When we opened the studio, there was one thing I was adamant about not including in our upfit/layout. Any guesses?

The answer is: CARPET.

Why? (1) Carpet is hard to clean. (2) Carpet is hard to keep looking fresh.

Think about the traffic in your studio. Think about the cleanliness.

I just could not wrap my mind around it- even though many builders recommended it.

As an alternative, we used stained concrete flooring for the lobby/office/common areas. It is easy to mop and easy to clean!