Recent Podcasts

Meet Our New Advisory Board: Jessica Cooper, IWBI

When it comes to the wellness conversation, perhaps no one is better suited to talk about its relationship to the built environment than our newest advisory board member, Jessica Cooper. In this episode, Jessica discusses how her work at the International WELL Building Institute is helping to impact change at a massive scale and where she sees the trend headed in the years to come.

Meet Our New Advisory Board: Jane Rohde, JSR Associates

JSR's Jane Rohde is no stranger to us here at i+s. Listen in to this episode as Jane explains how care models and improvements in the senior living market are at a tipping point due to the pandemic, which is driving change for the better.

Meet Our New Advisory Board: Lindsay Wilson, Corgan

i+s board member Lindsay Wilson joins Robert Nieminen to talk about her passion for the workplace and how the pandemic is accelerating change for the better. Join this conversation and learn more about Wilson’s design philosophy and what trends she anticipates in the years ahead.

Meet Our Newest Advisory Board Member: HOK’s Kay Sargent

HOK’s Director of Workplace Kay Sargent sits down with Robert Nieminen to talk about where she finds motivation in these trying times, the critical issues facing the profession, what trends we can expect to see ahead, as well as her professional and personal plans for the future.

Meet the Youngest Registered Architect in Nevada

Joe Miller, a team member at JCJ Architecture, discusses his new leadership roles in the architecture industry, as well as his passion for youth outreach to further educate students on potential careers in the A&D realm.

CEU Explores Materiality, Sustainability of Resilient Flooring

Guest Jane Rohde talks about her new CEU on resilient flooring with the Resilient Floor Covering Institute. Get a crash course on some of the material covered in this distance learning opportunity and learn some of the in’s and out’s about the materiality, sustainability and performance of resilient floorcoverings.

How to Specify: Textiles

In this episode, guest Moira Murray of Ultrafabrics walks designers through the in’s and out’s of fabric specification for commercial design projects. From yarn construction, performance, cleaning and applications across different markets, Murray shares her insights so that specifiers can make the most informed decisions when selecting fabrics.

How to Specify: Coated Upholstery Fabrics for Healthcare

Specifying fabrics for healthcare environments can be daunting, especially in light of more stringent cleaning and performance protocols surrounding the pandemic. Members of the Association for Contract Textiles (ACT) join host Robert Nieminen to discuss important new guidelines and tests for specifying coated upholstery fabrics for healthcare settings.

Smart City by Mohawk Group: Product Innovations 2020

Mohawk Group’s Smart City carpet collection reinterprets transit maps into soft surfaces. Contributing editor Sarah Kloepple explores this sustainably created flooring system with Mark Page, Mohawk’s senior director, creative design and development.