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Firm pairs well with new breweries

TowerPinkster has a special interest in working with brewing industry clients.

January 2, 2015
With Michigan’s brewing industry booming — growing from approximately 80 breweries in 2011 to more than 130 this year — TowerPinkster Architects Engineers has taken a special interest in working with start-up breweries. Read More

Furniture maker offers grants for 'active-learning' classrooms

January 1, 2015
An office furniture maker is offering up to 15 grants for classrooms across the country interested in becoming an “active-learning center.” Read More

Furniture dealer develops showroom downtown

December 18, 2014
An office furniture dealer is developing a new multi-purpose space that will allow it to be part of “the downtown Grand Rapids creative community.” Read More

Architecture firm moves and launches interior design division

December 11, 2014
An architecture firm is preparing to move into an urban live-work building after it recently launched an interior design division. Read More

Architecture association names award winners

November 20, 2014
The southwest Michigan chapter of the American Institute of Architects recently recognized some of the best projects out of the area at its annual Design Awards Celebration. Read More

Pleotint racking up sales and recognition

Jenison company sees a large market for its self-tinting window glass.

November 7, 2014
Each year, according to the new vice president at Pleotint in Jenison, about 2 billion square feet of “low-e” architectural glass is purchased in the United States, or about 75 percent of all architectural glass. Read More

Belwith Products names president

November 6, 2014
An executive with an automotive background will champion a “continuous improvement” philosophy as the new president of Belwith Products. Read More

Software company visualizes offices of the future

Configura’s annual conference is about gathering input from users.

October 31, 2014
What is the most underused space in your office? Read More

Home design show visits city

October 23, 2014
Need ideas on how to turn your house into a home? Read More

Linda Vos-Graham oversees glass growth

October 21, 2014
During eight of the past 10 years, Vos Glass has earned awards of excellence for its many technical and high-profile commercial glazing projects, while growing its retail business under the leadership of Linda Vos-Graham. Read More