Architectural Products

NBS Solomon Plumbing

Solomon Plumbing

New and Used Boost Form and Function When NBS was commissioned for a redesign of Solomon Plumbing’s corporate offices, the challenge was twofold: create a space that reflects the organization’s brand—engaging, friendly and successful; and incorporate existing furniture into the new plan in fresh ways. As a crucial first step in the process, NBS conducted […]

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Autoneum

Why Environment Matters to a Changing Workforce Recruiting and retaining the best talent has never been more competitive. So what are successful companies doing to attract the brightest minds? Hint: it’s less about free haircuts or onsite acupuncture, and more about purpose and engagement. In planning their new North American headquarters, Autoneum envisioned a place […]

NBS Showroom, Clawson

Connect and Collaborate. A Context for Success. There’s a lot to admire about a startup culture… the passion, the personality, the “anything-is-possible” thinking. Can those same qualities be cultivated anywhere? The renovated NBS Showroom in Clawson demonstrates the ability to apply that same energy and excitement to an established organization. As a showroom and workplace, […]

NBS Great Lakes Bay Region Showroom

Creating a Place Where People Do Their Best Work What happens when a growing, forward-looking commercial interiors firm commits to building a new office space for itself? The most innovative ideas are put to the test. Walk through the front doors of the new Great Lakes Bay Region showroom and it radiates creativity, in both […]

Urban Science

The Drive to Innovate By inventing new methodologies to mine data for their automotive clients, Urban Science has become a model for innovative thinking. So it’s no surprise they’d want to meld rigorous thinking about how workplaces work with innovative space planning. Applying those two concepts is at the core of NBS’ expertise. To maximize […]

Michigan Pneumatic Tool

Tooling Up for Growth When Michigan Pneumatic Tool (MPT) decided to create a new corporate headquarters, an important objective was to create a state-of-the-art workspace that properly reflected the company’s dynamic culture. High on their priorities list was a workspace that supports organic collaboration. To accomplish this, we engaged all of our NBS divisions to […]

Agro-Culture Liquid Fertilizers

Strategy for Growth: Stay True to Your Roots Agro-Culture Liquid Fertilizers (ALF) has a lot in common with the farmers they serve: a steadfast Midwest work ethic, reliability and the ingenuity to get the job done. Honoring tradition while looking forward are hallmarks of the company. So when ALF commissioned a new headquarters, the challenge […]

Health Alliance Plan
Tower 14 HAP Building

Changing Spaces to “Insure” Better Results Workspace design is a powerful, culture-shaping tool. Increasingly, organizations are using it to create real competitive advantages, in part by attracting the best and the brightest. The renovated HAP workplace is designed to do just that. So how do you make a workspace that attracts and engages top talent? […]

NBS Lansing Showroom

Walking the Walk: Workspace Strategies in Action What does space have to do with innovation and productivity? It’s a good question. As organizations look for new ways to compete more effectively, that question is becoming increasingly important. New research points to real estate as a critically important, though often underutilized asset. So what better place […]

Central Michigan University
College of Medicine, Administrative Offices

Cure for the Common Office Cube In developing a new workspace for this med school’s administration, several issues emerged as top priorities. Shared space was important to enhance collaboration and the learning experience. Flexibility was also important to support a mobile staff travelling from adjunct campuses in neighboring cities. And clean, open sight lines were […]

Oakwood Hospital: Mother-Baby Unit

Making Hospitality Part of the Hospital Experience Historically, hospital aesthetics have left patients and visitors cold. Not anymore. Driven by stiffer competition and technology that’s revolutionizing care, hospitals are taking a page from the hotel-and- spa-playbook to find a new balance between high tech medicine, customer service and compassionate care. Creating these spaces requires the […]

Aegis Media

Welcome To The Creative Revolution The most inspired advertising today incorporates interactive, multi-platform, dynamic strategies. Like those created by Aegis Media for some of the world’s great brands. So when it came time to reshape the offices for this innovative firm, we created an environment that works like they do — inspired. Today, and especially […]

BI Worldwide

Polishing A Diamond In The Rough What happens when an international marketing services firm takes over a former jewelry showroom for its new office? With NBS Commercial Interiors as their space-planning partner, they got a cool modern office that’s both highly functional and a little bit fun. While BI Worldwide saw the potential in an […]