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The Wall Street Journal is the world's leading business publication with more than two million subscribers and is the largest U.S. newspaper by total paid circulation. The Wall Street Journal franchise comprises The Wall Street Journal, The Wall Street Journal Asia and The Wall Street Journal Europe. The Wall Street Journal lives online at WSJ.com with more than one million digital subscribers and 36 million visitors per month worldwide. With a continued investment in lifestyle editorial, the Wall Street Journal has very quickly become a leading voice in the world’s of art, design, architecture, travel, fashion and more. From the launch of WSJ. Magazine and revival of the WSJ Weekend newspaper including Off Duty to the latest weekly introductions of Mansion, a luxury real estate section, and Arena, focusing on the arts, The Wall Street Journal is servicing its affluent readership across their personal and professional lives. The Journal holds 34 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism, and, in 2012, was ranked No. 1 in BtoB's Media Power 50 for the 12th consecutive year.



WSJ. Magazine is the World’s Leading Luxury Magazine engaging the largest group of affluent and influential men and women in the world—3.5 million and counting. The magazine is the glossy gateway to The Wall Street Journal reader, offering the stunning, captivating editorial they love with the news and credibility of the newspaper it appears in. Written for an audience of powerful, high-style thought-leaders, every issue has themes dedicated to their passions and leisure pursuits—from innovation, design and architecture to fashion, travel and food. Published 11 times per year around the globe, WSJ. Magazine is the must-read for the most affluent and influential consumers in the world.



Surface was designed to be the one device for everything in your life. Whatever you want to imagine, create, and share—Surface makes it possible to do it all. Multitask with side-by-side apps, be productive on the go with Autodesk’s Revit. With covers you can type on, and the Surface Pen to mark up documents and sketch Surface Pro 2 goes where you go. With a next-gen Intel Core i5 processor providing incredibly fast performance and longer battery life, Surface Pro 2 is the tablet that can replace your laptop.



Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries—including the last 17 Academy Award winners for Best Visual Effects—use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas before they're ever built or created. From blockbuster visual effects and buildings that create their own energy to electric cars and the batteries that power them, the work of our 3D software customers is everywhere you look. Through our apps for iPhone, iPad, iPod, and Android, we're also making design technology accessible to professional designers as well as amateur designers, homeowners, students, and casual creators. Whether it's a kid looking to build a new contraption, a seasoned pro sketching out a great new idea, or someone who just wants to amp up their creative output, we're taking technology originally built for movie studios, automakers, and architectural firms, and making it available to anyone who wants to create and share their ideas with the world.



The 26th annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair, North America’s platform for global design, will map the newest frontier of what’s best and what’s next at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, May 17-20, 2014. 800-272-7469 or 212-204-1060 icff.com (http://www.icff.com/)



Cool Hunting is synonymous with seeking inspiration—our stories and videos highlight creativity and innovation in design, technology, style, culture, food and travel. With a global team of editors and contributors we create our award-winning publication, consisting of daily updates and weekly mini-documentaries.



Since 2002, Gizmodo has covered the kaleidoscopic world of technology with an ear for the irreverent and an eye on all things newsworthy, from the handheld and the wearable to the invisibly immersive, the off-world to the urban. In 2013, already with one of the largest readerships in online tech, Gizmodo aggressively expanded its architecture and design coverage to include architecture and design, offering its unique and unpredictable take on the built environment: how it works, who runs it, what it means for you, and where it’s going next. Whether covering robotically assisted disaster relief efforts, print-in-place skyscrapers, cloud infrastructure, or autonomous, super-computing geotextiles, Gizmodo knows what’s next in architecture and technology. Gizmodo is run by Gawker Media.



Founded in 1994 by Michael Rock, Susan Sellers and Georgianna Stout, 2x4 is a global design consultancy headquartered in New York City with a satellite studio in Beijing. The focus of our work is brand strategy for cultural and commercial clients who value the power of design. We identify and clarify core institutional values and create innovative, experiential, participatory and visually-dynamic ways to engage key audiences worldwide. Our intellectual and creative conviction is that thoughtful design can make an essential contribution to every level of cultural discourse.



Join us at KBIS 2014, February 4-6 in Las Vegas as we co-locate with the International Builders’ Show under the banner of Design & Construction Week™. The combined shows will host more than 1,500 exhibitors showcasing the best in residential design and construction. As an added bonus you will have access to a third show, the International Window Coverings Expo.

With an expected attendance of 70,000+ industry professionals and media, you can expect endless networking opportunities. From design events to industry parties, KBIS will be filled with new ways to network, interact and collaborate.

To register visit www.KBIS.com. We hope to see in Las Vegas for a bigger, better and more dynamic KBIS!



V2com is the only architecture, design, and lifestyle newswire that distributes press kits to an international media network.

It is an established resource for journalists seeking design-centred news: they can access online press kits, easily download high-resolution images, and use press releases as sources for their articles. Our database includes one million general and specialized journalists who cover such subjects as architecture, landscaping, design, lighting, lifestyle, tourism, and business.

Clients using v2com services increase the visibility of their work by getting published in magazines and newspapers, being seen and heard on television and radio, and appearing in websites and specialized blogs.



AIA Chicago The American Institute of Architects Chicago (AIA Chicago) is the largest chapter of licensed architects, architectural interns, and allied professionals within AIA Illinois and the second largest AIA chapter in the country.

AIA Chicago offers continuing education programs, lectures, award programs, specialized committees (such as Committee on the Environment, Interior Architecture, and Historic Resources), advocacy for architects, and information for consumers looking for an architect.

Stay up-to-date with all the latestNnews, ideas and resources from AIA Chicago, the nation's 2nd largest AIA chapter, from the city that gave the world the skyscraper. Visit us at www.aiachicago.org.


“cenTras Magazine is the first specialized design and architecture magazine in Lithuania. Our goal is to act as bridge between designers, architects and companies. Besides being a magazine, “cenTras” is also a public figure, participating in and organizing events regarded to inclusion of architecture and design into environmental sustainability and social life. In the end, “cenTras” is an element linking architects, designers, companies and society to common points of participation.



AIA Colorado Founded in 1857, members of The American Institute of Architects consistently work to create more valuable, healthy, secure, and sustainable buildings, neighborhoods, and communities. Through nearly 300 state and local chapters, AIA advocates for public policies that promote economic vitality and public well being. Members adhere to a code of ethics and conduct to ensure the highest professional standards. AIA provides members with tools and resources to assist them in their careers and business as well as engaging civic and government leaders, and the public to find solutions to pressing issues facing our communities, institutions, nation and world. Visit www.aia.org.



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AIA San Francisco Serving the Bay Area for more than a century, the American Institute of Architects, San Francisco Chapter represents more than 2,000 members in San Francisco and Marin County. As a resource for our members and the general public, AIA San Francisco strives to improve the quality of life in the Bay Area by promoting architecture and design. We further this goal through community involvement, education, advocacy, public outreach, member services, and professional excellence.



Boston Society of ArchitectsThe Boston Society of Architects (BSA) is committed to professional development for its members, advocacy on behalf of great design, and sharing an appreciation for architecture and design with the public at large. A chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), it is a nonprofit, professional-service organization.

Established in 1867, the BSA consists of more than 3,500 members working in the building industry. It produces a wide range of programs and publications, including ABX and ArchitectureBoston, a quarterly publication where design and society meet. The BSA is located at BSA Space gallery, Boston’s leading center for architecture and design. BSA Space’s pioneering program of exhibitions and events explore the potential of design to inspire, create community, and transform the world we inhabit. BSA Space is also home to the Boston Foundation for Architecture (BFA).



Texas Society of ArchitectsThe Texas Society of Architects is the voice for Texas architecture supporting the creation of safe, beautiful, and sustainable environments.


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