Voting for the Interior Design magazine annual Best of Year awards is in full swing, and the Plyboo Reveal collection, from Smith & Fong, is among the entrants with aspirations for winning one of the coveted honors.
Along with greater public awareness of intelligent design in homes, offices and commercial buildings, has come an increased reliance on bamboo as a building material.
Just as homes and commercial buildings have undergone design revolutions in recent years, so too has the modern office space.
Bamboo floors and panels have almost become commonplace in modern home design and renovation, but what about entire structures made of the stuff?
Over the past 15 years or so, restaurants have become some of the most innovative businesses in the world.
As technology and innovation continue to develop at a rapid pace, they are having an impact on everything from communications to what we eat and how we produce that food to architectural design and building.
For many people, making a house a home involves incorporating natural materials and into their building and design strategies.
With its eco-friendly sustainable qualities and naturally beautiful look and texture, bamboo is rapidly becoming the trendy material to use in home and commercial developments across the United States.
A healthy mind is often the product of a healthy body.
The Solar Decathlon, a biennial competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, is set to take place at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, Calif, Oct. 3-13, 2013.