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A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Residential Furniture’s Transition to Commercial-Grade Standards

It seems like there’s a bit of give-and-take with the process surrounding the resimercial look for interiors. Choosing the aesthetic appeal o...
CBRE A&B properties feature a rich blending of residential meets hospitality design. Photography courtesy of CBRE A&B. In the design...
During a recent panel at the Association for Contract Textiles’ annual Interact Conference on the leading disrupters affecting the inter...
It’s been said again and again: The biggest change coming to the A&D industry will be in the form of process innovation, not product inno...
Staying on top of the latest design trends can feel like a full-time job. Not to mention the work it takes to, you know, actually implement the tre...
A recent survey conducted by CBRE estimates that the market for flexible office space will grow from just 2 percent today to a projected 13 percent...
Design for Gen Z should take into consideration that this next generation of workers is not used to sitting at a desk all day. Photography c...

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ThinkLab President, Amanda Schneider, speaks on leading industry disrupters and the need to reinvent the client experience. Fresh on the hee...
There’s a not-so-behind-the-scenes tax battle going on between two of the most powerful economies in the world. On May 10, President Trump in...
Here’s a bold statement that we all need to be reminded of. Pinterest has altered the design world—but it hasn’t replaced the nee...
Blockchain can be used by companies to project manage building maintenance. Image courtesy of MACE. Cushman & Wakefield recently publish...
Fernish rental furniture is designed to meet any style. Photography courtesy of Fernish. Our society has shifted, in many ways, to a rental ...
Summer is here in full swing, and with it comes the desire to be outside. But for those of us seated in the traditional office workplace 40-plus ho...
Evidence suggests the contract interiors industry as a whole is on the precipice of change; some may even say “ripe for disruption.” Co...
Husband-and-wife team Jeffrey and Lindsay Braun. Nearly two years ago, commercial real estate company, CBRE, embarked on a yearlong journey ...