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Three Unusual Ways to Use Plants Inside

12/11/2011

We're all familiar with the office pot plant. Usually a sad, lonely figure, holding off an irresistible tide of grey and beige with only a few bedraggled leaves keeping it clinging desperately to life.

Vertical Gardens

12/01/2011

Green walls are becoming increasingly popular in interior and exterior landscapes.

Plantings as a Living Art

12/01/2011

Permanent botanicals with live plants drive interior plantscaping trend.

Breathe easy

11/14/2011

Encourage interiorscape customers to create healthier environments with plants

The smell of success

11/03/2011

Recently, I visited a beautiful Asian-influenced boutique hotel that was artfully appointed with modern furnishings and tasteful décor.

Color Has Potency in the Workplace

11/01/2011

Companies spend small fortunes to make their workplaces not only safe, but also warm, attractive and comfortable.

Talk on indoor gardening next week

10/18/2011

Gardeners won’t have to hang up their tools even with winter on its way. Benedictine University is hosting a free talk on getting indoor plants to grow Oct. 28.

The 'starchitects' come out for Navy Pier rehab

10/11/2011

There are a lot of big names among the list of 52 design teams that have submitted their qualifications for the re-do of Navy Pier's public spaces.

Ambius takes home 11 awards

10/07/2011

The honors were handed out at the PIA Interior Plantscape Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet.

Riverside Medical Center Unveils Green Roof

10/03/2011

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. -- Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, Ill. recently unveiled the installation of a large eco-friendly vegetative living green roof system in celebration of the hospital's commitment to environmental stewardship and the launch of the hospital's East Tower.

Christmas Products: Decorations

09/28/2011

BigHospitality takes a look at some of the Christmas decorations, including contamporary decorations from Ambius and an early bird deal on Christmas trees from Xmastreesales.co.uk.

It's Christmas at Ambius

09/28/2011

Of course the count down to Christmas has started. In fact after today there are just 99 days to go!

Creating Healthier Environments with Plants

09/13/2011

Recently I met with an architect who designs healthcare facilities. He relayed how he absolutely detests the use of live plants in the properties he designs. “I don’t like that I can’t control the life cycle of the plant and how it continually changes its look,” he said with obvious disdain.

Ambius Honored with Eleven Awards at Plantscape Industry Expo Awards

09/12/2011

Ambius was honored to receive eleven awards, including the prestigious Judges award for best in show, recognizing the company’s commitment to excellence, innovation, and professionalism in the interior plantscaping industry.

How Color Affects Multifamily Leasing Success

09/07/2011

Apartment leasing agents and property managers looking to attract and retain prospects and tenants should evaluate the power of color in bringing warmth and energy into a space.

Greenstone Carbon wins contract with Ambius

09/06/2011

An international company specialising in “interior landscaping”, Ambius, has chosen Greenstone Carbon to provide it with a carbon emissions reporting tool.

Embassy Suites Downtown Lakefront

09/01/2011

The Chicago people, places and products that are taking earth-friendly living into the future. Focus on the vertical garden by Ambius at Embassy Suites Downtown Lakefront.

Riverside Medical Center Gets a Gorgeous New Green Roofed Addition

08/29/2011

Designed by interior landscaping company Ambius, the green roof crowns the new East Tower addition at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, Illinois.

Superior Care to a Planned Community

08/29/2011

For Frank Speidel, M.D.,FACEP, CEO of St. Luke's Hospital at The Vintage (SLHV), entering his hospital's new facility is "like walking through Bach's Brandenburg concertos, or his Goldberg Variations."

Grown Green

08/01/2011

Plants can register "green" at your retail register.

Seventies Swagger Drives Retail Plant Trend

08/01/2011

The 1970s was a "groovy" bohemian and electric decade featuring sexy and diverse fashions including wide-collared shirts and tight bell-bottom jeans.

Digging the future of vertical gardens

07/25/2011

More and more businesses today are looking to green walls as a way to add natural beauty while dramatically improving energy efficiency by moderating indoor air temperatures and humidity levels.

Vertical Garden Debuts at Chicago Embassy Suites

07/17/2011

Five years ago, vertical gardens started popping up in Asian buildings. It wasn’t long before they took root in the U.S. The Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Lakefront is likely the first hotel in the country to grow such a dramatic example of the indoor landscaping tool. The wall went ‘live’ in late spring.

Lovely Living Walls

07/07/2011

Des Moines may be the largest city in Iowa, but in the grand scheme of things, it’s pretty small. That’s one of the things about traveling to larger cities exciting: You get to see more trendy new things.

Plants Register Green at Retail Registers

07/01/2011

When you walk into an urban or pedestrian mall or retailer, do you notice the plants? What impression do you take away from the establishment if the exterior plants appear poorly maintained or if they are housed in containers overrun with trash?

Mixing it up

07/01/2011

The naturalistic trend of mixing permanent botanicals alongside live plants is becoming increasingly popular in workplace settings.

Embassy Suites features new eco-friendly green wall

06/27/2011

Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Lakefront has unveiled the city's largest indoor living green wall.

Ambius Reveals the top plants for offices

06/01/2011

Ambius Reveals the top plants for offices

Stunning display

05/18/2011

The giant green wall at Longwood Gardens inspires garden retailers and consumers.

Plantings as Living Art: Permanent Botanicals with Live Plants

05/18/2011

I believe that every inspired plant artisan digs their shovel into their own soul, and sprays their own nature into their work. As a botanical stylist, I work in partnership with leading design and architectural firms, designing retail, hospitality and corporate interiors for many leading businesses including KV Pharmaceutical, Hyatt Riverfront Hotel and the Sheraton St. Louis City Center.

Lifetime award for Lockyer

05/13/2011

Nina Lockyer of Flora-Tec has been presented with eFIG's lifetime achievement award at its annual awards in London.

eFIG honours industry excellence

05/13/2011

Nina Lockyer of Flora-Tec Ltd was honoured with European Federation of Interior Landscape Group’s Lifetime Achievement Award at its annual awards ceremony held at The Apex Room, Olympia, London on 4 May.

Retailers bring spring in with aroma of freshly cut grass

05/13/2011

The aroma of freshly cut grass always ranks high in polls of favourite smells. Now retailers recognising the power of smell in the retail experience, can convey the optimism that comes with Spring and Summer, with the launch of Green Grass, a new fragrance from environment scenting specialist Ambius. Green Grass captures perfectly the smell of freshly mown grass, minus the risk of hayfever!

The Top Four Succulent Genera

05/01/2011

The Top Four Succulent Genera Succulents are making a comeback thanks to design retailers like Crate and Barrel. Read about the top four genera.

Ambius Connect Cuts Paper And Supports Sustainability

05/01/2011

Ambius, the world's largest interior landscaping company has set a target to convert all 3,500 of its customers in the UK to its paperless reporting system, Ambius Connect, by the end of 2011.

Businesses Go Greener To Protect The Planet

04/29/2011

Growing a greener business can offer many benefits—saving money, engaging employees and helping to attract new customers.

Central Park on the Allure of the Seas

01/27/2011

Paul Lasley talks with Eva Matos from Ambius about the design and creation of Central Park on the Allure of the Seas.

Design drought - Water features fall out of favor over germ concern

01/17/2011

Like dogs and cats or the Hatfields and McCoys, you're likely to start a skirmish these days if you put infection-prevention specialists and hospital designers in the same room.

Surviving The Cold and Flu Season

01/11/2011

As the season of colds and viruses sends staff absence levels rocketing, workplace enrichment and interior landscaping company Ambius has produced its tips for keeping the workplace healthy and productive through the winter months.

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