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New Digital Binder!

Click here to access our new Digital Binder, a document that lets you see our full range of products on the go.   This binder will also let you contact us directly, order samples, or bring you back to the…

April Vignette – I Wanna Hex You Up

In North Carolina, April means it's pollen season. And while it sure makes our eyes water, its striking color inspired us to make a vignette that incorporates the sneeze-worthy shades of North Carolina Spring, paired with some cool blues, captivating…

Warm Walls Welcome Wood: the Biophilic Design Benefits of Wood

Accent walls are a common design element in spaces where you are using a lot of neutral colors or hard surfaces and you want an organic or eye-catching element to draw the occupant’s attention.  As more and more attention turns to biophilic design, these features wall have taken on a decidedly ‘nature-like’ appeal and can really accomplish the elusive feat of bringing the outdoors in.

Biomimicry and Building Materials – What You Need to Know

Imagine spending four billion years in school.  That is a lot of education, and it forms the baseline for everything around us as we know it. For billions of years, nature has been adapting and evolving to changing temperatures, sea levels, climates, canopies and weather patterns, constantly learning and adjusting to survive.

 

Building has evolved for a few thousand years, starting with rocks, peaking with glass-clad high rises across the globe, and now settling back into an attempted harmony with nature.  

 

We are optimistic about the trend of bringing nature into the space through Biophilic Design, and we are eager to see more widespread adoption of Biomimicry on its heels.