Bentley Prince Street “Greens” Red Carpet for 2008 All-Star Game Parade
One of the longest—and greenest—red carpets ever created in the United States recently stretched across 18 blocks in Manhattan, covering 95,000 square feet, as a lead-up to the 2008 Major League Baseball All-Star Game.
Chicago Architects and Designers Battled It Out On the Beach
With Chicago’s world-renowned architectural skyline as the backdrop at Oak Street beach, more than 900 local architects and interior designers recently competed at the 26th annual Brenda Faist Associates Battle of the Design Stars beach volleyball tournament.
GBA Announces Product Innovation Grants to Three Recipients
Green Building Alliance recently announced a total of $140,000 in Product Innovation Grants for three projects that seek to develop and introduce new and enhanced green building products.
Alphaville Sues Knoll Over Mies van der Rohe Furniture Designs
Alphaville Design of Fremont, CA, filed a declaratory relief lawsuit against Knoll Inc. in San Francisco to determine that Knoll has no exclusive rights in the furniture designs known as "Barcelona." Alphaville Design's lawsuit seeks to overturn Knoll's trade dress claims that it has exclusive rights to the 1920s Mies van der Rohe Barcelona furniture designs.
NCIDQ News: Turning the Tables
By Deborah Steinmetz
The concept of reverse mentoring can prove to be invaluable for seasoned design professionals.