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Monday
Nov152010

Design Works: Fairmont Pittsburgh at Three PNC Plaza

Jeff Henry, Design Director at Gensler, sits down with Len Czarnecki, General Manager of the Fairmont Pittsburgh At Three PNC Plaza, to get his thoughts on the hotel’s groundbreaking design.

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Friday
Nov052010

The Simple Joy of an Interior Designer

While waiting for a photographer to finish our photo shoot, I gazed at the people walking by me, conversing with one another over cocktails or lounging by the fireplace in the corner of the lobby.

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Thursday
Oct282010

Dialogues with Gensler: Virtual Retail-ity, Part 2

We recently gathered a great group of clients, partners and friends for an inspiring discussion of retail technology and the rapidly changing relationship between shoppers and shops. Following the event, hosts Barry Bourbon and Michael Bodziner - principals in Gensler's San Francisco office and senior leaders of the firm's retail practice - sat down to share their perspectives on the discussion.

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Thursday
Oct282010

A First Look at Waitrose Cookery School

Waitrose are about to become the first UK supermarket to open and operate a cookery school – and it’s a great example of a brand who are pushing into ever more original multi-channel retailing as a way of expressing their personality.

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Wednesday
Oct202010

Dialogues with Gensler: Virtual Retail-ity

The act of shopping has become a virtual, anytime/anywhere interaction, personalized by each individual. How is this change in product engagement shaping the physical environment of the retail store? Is the bricks and mortar store an obsolete concept? Or will the need for community and shared experience create a rallying point around place in a more vital way than ever before? Join us.

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