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Carson Design Associates Book Club: On the Edge

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The Carson Design team finished reading On the Edge: Leadership Lessons from Mount Everest and Other Extreme Environments for our most recent business book club. On the Edge is an engaging leadership guide by Alison Levine, in which she proposes that the leadership principles she learned on her various personal expeditions — from the South

Reframing the Gender-Neutral Restroom Conversation

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Last summer at the AIA Conference on Architecture, the initiative Stalled! officially launched, with a mission to create safe, sustainable and inclusive public restrooms for everyone regardless of age, gender, race religion and disability. Architect Joel Sanders, transgender historian Susan Stryker and legal scholar Terry Kogan created a specific set of guidelines, with the intent

5 Ways to Create an Instagram Friendly Office Space

AUTHOR: Carson Design Associates - Indy   POST DATE:

As interior designers and architects, we constantly think about balancing creativity with workplace productivity. And recently, we had the idea of incorporating a corner of the office for business promotion on Instagram in a fun and approachable way for both employees and visitors. We see these backdrops in Indy all the time on social media —

Designing for the Introverts and Extroverts in Your Office

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As commercial interior designers, it’s our job to stay up-to-date on workplace trends. We cherish highly functional, great looking, professional environments – with client satisfaction as our highest priority. With the emergence of the open office environment and shared workspace model, it’s crucial for us to be considerate of the various job descriptions that exist

6 Quick Notes on the Real Estate Market in 2019

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On January 24, the Urban Land Institute of Indiana held Real Estate Trends 2019: Getting to the Next Level at the Indiana State Museum, exploring the present landscape of the real estate market in the Hoosier State. The event included a keynote presentation by Mitch Roschelle, partner and business development leader at PwC, in which

Our Reading List for 2018

AUTHOR: Carson Design Associates - Indy   POST DATE:

It’s our annual goal to take on reading that galvanizes us in our designs. As we settle into 2018, we’re focusing in on two titles. We believe they can motivate your team and inspire your work as well – feel free to read along with us! Finish: Give Yourself the Gift of Done In this

Top Interior Design Trends to Look for in 2018

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We are living in a time of incredible technological advancements, allowing for interior designers to flex their creativity to a wide range of possibilities. New design innovations will allow us to disrupt traditional workplace trends and introduce more dynamic and engaging spaces. Below, we’ve outlined the top five design trends to look for in 2018:

A Quick Look at Real Estate in 2018 and Beyond

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Several Carson Design employees attended the recent Cushman Wakefield State of the Real Estate event — held online for the first time — to hear several market experts share their thoughts on the present and future outlook on local and national sectors. Here were a few key findings: According to Kevin Thorpe, Cushman & Wakefield’s

How Your Office Environment Affects Your Employees and Ways to Make it Healthier

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Did you know that creating a positive, safe and healthy office space can increase morale, improve work-life balance, and make an overall positive impact on your business? Here are just a few of the benefits of a healthy office environment. Attract + Retain Good Talent By striving to make the work experience healthier for employees,

Carson Design Takes a Look at the Future of Sustainability With Shaw Contract

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Earlier this month, a small group of Carson Design Associates team members traveled down to Dalton, Georgia to visit Shaw Contract, a global brand of Shaw Industries specializing in floor coverings. Following is what three of those staff members — Abbey Kochert, Andrea Cole and Cynthia Rumas — discovered after touring the mill and meeting