Workplace Trends for 2017

March 28, 2017
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By Kristyn Hill, Interior Designer at Bergmeyer

There have been a lot of workplace articles in recent years trying to forecast what the workplace of the future will look like. So much so, that it can make your head spin trying to figure out what direction it will lead! Will the office become extinct? Will we all be working remotely 24/7? While no one is completely certain what the far-out future looks like for the … [Read More]

Now Trending: Retail-Branded Hotels

March 16, 2017
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By Catherine Keywan, Interior Designer at Bergmeyer 

As retail evolves, retailers are discovering new ways to expand their brand’s outreach and loyalty. The newest trend in customer service features concierge and room service. Since customers trust a brand by their value and lifestyle, retailers are extending that trust by creating large scale hospitality programs and boutique hotel experiences to promote their lifestyle.

Retail Hotels Coming Soon

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The most recent … [Read More]

Bergmeyer Spotlight: Getting to Know Associate Brian Perlow, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, GGP

March 6, 2017
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Bergmeyer Spotlight is an online series of informal interviews with members of the Bergmeyer team. We invite you to meet Associate Brian Perlow, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, GGP, who has been with the firm 6 years. Here is what he had to say during his Spotlight interview:

 

What led you to study architecture?

From a young age I was very into the building and assembly of things. I remember the day I received my … [Read More]

The AIA 2030 Commitment: Smart Infrastructure

March 3, 2017
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Everyone’s talking about infrastructure these days. It has somehow become our national “common ground” topic. Hard to argue against fixing roads and bridges, right?

But in fact, there is much room for differing opinions within the topic. If we can somehow produce the $1 trillion that some people think we need to spend on our national infrastructure, what should we spend it on?

Those of us who have signed the AIA 2030 Commitment to … [Read More]