Great Collaboration: Brisbane Public Library
It started with a bike ride. Not the idea to work together, but the spark that won us the job and led to a beautiful new public library for the city of Brisbane, CA. A common acquaintance suggested that we join forces: Susi Marzuola of Siegel & Strain and my firm(Karin Payson architecture + design) have similar values...
The Ultimate Dream Home Design Checklist
You can picture it in your mind: your dream home – a custom dwelling built to suit the way you live your life. Now, how do you take that vision and turn it into a reality?
Roundtable Review: Supercharging Business Creativity
The best-performing companies use creativity and design-thinking to innovate and operate more efficiently than their peers. In this Roundtable, we explored the value of creativity in business.
Optimizing Supply Chains for Freedom
The new movement, Design for Freedom by Grace Farms, aims to galvanize the industry by escalating awareness of forced labor practices within our supply chain and inspiring institutional action.
Use Net Promoter Scores to measure your performance from your client’s perspective
If I asked you to measure how delighted your customers actually are, how would you go about it? Do you know when things went well or, more importantly, when they didn’t?
The Nature of Design
In our ongoing conversation about conscientious design and the toxic effects of indifference, let us celebrate how the genius of nature has led to ingenious solutions.
Just When It’s Needed Most, Startup Veev Is Figuring Out How To Build Homes Faster
Amit Haller, the CEO and cofounder of home builder Veev, dissected the building process to cut out inefficiencies and make a different business case for home building.