A summary of research and lessons learned by SMBW staff at USAI Lighting’s Collaboratory
A summary of research and lessons learned by SMBW staff at the OFS facilities in Huntingburg, IN
A summary of research and lessons learned by SMBW staff at the Steelcase facilities in Grand Rapids, MI
In this whitepaper, SMBW delves into the history of inclusive design and what makes a space inclusive as part of the 2022 Shine the Light initiative.
Following SMBW’s Shine The Light campaign, an initiative spurred to raise awareness of local black creatives, we investigate the state of the design industry from a diversity perspective
By amplifying this generation of leaders, we can raise awareness of professional paths in the arts and design for future generations.
Our research on trends and changes in office design and working spaces.
SMBW takes a deep dive into the corporate design strategies that make offices the best for clients and staff.
Companies that adopt best practices for hiring and supporting people with disabilities outperform their peers with higher profit margins.
A sterile office workplace isn’t practical. Designing workplaces to lower the infectious viral load in workplaces is practical.
Campuses can improve recruitment, retention, student engagement and overall happiness through design.
Design innovations in residential life projects enrich the campus experience and foster student success
Research shows that faculty offices are typically occupied less than those for administrators — often less than half of the workweek.
Smart buildings and spaces are on the rise, elevating the experience for building managers and tenants.
Tenants are looking to mixed-use buildings that offer an outlet for their “live-work-play” lifestyles.
The sense of community and flexible leases are leading people to communal housing options.
The trends and evolution of parking in mixed-use developments.
Cross-industry design experience brings a holistic and multi-purpose mindset to the modern college campus