Design Trends

Thermory vs. Composite Decking

Date: May 17, 2018 | Category: Design Trends

When it comes time to build or rebuild a deck, homeowners have more options than ever before. With the number of products on the market, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and make an incomplete choice.

The choice between a composite deck and a real-wood deck is a combination of priorities, expectations and knowledge. Let’s break it down so you’re armed with all the information you need to make the right choice for your needs. (more…)

The Look Of Reclaimed Wood. The Stability Of Thermory.

Date: May 16, 2018 | Category: Design Trends

You might be reading this article because you love working with reclaimed wood. There’s a lot to love, after all. It’s sustainable, it’s strong, and it looks really beautiful. Or perhaps you’re reading this article because you don’t totally understand the recent trend of barn wood everywhere, and you’re looking for more information. Either way, we’re here to help you learn the pros and cons of reclaimed wood, because you DO have another options. (more…)

Have you heard about biophilic design?

Date: December 15, 2017 | Category: Design Trends

Trends are often discussed after the fact, just to point out that a particular thing or style is now so widespread that everyone knows and uses it. Occasionally, though, we can bear witness to a moment where you can see the rising of a new star begin.

Biophilic design has somehow managed to introduce itself to the world without much fanfare but is definitely being noticed. Natural curves and repetitions, natural geometry, and materials that call out to be touched make up this unique style. Biophilic design looks for ways to make people feel like they are part of the whole, the natural world, an integral and essential part of which is the contemporary modern environment. (more…)

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