Originally published in Interiors & Sources

10/30/2007

DesignFlash - 10.30.07

 
October 30, 2007
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Spotlight on Sustainability
Mohawk Industries is a firm believer in sustainability that works, and with the launch of its new Web site, MohawkGreenworks.com, the company is making it easier than ever to embrace environmental stewardship.
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Architects Respond to California Wild Fires
Architecture for Humanity designers have banded together to help people who have lost homes and businesses to the fires of Southern California rebuild.
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Green Practices Increase on North American College Campuses
Colleges across the United States and Canada are stepping up green practices and policies, with more than two out of three schools improving performance over the last year, according to the new College Sustainability Report Card 2008.
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“Sculpture of Light” Wins Student Design Competition
“Sculpture of Light” Wins Student Design Competition
An LED lighting fixture that allows the end-user to “sculpt” unique lighting effects recently took top honors in Luraline’s sixth annual “It’s Your Light” student design competition. Architecture student Bryan Giroux of Philadelphia University received a $1,500 prize for his winning entry, titled “Flux.”
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NCIDQ News: Why We Design
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A steady increase in the number of online shoppers has added a new level of importance to the design of retail environments.



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