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Robert Nieminen

Editor-at-Large

Robert Nieminen is an award-winning freelance writer and former Editor-in-Chief of interiors+sources magazine, for which he currently acts as the Editor-at-Large. He is also a Contributing Editor to retrofit magazine, a tech writer for The Architect’s Newspaper, and a Featured Writer for Retail Environments, i+D Magazine (the official publication of the American Society of Interior Designers), BUILDINGS, and the BioFuels Journal. In both 2016 and 2017, Robert was recognized with a national Azbee Award from the Association for Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) for his recurring Trend Alert column in retrofit magazine. He is also a contributing author to the book, The State of the Interior Design Profession (Fairchild, 2010), which was placed on the International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers’ “50 Must Read, Must Have” book list. Robert has been a speaker at the annual NeoCon World’s Trade Fair (2013, 2011) and Coverings Tile & Stone Expo (2010), as well as moderated dozens of industry-specific webinars. He has also served on the American Society of Interior Designers’ annual Design Awards Committee (2008-2010) and on the Program Advisory Committee for the NeoCon® trade show (2008-2013). Robert earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, FL. Personally, he is a life-long musician/drummer, an avid reader, an erratic golfer, and an aspiring photographer that loves to spend time with his family and to serve in his local church.


03/20/2018

Stranger than Friction

A new, industry-wide standard measuring the coefficient of friction for ceramic tile delivers better results and an improved measure of floor safety.

03/01/2018

Performance 2.0

Gensler’s renovation of the Alliance Center builds on its sustainable track record while re-imagining its future.

01/23/2018

Reviving the Wild West

Peace Design thoughtfully updated Montana’s Old Saloon while maintaining its traditional appeal.