Interior Design

retailers

Canadian Facility Management & Design

What can the new workplace learn from retailers?

Just as bricks-and-mortar stores embraced experiential retail to entice consumers who might otherwise shop online, organizations are now hoping to woo their remote-savvy workers back to the office.
Ceridian Canada

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Multi-purpose lighting aglow at Ceridian Canada office

Space intended for a grocery store became an opportunity for a human resource software company to centralize its entire Winnipeg team in one open-concept office.
condo

CondoBusiness

Top tips for maximizing condo spaces

As we continue to become accustomed to working from home and accepting this as a permanent fixture of our routines, the integrity of our physical space has taken a toll.
workplace

REMI Network

Turning the workplace into a calming retreat

For workers seeking relief from media over-saturation and cramped living environments, the workplace can function as a retreat from the overstimulation of daily life.
design

CondoBusiness

Interior design trends in 2020 and beyond

From alloys to metal and glass to non-porous and non-absorbent surfaces, choices of materials and design are precautionary measures for better infection control
Mark Hentze

Design Quarterly

IDC CEO Tony Brenders stepping down

The Interior Designers of Canada (IDC) board of management has announced the resignation of CEO, Tony Brenders, effective May 31, 2020.
smart technologies

REMI Network

Smart tech innovates design at Ten York Street

Tridel unveiled a new innovation suite at Ten York Street, equipped with an array of smart home technologies that blend into the interior finishes.
Formica Corporation

REMI Network

Formica Corporation opens student design competition

Architecture and interior design students in Canada are invited to enter Formica Corporation’s 2020 FORM Student Innovation Competition.
luxury condo prices

CondoBusiness

Q&A: Budget-friendly condo renovations

Knowing where to focus condo restoration efforts (and how to save money in the process) can help balance the desire to stay modern with the need to stay on budget.
Quadrangle Ted Shore

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ted Shore to retire from Quadrangle

Ted Shore, a principal at Toronto-based firm Quadrangle, announced in December that he is retiring from the firm, effective January 31, 2019.
Formica

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Formica Canada launches student design competition

Formica Canada's 2019 FORM Student Innovation Competition invites interior design and architecture students to design furniture using Formica laminate.
design

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Employee experience drives design

Businesses must transition their approach to workplace design by considering the experiences their workforce looks for when it comes into the office.
workplace

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Workplaces send subconscious signals: research

Recent research from fields including psychology can be applied to interiors to improve workplace design.
Arney Fender Katsalidis

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Arney Fender Katsalidis opens Toronto office

Arney Fender Katsalidis, a London-based architecture and interiors firm, has officially opened the doors to its Toronto office.
Kasian acquires MartensGroup

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Kasian acquires interior design studio MartensGroup

MartensGroup, an award-winning Calgary-based interior design studio, is joining Kasian, one of the world’s top 100 integrated design firms.
high-pressure laminate

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Trends in high-pressure laminate surfacing

High-pressure laminate is a practical yet stylish surfacing material, and new breakthroughs in resin technology add functional features.
value-of-hospitality-renovations

Design Quarterly

The value of hospitality renovations

Sooner or later, every owner of a hotel or restaurant must take a hard look at renovations – the fading paint, the tattered wall vinyl,