Articles by tag: design

Icom’s Memorial Day Tribute 2023

As the rhythms of daily life ebb and flow, there comes a moment each year when the nation collectively slows its pace to remember and honor the indelible sacrifice of our military men and women–Memorial Day. Jim Hanshaw, Icom’s South Central Territory Manager, shares that this isn’t simply a day off from work, a…

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Pro AV Today
How UI and UX Factor into the Digitization of AV

In this episode of Pro AV Today, host Ben Thomas and his guest, Joe Wylezik from Vincit, dive deep into the impact of user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) design on the digital transformation of AV technology. Wylezik, with his extensive experience in design, offers fascinating insights into the core principles of effective UI…

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Architecture & Design
Architecture Reflects How We Perceive the World. How will Global Trends Influence Architecture in 2023?

Architecture is not just a matter of creating buildings and structures we inhabit; it is a reflection of culture, society, lifestyle, and how we perceive ourselves and the world. As the world becomes more sustainable and modernized, architecture in 2023 will seek to match that and other key themes. What is on the horizon…

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A Look Behind the Names of the 2023 United States Artists’ Architecture and Design Fellows

Each year, the United States Artists awards $50,000 to selected artists for their cultural contributions; these artists are from a variety of industries, including design, architecture, writing, social activism, and more. This year, 45 artists received Fellow titles, four of which were from the Architecture and Design Discipline. Who are these architecture and design…

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Pro AV Today
The Intersection of Hardware, Aesthetics and Technology in Residential Design

Watch above as Pro AV Today‘s Ben Thomas and Martin Heckmann of Masonite discuss the intersection of technology and design in the residential installation space. — The intersection of technology and design has been a growing trend in the residential installation industry. As technology advances, it is becoming an increasingly important factor in the…

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Acoustics and Aesthetics 101: Designing Enterprise Office Spaces

Integrators and interior designers are at war! (not really) But can we all just agree that both sides could benefit from listening to each other more? Especially when designing office spaces and huddle rooms. One of the biggest pain points of office/enterprise design is how to balance the acoustic design of the space with its…

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Women in Construction Featuring Sherry Valdes

Although the percentage of women in construction has grown over the past few years, the number is still small, 10.9% in fact. Despite this, there are opportunities in the construction industry for women to make their mark–just ask Sherry Valdes. So, how did Valdes get started in the community and what has she learned…

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Empowering Through Connection: Vogel’s Pyramid Model Approach
July 19, 2024

Mission and Impact: Vogel Alcove, a nonprofit in Dallas, helps homeless children and families through various programs and services. Pyramid Model Framework: Vogel uses the Pyramid Model, an evidence-based framework for promoting young children’s social-emotional development with universal supports, targeted supports, and intensive interventions. Nurturing Relationships and Supportive Environments: Vogel focuses on building nurturing…

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MedPAC’s Miss on Reality of Home Health Financial Reality Results in Suggested Cut in 2025 Proposed Rule
July 19, 2024

The March 2024 MedPAC report recommending a 7% payment reduction for home health agencies in 2025 has sparked significant concern within the industry. Why is this recommendation being met with such resistance, and what does the financial reality of home health agencies look like in contrast to these federal suggestions? Are the MedPAC recommendations…

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Sixth Inning- What are the Stages Where Your Business Takes Place?
July 18, 2024

When you think of a baseball game, you might picture the crack of the bat or the roar of the crowd as a home run sails over the outfield fence. But for the Savannah Bananas, the game is just one part of the spectacle. Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind this innovative team, shares how…

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A Skilled Trades Career Provides a Future-Proof Path
July 18, 2024

In today’s rapidly changing job market, a skilled trades career offers a viable and attractive option, especially for the younger generations exploring alternatives to traditional college education. Recent trends indicate a significant shift in interest in these hands-on professions. On Straight Outta Crumpton, host Greg Crumpton engages in a lively conversation with Nicole Bass,…

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The Social Impact Panel, featuring Eric Coleman, Stacy Bruce, and Derek Alley
January 1, 2023

Community describes a group of people that live in the same place or share similar characteristics. Every community is different, but one commonly shared theme is how businesses can impact their respective communities. Corporate philanthropy can spure great societal impact. But what causes are companies giving back to the communities they operate in and…

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The Importance of Design in Pre-Construction with Donn Calaway
January 1, 2023

Design in pre-construction plays a critical role in this phase of a project. At VCC, their In-House Design and Construction Integration team gets involved in all projects from start to finish. Donn Calaway, Chief Design Officer at VCC, heads up the design and construction integration group. He sat down with Gabrielle Bejarano on Deconstruction…

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Field Safety Leadership and Behavior Change Management with Scott Anders
January 1, 2023

Behavior change management with employees is one of the most challenging aspects of any workplace. That’s even more so in construction because a failure to change can lead to unsafe conditions and even injury. So, how can field safety leaders invoke change so that it sticks? VCC Safety Director Scott Anders shared his wisdom on…

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Revolutionizing Construction: Proactive Pre-Construction to Beat Supply Chain Challenges
January 1, 2023

In the ever-evolving construction industry, staying ahead of the game is crucial. That’s where VCC’s revolutionary pre-construction process comes into play. With over three decades of experience revolutionizing construction, VCC has honed its expertise across all product sectors nationwide, making them the go-to team for clients seeking extensive knowledge and insight. What sets VCC…

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Unleashing Success: The Untapped Power of Service at VCC
January 1, 2023

In the fast-paced world of VCC, a motto emerged at the beginning of the year–“Service at our Core.” It started as a mere slogan, but quickly transformed into something much deeper. The power of service, it turns out, is the lifeblood of VCC’s culture and success, according to VCC’s CEO, Derek Alley. It extends beyond…

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Embracing Construction Technology: VCC’s Path to Success
January 1, 2023

In a rapidly evolving construction industry, VCC has emerged as a pioneer in innovation and construction technology. From its inception, VCC has been committed to revolutionizing the construction process, constantly fine-tuning management principles and practices. By harnessing the power of technology, VCC has achieved greater efficiency, productivity, and predictability. Derek Alley, CEO, and Ryan…

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Revolutionizing Consumer Experiences: Creating an Unforgettable Destination Beyond Shopping
January 1, 2023

Grandscape, a groundbreaking multi-use city center, stands as a testament to the transformative evolution of the consumer journey. In this VCC episode, Hilary Kennedy meets up with Hadi Wehebe, VP, and Shane Collins, Senior Project Manager, both of VCC, as well as Ron Lazenby, Real Estate Development Manager at Grandscape, to dive into the…

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Blending Tradition and Innovation: Building the Future at the University of Arkansas
January 1, 2023

The University of Arkansas is in the process of constructing a remarkable building known as the student success center, designed to support and mentor first-generation and minority college students. This project is a testament to the university’s commitment to providing additional tutoring and mentoring support for its diverse student population. The architectural style of the…

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Live from FABTECH 2021: Eddie Saunders of Flex Machine Tools
July 2, 2022

This is another episode of Manufacturing A Stronger Standard live from FABTECH 2021. Host and President of LestaUSA and DeGeest Corp., Derek DeGeest, talked with Eddie Saunders, Creative Director and host at FlexLive of Flex Machine Tools. Flex Machine Tools designs and manufactures a wide range of machine tools including Waterjets, Vertical Machining Centers, Tapping…

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