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Dominic De Freitas Welcomed as Principal at figure3 to Expand Portfolio and Drive Growth

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figure3 proudly introduces Dominic De Freitas as the newest Principal at figure3, one of the foremost interior design firms in Toronto, joining the existing partnership of Darryl Balaski, Eric Yorath and Suzanne Bettencourt.

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The definitive guide to opening up an office ceiling

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In Toronto office design, an opened up ceiling looks spectacular but there's a lot more that goes into it than just pulling out the t-bar. This is the definitive guide to everything you need to know.

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Solving the privacy problem in open plan offices

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When it comes to office design in Toronto, an open plan office doesn't have to be a distracting, frustrating work environment. With proper planning, the need for privacy can be delivered in multiple ways.

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Banking by design: setting new standards for retail bank design

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It's time to set new standards for user experience in banking by working relentlessly on simplifying everyone’s financial life.

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Revving up rental in retirement

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Baby Boomers no longer yearn for the peace and quiet of the countryside; the spirit of retirement has completed changed. It could be argued that we now have a 60+ generation who are poised and ready for a second adulthood, one that's liberated from childcare, packed schedules and even the burden of home ownership. 

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Workplaces send unconscious signals: research

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VP of Design Research and Strategy Tyler Gilchrist penned an article for Canadian Facilities Management and Design exploring the new research about how workplaces affect us unconsciously.

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The real advocates your office needs post-move

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Designating champions to get you moved and settled into your new office space is only half the battle. You need to put ideal behaviour on display to truly realise the investment in new space.

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The difference between noise and sound

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With the death of the cubicle, headphones have become the new walls. But, there are some smart moves you can make to reduce the noise to sound ratio.

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The new rules of retail

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Over the past six months, I've attended and participated in some the retail design industry's biggest events - trade shows, seminars and workshops at the likes of NRF, GlobalShop and EuroShop. I've been connecting the dots that all join up to a huge shift in retail design. But in order to tell you this story, I need to share my personal story of my love of music.

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