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Walls- What’s Trending from Neocon 2017

Launching four new products at Neocon year, Muraflex’s showroom provided an experience that embodied the value their product line can bring to a space.    ARCO Encourage collaboration and the exchange of ideas in an architecturally discreet space with a superior level of acoustic privacy....

Flooring- What’s Trending from Neocon 2017

Blurring the lines between work and play – see which flooring manufacturers took to the forefront at #Neocon this year.       Bentley Bentley integrates work and play with the launch of its latest carpet introduction, The Outskirts. The collection reveals rich, textural patterns...

Tangram Ten // Liz Merritt

Please join us in welcoming Liz Merritt to the Tangram Family! Liz has joined us as the newest sales executive for Tangram Studio. Her background includes three years of sales and marketing experience, most recently for MASHstudios in Los Angeles. She’s a go-getter, performer and...

NeoCon Trends / 2017

Since 1969, NeoCon has served as the world’s most robust event of the year for the commercial design industry. Here are the six main trends we saw at this year’s show!   Raw Materials Getting back to the basics. The addition of raw materials in...

Mobile Technology is Changing Healthcare

Personal technology is ushering in a new era of health care. It is fundamentally changing how and where hospitals make medical decision. Hospitals render treatment through combination of wearable health monitor technologies, telemedicine, home diagnosis, and even pop-up retail settings. Health care

Bright Ideas: The Importance of Updating Lighting in a Modern Office Environment

Light plays a major part in how productive we can be in interior spaces. Too much light and everything from device screens to the coworkers sitting across a conference room table become difficult to see. Insufficient light, of course, does not enhance visual clarity or...

Creative Offices Mean Big Business For Designers

Originally posted by GlobeSt.com. The interior solutions provider Tangram has seen a 25% boost in sales since 2014, and it is all driven by creative and co-designed office spaces.   LOS ANGELES—The boom in creative office has fueled new business for designers. Interior solutions provider Tangram, which focuses on commercial...

Three Healthcare Environment Design Trends

Not too long ago it seemed as though all health care facilities had an "antiseptic" feeling with visually dull rooms, minimalist furniture and outdated colors schemes. Every patient-centered area looked pretty much the same. Times have changed.  Today hospital and medical office administrators understand that inviting,...

A Rebirth in Downtown Los Angeles

Los Angeles' “hottest block” in Downtown features a construction site that may take until 2019 to complete. However, at that time, the 1.1-million-square-foot structure, which covers half a city block at the southeast corner of Broadway and Eighth, will be a multi-use complex with a...

Tangram Ten // Ricky Wolter

Please join us in welcoming Ricky Wolter to the Tangram Team! Ricky joins us with 15 years of industry experience, most recently at Staples Office Furniture. He’s a California native that will focus his efforts in and around the Inland Empire. Ricky’s known for being...

Higher Education Trends in Online Education

For some time, students have had the option of taking classes online. Recently, there has been a misconception from prospective students about the time commitment online learning involves. Many students will add an online class to their schedule assuming that since they are not physically attending...

Using Design to Promote Workplace Health

Businesses today are worried about their employees' health and wellness. Studies show that happy, healthy workers are more productive and contribute more to the bottom line. So it benefits companies to help their employees stay in shape mentally and physically. One way to do this...

Design Profile: Portland

The City of Roses has been described as “up and coming” for long enough. At this point, Portland’s style is well defined and the city is blossoming with bars, restaurants, office spaces and public buildings that embrace the past, present and future of life in...

Upgrading Your Office Technology

Like the blood that keeps your heart pumping, technology is what keeps businesses alive. Whether you're contacting a customer via your mobile phone, or are using your laptop to access your files, no doubt it plays even more of an essential role in today's era....

Broad Museum and Its “Infinity Mirrored Room”

Visit and appreciate the unique architecture of the honeycomb-covered $140-million 120,000-square-foot building sitting on top of Bunker Hill in downtown Los Angeles, which is the Broad Museum. Founded by philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad, it opened in September of 2015 and displays the 2,000 works...