Stay tuned for next month to hear and announcement from Donna Gaines, our founder and leading lady! And as a teaser, can you guess who from our thirty three year past could possibly be bouncing back into the Gaines game? Find out the answer to both of these questions in next month’s vlog!
And for those of you waiting on the edge of your seat for the next installment of Coffee With A Consultant, you’ll have to wait just a bit longer. In the meantime, click here to view our old episodes and email usRead more
The following is a guest post from our very own consultant, Jon Barron. Without further ado…
I had less than a year of experience working in executive search when my boss emailed me along with every other Associate at our company, asking if anyone spoke French. My interest was piqued, as I had been studying French from the ripe age of twelve. More recently, I had made multiple French speaking friends abroad while traveling. I always enjoyed testing my conversation skills and reallyRead more
Who in your firm, really needs to be involved in the search for new talent? Ever wonder why our consultants like to dive into the deep end of the pool and know everything about your firm?
Donna Gaines and Megan Pluister plunge into these questions to talk about what makes a successful search in our third video in the series, Coffee With A Consultant, appearing on the first Wednesday of every month.
Be sure to check back for future episodes. And of course, if you ever have a question you’d like us to cover, send itRead more
For quite some time, I always thought that I should have been an interior designer. I almost dabbled in it for a bit, but then the writing path spoke to me. So when I stumbled upon an article about 10 ways you know you should be an interior designer I obviously became intrigued.
I treated the list kind of like a quiz. Just for fun. Let’s take a look at how to tell if you should be an interior designer. We can all it a little MondayRead more
Cathedrals present some of the most beautiful architecture. In my opinion that is. There’s something about the beautiful stained glass windows, the walls, the floors — really just all of the little details — that make it simply magnificent. So I also found it pretty awesome when I stumbled on an article about a Brooklyn artist who is creating a miniature scale model of a Gothic cathedral from scratch. Yes, from scratch. How in the world is this even possible?
Well, Ryan McAmis, theRead more
Happy Wednesday everyone! We hope you’re week is off to a great start. We’ve been reading a lot of interesting articles this week and now is the time to share them with you. Here’s what we’ve been reading.
Fun (and wacky) offices from Hollywood movies (Chicago Creative Space)
Perkins + Will heads to Wrigley (Architecture Chicago Plus)
What have you been reading? We want to know about it!Read more
Office design has come a long way in the past few years. It’s not just in the floor plans, but also in the furniture and accessories companies select. Everything from places to play games and take naps to really bright and fun color furniture. And we’ll openly admit that some of this stuff is making us really jealous. So here are eight things we really wish we had in our office space.
This awesome Buoy Seat from Poppin.com.
This chair that looks comfy and doubles as aRead more
Good morning and happy Wednesday. It’s time for us to share what we’ve been reading lately. From strange things we’ve never heard of (like redesigning bubble wrap) to awesome news for the industry, this week has a little bit of everything. Check it out and share what you’ve been reading with us!
Bubble wrap that doesn’t pop (it’s totally weird, we know!) (Interesting Engineering)
A wall that replaces air conditioning? These students figured out how. (Interesting Engineering)
A positive outlook for the architecture industry (ArchDaily)
Where to watch architectural lectures.Read more
Imagine waking up from eye surgery and realize that you can no longer see. Sounds pretty tough, right? Now imagine being an architect and waking up from eye surgery blind. This is exactly what happened to Chris Downey, an architect based in San Fransisco.
Per an article in Dwell, Downey lost his sight in 2008 after eye surgery. Even though he found it terrifying, he had no desire to stop being an architect. Now, through technology like the inTACT Sketchpad, he’s able to draw and readRead more