Annenberg Space for Photography

THE CHALLENGE CELEBRATE THE ART OF PHOTOGRAPHY. Launch an intimate, multi-purpose gallery to heighten the public’s appreciation of traditional and digital photography. Optimize the experience with myriad high-definition audiovisual sources and displays. DESIGN ELEMENTS The space is a series of zones within a 9,700-square foot, one-story cube. The main gallery area can be quickly converted…

Guess? Inc.

THE CHALLENGE Reinforce the GUESS? brand by building a venue for creative events, fashion shows and company meetings. DESIGN ELEMENTS An existing warehouse was transformed into free-flowing public areas, conference rooms and offices. Modifying the structure created a column-free space which seats 800 people. Moving panels and motorized drapes allow the meeting and dining areas…

The Art of Using Your Whiteboard

Maybe nothing that’s sketched on a whiteboard will ever find its way into an art museum, but approaching whiteboard presentations with an artist’s eye is a winning strategy when it comes to effective communication.

Here’s how:

Respect the medium. Memorable artworks seem ideally suited to the medium in which the artist chose to create them. Rodin’s The Thinker, say, wouldn’t be nearly as powerful done as a drawing, and Gaugin’s islanders wouldn’t have the same sensual appeal rendered in bronze. What does that have to do with whiteboards?

What Should I wear for a Videoconference

To be sure your appearance works for you during a videoconference, it helps to realize one fundamental fact: most of the people you communicate with will see you on a two-dimensional screen. And that means it’s worthwhile to take into account the nuances – and techniques for success – required to look your best in a 2-D universe.

The Law Firm Workplace

Collaboration is at the core of a law firm’s success.

Partners share firm governance, where timely collective decision making is critical. Attorneys create ad hoc teams to drive case strategies, leverage expertise, and balance workloads.

Loyola Law School

THE CHALLENGE ACCELERATE STUDENTS’ ADVOCACY SKILLS. Maintain Loyola Law School’s position as a top trial advocacy school by using media-based learning tools, while also introducing new trial technologies to future litigators. DESIGN ELEMENTS World-class architecture creates a high-profile environment for both regular classes and special events. Integrated microphones, cameras and LCD displays simulate the Courtroom…


Cibola Systems OJBJ Best Places to Work Award

40 COMPANIES HONORED AT OCBJ’S INAUGURAL BEST PLACES TO WORK AWARDS LUNCHEON On Thursday, September 24th Orange County Business Journal hosted its inaugural Best Places to Work Awards Luncheon. Nearly 400 guests attended the event, which took place at the Hyatt Regency Irvine. The program was based on the Business Journal’s Best Places to Work List,…