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Delivery service brings IKEA to your door

Calvin grad seizes an opportunity to create his own business.

September 19, 2014
Planning a trip to IKEA? There is a delivery service in town that will make the trip for you. Read More

Steelcase works to design health care's future

Emphasis is more on health than on care.

September 19, 2014
The world’s best and brightest in medicine are plotting the future of health care from the comfort of Steelcase furniture. Read More

Unique tile company has Italian touch

American Glass Mosaics got vital financing from Muskegon Angels.

September 19, 2014
Bottles that held beer no one ever drank are part of the process at a unique new company in Norton Shores. Read More

Luxury carpet maker acquires firm for global growth

September 19, 2014
A maker of custom luxury carpets and rugs is planning to "scale" in the international residential market with a recent acquisition. Read More

Commercial real estate commits to design

September 19, 2014
We've all seen the news articles lately trumpeting the new retailers entering the Grand Rapids region and the improvement in office market occupancy rates. Hidden inside this new optimism is the extraordinary investment that landlords are making in their products — not just the investment into the buildings, but, rather, a methodical and thoughtful process on how design affects not only the buildings, but the environments and communities where they stand. Why? Because design matters. Read More

Architecture association names award winners

September 18, 2014
The Grand Rapids chapter of the American Institute of Architects celebrated several architects, firms and projects last week during its annual Honor Awards Gala. Read More

Moveable interior walls create answers

September 18, 2014
While moveable walls have been around for a while, they aren't always the go-to for facility managers and planners. Before you swing another hammer, consider these four questions. Read More

Delivering spaces that live larger

Rockford launches Urbaneer concept in west side development.

September 12, 2014
Imagine if an urban living space could work like a type of real-life Lego home made up of not just re-arrangeable furniture but re-arrangeable walls, rooms and kitchen islands. Read More

Furniture maker searches the globe for designers

September 11, 2014
Up and coming designers will have an opportunity to have their work viewed by one of the world’s leaders in furniture design, regardless of where they live. Read More

Concrete producer wins national award

September 8, 2014
A concrete producer was recently honored by the industry in the nation’s capital. Read More