Coming Soon: SAAGE Culinary Studio, Home Base for Artisan Food Businesses

We’re so pleased to introduce you to our latest project under construction: the SAAGE Culinary Studio, a shared-use kitchen and educational space for culinary artisans in Naperville, IL. SAAGE Culinary Studio is the brilliant idea of food entrepreneur Gayatri Borthakur.  As a producer of spices, teas and gourmet gift packages for her specialty spice blend business, Curry’s Kitchen, she knows just how challenging…

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Buildings and Climate Change: Good Design Can Help

We don’t want to belabor the often-depressing facts on climate change any more than necessary … but it does seem necessary to acknowledge the most recent report from the International Panel on Climate Change.   Whether or not you’ve read anything about their findings you should be able to pass this pop quiz.  Look, we know no…

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Don't Forget To Vote TODAY: Polls Are Open Until 7PM

Why do a bunch of designers care about casting ballots?  How we vote is crucial to the built environment and the people who create and live in it.  Our national, state and local representatives make countless decisions that affect the potential for sustainability and for good, equitable design.  For example, on today’s ballot, we choose…

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