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Great Lakes By Design: Ergonomics


Design Corner

  • Motawi | a handcrafted art tile studio adds to two collections inspired by formative figures in American midcentury art and design

Design Spotlight

  • A Better Chicago | a multidisciplinary collaboration looks to elevate and to support the city’s design legacy, community, and resources with a new comprehensive initiative aligned with the debut of NeoCon 2020
  • Natural advantage | the innovative work in biomimicry that led to the design solution of Tubercle Technology and the recognition as 2018 finalists for the European Inventor Award
  • Movement evolution | the innovative new headquarters of the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities positioned in the heart of downtown Minneapolis


  • Timeless estate | a French Chateau-inspired residence in Hinsdale, Illinois captures a certain jene sais quoi in time, designed by MBC Design & Development LLC
  • Tower work | the renovation project repositioning a premiere office building in Columbus, Ohio in the market through an intention toward hospitality and the experiential
  • The athenaeum of the valley | an iconic building on Grand Valley State University’s Allendale, Michigan campus is given new life as Via Design Inc. and Wolverine Building Group complete a renovation and addition project that pays homage to the architecturally significant structure
  • Creating a culture | a progressive healthcare insurance company looks to a Minneapolis-based architectural firm to craft interactive and collaborative spaces reflecting its culture within its expanded footprint


  • Sculpted garden | a reconstruction plan of an iconic Minneapolis sculpture garden transforms the site using spatial simplicity to update and to position the destination for a modern era


  • Whole-grain catalyst | the 2019 James Beard Foundation Outstanding Baker forging a path that returns to quality whole-grains and uses it as a vehicle to empower the creation of a regional food system built upon regenerative agriculture

Creative Endeavors

  • Heritage craft | the independent glass lighting studio in Minneapolis adds its handprint to a long line in a traditional craft that has endured for thousands of years
  • Troscan tradition | the Chicago-based design studio quietly and meticulously producing custom furniture and accessories defined by the beauty of simplicity in all its exacting detail
  • Hidden dimensions | an architectural firm unveils adaptive, custom furniture concepts meant to transform an interior space
  • Dance, in moment | the new dance and yoga studio in Detroit disrupting the conventional and delivering a safe, creative space for those to gather

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On the cover, pictured: The cover photography was provided by Hines | Design Collective. It depicts a bespoke, living green wall designed specifically for the lobby of the Huntington Center in Columbus, Ohio. It is a passive, modular system with replaceable cassettes flanking the escalator.

Background image: USTA Grandstand Stadium, Flushing Meadows, NY
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