Category: Layout/Design

Technology | How It Is Changing Education

  As technology has transformed higher education, so has how we accommodate those changes. Technology makes learning mobile and makes students active participants in their education, engaging and collaborating with one another, in both small and large groups, in and out of the classroom. Their tools are at their fingertips. Now the classroom is portable. […]

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A High-Tech Partnership

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Business Interiors’ new office/showroom is in a historic downtown former garage. (From left: Business Interiors President Alan Pizzitola and Joe Corona of Corona Integrated Systems.)  A HIGH-TECH PARTNERSHIP Connectivity has become a key communication component in the workplace. When we moved to our new location, we knew that connecting rooms and staff was imperative for a successful […]

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All about the bar stool | Choosing the right height

Sometimes selecting the right height can prove to be a difficult tasks and we end up buying the wrong height bar stool. But do not despair, here is an easy visual guide to help you make the right buying choice: A counter-height bar stool is commonly 23-28 inches from the floor to the seat (23- to […]

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Trends | Activity Spaces


TRENDS Activity Spaces A variety of spaces for a variety of work Knoll describes Activity Spaces as “go-to spaces accessible to everyone for everything from focused individual work through large community gatherings. Activity spaces vary in scale, formality, enclosure and flexibility. Invariably, they require proximity, privacy, and support for collaborative technology. And while they may share […]

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20 Of The Most Iconic Office Chairs of All Time

Among the many thousands of office chairs designed and manufactured today, there are a but a mere handful considered true icons of the industry. These chairs are not only the possible basis and inspiration for most created today, their timeless designs have kept them in production for up to more than 75 years.   We’ve […]

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7 iPad Apps for Architects and General Contractors: National Architect Week, Day 5

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  During National Architect Week, we wanted to take a look at how digital technology is helping the industry go paperless. Although still in its infancy, tablets and compatible applications for the day-to-day work of architects and contractors, are growing. Ryan Sutton-Gee, CEO of PlanGrid, noted in this TechCrunch article that the tablet is basically […]

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7 Video Interviews with Famous Architects: National Architecture Week, Day 4

Architecture is one of those creative industries where the work not only speaks for itself, it is long-standing and long-lasting – making it imperative that the architect connect his/her designs capably with the environment as well as for the people it is designed. For National Architecture Week we have chosen a few architects we believe […]

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5 Tips to Prepare Your Office Furniture Budget

5 Tips to Prepare Your Office Furniture Budget

When purchasing office furniture, you need to be prepared to answer the following question. “What is your budget?” If you don’t have a budget, don’t feel alone. Most companies are unfamiliar with costs associated with office furniture, and often find themselves dependent upon contract furniture dealers, architects and designers to determine how much they need […]

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Pantone’s 2013 Color of the Year Can Make Your Office Shine

Last year’s color of the year, Tangerine Tango, was a spirited, reddish orange that provided the energy boost we needed to recharge and move forward.   The 2013 PANTONE Color of the Year, Emerald 17-5641, picks up where the tango left off with a vivid, verdant green, enhancing our sense of well-being even further by […]

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    2309 5th Ave South
    Suite 300
    Birmingham, AL 35233
    Phone 205.939.1008
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