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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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Legacy of Paul R. Williams: First African-American Architect Awarded AIA Gold Medal

Why equity in architecture was one of 2017’s hottest topics at AIA This is part three in a continuing series on equity in design. Click to read part two. In her first public appearance since leaving the White House, Michelle…
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Roller Shades at Clemson University Preserve Views of Football Stadium and Offer Privacy

The April, 2017 issue of Architectural Products magazine featured a new dorm and dining complex at Clemson University that’s been dubbed an “interactive living-learning community” comprised of five buildings and 280,000 square feet. Architecture firm Stevens & Wilkinson specified Hunter…
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Michelle Obama highlighted the need to diversify the field of architecture.

Michelle Obama to Women and Minorities: “Keep Pushing to Change the Tide”

Why equity in architecture was a hot topic at AIA 2017 This is part two in a continuing series on equity in design. Click to read part one.  Michelle Obama reflected on the need to address racial and gender inequalities in…
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