Cannon Design Blog

CannonDesign’s blog is a place for the global design firm to share thoughts and news related to their current efforts to help transform businesses, educational models and health paradigms. The firm engages diverse perspectives and expertise to deliver proven, innovative solutions to our most important partners, our clients. Our global network of more than a thousand professionals enable us to create design solutions to the greatest challenges facing our clients and society. www.CannonDesign.com

Posted on May 09, 2014 by Cannon Design Blog
Fast Company has published an article authored by Brad Lukanic focused on "5 Bold Predictions for the Future of Higher Education.” The article focuses on key trends CannonDesign’s education team is seeing through their work with such clients as University of Utah, University of Buffalo, Iowa State...
Posted on February 06, 2014 by Cannon Design Blog
This post originally appeared on Fast Company's website.   If you’ve been following news about workplace design in the popular media, you might believe that the open workplace has run its course. The recent crescendo of negativity roughly started around the publication of Susan Cain’s book...
Posted on October 10, 2013 by Cannon Design Blog
By Greg Tanski, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Architectural Designer, Cannon Design   A recent study by some of my former professors at Carnegie Mellon took a look at the impact of providing feedback in an energy dashboard form to workers and studying how it impacted overall energy consumption....
Posted on August 21, 2013 by Cannon Design Blog
“Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.” Eleanor Roosevelt’s famous quote rings true when one considers the many failures and resulting lessons learned in the history of architecture, engineering and design. There are some lessons best learned from...
Posted on July 31, 2013 by Cannon Design Blog
I feel compelled to share this The Chronicle of Higher Education article focused on the current higher-education revolution we find ourselves immersed in. The piece acknowledges the many challenges facing higher education currently, including economic and demographic shifts coupled with mounting...
Posted on July 18, 2013 by Cannon Design Blog
Our healthcare designs frequently include spaces that support new and improved client workflow and processes, or spaces that we believe will improve the patient experience. We rely on previous research, client initiated process improvement, and intuition to determine best practices. The OSF...