Oculus Named Among the Best Industrial Architects in Portland, Oregon
Due to continued growth and urbanization, the commercial development in the Portland area remains strong. The city is an attractive spot for businesses that are either looking to expand or wish to remain economically active. Portland Architect's editorial team has...
Workplace Transformation Planning Crucial During These Times
By Ali Summerford, interior design director at Oculus Inc. It seems that companies’ plans and protocols for COVID-19 change weekly, if not by the day. But one thing doesn’t change, the importance of needing to put together the right plan...
5 Winning Strategies for Your Post-Pandemic Office Playbook
Featured in FacilitiesNet Creating a top-tier office space is more than just making sure it looks good. When facility managers start the process of working with a team to design and build out an office, form is important, but function...
4 Ways Flooring Taps into a Facility’s Full Potential
February 8, 2021| By Joy Choquette Featured in FacilitiesNet A facility’s flooring is a hard-working asset, but it is packed with potential functionality beyond just providing something to stand on. Used as wayfinding, it helps direct traffic and prevents visitors...
Texas Trust Credit Union breaks ground on its first built-up branch in over a decade
Featured in Dallas Business Journal CEO Jim Minge said the area was a priority, so it was willing to make the investment of building a new branch instead of acquiring an existing space. Read full article here
Restroom Design Best Practices to Prevent the Spread of Infection
By Ron Reim and Ali Summerford Featured in Facilities Net Considering gender equality, gender identity and gender formation are now part of restroom architecture and design in schools. This may become more common when designing for other industries as well. ...
Sustainability, Biophilia and Technology Benefit Occupants and Clients
by Ali Summerford: October 20, 2019 | Featured on Interiors and Sources Companies are in constant competition to recruit and retain employees, and a winning workplace environment makes the difference toward securing a more productive (and profitable) workforce. Read the...
St. Louis Leads the Nation in Female Entrepreneurs
by Sarah Fenske: April 15, 2019 | Published in Riverfront Times St. Louis women may struggle to get paid as much as their male counterparts — but when it comes to starting our own businesses, we lead the pack. Read...
Oculus Inc. Hires New Interior Design Director
People in Business: March 15, 2019 | Featured on St. Louis Post-Dispatch Oculus Inc. hired Ali Summerford as Interior Design Director. See full release here