Florida School Cuts Ribbon on Innovative Green Classrooms
With the opening of nine new environmentally friendly, modular classrooms, Learning Gate Community School, a place where students learn how to incorporate green living into their daily lives, now sets a new standard in education and environmental responsibility.
Allsteel Puts Mettle to the Pedal for NeoCon 2008
A fleet of Chicago pedicabs will be afoot at NeoCon courtesy of Allsteel. This energy-efficient alternative to taxis and other automotive transportation will be available to shuttle attendees between their nearby hotels, The Merchandise Mart, and off-site après-events. A registered NeoCon show-goer need only show his or her badge for the free ride via the cycling chauffeurs.
Fairmont and Lexus Join Forces to Create the Ultimate Cosmopolitan Experience for Environmentally Aware Travelers
Eco-savvy travelers can now enjoy luxury, style and a commitment to sustainability when they visit two premier hotels. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and Lexus have partnered to unveil two “Lexus Hybrid Living Suites” in San Francisco and Washington, D.C. Guests can sleep, eat and drink sustainably in these unique suites, with every aspect of the room meticulously planned for the eco-minded traveler, incorporating ideas and products from Lexus Hybrid Living partners.
Benjamin Moore to Open Color Design Resource Centers
Benjamin Moore is bringing its color design tools and color consulting directly to the Chicago and Metro New York design communities with the opening of its own, to-the-trade showrooms.
ASID Update: A Goal of Licensure, Not Limitation
By Rita Carson Guest
As claims that interior designers play a crucial role in protecting the public’s welfare are scrutinized, advocates for professional licensure look to lawmakers to formalize the accountability associated with that responsibility.