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Hunter Douglas Architectural’s HeartFelt™ ceiling system took home a prestigious "Best of the Best" Red Dot Award at an annual competition held in Germany that honors innovative product design.

HeartFelt™ ceilings win international “Best of the Best” design award from Red Dot

Award-winning HeartFelt™ ceilings now on display at Red Dot Museum exhibit HeartFelt™ modular felt ceilings from Hunter Douglas Architectural was honored this month with a “Best of the Best” citation at the annual Red Dot award ceremony held this month in Essen,…
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Techstyle® Graphic ceiling panels: Large Branches Print in Concrete

Patterns Play With Your Psyche: Impact of adding color & surface design to ceiling plane

Colors and patterns change spatial perceptions and inspire reactions. Applied to the ceiling, graphics have the power to better balance the atmosphere of a room. As designers look up towards the ceiling as an underutilized plane for introducing inspiring, personalized…
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Techstyle® Graphic ceiling panels: Large Origami in Seaglass

The Eye Has to Travel (Up): Techstyle® Graphic ceiling panels bring color & pattern to the 5th wall

“The eye has to travel,” quipped the legendary fashion editor Diana Vreeland… a rule of thumb that not only applies to design from head-to-toe, but also from floor-to-ceiling. “When you walk into a room you want it to be balanced…
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LA Design Festival Panel

LA vs. Detroit: Design lens on two iconic American cities

Katherine Mills contributed to this article. Design in Detroit & LA is dramatically different, but the cities share alchemy The recent LA Design Festival, which attracted designers and makers in the graffiti enclave of downtown LA’s Arts District, featured a…
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Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Guggenheim Museum Throws a Party for America’s Architect

Frank Lloyd Wright, often regarded in design circles as “America’s architect,” completed 532 projects including houses, skyscrapers, churches, and hotels, during his career. This week, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, one of the great institutions he envisioned, is throwing him…
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Avery Dennison

Metropolis Magazine & Hunter Douglas Architectural on the Use of Aluminum Today

Twitter users followed along as Metropolis Magazine and Hunter Douglas Architectural held a live interview on the historic significance of aluminum and how the highly sustainable, durable building material is being used today. If you missed the live Twitterview, you can…
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Equity by Design evaluates metrics, meanings & matrices

Equity x Design: What’s keeping so many women from becoming principal architects?

Why equity in architecture was one of 2017’s hottest topics at AIA This is part four in a continuing series on equity in design. Click to read part three. When Michelle Obama took the stage at the American Institute of Architects…
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