This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.
Advertise in this news brief.




Text Version   RSS   Subscribe   Unsubscribe   Archive   Media Kit

Home  | About  |   Events  |   Competitions   |   Knowledge Center  |   Careers  |   Publications  |   Contact        

 

Well-being: A bottom line issue
Steelcase 360
When IBM asked CEOs around the world to identify the most important leadership traits needed today, their answer was resounding: collaborative, communicative, creative and flexible. But here's the new dilemma that CEOs face: Those traits require skills and a mindset different from what many business leaders learned in the past. They also require an environment and culture in which the necessary new behaviors can thrive.
   Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE  
Looking for similar articles? Search here, keyword EVIDENCE-BASED DESIGN


PRODUCT SHOWCASE
  STUDIO LILICA Lightform Sculpture®

At Studio Lilica we create custom architectural lighting
and kinetic sculptures that channel light, line and motion 
to transform conventional spaces into extraordinary environments. 
Contact us at 626-358-8754 for more information on our
complete line of lighting and sculpture for modern interiors.

www.studiolilica.com
 


A futurist's viewpoint on office design
Multi-Housing News
Technology is changing at a faster pace than ever before and futurists expect the speed of change to continue accelerating going forward. Rather than falling behind on the conversation about what's next, many companies are assigning the role of futurist to a member of the team who then reports back relevant findings on a regular basis. Steven South, IIDA, LEED AP, is one of these resident futurists. What does he see as the most important considerations facing the industry?
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Infographic: Engaging work space with technology
Knoll
With technology changing at the speed of innovation, it's more important than ever to make it a priority when designing a new space. Will your design be able to accommodate the technological advances of the near future?
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


How reception design is becoming more human
OnOffice
Reception areas are a building's chance to make a lasting first impression on its visitors, and construe subtle messages about the companies that inhabit them. Not so long ago, this fact instigated glossy and imposing spaces, with heels clomping across a vast expanse of marble floor (with the sound echoing off the marble walls), but now they are a little more welcoming.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


New sensor system monitors indoor air quality without energy losses
News-Medical
A research consortium being coordinated at Saarland University is developing a novel sensor system for monitoring airborne contaminants that will provide high-quality indoor air without the energy losses typically associated with ventilation.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


IIDA NEWS


4N Architects tops chart at 4th Annual Global Excellence Awards
Design Matters
IIDA has announced 4N Architects as the Best of Competition winner of its 4th Annual Global Excellence Awards. From an entry field representing 36 countries, the Hong Kong firm and its Le Salon Croissanterie et Restaurant project were recognized and celebrated along with the other competition winners at a special ceremony held at Maison&Objet in Paris.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Open competitions: 3 chances to shine
IIDA
Every year, IIDA gives designers at least 10 chances to shine through a wide range of competitions. Be sure to enter your work in one of these currently open competitions: This is just the beginning of a year full of opportunities. Don't miss out on any of them!
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


INDUSTRY NEWS


Room dividers hang from ceiling
Dezeen
Italian designer Luca Nichetto has created a set of ceiling-mounted office dividers for Swedish brand Offecct, focusing on sustainability and functionality.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Inside is out: New book tracks interior design's influence on urban design
Perkins+Will
A new compendium, INSIDE: Interior Spaces by Perkins+Will, tracks hundreds of interior design projects to see how the insides of buildings begins to affect the outside spaces surrounding them. One key trend emerged: We create better cities and towns through the spaces people inhabit on a daily basis — for work, learning, healing, community and culture.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


BUSINESS & OPERATIONS


Steer clear of burnout with these 5 tips
Entrepreneur via Reuters
You know the feeling: You started out excited, bursting with enthusiasm and energy. The inspiration was coming fast and furious. But lately you're a little tired. Your creativity feels like it's drying up almost as quickly as the sleep deprivation is gaining ground. Warning — you're on the path to burnout!
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


5 reasons your business should have a blog
Amanda O'Brien
Maybe you have thought about a blog for your business. Maybe you have started and stalled out, but it is time to really consider the benefits. Here are five reasons why your business should think about setting up a blog or a blogging schedule.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Listening to customers when customers disagree — among themselves
Harvard Business Review
Smart companies recognize that both their marketing and their broader business strategy need to be informed by carefully gathered customer insight. But what do you do when your customers disagree internally?
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


TRENDING ARTICLES
Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    5 big trends that will dominate office designs in 2014 (Design & Trend)
The science of office design (Entrepreneur via Reuters)
2014 Top 100 Giants: Which segment reigns? (Interior Design)

Don't be left behind. Click here to see what else you missed.
 



Spectrum
Colby Horton, Executive Vice President of Publishing, 469.420.2601
Download media kit

Valerie Hunt, Senior Content Editor, 469.420.2690  
Contribute news


Be sure to add us to your address book or safe sender list so our emails get to your inbox. Learn how.

This edition of Spectrum was sent to ##Email##. To unsubscribe, click here. Did someone forward this edition to you? Subscribe here -- it's free!

Recent issues

Jan. 30, 2014
Jan. 23, 2014
Jan. 16, 2014
Jan. 9, 2014






7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063