Architecture & Design

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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

Architecture firm moves into university business park

October 16, 2014
An architecture and engineering firm is the newest tenant at a university’s business park in the region. Read More

Architecture: Take it in during ArtPrize

October 7, 2014
The official numbers aren't in yet, but anecdotal stories from our buildings tell us that ArtPrize has been a huge success. Read More

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