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Thursday, November 24, 2011

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Two Chicago-Area Companies Go Green with Recycled Glass

Nov 18th, 2011

By Editor
Category: Industry News

"Two Chicago firms have embraced eco-friendly design tactics by using recycled glass products in their interiors. Both the Dana Hotel and Spa and Thomas Interior Systems have recently installed flooring and countertop materials from Plano, Texas-based Glass Recycled, which creates environmentally-friendly floor and countertop materials from recycled glass and porcelain products."

"The Dana Hotel and Spa is a new boutique establishment, featuring 216 rooms. Glass Recycled’s flooring material was installed in the spa and lobby area. Thomas Interior Systems, noted as the original dealer for Herman Miller office furniture, features a custom-designed, curved reception desk made with a combination of red, grey, black and mirrored materials."

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Monday, November 7, 2011

Cleaning Lady Damages $1.1 Million Artwork

I have read about past similar incidents in other museums (which usually involved someone mistaking an installation work for trash and throwing it away) but this one was a little different. Apparently the cleaning lady attempted to clean some tan residue out of a rubber looking trough and......

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