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Charretting for Results

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Samantha Delabar and Meredith Payne of BHDP Architecture discuss how design strategists and business leaders must learn to effectively work together to transform workplace design.  For the past half century, design often referred to an individual who asked a few questions about a problem, went away for a period of time, and returned with well-crafted […]

BHDP Architecture Opens New Office in Atlanta, GA

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BHDP Atlanta Office Release We are pleased to announce the opening of our new office in Atlanta, GA. The office is located at 1230 Peachtree Street, Suite 1900, Atlanta, Georgia 30309 and can be contacted by phone at 770-545-5862. The office will be led by Lucas Roberts, AIA, LEED AP, who has a decade of workplace design […]

BHDP Architecture Opens New Office in Pittsburgh, PA

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BHDP Pittsburgh Office Release We are pleased to announce the opening of our new office in Pittsburgh, PA. The office is located at 6425 Living Place, Suite 200; Pittsburgh, PA 15206 and can be contacted by phone at 412-450-6031. “With project locations spanning all 50 states, 5 Canadian provinces and 20 different countries around the globe, […]

The Mandate For Innovation: Preparing for the next generation workforce

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The Mandate For Innovation: Preparing for the next generation workforce Business is quickly facing a new set of expectations as the next generation grows up. It is within this environment that the mandate for innovation is at the forefront, not only in terms of future workers but workplaces as well. “Digital natives” as they are […]

Defining Privacy for the Future of Workspace Design

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Defining Privacy for the Future of Workspace Design The astounding rate of change and complexity in the marketplace in the beginning of the 21stcentury precipitated a shift toward barrier-free workplace design. Many business leaders believed that collaboration, fostered by open-plan workspaces, would stimulate the innovation required to meet the needs of the changing marketplace. However, […]

What do “Creative People” do?

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A recent book has gotten some main-stream attention in a business context connected to the current cries for innovation. After a 2014 Huffington Post article, the author teamed with an academic and cowrote, Wired to Create. While an interesting and easy read containing ideas intent on identifying creative people based on behavioral traits, the book […]

Change Management: Thinking Outside the Box

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THINKING OUTSIDE THE CHANGE MANAGEMENT BOX Changing behaviors is difficult! Image courtesy of the author. For the past few decades, change management has been the accepted best business process to transition individuals, teams, and organizations to new ways of working. Preparation and support through change are essential for people if you want to drive organizational […]

IRDC 2016 – Postscript

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Eric Kuhn, BHDP Retail design leader, reviews his time spent at IRDC 2016 in Montreal, Canada.   Goodness! I’ve just now attempted to decompress and digest all that was IRDC (International Retail Design Conference) 2016. In the aftermath of what was presented, discussed and debated, I’m so very pleased to have attended – and just […]

Project Story: American Family Insurance Dreambank

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American Family Insurance believes in the power and purpose of dreams. Offering a variety of insurance products, they seek to not only protect the American dream, but to propel the American dreamer to new possibilities.  A brick-and-mortar DreamBank space, located in the heart of downtown Madison, Wis. (not far from American Family’s headquarters) provides an […]

Evolve or Die – Eric Kuhn on the Importance of Change in Retail Environments

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Eric Kuhn, design leader at BHDP, examines the importance of not only facing, but embracing, change in order to survive in today’s uber-competitive retail climate.   Evolve or die: You could say that in many respects, all of humanity subscribes to this simple statement. And while the influences that inform our evolution are constantly changing, […]