The Biggest Challenges the Design Industry Faces Today

We also have to be mindful of health. The ubiquity of touchless [features], bringing sinks into public areas to encourage handwashing, HVAC systems installed in buildings with new levels of filtration—these features will be coming as the technology becomes better priced.

The last piece is inclusion and equity. We are building [an internal] database of Black professionals in the country. We have almost 2,000 people from the professions of architecture, interior design, graphic design, city planning, product design, and digital design [included], and it’s growing every day. We’re working with the AIA, NOMA [National Organization of Minority Architects], and others to ensure Gensler is a great place for Black architects. We’ve realized that it’s going to take intentionality. We have to look at our systems, and where we look for candidates. We’re really taking seriously the fact that we need to find talent in architecture, urban design, graphic design, and building from a lot of different sources.

Gary Wheeler

CEO, American Society of Interior Designers

I see this pandemic, as horrible as it is, as a huge opportunity for the profession. What it’s doing for interior designers especially is showing others that interiors are the core to moving forward. The

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Today only, Home Depot takes up to 40{ac967ad544075fb2f6bcea1234f8d91da186cac15e616dc329e302b7c7326b8c} off kitchen faucets and more

Today only, as part of its Special Buy of the Day, Home Depot is offering up to 40{ac967ad544075fb2f6bcea1234f8d91da186cac15e616dc329e302b7c7326b8c} off kitchen faucets, sinks, and bath fixtures. Free shipping is available for all. Our top pick is the FLOW Classic Series Kitchen Faucet at $69. Regularly $100, today’s deal is the second-best offer we’ve tracked all-time. This model offers a “quick and simple DIY install,” which should make it easy to tackle while getting things up and running. This classic chrome design can be swapped out for other colors at a slight premium in today’s sale to match your decor. Rated 4.8/5 stars. Hit the jump for even more deals down below.

For a more modern design, consider the FLOW Single-Handle Pull-down Spring Neck Kitchen Faucet on sale today for $179. That’s a $21 savings from the regular going rate. This model features a brushed nickel design and a spring-loaded handle that returns to its place when not in-use. Rated 4.7/5 stars.

You can dive into the rest of today’s sale here for even more deals on kitchen and bathroom faucets, along with bidets, and more. We also have a number of deals in our home

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