Archives for May 2012

Installation Q&A

Unique insight into common issues and concerns By Christopher Capobianco I field a lot of questions from readers of my columns, people who find me on the internet, architects, dealers and installers that I meet in my travels. Here are a few I thought would be of interest. If you have more questions, please let […]

Keep dreaming

What designers bring to the table, or floor “Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.” — Japanese proverb I like daydreaming. And I believe the pleasure I have found in daydreaming has made me what I am — but not without a lot of extra work. Designers daydream. In some […]

What were they thinking?

Legal and safety implications of odd workplace behaviour By Cheryl A. Edwards, Samantha Seabrook, and Jeremy Warning Discussions of workplace discipline for safety infractions are, generally, serious matters. Workplace incidents may cause worker injury and deserve thorough investigation, remedial steps, and appropriate attention by the government regulator. Every once in a while, however, when taking […]

China: Canada’s new opportunity?

Canada’s new land of opportunity? The world is a fascinating place. That’s probably an understatement. Yet one part of this planet seems to be getting more attention than most others: China. 
There are reasons for that. From a marketing 
perspective, what makes China so appealing is that 
it has so much as-of-yet untapped potential — […]

What designers bring to the table, or floor

“Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.”  — Japanese proverb I like daydreaming. And I believe the pleasure I have found in daydreaming has made me what I am — but not without a lot of extra work. Designers daydream. In some ways, I think this is the place where […]