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Spaces We Love: Red Ventures’ North Carolina HQ

<i>“The average American spends 1,804 hours at work each year. So why not make it a place that drives innovation, creativity and fun?”</i> – Red VenturesI …

North Carolina

Spaces We Love: IKEA’s Innovation Lab in Copenhagen

“Innovation is the only way to win.” – Steve JobsSteve Job’s quote certainly holds true for the Swedish furniture giant, IKEA. In conjunction with …

Innovation

24 Hours in Palm Springs

Palm Springs is the perfect Southern California weekend escape. It’s a short-drive away from most SoCal cities, has over 300 days of sunshine each …

Palm Springs

Spaces We Love: Refinery29’s New York Office

One of my millennial staple websites is Refinery29 – it’s colorful, fun, creative, inspiring, and full of all things travel, fashion, lifestyle, and …

Lifestyle

Millennials & Nonprofits

For the millennial generation, volunteering and donating to nonprofits are not just resumé-builders, they are a way of life. According to the 2014 …

Nonprofits

Spotlight on Alpha Project’s Alpha Square

I recently had the pleasure of meeting with Bob McElroy and Amy Gonyeau of Alpha Project and touring Alpha Square, the organization’s beautiful new …

San Diego

Women and Money: The Real Reason We Don’t Want to Discuss Our Finances and How to Fix it

With Equal Pay Day 2016 approaching on April 12th, women and men around the world turn their attention to the pay gap between their earnings, …

Fidelity Investments

What it Takes to Be the World’s Smartest Building

We often hear the phrases “smart cities” and “smart buildings” – but what do they really mean? And what does it take to be the <i>smartest</i> building in …

Smart Cities

24 Hours in Nashville

We had a great 24 hours in Nashville earlier this month. It was a quick trip – but we managed to do and see everything we wanted to in just one short …

Country Music

Spaces We Love: Harley Ellis Devereaux

Harley Ellis Devereaux’s San Diego office is the perfect mix of classy, collaborative, and creative. It is the epitome of smart design, and it’s no …

San Diego