18 01, 2017

3 Reasons to Look for a New Job *And One Reason Not To!

By |2017-09-26T20:19:33-07:00January 18, 2017|Interviewing, Job Search, Relocation, Trends|

The new year has started and the holidays are long behind us.  The glow of time off is over and there is work to do and little time for anything else.  We are all busy and as the economy grows through 2017, we won’t be slowing down soon.  So, I [...]

12 10, 2016

Seattle’s Maker’s Corridor.

By |2017-10-03T16:21:23-07:00October 12, 2016|Architecture, Branding, Business, DBI, Design, Employer Branding, Fun Stuff, Interior Design, Trends|

Last evening, the DBI team was able to experience something I feel is uniquely Seattle.  I have lived in Seattle since 1998, and what I mean when I say “uniquely Seattle” is that essence of the “hard work and passion can change the world” belief that drove families West, forged [...]

18 04, 2016

The Reality of Virtual Reality in Architecture

By |2017-10-03T16:43:12-07:00April 18, 2016|Trends|

The Reality of Virtual Reality in Architecture Strap on your HMD (that means Head Mounted Display, for the uninitiated) and prepare to walk into the future of architecture! With 2015 being the year of the early adopter in the consumer Virtual Reality (VR) space and the recent buzz around the [...]

13 01, 2015

Monographs: Design Implications of “The Internet Of Everything”

By |2015-01-13T14:19:30-08:00January 13, 2015|Architecture, Design, Trends|

Monographs: Design implications of “the internet of everything” By: Scott Rixon As part of our regular blog calendar our Monographs postings take an inquisitive approach, offering more questions than they answer in the hope that these questions can catalyze useful thoughts amongst our team and our industry. In this post [...]

18 11, 2014

Create and Maintain a Modern Design Portfolio

By |2018-06-22T17:02:23-07:00November 18, 2014|Design, Interviewing, Job Search, Portfolio, Social Media, Trends|

The job market for Architecture and Interior Design talent is heating up.  Firms across the globe are hiring and have set a very high bar for the people they make an offer to.  For better or for worse, much of those hiring decisions are made on the strength of the [...]

27 09, 2013

Monographs: Evidence-based Design

By |2013-09-27T00:27:33-07:00September 27, 2013|Architecture, Business, Design, Firm Managment, Interior Design, Trends|

As design competition increases and current design practices mature, how does evidence-based design begin to inform areas of design outside of healthcare, and what is the resulting impact on the competitive advantage of design firms that integrate evidence-based design throughout their practice areas? Evidence-based design, which grew out of the [...]

3 01, 2013

We have met Big Brother, and he is us.

By |2013-01-03T20:00:53-08:00January 3, 2013|Business, Trends|

Over sharing.  My mother always warned against it by tsk-ing to me that "fools names and fool faces always appear in public places".  Mind you, this is the same mother who now posts every cooked meal, ordered desert, baby picture, and Gin Rummy hand on Facebook!   We have met [...]

20 03, 2012

Shopping from home 2.0

By |2012-03-20T15:49:33-07:00March 20, 2012|Business, Trends|

Think about the last thing you purchased from home. How did you do it? Were you on-line? Did you use the phone? What did you buy? How long did it take to get your purchase? Three days? A week? Did you get it overnight? What did that cost? What if [...]

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