In this Radiolab podcast, two physicists explain a mathematical formula that reveals, with surprising accuracy, key statistics of any given city. Based on the “beat” of a city, they can define its population, average wage, crime rate, number of libraries, etc. But what this equation can’t define is what makes each location unique. It’s the details in the built environment that play a major role in making each city its own. Design sets each city apart, imparting a unique personality that can’t be explained by a mathematical equation. In this way, design is human.
February 8, 2016
Last October, Shaw Commercial VP of Marketing Brenda Knowles and Shaw Contract Group designer John Crews traveled to Dalton, GA to speak with a precocious group of fourth and fifth graders at Westwood Elementary School about “design thinking.” The students … Continue reading
January 20, 2016
The Park collection celebrates human interactions – whether quiet or communal – taking cues parks and other public spaces where we connect for a variety of personal experiences. Public art is a critical facet of these experiences – and it’s always … Continue reading
January 6, 2016
Here is a fantastic Huffington Post article which addresses the social, economic and environmental opportunities awaiting those who embrace a strategy around the Circular Economy. We often promote the efforts of William McDonough and Dr. Michael Braungart – pioneers in the … Continue reading