brand Ghent.


Upcoming events from across the commercial construction + design industry.

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