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What is Commercial Interior Design?

“So you pick the colors?” There is a surprising lack of understanding about what a commercial interior designer does and the value they bring to your project. With the prevalence of HGTV (which is frankly highly unrealistic), the ease of Pinterest (which often whets the appetite without regard to budget), and an ever-changing market of…

Meet Lucky Number 3

“The real competitive advantage in any business is one word only, which is people.” – Kamil Toume   Celebrating 40 years means celebrating the people who have helped get us here. For our final spotlight, we are celebrating one person who has been here pretty much since the beginning. Thirty-eight years at HagerSmith and counting,…

Meet the Engines Behind the Machine

“It is an intern’s job to go for coffee for anyone who asks, preferably delivering it scalding hot and cupped in your bare hands! – Kurt Braunohler.   Thankfully, HagerSmith’s expectations of an intern are quite the opposite, though offering a great cup of coffee is always appreciated. Take it from Zach Bonenberger and Trent Baker,…