Day: October 2, 2020

InsurTech Leader Delivers Industry’s First Commercial Submissions Platform to Agency and Carrier Design Partners

DENVER, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — As part of their initiative to improve market connectivity across the insurance distribution channel, today Vertafore announced the successful first release of its Commercial Submissions™ platform to its carrier and agency design partners on the project.

Vertafore’s Commercial Submissions is the industry’s first InsurTech solution that truly connects the end-insured, agents and carriers for real-time quoting and binding on commercial policies across all sizes and business types. Through live collaboration capabilities and real-time data exchanges, Commercial Submissions solves one of the industry’s most enduring pain points: the labor-intensive, repetitive and time-consuming process of

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How to Use Color and Pattern to Design a Calmer Bedroom

If there’s one feeling most of us wish our bedrooms evoked—especially now—it’s calm. “We want our bedrooms to be a retreat, a place to relax,” explains designer and artist Rebecca Atwood. So how do you design your way to a bedroom that helps you stop the stressing (and the scrolling) and actually get a restful night’s sleep? Rebecca Atwood and interior designer Kate Hamilton Gray showed us how it’s done by designing the main bedroom in the 2020 Real Simple Home. The end result: a soothing sleep oasis full of pattern, texture, and a borrowed-from-nature color palette. In need of … Read More

Bee’ah’s next generation disinfection pods will be at the entrance of the Commercial Interior Design Awards | United Arab Emirates | Design

We’re doing everything we can to ensure the wellbeing of guests at the Commercial Interior Design Awards.

That’s why ITP Media Group (ITP) and Bee’ah, the Middle East’s leading sustainability pioneer, have formed a strategic partnership to enhance sanitation procedures at ITP’s business-to-business events for the remainder of 2020.

Bee’ah’s disinfection pods will be placed at the entrance of the upcoming Oil & Gas Middle East Energy Awards, the Arabian Business Leaders Forum, Commercial Interior Design Awards and the Hotelier Awards.

The next-generation pods will debut at the MEP Awards on Wednesday. September 20, which will be ITP’s first physical

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Custom home design fits to perfection

New home builders’ production homes — the various models on display in show home parades in new communities — feature designs with a variable amount of flexibility of being changed by home buyers.



a kitchen filled with lots of furniture: The chef's kitchen in a Silverhorn estate home by McKinley Masters.


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The chef’s kitchen in a Silverhorn estate home by McKinley Masters.

Set plans add a scale of economy 
to the homes, plus builders can build and deliver the homes to new owners more quickly, just two of the difference between production homes and custom-built homes.

“There are many differences between buying a custom-designed and
a production model home, the main difference being

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Session was anything but special | Editorials

Those who decry the partisanship, divisiveness and lack of action in Washington, D.C., should take solace in the Missouri Legislature’s special session.

It’s possible to be equally ineffective when one party controls the levers of power and people generally get along. All you need to know about this state’s special legislative session, which seemed as long, meandering and forgettable as the Tour de France, was that it prompted this quote from a governor who’s seeking re-election and needs something to run on:

“You’re not going to hit a home run every time in this building.”

Missouri spent $200,000 on a

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