As the foam experts, we’re always looking for ways to connect with specialists in other fields. Our goal is to assist in the creation of adaptable and creative spaces, and we value the new perspectives partnerships with these professionals bring. Our Experts in the Field segment features articles written by our partners on a variety of topics. From discussions about health and safety to intentional design practices, this added knowledge helps us to maximize the impact of our products and expand our connections in different industries. Meet our experts and visit the articles below to read more from our Experts in the Field!



Founder and Lead Designer
David Jakes Designs LLC

David Jakes’ career as an educational designer has been influenced by the variety of roles and positions that he has held over 35 years. As a classroom science teacher, David developed a deep understanding of teaching and learning that has served as a foundation for his entire professional life....Read More

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Designing Learning Spaces Post Pandemic

Stories of Space Part 1

Stories of Space Part 2

Goals for Learning Space Design Part 3



Instructional Coach in a K-12

Jennifer Duffy’s career in education started over 20 years as a Special Education Teacher. Since then, Jennifer has also been an Inclusion Facilitator, Literacy Consultant, Assistive Technologist, Instructional Technologist and is currently an Instructional Coach in a K-12 setting. Jennifer has a passion for empowering learners to find their voice and cause positive change in a connected world....Read More

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Making Space For Movement

Wellness Rooms in Schools