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Amy Guhl

By: Amy Guhl
May 2nd, 2024

When most people think of linoleum, images of their grandmother’s outdated kitchen usually come to mind. The material—once heralded as a miracle in flooring technology—has come to be seen as a relic of a bygone era.

By: Amy Guhl
March 28th, 2024

Selecting interior materials is a crucial part of the design and construction process. Choices have long-term implications, affecting aesthetics, maintenance, and life-cycle costs.

By: Amy Guhl
February 22nd, 2024

Anyone who has planned a home remodel knows color can be intimidating. While flipping through paint swatches in the hardware store, many questions arise: Will this color look right in my space? Will I get sick of it? Will it stand the test of time or become outdated?

By: Amy Guhl
October 17th, 2023

While some companies have embraced remote work, others are encouraging employees to return to the office. Working in the office presents many benefits—including improved collaboration, learning, and relationship-building—but not everyone is thrilled by the prospect.

By: Amy Guhl
July 27th, 2023

Furniture selection is one of the most important aspects of a commercial building project. Occupants use furniture daily, and it can impact their well-being, productivity, and satisfaction. It is also a significant investment, requiring careful planning and consideration.

By: Amy Guhl
May 23rd, 2023

In recent decades, workplace design has shifted away from private offices toward open layouts. While the approach fosters communication and transparency, it’s not without drawbacks. Open offices can be noisy and distracting, hindering productivity.

By: Amy Guhl
May 11th, 2023

Material selection is one of the most important aspects of interior design. Beyond aesthetics, many factors go into the final decision, including code compliance, performance, and environmental and health impacts.

By: Amy Guhl
February 21st, 2023

Between the thousands of decisions on a commercial building project, it’s easy to overlook a space like a restroom. Restrooms have a reputation for being inconsequential and utilitarian—necessary but unexciting spaces.

By: Amy Guhl
December 15th, 2022

Buildings have an emotional impact—the power to both traumatize and heal. For projects that cater to vulnerable populations—like healthcare facilities and low-barrier housing developments—designers are working to mitigate adverse emotional reactions and promote well-being.

By: Amy Guhl
December 8th, 2022

In the late 1970s, many American office workers began complaining of a mysterious illness. Their symptoms included headaches, fatigue, dizziness, and eye, nose, and throat irritation. Often, these symptoms started after workers arrived at the office and dissipated after they left the building.