LEED Platinum for Northeastern University’s Seattle Campus

Northeastern University’s new high-tech Seattle graduate campus is an impressive new facility that uses very little energy and creates an inviting new learning environment. Designed by Perkins+Will to make a splash in the South Lake Union Neighbourhood, the satellite campus maximises a small footprint through the ingenious use of flexible space. Daylighting, sustainable materials and energy-efficient design are […] Read more

Herman Miller acquires Maharam

American professional furniture maker, Herman Miller, announced an agreement to acquire Maharam Fabric Corporation, a New York-based, global designer and provider of high quality interior textiles for commercial, healthcare, and residential interiors. The transaction is scheduled to close April 29, 2013. Maharam, with revenues of approximately $105 million in 2012, will be purchased for approximately $156 […] Read more

Conversions: warehouse into creative office

Branded content company New Content has a great bi-level warehouse office located in Sao Paulo, Brazil, designed by Francesco Rivetti. As home to the company’s 250+ employees, the office provides enough room for a variety of projects from video production to digital magazine work. Because of the space’s nature as a warehouse, cement, metal, and glass […] Read more

Steelcase does not expect short term profitability improvement in Europe

American professional furniture producer Steelcase, spent USD 34.7 million on restructuring and reorganisation in 2012. USD 13 million was spent in Q4 of 2012 on the previously announced closing of three American manufacturing locations. The total cost of this restructuring will amount to USD 41 million, of which USD 28.4 million for the reduction of […] Read more

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