CMBA Newsletter

The Benefits of Personalizing Your Workspace with Art

Every physical space has a unique story. The ability to capture and display that story through design can lead to unforgettable experiences that engage employees and even promote strengthened relationships. In an office, artistic experiences can stimulate better collaboration and creativity,... [Read More]

What New Technology Means for Workplace Design

Advances in technology are continually influencing the workplace. Both companies and co-working spaces are faced with new challenges regarding work and collaboration. What does it take to execute designs that reflect your brand and produce compelling, effective workspaces? With a growing desire... [Read More]

The Benefits of Personalizing Healthcare Spaces with Art

Every healthcare space has a story. The ability to capture and display that story through design can lead to unforgettable experiences that make life easier for staff and patients alike. In an office, artistic experiences can stimulate better collaboration, relaxation and healing. Modern healthcare... [Read More]

What it Takes to Design Standout Inpatient Rooms for Behavioral Health

Healthcare design communities are focusing intently on improving quality, safety and efficiency. However, as the number of patients with behavioral health issues increases, there is growing realization that current room designs are failing to meet the many needs of this unique group of people. It’s... [Read More]

Lindquist Center – College of Education

University of Iowa | Iowa City, Iowa [Read More]

Community Hospital

McCook, Nebraska [Read More]

Schuster Trucking

Le Mars, Iowa [Read More]

MMC Community Schools

Marcus, Iowa [Read More]

Ways Color Psychology Can Be Leveraged in Higher Education Design

Color is an amazing tool in higher education design that has the power to improve or impair learning outcomes. Many studies have shown that color has an impact on students’ attention spans and perception of time. [Read More]

Lowering Student Anxiety with Design

Student anxiety saw an increase of around 20% over the last 10 years. Without a doubt, there are many factors that lead to higher levels of anxiety in students, and it’s important to consider all of them when searching for solutions. The design of the higher education built environment can be a... [Read More]