Interiors Articles

Articles in this section cover furniture, space planning, conference rooms, interior design and architecture, cleaning, maintenance, open offices, soundmasking, acoustics, carpet, ceilings, and other interior elements that would be managed by facility professionals.

Directions: Best Face Forward

Directions: Best Face Forward

There are various reasons an organization might want to purchase artwork for its walls. In order to reap the highest return on this investment, it can be helpful to consider the motivations before embarking on the purchasing...Read More...

Sustainable By Design: Keeping Mold Away With Moisture Control

Sustainable By Design: Keeping Mold Away With Moisture Control

Measures taken during the construction and operations stages will help minimize this threat to healthy indoor air...Read More...

Facility Fix: A Modern Solution For An Old-Fashioned School

Facility Fix: A Modern Solution For An Old-Fashioned School

In the small community of Shungnak, AK, this Northwest Arctic Borough School District needed to find a way to reconfigure classroom spaces to accommodate the changing needs of students. This Q&A with Kathy Christy, REFP, explains how it was...Read More...

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FM Issue: Office Design, Ergonomics, And The New Normal

The aging process and hidden disabilities challenge facility professionals on the quest for...Read More...

Facility Fix: Lighting Upgrade Maximizes Energy Use

Facility Fix: Lighting Upgrade Maximizes Energy Use

Seeking out the best lighting options to serve the needs of one of its manufacturing buildings has resulted in lower energy costs for Baxter Healthcare Corporation....Read More...

Conference Room Trends: Room To Grow

Conference Room Trends: Room To Grow

For an updated conference room, it is necessary to integrate new technologies with supporting furniture....Read More...

Directions: Don’t Overlook Leaking Door Closers

Directions: Don’t Overlook Leaking Door Closers

More than maintenance is at stake when standard hardware gets...Read More...

From Where I Sit: Office Ergonomics: Top 10 Myths

From Where I Sit: Office Ergonomics: Top 10 Myths

TFM Columnist Tim Springer says one size fits all is a big problem in offices, where everyone has different needs and responsibilities....Read More...

IAQ Trends: Danger In The Air

IAQ Trends: Danger In The Air

Harmful VOCs may be endangering the health of building occupants. Find out the latest VOC that has experts concerned and the best ways to lessen its impact....Read More...

Furniture Trends: Sizing Up 2006

Furniture Trends: Sizing Up 2006

Are furniture companies really giving facility managers what they need to solve shrinking space...Read More...