NBS Blog

February 24, 2020

5 Reasons to Update The Firmware on Your Barco ClickShare

To keep your Barco ClickShare unit as powerful, efficient and user-friendly as possible, software updates are often necessary. Upgrading to the latest firmware ensures your ClickShare unit remains secure and compatible with the latest devices and technology. Barco ClickShare products are designed with security, privacy and confidentiality in mind, and with every quarterly software release […]

January 28, 2020

Ancillary Spaces: A Top Trend for 2020

CEOs are focused on growth, innovation and culture. To attract the best and brightest, companies should consider what message their workplace is portraying. Does it reflect the culture they strive for? Does it support and inspire their team to do their best work? Does it offer spaces to collaborate and build trust? Ancillary furniture is […]

December 16, 2019

Caring for our People, Community & Environment

We explored all aspects of wellness in 2019 from physical and mental wellbeing, to environmental, community and financial wellbeing. Our “NBS Cares” campaign aimed to encourage us as a company and individually to better ourselves, even if it was just a small first step in the right direction. Although not a priority for only 2019, […]

December 12, 2019

NBS Unleashes Fur + Furniture 2020 Calendar

A round of appaws for the star pets making our calendar + supporting the community The love and enthusiasm people have for their pets never ceases to amaze us! For the second time, NBS launched a casting call among metro Detroit Real Estate and Architectural & Design firms looking for photogenic pets to take part […]

October 30, 2019

NBS Showroom Renovation: The Big Reveal!

We couldn’t be happier with the outcome of our Troy headquarters renovation for 2019. Walking through the front doors the space takes on a whole new life – color, texture, architectural elements and a variety of worksettings greet you. The expansion and renovation began earlier this year to support our growing team and consolidation of […]

August 27, 2019

NBS Makes Crain’s Cool Places to Work List for the Third Year in a Row!

This is the seventh year Crain’s Detroit has produced the Cool Places to Work list, highlighting companies that, according to their employees, go above and beyond in putting a focus on workplace culture. A third-party firm assessed the ratings and comments, compared against all applicants, and then determined the top 100. Learn more about the […]

June 24, 2019

Top Three Industry Trends at NeoCon 2019

Shared by Michael Naert, Workplace Associate   1. Solving for lack of privacy and noise distraction  NeoCon featured a wide array of different and innovative products to shape how we work in the office.  With offices becoming more open and more collaborative, finding space to complete heads down work and avoid distractions has become an […]

NBS Pets

July 21, 2017

NBS Pet Story: Pet Rooster

Ever thought about having a pet Rooster? Maybe you should. Sara Edwards, a Troy designer lives on expansive land north of Metro Detroit. She reminiscences, “I got Charlie, a Red Sussex Rooster, as a little chick from the Marlette stock yard in 2008. I raised him from a wee little chick into a huge lovable […]

Steelcase Neocon 2017

June 19, 2017

NeoCon 2017: Steelcase Receives Top Honors

NeoCon is always buzzing with energy and excitement. This year was no different. Steelcase drew from their insights and new partnership with Microsoft to showcase how bringing place, people and technology together can fuel creativity. The creativity showed, Steelcase was awarded Best Large Showroom by the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) and Contract Magazine. The vibrant showroom […]

NBS Pet Stories

June 1, 2017

NBS Pet Story: Puppy Mischief

Bringing home a new puppy is filled with excitement and challenges. Ever said to yourself “they will be fine if we leave for just an hour”… famous last words of a new puppy owner. Jennifer Vaillancourt, one of our Lansing interior designers, knows the puppy challenges first hand. Earlier this year, she brought home an Olde […]

NBS Pet Story

April 19, 2017

NBS Pet Story: A Dog’s Choice

Losing a pet is losing a member of your family. Breanna Golda, one of our Troy designers, recently lost their family dog Diesel and she fondly remembers the day they brought him home almost 11 years ago. “They day we got him [Diesel] we were originally going to get one of his brothers. The lady […]

March 15, 2016

Why I Love Working in an Open Plan

“Collaboration”, “creativity”, and “connectivity” are words I never would have used to describe my work environment prior to joining NBS.  Moving from a job where I sat in my own 8×8 54” high panel cubicle to an open plan setting has opened my eyes to a new way of working.  To help this work environment […]