Decorative Metal

Julius, Regent’s Park, Las Palmas, Mako, Gotham

The Power of Pattern

Using the power of patterns to create new dimensions that offer completely different experiences, Parasoleil has unveiled five new patterns that communicate a new visual language, and through it, create places where people want to be. Named Julius, Regent’s Park, Las Palmas, Mako and Gotham, the new patterns are engineered for safety, building code requirements, and IBC structural requirements. Julius—as in Caesar—is inspired by the Rubicon pattern. Regent’s Park offers the peaceful sense and spiritual vibe of one of London’s most popular parks. Inspired by the mid-century modern style of California’s Palm Springs, Las Palmas brings out the charm of a dese

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Skyline Pattern

Laser Cut Column

Móz Designs’ new feature column outside San Jose’s Hanover Diridon residential building is an eye-catching backlit Laser Cut column dotted with the company’s Skyline pattern and finished in a white matte powder coat. Contrasting with the building’s stone exterior, wood accents, and two-toned patio tiles, the backlit column’s clean, modern design nods to the duality of San Jose: the traditional residential area, and the emerging, technology-driven Innovation District that intersects at Hanover Diridon. The column’s unique cone-like shape is an elevated alternative to traditional columns that makes it stand out as a prominent design feature. Internal LED lig

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Specular

Next Gen Metal Archetypes

The Specular collection from Pure + FreeForm is ideal for exterior metal cladding, acoustical ceilings, interior wall paneling, millwork, soffits, column covers, canopies and more. From classical forms to more complex hybrid finishes, it offers 12 unique surfaces to choose from that define the next generation of metal archetypes. With a focus on pearlescence, texture, fragmentation, and light spread, the collection’s finishes include Emblem, Perlage, Brunello, Relic, Enox, Piombo, Harlem, Molten, Serra, Caxia, Akoya and Hollywood.Judge’s Comment: “A successful pairing of form and function.”

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Metal Fabrics Secondary Color Capabilities

Metal Mesh

An extremely versatile material, metal mesh is growing in popularity for use in a number of applications and GKD Metal Fabrics now offers designers and specifiers an unlimited array of color coating options. Powder coating, specialty painting and also screen printing are used for adding color to stainless steel wire mesh, resulting in colorful fabric options that are also resistant to extreme heat, cold, bending and flexing.Judge’s Comment: “This has many applications in many typologies. Adaptive reuse projects and retrofit can integrate this product very well.”

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Pure + FreeForm The Chameleon Collection

A Transformation

The legendary Marcel Wanders Studio partnered with Pure + FreeForm to design the Chameleon Collection, a series of eight new metal interior and exterior finishes that represent a new vision for the future of architecturally expressive surfacing. The collection explores how building façades can transform through changes in light, reflection, vantage point and movement. The collection is ideal for exterior metal cladding, acoustical ceilings, interior wall paneling, millwork, soffits, column covers, canopies and other cladding applications.Judge’s Comment: “These finishes can energize any space.”

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Móz Designs Blendz Patina Collection

Design Forward

Móz Designs introduces 11 new earth-toned Blendz Patina colorways that bring the look of naturally timeworn textures to commercial spaces using sleek, lightweight metal materials. Available in rusted copper hues, deep forest greens and moody grays, the colors appear antique while maintaining a smooth, easy-to-clean finish. Crafted with solid core aluminum, the new colorways are made to withstand disinfectants and high-traffic areas. Following the industry’s movement toward holistic design, Blendz Patina’s 100% recyclable panels pair beautifully with natural materials like wood, steel and concrete.Judge’s Comment: “Some great decorative finishes.”

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ASI | Architectural Systems, Inc's Iconic Metals - Bamboo

Can’t Believe It’s Not Bamboo

Combining the benefits of metal with the look of decorative bamboo, Iconic Metals - Bamboo easily adhere to the wall in a thick and thin 60-in. × 24-in. profile. Available in copper, silver and brass tones, the product is Class A fire-rated with a clear polyurethane coating. In addition to bamboo, Iconic Metals offers hexagon, panel and tile motifs.Judge’s Comment: “This is the best new product I have seen here.”

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Lorin’s new anodized aluminum finish wall sheets

In Rust We Trust

Lorin’s new anodized aluminum finish features the aesthetic appeal of a weathered rust look while still providing strength and durability. The finish resembles a real-world look without the negative effects of natural oxidation which breaks down the surface of the raw material. Available in 48.5-in. × 96-in. sheets with no minimal order quantity, the anodized aluminum is lightweight and long lasting and will not chip, flake or peel.

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Moz Designs' Blendz Patina Collection

Mosey on Over

Oakland-based metal experts' Moz Designs has introduced new earth-toned colorways as an extension of the Blendz Patina Collection. The new colors bring the look of naturally timeworn textures to commercial spaces using lightweight metal materials. Available in rusted copper hues, deep forest greens, and moody grays, the colors appear antique while maintaining a smooth, easy-to-clean finish. Crafted with 100% recyclable aluminum.

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4747 Bethesda, Bethesda, Md.

The Grand Staircase

Enhancing the lobby experience at 4747 Bethesda in Bethesda, Md., Banker Wire SZ-4 mesh flanks the ceremonial three-story staircase, lending transparency behind multiple glass panes. Stainless steel melded with bronze-aged copper wire mesh creates a unique weave that changes with the viewer’s angle. “Contrasting the bronze-embossed glass that clads the building, the lobby is articulated as a jewel box,” says Ruben Quesada, designer, ZGF Architects, the architect on the project. “The combination of the copper and stainless steel pairs well with the other timeless materials in the space—bronze, Italian marble and walnut wood—creating a cohesive design messag

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