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  • In today’s workplaces, many top employers are making it a priority to promote healthy work environments and encourage workers to live healthier lifestyles. And with good reason: they recognize the direct link between healthy, engaged employees and high productivity coupled with lower employee turnover. Event Network, who operates retail stores for cultural attractions across the United States, prides itself in being just such a company.

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Beyond the company fitness center: Promoting healthy lifestyles throughout the work environment

  Event Network’s new headquarters profiled in the latest edition of Business Insurance Magazine In today’s workplaces, many top employers are making it a priority to promote healthy work environments and encourage workers to live healthier lifestyles. And with good reason: they recognize the direct link between healthy, engaged employees and high productivity coupled with … Continue reading

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NOW OPEN: Victor Valley College Regional Public Safety Training Center

The highly anticipated $31.5 million state-of-the-art Victor Valley College Regional Public Safety Training Center, officially opened in late April to much acclaim. Celebrating the momentous occasion alongside college officials, the local fire and police departments and FEMA officials were Gordon Carrier and David Gonzalez, respectively Design Principal and Project Designer of Carrier Johnson + CULTURE. … Continue reading

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MAPPING THE INDOORS

Has Google Maps just revolutionized the wayfinding industry? Used primarily as an outdoor tool up until now, Google Maps has been instrumental in helping people visit new cities, drive through unfamiliar parts of town or find the nearest subway or train station. But it appears that’s about to change as Google has just announced that it’s Maps 6.0 version will … Continue reading

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Brands with a higher purpose

Let’s face it, most of us in the business world have been conditioned to worship the all-mighty dollar.  Now, perhaps not in such a literal way (although some actually do worship money…check out the movie Margin Call by Lionsgate), but we are taught that a successful business is driven by profit.  And so it goes, … Continue reading

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IT’S A WASH

Sometimes an idea comes along that is so obviously simple it gives you one of those nagging, “Why didn’t I think of that?” feelings. Such is the case with the Vanishing FruitWash Label from New York designer and electrical engineer, Scott Amron. Unlike plain stickers that you peel off and throw away, the FruitWash Labels dissolve into an … Continue reading

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THERE’S MORE THAN ONE WAY TO SKIN A BUILDING

There’s more than one way to skin a building. For instance, how about with salt? San Francisco based firm, Faulders Studio has developed a sculptural tower proposal for the city of Dubai called GEOtube. The building was designed specifically for the unique environment of Dubai which is located close to Persian Gulf and has the world’s highest salinity … Continue reading

Iconathon

CIVIC SYMBOLS FOR THE PUBLIC DOMAIN

Over the last couple of months, several cities across the United States participated in a series of collaborative design workshops with the aim of generating icons and symbols that visually convey concepts frequently needed in civic design that would communicate universally recognized concepts to the city inhabitants. Called Iconathons, the workshops were created through a … Continue reading

365Q

365 DAYS OF INSPIRATION

Julian Bialowas is an advocate of finding the positive in life. A photographer and graphic designer from Alberta, Canada, he has gained world-wide recognition for his 365Q project through social media avenues such as this blog. At the mere age of 20, and still a student himself, Bialowas took on the task of capturing a new … Continue reading

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A STOP IN TIME

The world lost a great visionary yesterday. The immeasurable loss of Apple co-founder and recent CEO, Steve Jobs, who died at the age of 56, after a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer, is almost palpable. The vast reaction from the public, from people like Obama and Bill Gates to various celebrity personalities, shows just how influential he was … Continue reading

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WHERE COFFEE SHOP MEETS CUBICLE

Coworking is a growing trend we’ve seen steadily increase over the last couple of years. Really, it’s changing the way many people do business, particularly now, with many scratching to make a living in a badly damaged economy. The basic idea behind coworking is collaboration, openness, community, accessibility, and sustainability in the workplace. Coworking spaces … Continue reading

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