Insights: Industry Trends

An expert’s perspective on industry issues

Scenes, Trends and Innovative Products from AIA 2019: Part 1

What a difference three months makes! Back in March we shivered our way through Design & Construction Week in a snowy Sin City. Fast forward to June and the sweltering temperatures made us long for the industrial air conditioners at the Las Vegas Convention Center. But the air conditioning wasn’t the only thing that delivered … Continue reading “Scenes, Trends and Innovative Products from AIA 2019: Part 1”

Trends and Takeaways from Design & Construction Week 2019

  Hot off a surprisingly cold week in Las Vegas (it actually snowed!), our team can’t stop talking about the products, ideas, designs, showhomes and more we experienced at Design & Construction Week (DCW), where the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) and the International Builders Show (IBS) team up to showcase the newest from … Continue reading “Trends and Takeaways from Design & Construction Week 2019”

Stoner Bunting Connects Architects, Clients and Media During AIA with Private Event on the NYC High Line

Stoner Bunting recently packed its bags and headed to New York City for the AIA Conference on Architecture 2018. Not only were we supporting clients exhibiting at the show, our agency hosted a very special event on the city’s famous High Line. Dubbed “Elevated Perspectives,” this private tour and dinner brought together architects, designers, editors … Continue reading “Stoner Bunting Connects Architects, Clients and Media During AIA with Private Event on the NYC High Line”

Integrated Marketing Is Still The New Black

The phrase “integrated marketing” hit the scene back in the 1990s when it didn’t mean much more than using the same creative across multiple media types. Today, in a world where marketing is more complex, integration means something far bigger and more important than ever before. Clutter is greater, budgets are smaller and stakes are … Continue reading “Integrated Marketing Is Still The New Black”

The visual impact and importance of photography in public relations

Human beings are inherently visual thinkers. We process images nearly 60,000 times faster than text, and our brains can identify pictures seen for as little as 13 milliseconds (according to an MIT research study). While we don’t recommend creating 13 millisecond YouTube clips, we counsel our clients on the importance of integrating visual content in … Continue reading “The visual impact and importance of photography in public relations”

An Interview with Ken Nisch

Retail design is a way of life for Ken Nisch. Developing branded environments and consumer strategies is not just an exercise in design, rather a philosophy that he has developed over the past four decades. Nisch’s legacy spans continents and includes design work for iconic brands such as British Airways, Audi, Jaguar, Hershey’s, Disney, H&M, … Continue reading “An Interview with Ken Nisch”

Architects React to Obama Presidential Center Conceptual Vision

Just days after Michelle Obama served as keynote speaker at AIA Convention on Architecture 2017, she united with her husband on the South Side of Chicago for the unveiling of the Obama Presidential Center. Greeted by a crowd of enthusiastic community stakeholders, the Obamas were joined by Dina Griffin of Interactive Design Architects and Tod … Continue reading “Architects React to Obama Presidential Center Conceptual Vision”

Engage Architects and Build Media Relationships with Trade Show Events

Public relations is a complex strategic communication process that builds mutually beneficial relationships between companies and organizations and the publics they serve. Bored yet? We don’t blame you. This basic definition of PR is why nobody really understands what public relations practitioners do on a day-to-day basis. The truth is, PR is an often-intangible world … Continue reading “Engage Architects and Build Media Relationships with Trade Show Events”

Making the Most of the AIA Conference on Architecture 2017

Stoner Bunting is headed to Orlando, FL for the AIA Conference on Architecture 2017. Not only will we support two exhibiting clients, GKD Metal Mesh and CornellCookson, our agency has two special events planned that will bring together influential architects, A&D industry publications and our clients in unique and fun ways. GKD and CornellCookson are … Continue reading “Making the Most of the AIA Conference on Architecture 2017”