Architecture & Design

Buildings, concepts and plans


Custer names CFO

April 14, 2014
Custer Workplace Interiors has added a former Steelcase product manager to its roster. Read More

Inside Track: GR Young Architect of the Year receives national award, too

Matt Slagle of TowerPinkster has some big projects under his belt, including several area high school renovations.

April 11, 2014
In June, design architect Matt Slagle will be presented with the 2014 American Institute of Architects Young Architects Award at the national organization’s annual conference in Chicago. Read More

Holland inventor succeeds in furniture

Rights to Lynn Smith’s iLean shelving were purchased by Sauder Woodworking.

March 14, 2014
A first-time inventor in Holland has sold the patent and production rights to her shelving innovation to a major wood furniture manufacturer in Ohio — and started a product development company in the process. Read More

Furniture maker designs Ford airport visitor area

March 14, 2014
A re-designed visitor information area is greeting travelers at Gerald R. Ford International Airport. Read More

Architecture firm wins six national awards

March 6, 2014
Grand Rapids is now home to one of the nation's most recognized architecture firms. Read More

What's the state of urban dwelling?

February 28, 2014
If you happen to belong to the masses who are searching for a home in downtown Grand Rapids right now, you’re probably well aware that demand is overpowering supply. Read More

Restaurant group casts re-design

February 26, 2014
A seafood restaurant is getting a makeover. Read More

Engineering firm names first female principal

February 26, 2014
A local engineering firm has its first female leader. Read More

Health system plans $220M medical center

February 20, 2014
A health care system is planning to consolidate its area operations at a $220 million medical center. Read More

Home décor retailer fills big-box vacancies

February 19, 2014
A national home décor retailer is opening two stores in the region — and filling the shoes left by two big-box retailers. Read More