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Firm Foundation – A New HQ for McGuire and Hester

FORGE designs a new headquarters for McGuire and Hester that honors the past and ushers in the future. The new two-story, 23,000-square-foot headquarters serves as a brick-and-mortar tribute to McGuire and Hester’s nearly century-long past and future success. Designed in collaboration with the company’s employees, the two-toned, masonry and steel building with copper accents blends … Continued

ONE Global Design Launches New Website and Video

ONE Global Design, an international network of independent, principal-owned architecture and design firms, announces today the launch of its new website, http://www.oneglobaldesign.com. Comprised of 17 firms in 18 locations across North and Central America, ONE Global Design’s website serves as a resource for the Corporate Real Estate, Developer, and Business community looking to tap into … Continued

Bay Area Still Leads in Workplace Transformation

Read the full article here in The Registry. By Jacob Bourne. Design professionals are at the forefront of sweeping changes occurring in many workplaces on an international level, however these changes are especially salient in the Bay Area due to the region’s cultural history and rate of technological innovation. Competition among tech companies to attract and retain … Continued

Often a First Idea is the Right Idea

In the second of a two-part exclusive, Amie Zemlicka, designer and project manager from FORGE, discusses how the design process for TEECOM’s new research lab was collaborative from the start, with a vision set by the client and delivered by FORGE. Read the full interview on GlobeSt.com. GlobeSt.com: How do you design for technology you can’t predict? … Continued

Electronic Room Asst. Interacts with Systems and Users

Working with TEECOM, an engineering consultant focused on technology solutions, FORGE recently completed a research lab that utilizes an AI-powered intelligent infrastructure to control, manage and interact with the space itself. The lab is an open workspace where technological solutions can be vetted and tested. The room is controlled by FIERA, or a fully integrated electronic … Continued

FORGE Welcomes Operations Manager Ezra Becker

With more than a decade of experience in project management, Ezra manages the firm’s office service functions, including work planning, contract maintenance, project management leadership and IT maintenance. “At FORGE, there is a strong emphasis on the utilization of collaboration and creativity to handle complex projects that mirror my own personal and professional values,” said … Continued

A Knoll and ONE Global Design Collaboration: Workplace Planning for Today and Beyond

Today’s workplace is so much more than an environment in which to work. It’s a tool that can drive organizational change, improve performance and productivity, bolster employee engagement and attract, retain and motivate talent. It’s also a strategic asset that can communicate corporate mission, branding and cultural messaging. What are the five primary drivers in … Continued

#79 on Top 100 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies

FORGE SF wins #79 on the San Francisco Business Times‘ coveted “Top 100” list of Fastest Growing Private Companies in the Bay Area! It’s no surprise that the tech/IT industry once again dominates the list, at 31 percent of the companies. Construction and design is the next largest category, making up 13 percent. Of the design firms … Continued