Month: March 2021

interior design trends for 2020

Interior design will evolve, innovate, adapt and improve in 2020, says Michelle Ogundehin. Her trend report includes provocative collaborations, Ukrainian design and a rejection of digital technology.

The dawn of a new decade invariably gives rise to a whole host of grandiose pronouncements about new trends and cultural shifts for the next ten years, and true to form, here’s my top seven. But in truth, there’s only one thing that we can be absolutely certain of: change will be the only constant.

Regrettably the chaos of international politics shows no signs of abating and the cacophony of shouting about


Higher Education | Building Design + Construction

UC Merced has added 11 new buildings over the past four years, during which its enrollment has increased dramatically. Images: (c) SOM/Dave Burk

March 22, 2021 |
John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Its new buildings are certified LEED Platinum.

One of the innovation labs at Bowling Green's Maurer Center

Students at work at the EY Entrepreneurial Innovation Lab at the new Maurer Center, the home of Bowling Green State University’s business school. Images: Jame Steinkamp Photography

March 13, 2021 |
John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Bowling Green’s new Maurer Center reflects a trend toward business-centric learning experiences…

The Grand, a mixed-use project in Los Angeles

Downtown Los Angeles has $3 billion in new construction projects under development, including The Grand,


Rising Lumber, Building Material Costs Press on New-Home Prices

Rising Lumber, Building Material Costs Press on New-Home Prices | Realtor Magazine

New-home sales tapered off at the end of 2020 as higher home prices offset some of the strong buyer demand seen earlier in the year. While sales of newly built single-family homes increased 1.6% in December, sales had been much stronger over recent months.

New-home sales in 2020 posted an 18.8% increase over 2019, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and U.S. Census Bureau


What are the Top Interior Design Trends in 2020 [Updated]

Hi Guys, Finally Our Top 10 2020 Interior Design Trends are here. This Year we have Trends, Not so new Trends and Trends that made a comeback. 
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Natural Green has been a huge trend in design for the


The productivity pitfalls of working from home in the age of COVID-19

The global work-from-home movement intended to maintain output and efficiency during the COVID-19 pandemic could actually generate a worldwide productivity slump and threaten economic growth for many years, says Stanford economist Nicholas Bloom.

Nicholas Bloom

Nicholas Bloom. (Image credit: L.A. Cicero)

“We are home working alongside our kids, in unsuitable spaces, with no choice and no in-office days,” says Bloom, a senior fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR). “This will create a productivity disaster for firms.”

For those even a bit familiar with some of Bloom’s more popular scholarship, the economist’s dire prediction might come as a surprise.