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Beaux Arts Ball installation designers discuss inspiration.

“Unpacking” with Brett H. Schneider + Lizzie Hodges, installation designers at Beaux Arts Ball

Q + A: Installation designers ‘something wonderful out of something ordinary’ In this exclusive interview with Brett H. Schneider and Lizzie Hodges, we “unpack” after the Beaux Arts Ball, the Architectural League of New York’s annual gathering of architects, designers…
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Mariposa Land Port of Entry was in need of a major upgrade to meet updated security needs and to accommodate higher levels of activity.

Team behind Mariposa Land Port of Entry shares details before project spotlight at AIA Arizona convention

AIA Arizona State College Conference highlights modernization of one of US’s busiest ports of entry by land The engineering, architectural and design minds involved in expanding and modernizing Mariposa Land Port of Entry, a bustling processing center that inspects thousands of…
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White but not vanilla – design goes dimensional on ceilings, walls, shades, façades & museum exhibits

Architects & designers are texturing, sculpting, polishing, dusting & glazing white surfaces for a fresh approach While the cooling properties and classic versatility of white still beckon, architects and designers are rethinking how they treat white surfaces: texturing and sculpting them…
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Albion Library features a mix of both TERRART Large and Baguette glazed and natural vertical tiles. Photos by Lisa Logan Photography.

NBK terracotta façades bring eye candy & sustainability to Albion Library

NBK terracotta façades bring style & sustainability to new library in Toronto Albion Library, tucked into an underprivileged neighborhood in Toronto, is wowing visitors with a unique exterior featuring five brightly-hued shades of terracotta. The friendly, colorful design by Perkins+Will features…
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Marmalade Library features NBK terracotta baguettes

Material mix & textural design stand out in historic Marmalade District’s library branch

NBK terracotta baguettes provide solar screening & bring distinct exterior to historic Marmalade District Extending a resurgence of urban living, Salt Lake City opened a new branch library in its historic Marmalade District that features an attractive array of NBK…
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Techstyle® Graphic Lattice pattern panels in Latte.

How experts pick ‘Color of the Year’ & advice on choosing what’s right for your project

Hues like Benjamin Moore’s “Shadow” can play as neutrals & complement other shades, inspiring designers & architects to add color & pattern to ceilings. Recently we talked to color experts at Benjamin Moore about the role color can play in design. They scour the world…
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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 Click here to watch a video of architect Bjarne Hammer explaining his source of inspiration. HeartFelt™ modular felt ceilings from Hunter Douglas Architectural was honored this month with a “Best of…
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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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