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This little roundup of products and projects from the past year evoked a full range of emotions from the I&S editors. Some confused us, some frightened us, some were ridiculous and some launched serious discussions about the state of design. We laughed, we cried, and now it’s your turn. Sit back, relax and enjoy some of the scariest design flops to date…

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IIDA-MAC Hosts “Breaking Boundaries” and Announces Keynote Speakers
Breaking Boundaries is hosted by the Mid-Atlantic Chapter (MAC) of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA). The event takes place on the first day of the ninth annual National Exposition of Contract Furnishings Conference (NeoCon) held in Baltimore each year. It is the premier design exposition and conference on the East coast for the A&D community, with a special focus on showcasing products on the GSA schedule.

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New Steelcase Study Finds More Mobile Workers Choosing to Work at the Office
As technology and alternative work strategies free people to work anywhere, many people dream of working at the beach or at home in their pajamas; but according to a new study released by Steelcase in partnership with CoreNet Global, the majority of employees are still choosing to work in the office.

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Herman Miller and MASS Design Group Partner for a Better World
Author and former Herman Miller, CEO Max DePree once said “We cannot live our lives isolated from the needs of society.” And the world and the welfare of people, culture and societies have never been more connected than they are now.
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IIDA Announces 2011 Student Sustainable Design Competition
The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) and InterfaceFLOR are pleased to announce the ninth annual IIDA Student Sustainable Design Competition. The competition was created to celebrate and encourage sustainable design and to award individuals who demonstrated consistent, creative incorporation and the understanding of sustainable principles.

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November 1, 2011

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Gensler to Design New Condé Nast Headquarters at 1 World Trade Center
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