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Come to Your Senses

Site location: Publications > Design Practice/Theory

Since the time of Plato, the act of thinking has been perceived as a logical, conscious and verbally based process, with emotion derided as...
Topics: Design Theory Resource Type: IIDA Publication

Sense and Sensibility

Site location: Publications > Design Practice/Theory

Mitchell E. Sawasy, FIIDA, AIA, learned the need for cultural sensitivity the hard way. When designing the Beijing corporate office for Gold...
Topics: Design Theory Practice Areas: Office Practice Management: Client Relations Resource Type: IIDA Publication

Alone Time

Site location: Publications > Design Practice/Theory

Workers in open-plan offices have complained for decades about a lack of privacy. A 2001 study by BOSTI Associates concluded that the single...
Topics: Design Theory Practice Areas: Government Practice Areas: Healthcare Practice Areas: Office Resource Type: IIDA Publication Resource Type: Continuing Education Course

Anthropology in Design

Site location: Publications > Design Practice/Theory

Eric Laurier knows that putting a sofa in a coffee shop may invite longer stays and younger crowds. He recognizes that window tables are the...
Topics: Design Theory Practice Areas: Facility Planning Practice Areas: Institutional Practice Areas: Office Resource Type: IIDA Publication

Match Makers

Site location: Publications > Design Practice/Theory

Just as a group of musical notes can be described as discordant, so can certain design elements. On the other hand, sometimes it's the pairing...
Topics: Design Theory Resource Type: IIDA Publication

Flight Patterns

Site location: Publications > Design Practice/Theory

Our ancestors used environmental cues to make their way into, through and out of a given space, actively landmarking routes and noting natural...
Topics: Design Theory Resource Type: IIDA Publication

The Power to Define

Site location: Publications > Design Practice/Theory

Ever wonder why coffee drinkers continue to shell out $4 for Starbucks’ Venti Cinnamon Dolce Frappaccino instead of drinking their own...
Topics: Design Theory Practice Areas: Retail Resource Type: IIDA Publication

Designers are Motivators

Site location: Publications > Thought Leadership

Could something as seemingly simple as a well-placed, alluring staircase save a life? Many interior designers are finding that an invaluable...
Topics: Design Theory Resource Type: IIDA Publication Resource Type: Continuing Education Course

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