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2024 ThinkLab Design Hackathon
Advisory Council

Project decisions are taking longer, yet project timelines continue to shrink, creating pressure and bottlenecks in our industries traditional processes. Have you felt this?

In our 5th annual Design Hackathon, we're hacking the future of customer decision making and its impact on the future of the design ecosystem. We're pleased to introduce you to our esteemed Advisory Council of leading minds from the A+D firms, manufacturers and customers who have come together to tackle this challenge.


Special thanks to our advisory council members:


3form crafts sophisticated, handcrafted, translucent materials that harness form, texture, light, and color – inviting you to design spaces that clearly reflect your vision for the world. 


Allsteel transforms workplaces in a collaborative and human-centric way by designing for clients and their ambitions. We believe in the power of creating solutions with people, not just for them.


At Daltile, we know team work is essential to the success of every project. Our team is ready to collaborate with you to help provide successful design solutions. We are known for our trendy, award-winning design and unrivaled assortment of wall tilefloor tileLVT, and countertops. From ceramic, porcelain, glass, and natural stone, in countless colors and sizes, we have a tile for every style and every space—even outdoors. Our foundation of upscale design and exceptional quality provide you with a broad selection of superior products you can trust. "Made in the USA" means a lot to us. Many of our collections are proudly designed, developed, and manufactured in America. We have virtual catalogs available for download, as well as multiple opportunities for Continuing Education through our extensive network of Architectural Representatives. We look forward to being a part of your team!


Founded in 1981, Keilhauer is a design-focused contract furniture manufacturer who’s driving purpose is to make work more comfortable for all. Working with world-renowned furniture designers, Keilhauer is internationally recognized for award-winning design, built with skilled craftsmanship, to the highest environmental standards.


Teknion is committed to empowering our customers through design.

We are a family-owned business with an international reach; we strive to be approachable and responsive, always open to collaboration, and focused on the right solutions for our customers. Being privately held gives us the freedom to think and invest long-term, through certain and uncertain times.


Changes in workplace priorities and organizational cultures have shifted the wellness discussion. No longer is the goal solely to promote movement. Now, the conversation includes designing environments for holistic health. And although wellness is still a top priority for both companies and consumers, it has taken on entirely new dimensions in meaning. Learn more about Workplace Well-being.


Kimball International is a leading omnichannel commercial furnishings company with deep expertise in the Workplace, Health, and Hospitality markets.

For over 70 years, our brands have seized opportunities to customize solutions into personalized experiences, turning ordinary spaces into meaningful places. Our family of brands includes Kimball, National, Etc., Interwoven, David Edward, Kimball Hospitality, and D’style.


At Tarkett, we understand the demands the environment places on healthcare and senior living partners. That’s why our research and innovation never stop, we’re committed to evolving with you. We combine evidence-based product solutions with space-specific performance needs. For a safe, comfortable, healing, living, and working environment. It’s all about Right Product. Right Space. Our design drivers are flexibility, resilience, sustainability, and target value to design to sustain the ever-changing needs of our partners. Selection, specification, and installation can positively impact patient/resident experience, safety, and caregiver fatigue. With an actionable impact on operational optimization and clinical efficiency, ease of maintenance reduces the total cost of ownership. With a complete flooring solution - from the subfloor to the surface finish. A purpose-built environment is all about engagement, human connections, and belonging. Flooring is not a single element or design feature – it is an asset in health, safety, and wellness for those who live, heal, work, and visit the built environment. How can we help?

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Our insights are sourced straight from the valuable input provided by representatives from these companies:

HUB International | Oracle | Georgia Tech | Barings | AirBnB | Elon University | UNC Chapel Hill | Rutgers University | Stanford University | Daniel Brafman Holistic Health and Performance | UT Southwestern Medical Center | Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital | Fraser | Lee Health | Centra Health Planning, Design, and Construction | Qualcomm | Cloudfare | Denver International Airport | Cisco | Honda | TIAA | InterContinental Hotels Group | Hyatt Hotels Corporation | Aparium Hotel Group | Coral Tree Hospitality | Marriott International | Sterling Bay | LG Group | Trilogy Real Estate Group | Core Spaces | Husch Blackwell

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