When Data Meets Design: Material Bank’s Acquisition of Architizer

Led by Brookfield Asset Management Inc., the acquisition between Material Bank and Architizer ushered in a $175 million equity funding round, resulting in a Series D with a $1.9 billion valuation. Material Bank, the leading marketplace for architectural, design, and construction materials, announced its acquisition of Architizer, the global digital powerhouse in the architecture space. 

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Fresh Yet Classic: Supreen’s New Menswear-Inspired Patterns

Building upon the signature softness, performance capabilities, and industry-leading sustainable properties of its inaugural launch, Supreen’s new menswear-inspired patterns offer a fresh yet decidedly classic upholstery option for commercial spaces from healthcare to hospitality alike. Designed to outperform while still looking debonair, the three new timeless, wool-inspired textures reminiscent of houndstooth, heathered flannel, and tweed men’s suiting combine Supreen’s original, revolutionary liquid-barrier and stain-resistance with an elevated element of luxury – available in over 54 basic to bold colorways.

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Meet Stylex’s New Soft And Flexible Collections

Certified in both Greenguard Gold and BIFMA Level 1, Umo is a sculptural, solid-wood table that adds utility and visual warmth to lounges, work nooks, and spaces that blur the lines between residential and commercial. Playing with geometry and form, Brandon Walker designed Umo with a combination of rounded shapes and angular cutouts, with details such as carved legs that form arched porticos where they meet the table’s underside.

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Matthew Usukumah Talks About the Multitudes Of Photography

Moving to New York in 2003, Matthew Usukumah traveled stateside with his mother, brother, and sister to live with his father at the early age of 11. During his formative years, he had lived in the small town of Scarsdale in Westchester. Though it may have taken him longer than he’d realize, he’d envision where his passions in creativity and storytelling would take him.

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