Women’s History Month Highlight: Marlene Liriano, IIDA, LEEP AP ID+C
The design veteran has joined IA to lead the firm’s success and growth in the South Florida and Latin America markets.
In honor of Women’s History Month, IA is highlighting female leadership within the firm. Where the conversation around …
Strategy in 2016: All Custom Everything
The workplace of the future may not look like the Jetsons’ office, but will change indefinitely based on how you define it.
As technological advances allow us to work anywhere but the office, teleworking is an employee perk that is …
NY Times Author Anne-Marie Slaughter Talks Workplace with IA
IA took to Twitter to discuss work, cultural values, and corporate culture with the thought leader challenging the American workplace and its support of caregivers.
If you haven’t read A Toxic Work World, written by Anne-Marie Slaughter and published …
Congratulations to the Companies Making the World a Better Place to Work
Our friends and clients round out the 50 Best Places to Work list, as identified by Glassdoor.com.
Last week, Bloomberg Business posted a comprehensive round-up of the 50 Best Places to Work. The list was compiled from data harvested …
These Are the Most Impactful Decisions For a New Workplace
Defining your organization’s goals with these four key points will help you deliver a successful work environment.
There are many moving parts to juggle in any new workplace project, and it can be challenging to define your focus. Here are …
Building the Strategy Behind Your Workplace Strategy
By Tish Kruse | Senior Director of Workplace Strategy
November 19th, 2015
A Successful Workplace Strategy Starts With a Foundation in Qualitative and Quantitative Information.
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Take our brief survey, and share your thoughts on the past, present, and future of interiors.
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1. At a store, I prefer not to engage with customer service/sales staff unless they are …
The Do’s of Successful Project Decision Making
Why the decision making methodology you establish for your project can be the difference between success and failure.
As designers and strategists of the workplace, we strive to do much more than produce beautiful projects. We want the spaces we …
Next Generation Workplaces Using Predictive Analytics
Predictive analytics is best understood by considering where it falls within the business analytics spectrum. Business analytics typically involves a three-step process.
1. gather data
2. process the data into information, and
3. translate the
Five IA Designers Awarded for Exceptional Leadership and Teamwork
The peer-driven, firm-wide IA|Act Awards program recognizes IA team members doing exemplary work.
The IA|ACT (IAct) Awards program is a peer-driven, internal program that, for the past five years, has recognized staff members who demonstrate extraordinary leadership and encourage a …
Disruptive Innovation Hits Corporate Real Estate
As change becomes the new constant, products and services in corporate real estate are shifting in unexpected ways.
The term “disruptive” can send chills up anyone’s spine when used in a business context. When disruptive is used to describe “innovation”– …
How the Democratization of Space is Affecting Real Estate
Tour Bumble Bee’s Headquarters in San Diego’s Petco Park
IA designs a sustainable workplace that incorporates legacy items from the fishing industry, and environmental graphics that reinforce the Bumble Bee brand.
Bumble Bee Seafoods recently moved in to its newly IA-designed headquarters in San
A New Generation of Banking
As the financial services sector continues its process of reinvention, a new generation of banking employees and work environments signals the dawn of a revitalized industry.
The banking industry is in a state of
Five Leadership Lessons I Learned at TEDWomen 2015
Life experiences from some of the world’s brightest minds recharged my approach to the practice of workplace design.
I was invited to attend the TEDWomen 2015 conference from May 27 to 29 in Monterey, California, and the experience was unlike …
The Top Three Gaps in Benchmarking
Workplace planners and designers need to establish a system of analysis that supports continuous change.
I am a big supporter of benchmarking because it is a powerful tool to ignite change. However, the way it is perceived—and sometimes executed—in the …
Shifts in 2015: Workplace Meta-Themes and Their Impact on Work, People, and Place
Form, interactivity, boundaries of place, and wellness are a few of the factors changing the modern office.
- Flexibility provides opportunities for disruption, idea sharing, and communication.
- Hearing more, seeing more, being more available makes it easier to collaborate.
CoreNet Global’s Mid-Atlantic Chapter Honors IA Executive Director
At the chapter’s Awards of Excellence gala, David Bourke was recognized with the 2015 Service Provider Leadership Award.
On May 14, IA Interior Architects Executive Director David Bourke was recognized with CoreNet Global Mid-Atlantic Chapter’s 2015 Service Provider Leadership …
Changing Change Management
How should designers of the workplace practice interior architecture to best support changing businesses?
As the world becomes more complex and changes faster than ever, professions and methodologies dealing with “change management” have been divided into