Joseph Lubner Designs is a small commercial design firm with a remarkably large, international perspective. Understanding this perspective requires a little corporate history.

Our Leader
Joseph Lubner knows more than a little about the furniture he specifies, He has held positions as Director of Design for a major international furniture group and as Design Services Manager for Haworth, Inc. the world's third largest office furniture systems manufacturer. A graduate of Kendall School of Design, Joe owned and operated his own design firm in Johannesburg, South Africa before emigrating to the United States in 1979. Following his experience as a showroom and corporate facilities designer Joe formed Joseph Lubner Designs, a commercial design firm located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Our Work
The work of Joseph Lubner designs can be seen in offices, restaurants, boutiques and retail outlets in and outside of the United States. Leading contract furniture manufacturers utilize the services of Joseph Lubner Designs for their showrooms in Chicago's Merchandise Mart, and in Design Centers in New York, California, Texas and Georgia.

Retailers from publicly held chain stores to closely held family businesses use Joseph Lubner Designs for their stores located around the globe from Columbus, Ohio to San Salvador, El Salvador and London England.

Manufacturers rely on Joseph Lubner Designs for building their presence at major national and international trade shows.

Our Design Philosophy
Our design philosophy is reflected in each project and every individual representing the firm. Design is a problem solving process; the most important part in that process is the client. The role of the designer is to listen first, then render an innovative, yet practical solution which addresses each of the client's concerns. It is a flexible process, which recognizes the dynamic, changing nature of organizations and their needs. It is a management process that appreciates the absolute necessity of budgets and timetables. It is a professional process, presented in a personal, yet businesslike manner at Joseph Lubner Designs.

Our Areas of Expertise
At Joseph Lubner Designs we are proud of our work and expertise in the design of Retail Establishments; Restaurants; Concessions; Hotels; Manufacturer Showrooms; Trade Show Exhibits and Office Space Planning.

We are very proud that Joseph Lubner Designs was selected as a 1998 Grand Prize Winner by the National Association of Store Fixture Manufacturers.

Telephone: 616/942-8432 ð Fax: 616/942-7554 ð jlubner@lubnerdesign.com