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Crain's Detroit Business
POSTED 11.28.2017
My neighbor is noisy. These overhead lights are too bright. Too much distraction. I can't hear myself think. Sound familiar? Complaints like these have dogged the open office concept since it first swept through America's business landscape. Read on to see where our Creative Director Kelly Deines thinks the open office plan is headed. 
POSTED 11.27.2017
Frankincense, myrrh, and melted vinyl. It’s the holiday season, and Detroiters are getting in the spirit by kickstarting a new tradition: a storefront retail decorating contest. Lawrence Technological University’s Detroit Center for Design and Technology is pairing local designers to shops in West Village, Corktown, Downtown, and Midtown for the first-ever Holiday Window Walk.
Detroit Free Press
POSTED 11.21.2017
The new Detroit Pistons performance center will house a familiar name. The Pistons and Michigan-based grocer Plum Market announced in a press release Wednesday morning that the grocery chain will open a cafe and retail store in the Henry Ford-Detroit Pistons Performance Center under construction in the New Center area of Detroit, a short distance from Little Caesars Arena.
Sports Business Journal
POSTED 11.06.2017
Faced with new competition on The Strip and the addition of a second NASCAR premier series race, Las Vegas Motor Speedway is making several improvements.  The track will upgrade its premium grandstand seating and create social, digitally wired areas for all ticketed fans. The venue, one of eight owned by Speedway Motorsports Inc., will announce the upgrades this week and expects the work to be done by the track’s spring race weekend. 
POSTED 11.06.2017
Why Do We Prototype? The ability to prototype is a tool in our design toolbox that allows us to explore, convey, and resolve multiple aspects of design in a controlled environment instead of on-site where costs and time grow exponentially.  It's also a form of universal communication between ourselves, clients, contractors, and consultants.  CONCESSION SIGNAGE Why Was It Built?