Stacy Garcia: A Design Star Composes a Collection

[caption id="attachment_33075" align="alignright" width="225"] Stacy Garcia[/caption] The arena of product design is both fiercely competitive and highly demanding, requiring tremendous focus, creativity, and an innate talent for forecasting. Like the designers their products serve, these creatives need to have both a strong right and left brain to achieve success. A deep technical knowledge and expertise in contract specification is critical. Stellar product design pro, Stacy Garcia, is at the top of this game, creating an array of brilliant products that… Read More...

Design Business Discoveries: Diversity Now

The theme du jour is diversity. We think it is timely and relevant, whether we're talking about the vast scope of new design products showing up at market, or the new emphasis on diversity in renderings. We look at what industry journals are saying about the renewed commitment to inclusiveness in the design field. No time like the present. Scalies for the Real World First, we offer this article from Curbed. It explores why some firms are placing importance on… Read More...

5 Design-Minded Instagram Accounts to Follow Now

Make that next Uber ride a treasure hunt for beauty, form and color. Enliven your wait on the coffee shop queue by finding something inspiring that may perk you up even more than that five dollar latte. Here are some fun finds to add to your feed, and maybe to feed your designing soul: 1. @labatrockwellgroup Come for the kaleidoscope of the week, stay for the the true definition of visionary. The LAB at Rockwell Group is an interactive design… Read More...

Fabrics Inspired by Community: New from Architex

[caption id="attachment_31556" align="aligncenter" width="1280"] Fabrics clockwise from top right: Coexist, Knowledge, Inspire, Lennon, Presence and Coalesce patterns from the Architex Believing Collection.[/caption] Designers looking for some instant karma of the good variety for their next project will discover it offered up imaginatively in the latest collection of Crypton contract fabrics by renowned maker Architex. The 69-item BELIEVING collection tells a series of design stories inspired by the concept of global unity. According to Architex Marketing and Product Director Lauren Williams,… Read More...