Embracing the 21st Century at Practice Velocity

Dancing in the office, wearing costumes to work, and a flat organizational structure? What is this, Google? No, these are part of the unique workplace culture at one of the Rockford area’s biggest software design firms.

Maybe It’s Time for Custom Cabinetry

These days, you can let your creativity flourish when planning a kitchen makeover. The team at Premier Woodwork can customize cabinetry to just about any specifications.






Home Trends: Easy Living With a Touch of Glitz

Gray tones and geometric patterns aren’t the only things to look for in home design this year. Discover what sorts of flooring choices, kitchen layouts, furniture choices and lighting devices are leading the way.






Success Stories: Ink & Paper

This design-and-print shop in Stockton, Ill., has always let customers’ needs guide its offerings. Hear from the multitalented owner about the store’s 11-year growth.






Gary W. Anderson Architects

200 Prairie Street Suite 201 Rockford, IL 61107 www.gwaarchitects.com

Why It’s Impossible To Ignore TED Talks

They’re inspiring, informational — and they’re impacting how others judge your next presentation. Learn from writer, speaker and communication coach Carmine Gallo how you can talk like TED.






Milestones: Andco Kitchens & Baths Celebrates 85 Years

Meet a kitchen design company that got its start as an electric shop and never stopped seeking new ways to appeal to its cusotmers.






Event Floral

8181 Starwood Dr., Loves Park, Ill.
(815) 885-3900
www.event-floral.com






Island Dreams: Maximize Your Central Kitchen

The kitchen island comes in many shapes and sizes, and makes an oasis for our busy kitchens. Here are some things to remember for creating your dream island.






Kitchen Envy: Eight Great Kitchen Remodels

There are kitchens, and then there are kitchens. Check out these awesome new spaces, and learn about the challenges and unique features hidden within each.