Neocon 2018: Standout Trends

Every year Interior Designers and Manufacturers flock to Chicago for one of the largest and most anticipated shows of the year for commercial design.  Innovations and new introductions that will drive the coming year (or years) are revealed here.  This year PPDS had the opportunity to attend this major event and we walked away with […]

2nd Annual Gingerbread Showcase & Competition

The 2nd Annual ACI/PPDS Gingerbread Showcase and Competition was a real winner this year! The teams had only one week to plan and 2 hours to construct their masterpieces. Guest judges were brought in and scored the entries based on originality, creativity, construction, and overall design. A huge thank you to Mac McElwrath with Oden Hughes and  Milena […]

HD Expo, Las Vegas: Geometric Patterns

Last week a few of us from the office had the amazing opportunity to attend the Las Vegas Hospitality Design Expo (HD) including myself, Laura and Micah.  For those of you not familiar, HD Expo is a great source for all industry professionals to connect with each other and find inspiration for future projects. We […]

elements of nature: trends at las vegas market

This year was the first time Kendall and I had the opportunity to attend the Las Vegas Furniture Market, and we were inspired by what we saw.  A move toward the simple, natural, and raw seemed to be a recurring trend in every showroom we entered. It is  a return to nature and the exquisite […]