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11/02/2009

2009 ARIDO Awards Honor Ontario's Best Interior Designers

 
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By Janet Wiens

"How could I have designed it better?" Michael Shields contends that is often the question posed by designers when they see the finished version of their work. Shields was the original designer of the Cura chair, manufactured by Nurture by Steelcase, and posed this question to himself following the chair’s introduction.

 

“You start questioning little things the day a product is introduced,” says Shields. “Little ideas come every day. In the case of the Cura chair, I had four years of observation after the chair came on the market before we began discussing a redesign. I generated a lot of ideas in that time.”

 

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2009 ARIDO Awards Honor Ontario's Best Interior Designers
The Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario recently announced the winners of its annual ARIDO Awards Program, which honors innovation, creativity and professional achievement in the province’s interior design industry.
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High-Performance Building Awards Announces Call for Entries
The Sustainable Buildings Industry Council is currently accepting entries for the 2009 Beyond Green High-Performance Building Awards—a unique program recognizes the initiatives that shape, inform and catalyze the high-performance building market, as well as the real-world application of high-performance design and construction practices.
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Program to End Child Labor Announces Eighth Annual Rug Raffle
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Multiple Bretford Products Achieve GREENGUARD Certification
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November 3, 2009

 
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