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Changes in health care influence furniture design

Rooms are becoming more adaptable so patients and family feel at home.

May 22, 2015
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) One of the biggest changes you might have noticed recently when visiting your doctor’s office is that the furniture looks much more like what you’d find in a hotel room than in a hospital. Read More

Homebuilders produce Spring Parade of Homes

May 21, 2015
Eighty homes by 57 builders will be at the center of the Spring Parade of Homes that starts on Friday. Read More

Q&A: Lynee Wells

May 19, 2015
Lynee Wells is a principal and urban planner with Williams & Works, an engineering, surveying and community planning firm in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Office space trend: More amenities

May 19, 2015
The latest trends in office spaces revolve around employee comfort, workplace culture and desirable amenities. Read More

Powerhouse team backs energy reduction plan

Grand Rapids joins cities nationwide by becoming an Emerging 2030 District.

May 1, 2015
A new public-private partnership is about to change the way energy is used in Grand Rapids forever. Read More

Space-planning company launches 24-hour global support

April 29, 2015
A maker of space-planning software has become a technology company that never sleeps. Read More

50-year-old firm enjoys $100K HQ makeover

April 20, 2015
With a lack of space hindering its growth plans, Bond Fluidaire turned to a local design firm for a makeover. Read More

Buildings join battle to save energy

April 20, 2015
The battle for Michigan’s green buildings has begun. Read More

Furniture dealer acquires electrical firm

April 6, 2015
An electrical firm that’s served the region for decades has been acquired by a furniture dealer. Read More

Creative industry collaborates on Design Week

April 3, 2015
An entire week to celebrate and explore the design industry in West Michigan is back. Read More