Interior Design

How to Specify Cable Railings

Need to specify a durable, corrosion-resistant solution to define perimeters, connect spaces or complement a design? Cable railings may be the solution for your client.

Trend Forecasting: What's Next for Design in 2022-23?

The pandemic may have turned the world upside-down but it didn't disrupt design trends—it strengthened long-term movements like biophilia that have been evolving for years. In this insightful conversation, trend forecaster and design entrepreneur Stacy Garcia shares her expertise on how to spot trends over fads and what the design industry can expect in the coming years in terms of colors, materials, patterns and technology. She also talks about her new wallcovering collection with Koroseal. 

Designing Women: Two Female Executives Share Their Views on Life, Leadership and Equity

More than 60% of interior designers are women, yet only 11% occupy leadership roles in the industry. Why is that, and how do we ensure there are more seats at the leadership table for women and people from diverse backgrounds? Join this lively discussion i+s recently had with Shannon Cochran, VP of Marketing + Design for Patcraft, and Susan Pilato, CEO of Mantra Inspired Furniture, as they share their perspectives on the role of female executives in the interior design industry and how we can make it more equitable for everyone.

Students Create Award-winning Designs With Laminate

In this episode, the winners of the 2020 and 2021 Formica FORM Student Innovation Competition sat down with Chief Content Director Robert Nieminen to talk about what inspired their winning designs and using laminate as a medium. Formica's Group VP of Design, Renee Hytry Derrington, also shares the company's passion for supporting design education and how the competition has evolved over the years.