Trends

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Student ServiceHub earns ARIDO award

Ryerson University's new Student ServiceHub has just earned an Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) award of excellence.
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Advancements in decorative glass

Decorative glass is a versatile product that has been used for centuries to meet a variety of design and structural needs. As style and design
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Wellness programs down, overtime work up

Employers appear to be scaling back wellness programs at a time when employees are facing rising job demands, according to the Workplace Index.
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Make a bold statement with black in the kitchen

All-white kitchens have been the popular go-to the past few years: from countertops to cabinets and backsplashes. Now it’s time to make a bold style
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Creative tile options for designers

Trends in the tile and stone industry are continuously evolving, offering designers, architects and the public more and more options to decorate spaces  and to
Top 10 commercial real estate stories to watch in 2016

Top 10 stories to watch in 2016

With 2016 now underway, REMI’s award-winning editorial team takes a look at the top stories from 2015 and how they will continue to impact the
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New LEDs allow lighting design evolution

Lighting design is experiencing an evolution with the introduction of the new energy codes ASHRAE 90.1 – 2010 and NECB 2011 at the end of
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LVT gains ground in commercial markets

Luxury vinyl tile (LVT) is gaining ground. The luxurious-looking product also promises a long lifespan, but this requires proper care.
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Building a social media platform

Through social media platforms, brand promotion has never been easier. These online channels are effective for advertising, self-promotion, and best of all, connecting with clients.
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The fine art of managing samples

With so many samples to juggle, and as technology has become forever intertwined in our lives, documenting information in a digital format appears to be the perfect solution.
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Benefits of radiant heating

Radiant heating provides a range of benefits, including improved comfort and freedom to place furniture where desired without worrying about radiators, grills or heat vents.
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2015 kitchen design trends

Like the fashion scene, kitchen design trends change from year to year. So, what are the latest styles being embraced by designers in 2015?
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Office furniture manufacturer appoints new CEO

The Global Group (Global), a manufacturer of office furniture, has appointed a new President and CEO to its team. Effective Feb. 10, Joel Feldberg, Global’s former Chief Operating Officer, assumed the role.
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The growing appeal of large format tiles

In the late 2000s, a new type of tile developed out of Europe that was both very large and very thin. Today, large format tiles have tremendous versatility and appeal.
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The push for exotic veneers

As evidenced at this year’s KBIS (Kitchen and Bathroom Industry Show), one trend gaining significant ground in the kitchen and bath industry is the use of exotic veneers.
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Benefits of building integrated photovoltaics

Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) is one of the most promising and elegant ways of producing on site electricity directly from the sun — silently, without environmental harm or pollution, and without depletion of resources.
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Home automation trends

Never before has home automation, audio or video been more exciting. Here are the top seven trends, combining innovative design and state-of-the-art technology.