Architecture & Design

Buildings, concepts and plans


Engineering firm expands east

July 21, 2014
An engineering firm has expanded its presence on the east side of the state. Read More

Furniture maker acquires retailer for $154M

July 18, 2014
An office furniture giant is growing its higher-margin consumer business by acquiring the largest premium furniture retailer in North America for $154 million in cash. Read More

Small spaces, big ideas

July 17, 2014
The way we live today is changing. The recent recession, coupled with the millennials’ entrance into the housing market, have challenged how we think about the spaces we live in. You don’t have to look far to find the evidence. Read More

Furniture dealer launches construction management division

July 10, 2014
An officer furniture dealer is rolling out an interior construction management division. Read More

Symphony grows rooftop garden

July 4, 2014
A symphony is enjoying the view from a new rooftop garden on its second-story deck. Read More

Architecture firm wins platinum for downtown office

July 2, 2014
An architecture and engineering firm has resurrected a long-vacant downtown building into its home and a model of sustainable design. Read More

Law firm moves into downtown space

July 2, 2014
A law firm with a long history downtown has moved into its newly designed space across town. Read More

CGI firm tells product stories through animation

Much of the work is visuals for products that aren’t even created yet.

June 27, 2014
Even West Michigan’s office furniture is getting a digital makeover these days. Read More

Start Garden invests $5K in container homes

June 26, 2014
Using new and recycled shipping containers, a newly invested idea by Start Garden is redesigning cost-effective modular homes. Read More

3 tech trends you missed at NeoCon 2014

June 25, 2014
North America’s largest design exposition and conference for commercial interiors isn’t all about chairs, tables and textiles. While these are essential in the creation of beautiful and practical workspaces, the technology landscape of the office shouldn’t be forgotten. Read More