IIDA, Ed Spaces Inovation Award, Furniture-Systems, 2014

In Partnership with VS America, Cultural Shift won the Innovation Award - Furniture Systems, for the furniture line Shift+. "Sponsored by the International Interior Design Association, the Ed Spaces Innovation Award is the only juried program to offer recognition of excellence of product design for learning environments."

Industry Partner Award, CEFPI, 2014

In Partnership with VS America, Cultural Shift won the Industy Partner Award for the furniture line, Shift+. "The award is designed to highlight innovation in materials, technology, products and services that are key elements in designing healthy, high performance schools."



Saline Area Schools, Saline MI

Colegio F.D. Roosevelt, American School, Lima Peru

Ann Arbor Public Schools, Ann Arbor, MI

West Bloomfield School District, West Bloomfield, MI

Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Maryland

New Albany Public Schools, New Albany, Ohio

Tacoma Public Schools, Tacoma, Washington

Laguna Beach Unified School District, Laguna Beach, CA                           

Portland Public Schools          

Fulton County Schools            

Baltimore County Schools, Baltimore Maryland      


In the works!

  • A higher education solution that allows for mobility and flexibility in educational environments, while at the same time reinforces static situations to minimize chaos in multi-instructor environments.
  • Let's build MakerCultures in lieu of MakerSpaces!

Contract Magazine

"Best Products for Learning Environments, Cultural Shift, Steven Turckes, AIA, PreK-12 Market segment leader, Perkins and Will.

January 2013 edition


School Planning and Management

Keeping eyes on the Ball(s),"

Creating Healthy Schools Interior Environments, EPA, Trends in Green         

February 2014 edition

School Planning and Management

"Is the Classroom of today Obsolete"

January 2014 edition

Recent Publications​(Click on Images to the left for Articles)

Architectural Record

Schools of the 21st Century, "School Standards and Designs Advance, Flexible and Untethered"

Interview for January 2014 edition

David is frequently invited to speak to educational and design professionals and organizations concerning the conversations revolving around the "Next" generation of school facility design.


Recent Developments

Recent Clients

2013 CEFPI Annual Conference and Expo

Innovative Classrooms of Today

September 20-23, 2013

Architectural Record

Schools of the 21st Century, 

Interview for January 2015 edition

CEFPI Educational Facility Planner Vol 47, Issue 2 & 3, Pages 38-41

Innovative Classrooms of Today

September 20-23, 2013



PURN, Private University Product and News

"Reccreating the Learning Environment, A Lense into our Progress"       

​June 2014 edition