Author, nationally syndicated columnist, commentator, and radio host Arianna Huffington regularly appears on the Forbes list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women. Leading a busy life, Huffington now has one simple message: Find balance and get some rest.
Eaton describes his art selection business, curation collaborations with both designers and owners, and the key highlights of his work.
A New York native brings a sense of fashion, style, and sophistication to the commercial interiors practice at TPG Architecture
Assembly has completed the Uber Advanced Technologies Group Center in
Pittsburgh and is currently designing two workplaces for Uber in San
Francisco and Oakland, California, as well as a variety of projects
ranging from urban design to branding, interiors, and products.
Zones by Teknion and PearsonLloyd was named the 2016 Best of NeoCon Best of Competition.
David Rockwell, FAIA, who leads the firm Rockwell Group based in New York, will be a NeoCon keynote speaker.
Years before flexible and open offices, customized furniture systems, sustainable design and recycling, and human-centered design became common practice in our profession, the husband-and-wife design team of Stanley Felderman and Nancy Keatinge were doing it.
Designer D.B. Kim, now directing hospitality interiors for Wanda Group in Beijing, reflects on his workAug 05, 2015 • Profiles
Editor in Chief John Czarnecki visited Kim in Beijing and Shanghai, and interviewed him about his experience with Wanda Group.
Adjaye is known for his architecture of poetic forms.
Founding designers of hot new British firm explain how they reach client-specific design solutions
Randy Fiser began as the new executive vice president and chief executive officer in February, succeeding Michael Alin who served in the role for more than 20 years
The 2012 Designers of the Year Michael Murphy and Alan Ricks founded MASS Design Group to engage in deeply meaningful projects with organizations and partners also committed to the same ideals.
Johnson Chou is the founder of Johnson Chou, Inc., in Toronto, Canada
Designer Perspectives: A Q&A with Steven M. Davis, Designer of the National September 11 Memorial MuseumOct 05, 2011 • Profiles
Contract Editor in Chief John Czarnecki toured the National September 11 Memorial Museum construction site in August, and asked Davis about the design of the museum, which is scheduled to open September 11, 2012
Bass Studio Architects's founder discusses how wanting to be a mechanic led him to architecture, his love of Peruvian food, and how less is ultimately more when it comes to materials
The Link Between Social Responsibility and Sustainable Design: A Q&A with Perkins+Will's Eileen JonesSep 22, 2011 • Profiles
The Perkins+Will Branded Environments principal and national discipline leader shares how designers can adopt a holistic view of sustainability to create lasting impact
The founder and principal of tonychi and associates speaks at the Hospitality Design Boutique show on the evolving market and challenges designers to create experiences
Former Wall Street businessman Jonathan Partridge took the bull by the horns to follow his passion for design and establish his own firm
Nicole Hollis, designer of the Ruti boutique, has developed a portfolio of beautiful commercial, restaurant, retail, and residential interiors since beginning her eponymous firm in San Francisco less than a decade ago.
Joan Blumenfeld, interior design leader for Perkins+Will's New York office, speaks about the challenges in coordinating design teams on an international level
The Brooklyn, New York-based designer, responsible for the newly introduced The Music Project from Shaw Contract Group and the Nest Chairs and Satellite Table from HBF, shares his views on design
The founding principal of Rottet Studio is the first woman to be inducted into both the IIDA College of Fellows and the AIA College of Fellows
The Santa Monica, California–based designer shares some of her career inspirations and A&D experiences
It's not everyday that a once teenage graffiti artist grows into an up-and-coming, award-winning designer with a collection debuting at NeoCon®
The HOK, New York interiors practice leaders took a few moments with Contract to divulge their goals for the firm, their history of success, and some inspirational words
Q&A with Paris-based firm Gilles & Boissier founders who are making a name for themselves with their inspiring and bold restaurant interior designs
The principal and co-founder is honored with the prestigious Markopoulos Award from DDI magazine
Steve Dumez, FAIA, is the design director at Eskew+Dumez+Ripple in New Orleans
Designer Perspectives: Q&A with Susan Doban and Jason Gorsline of Doban Architecture and Think FabricateMar 01, 2011 • Profiles
Q&A with Susan G. Doban, AIA, CEO of Doban Architecture and multidisciplinary design studio Think Fabricate, and Jason Gorsline, design director and partner of Think Fabricate
The industry veteran shares his experience, industry expertise, and retirement plans
The edgy threesome behind Vancouver-based Propellor Design share their first memories of design
Riscala Agnese Design Group principals Fadi Riscala and Michelle Agnese talk about their new Food Network series, the secret to a successful partnership, and advantages of being constantly curious.
An interview with the FIT interior design major reveals insight into this young designer's goals
The successful minority architect speaks to the importance of mentoring in A&D
A Q&A with the accomplished architect, A&D educator, and photographer reveals the inspiration behind the "abstract.hyphen.realities" exhibition on display at the FXFOWLE Gallery in New York City.
In between working on projects still too confidential to talk about, the Gensler design director sounds off on hospitality as a way of life, a supportive mother, and the importance of staying true to yourself.
Milburn Group founder Brian Milburn shares his passion for design in a Q&A with Contact magazine.
As the Lifestyle Department director of NelliRodi, Vincent Grégoire holds a definitive view of design—that design should aim to improve everything.
The authors of "Design Informed: Driving Innovation with Evidence-Based Design" open up on the influences and challenges behind their new book title.
Contract speaks with John Cary, president & CEO of Next American City and co-recipient of our 2009 Designer of the Year Award, about his experience as editor of "The Power of Pro Bono"
Although Wang is still pursuing her doctorate in design, she's making quite a stir in healthcare design research.
The "Nature of Circumstance" author and founding principal of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson discusses his book, career, and design beliefs.
A Q&A with the winner of the CTBUH 2010 Lynn S. Beedle Lifetime Achievement Award. Here, Pedersen shares his insights on the recent recognition, his career, and the importance of tall building architecture on communities.
The creative mind behind Fritz Hansen's successful NAP™ series gets up close and personal with Contract magazine.
This young designer, who holds a passion for travel and photography, clearly brings a unique artistic eye to the interior design field.
40 Under 40 Award winners Patrick de Louwere and Bart Eijking may be still in the green of their design career, but these up and coming designers have become quite the dynamic Dutch duo.
The 2010 Young Architects Award winners share their thoughts on their work, inspiration, and success.
The Thomas Jefferson Award recipient shares his thoughts on design and public architecture.
A Q&A with Lawrence Scarpa, principal for Pugh+Scarpa, divulges on winning the 2010 National American Institute Firm Award, the firm's latest honor.
Architects and "Design through Dialogue: A Guide for Clients and Architects" authors Teresa von Sommaruga Howard and Karen Franck share some of their practical A&D business advice.
A Q&A with architects and "Light Color Sound" authors Alejandro Bahamón and Ana María Álvarez.
Masamichi Udagawa and Sigi Moeslinger, co-founders of Antenna Design New York
A Q&A with M Moser design director Bill Bouchey to discuss his goals and design aspirations, as well as the current trends in corporate design.
Designer Perspectives: Christian Hogue Dishes on Marketing Strategies for Solo Architects and Small FirmsApr 26, 2010 • Profiles
Author of the recently released The Profitable Architect speaks about the ways in which architects can promote their own style and optimize profit.
Ten iconic design practitioners weigh in on how the industry has changed over the last 50 years.
Callison RYA Studio principal discusses Bloomingdale's recent store debut in Dubai.
Addressing trends and challenges in designing a groundbreaking healthcare facility
Stephanie Goto, founder of New York-based Stephanie Goto Design Group, loves restaurants, everything about them.
David Rockwell catches up with Cirque's creative director and consultant