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Workplace Innovation Summits

Thought leadership on improving how & where we work. Every year we produce national Workplace Innovation Summits, one day conferences convening the latest thinking in workplace design and impact. In 2017 ...

Design Museum: Digitally-Enabled Creativity

Special HUBweek edition of Design Museum Mornings featuring Pip Mothersill For October we are holding a special edition of Design Museum Mornings during HUBweek! This Design Museum Mornings event will differ ...

Extraordinary Playscapes • Opens in Chicago September 21st!

Extraordinary Playscapes  Exhibition On View: September 21 – December 16, 2017 Chicago Public Library: Harold Washington Library Center Featured in The Boston Globe, Boston Magazine, FastCo Exist, WBUR’s The ARTery, Next City, Curbed, PDX Parent, and ...

The Office Made Better

By Karin Sharav Zalkind, Interior Designer, NoBox Studio // No Name Office Editor’s note: Karin Sharav Zalkind is a Think Tank member for the Boston Workplace Innovation Summit on October 27th. “The scale of the ...

Announcing Our Fall 2017 Lineup!

Fall is just around the corner! This season we’re bringing you a breadth of design impact that will inspire you to look at the world around you from a different lens. ...

Observing Design Through Its Decay

“To see things again for the first time, that’s the point of art.”   Designers, makers, and innovators are often the most inspirational people in a room, yet hardly the most vocal ...

Building Urban Environment Across Disciplines

Design Museum Mornings with Dan Adams of Landing Studio   Traditionally, object-based architecture has engaged with trades, crafts, and engineers. What are the new disciplinary relationships of an ecologic architecture? September’s Design ...

Coworking: Not just for startups and freelancers

How larger companies can utilize shared work environments By Kristyn Hill, Interior Designer, Bergmeyer Editor’s note: Kristyn Hill is a Think Tank member for the Boston Workplace Innovation Summit on October 27th. Coworking spaces ...

Harnessing the Dreams of Employees

The Shifting Talent Marketplace By Ed Nathanson, Founder, Red Pill Talent Editor’s note: Ed Nathanson is the opening keynote speaker at our Boston Workplace Innovation Summit on October 27th. The world of work has changed ...

Design Museum Mornings: VR For The People

Discover how Virtual Reality makes design accessible, collaborative, and more daring than ever before with Shelley Midthun, Executive Director of Oregon Story Board. Join us for the October’s Design Museum Mornings! Keynote ...

Transforming Your Workplace: From Cubicles to Collaboration

At July’s Design Museum Mornings, we listened to Jen Teckenberg’s insights on revitalizing our workplaces as we adapt to advancing technologies and changes in company structure. Jen was able us ...