The Myths and Facts of Building Locally
When Michael Suomi, principal and VP of interior design at Stonehill & Taylor, told the team behind the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis that he wanted to use goods made locally for the majority of the project, the client added one big caveat. "They had a desire to spend their dollars in the U.S. and in Canada," says Suomi. "But they made it clear that they would not spend one penny more than if they were making it overseas." See how he did it here.