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Mattress Firm HQ Featured on “Building Design + Construction”

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“Immediately upon entering Mattress Firm’s new 130,000-sf BEDQuarters building, the fact that the company deals in mattresses is on full display. The statement lobby has a front desk decorated with bed coils, puffy, cloud-like pendants hang from the ceiling, and wayfinding signage inspired by the company’s Comfort by Color theme to direct visitors and team members alike”. – Read the rest of the story here.

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Power Nap on the Job: Mattress Firm’s New HQ

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Mattress Firm chose tvsdesign to help consolidate two corporate locations into one in southwest Houston, Texas. The decision to consolidate headquarters was spurred by Mattress Firm’s fast-paced growth, along with a strategy to align the company’s brand identity with its organizational culture. (more…)

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Better by Design: 7 Ways We’re Committing to a Culture of Employee Wellness

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Better by Design, the Brand & Culture Committee’s part in the greater 2017 “Firm Fitness” initiative, aims to give employees the tools they need to make them healthier, happier and by default, more productive. (more…)

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Better by Design: Introducing a Cultural Wellness Program

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So far, 2017 has been all about “Firm Fitness” for tvsdesign. Our new President, Janet Simpson, has taken significant steps to strategically position our firm through what we’re calling the Firm Fitness Plan – a comprehensive business strategy keeping us agile and focused on a shared vision. One element of this initiative is fostering a culture of innovation and support. As an employee-owned company, this part is important to us because each interaction on the job directly contributes to the overall health of our firm. (more…)

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Your 2017 Design Summer Reading List

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Tickets and hotel are booked, bags are packed and all that’s left to do is find a good read. Maybe you’re into something a little more stimulating than the next Twilight page-turner but don’t know where to look. Don’t worry, friends! We’ve asked our designers to name some of the best books about design so that you can enjoy a read that leaves you with something substantial rather than fatigue from rolling your eyes at cheesy dialogue. (more…)

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Blockbusters: 6 Films Set in tvsdesign Spaces

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Our designers complete projects with the client and good design in mind, but sometimes that good design is appealing for some unexpected additional clients: the film industry.  In fact, tvsdesign spaces have appeared in more than 70 movies and TV shows in recent years. While it can sometimes be difficult to spot the space, we’ve isolated work in six different films that you may recognize. (more…)

Design, Retail /

Three Ways to Engage Retail Customers Using Flexible Space Design

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It’s easy to prepare and lease spaces for the big brands. But, as consumers trend toward those local, niche vendors they can easily find marketed online, malls must pivot to be included. With a few layout tweaks, enhanced service and specific attention to your guest’s experience, you can be on your way to crafting the “it” space in your neighborhood, and reaping the rewards without sacrificing the advantages of leasing to national brands. (more…)

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ESOP Association recognizes tvsdesign for two national awards

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The Employee Stock Ownership Association recognized tvsdesign in two national award categories at its 40th Annual Conference in Washington D.C. on May 11: first, as the winner for printed ESOP company materials and second, as the runner up for an ESOP intranet presence. In addition to two national honors, our ESOP Communications Committee chairwoman, Jennifer Durham, won a regional award as the New South Chapter Employee Owner of the Year. (more…)

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Naturally Designed: First look of Sealed Air’s new Charlotte campus

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Sealed Air’s new state-of-the-art global corporate headquarters is now open in Charlotte. (more…)

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5 Ways Shared Spaces Create Better Workplaces

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The ever-evolving modern workplace is a complex network of highly connected workers where knowledge and experience are valued and immediacy and innovation are highest priority. This means the office is so much more than just rented desk space – it’s a platform for change that not only attracts and retains talent but provides engaging spaces for productive individuals and teams. (more…)