Category: K2M Blogs

K2M Once Again Makes the Rising Giants List

K2M Design was once again featured in Interior Design Magazine’s 2017 list of Rising Giants. This year we rose two spots to number 85.  Rising Giants features 100 of the top Interior Design firms from across the country spanning multiple project industries. This list is subsequent to Interior Design Magazine’s Top Giants List. Interior Design Magazine previously named […]

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Interior Designer 7+ years experience, Charlotte or Cleveland

We are looking for an Interior Designer, with 7+ years of experience, who wants to join our diverse and fun team. Positions available in Charlotte, NC or Cleveland, OH. Summary: Primary driver of team projects by providing technical development of all designs and deliverables.  Mentor junior staff. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Manages projects of medium size […]

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K2Mrs on the Move: James McGhee in Europe (part 2!)

K2M Engineering and Lighting Designer, James McGhee, took a solo trip to Europe in late May and returned with some beautiful pictures from his trip. This is actually the second time we’ve featured James in the blog; in June 2016, James backpacked his way across Europe, checking out Athens, Barcelona, Paris, London, and Dublin.  This trip […]

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K2M at Marriott Key Center

K2M Design is honored to be working at an iconic landmark in the Cleveland skyline, Key Tower is the 24th tallest building in the United States. Currently engaged in Design Development with the Marriott at Key Center, K2M is planning the renovation of the hotel’s public spaces, including the lobby/greatroom, public restrooms, lobby lounge, fine […]

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Product Runway 2017: K2M wins Most Wearable

Product Runway, put on but IIDA, is a design competition where designers utilize a manufacturer’s product as the fabric to create high fashion garments. K2M constructed a runway worthy outfit with Knoll Textiles’ materials, and won Most Wearable! Like architecture & design, fashion is a juxtaposition of layers and faceted details – when combined, displays […]

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Maloney on the Move: Germany

Hallo and Greetings from Germany! Scott Maloney visited Frankfurt, the largest financial center on the continent, for MyEO‘s Global Leadership Conference last month. Frankfurt is the only German city with an expansive skyline of skyscapers. The EO convention was held in multiple buildings throughout the downtown area. Scott spoke at the regional council session for […]

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InterDesign is now a K2Mpowered Company

Cleveland, OH – May 1, 2017 – K2M Design, Inc. continues their strategic growth with the acquisition of The InterDesign Group, Inc. located in Indianapolis, Indiana.  K2M Design officially acquired InterDesign on May 1, 2017, onboarding a talented team of Architects, Interior Designers, Project Managers, a Landscape Architect and Leaders. The merger continues K2M’s drive […]

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2017 Smart Business Smart Culture Awards

K2M Design is honored to have been a sponsor of the Smart Culture Awards, Smart Business’s Inaugural event. At K2M, we believe that our culture differentiates us in the market and is a competitive advantage to recruiting and retaining great talent. We are an award-winning architecture, engineering, interior design, asset management, and specialty services firm where there […]

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Introducing K2Mfacility.com

K2M has been providing facility management and assessment services to clients for many years. Services such as general assessments, accessibility studies, building envelope and roofing evaluations, as well as many other facility condition assessments.   You can now find information on these services on our sister site, K2Mfacility.com: Facility Condition Assessments – a thorough and comprehensive report […]

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ACA Winter Conference Recap

Scott Moore, one of K2M Design’s Correctional Practice Group Leaders, attended the 2017 American Correctional Association (ACA) Winter Conference in San Antonio, TX and upon his return the entire Correctional Practice group was excited to share the  latest news and insight in the corrections industry. The conference incorporates various business segments such as owners, both public […]

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K2Mr on the Move: Amanda Wunzin in Japan

K2Mr Amanda Wunzin went to Japan with her husband and 8 of their friends. The ten day trip was intended to be a ski trip, but Amanda doesn’t care for snow that much, so she and her husband veered off course a bit. The first night, they arrived in Tokyo and went straight to Akihabara, nicknamed […]

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K2M Design, the Culture Architect

Since its founding in 2001, K2M Design has created environments for businesses that are reflective of their vision, shared values, and desire to improve operational efficiencies by identifying the uniqueness of your business. We use our specialized Visioning process to learn: who you are, what you do, and what you stand for. Through this process we […]

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K2Mrs on the Move: Nick Tinl in Nepal

K2Mr Nick Tinl had the privilege to visit the diverse and beautiful country of Nepal. To say things are different there is an understatement. In broad strokes the itinerary went like this: Day 1: Landed in Kathmandu Day 2: Walked around Kathmandu. Realized life is different here. Day 3: Traveled to Chitwan (Sketchiest bus ride of […]

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Taking Store Closings and Turning Them into New Opportunities

Major department stores, including Macy’s and Sears / Kmart, have collectively closed hundreds of stores over the last couple years to address the losses from unprofitable stores. As is typical at the start of a new year, many companies just announced another series of closures expected in 2017. When an anchor store closes, it often […]

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K2M Design Celebrates Opening of New Office in Key West

Key West, FL – February 2017 – K2M is officially open for business in our new building in Historic Key West, at 1150 Virginia Street. The new facility was designed by the K2M team and is on the corner of White Street and Virginia Street, moving the from K2M’s previous location on Whitehead Street. The […]

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How Hotels Can Compete with the Sharing Economy

Peer to peer markets, also known as the sharing economy, have been popping up in long established industries as alternates to the traditional goods and services. From ride sharing, like Uber and Lyft, to home and vacation rental sites like Airbnb and VRBO – how are these peer to peer markets impacting the established hotel […]

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K2M Design Welcome Bob Seaman, RA as Sr. Project Manager

Cleveland, OH – K2M Design continues to grow with the addition of Registered Architect, Bob Seaman, a seasoned professional and respected Architect within the Cleveland market. Bob brings nearly 30 years of expertise and project management experience within the healthcare, educational, retail and commercial markets. With 30 years of experience within the profession Bob has […]

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Maloney on the Move: Sirulog Festival, Journey, and Whale Sharks

The Sirulog festival in Cebu Philippines was absolutely amazing. This annual cultural and religious festival celebrates the history of Cebu with a nine days of festivity which ends with the Sinulog Grand Parade. There are nearly 2 million people on the streets and groups gets to participate in the parade, which often lasts 9-10 hours! […]

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Maloney on the Move: Bangkok and Cebu

Scott Maloney headed to the Asia this January to visit Thailand and the Philippines for an amazing series of EO events. While there, he had the opportunity to tour the Queen Grandmother’s palace in Bangkok, meet the Governor of Cebu, dine alfresco at the Blue Water Resort while being entertained by some of the best […]

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Sr. Electrical Engineers in Indianapolis

Key West Fire Station No. 2, Engine Bays. Key West, Florida.

We are looking for a Sr. Electrical Engineer for our Indianapolis office. We are seeking a diligent and driven team leader with 15+ years experience, government experience a must, with a strong understanding of construction. If you are eager to join, lead, and work with a great team in a fun and encouraging work environment while […]

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Sr. Mechanical Engineers in Indianapolis

We are looking for a Sr. Mechanical Engineer for our Indianapolis office. We are seeking a diligent and driven team leader with 15+ years experience, government experience a must, with a strong understanding of construction. If you are eager to join, lead, and work with a great team in a fun and encouraging work environment while […]

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Trends in Government Facility Design in 2017

The HOK and K2M team are currently in design development for the Circleville Juvenile Detention Facility

As we enter 2017, it’s important to reflect on years past, looking into how design philosophy has evolved and where we see those philosophies in design moving in coming years. We understand the challenges associated with government entities moving slowly when change is needed, but we are optimistic with the movements afoot that are revolutionizing […]

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Leveraging the Future of Retail Industry

What does the future of your retail business look like? E-commerce sites like Amazon, Alibaba, and Ebay have drastically changed the retail landscape in the past few years. The internet has become both physically and virtually immersive. But there is good news, research shows that the traditional brick and mortar store is still favored by […]

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Hospitality Trends in 2017

As we enter 2017, we’ve been doing some real thinking and reading about the core elements of good hotel design and operations that separate properties from being “OK” to creating raving fans that keep coming back. The concept of “work, play, lounge, and eat” in the 3-4 star market really sums up the basic essentials […]

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K2M welcomes new Senior Interior Designer, Kim Boomer

K2M Design is excited to have Kim Boomer join the Interior Design team.  Kim brings nearly 20 years of experience as an NCIDQ registered Senior Interior Designer with a diverse background in various markets including Commercial, Financial Facilities, Higher Education and Healthcare projects. Kim utilizes her vast design talents while creating engaging corporate environments, having designed 500,000 […]

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