Chinese Inspiration

Inspired by the look of traditional Chinese paper lamps, the Lanterna fixture is available in three sizes and two colors—black or white. French designer Sam Baron incorporated a gold interior finish to the fixture’s shadeto create warm, glowing illumination. 

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Making an Interior Design Statement

Michael Hsu Office Design worked with Uhuru Design’s furniture division for unique custom furnishings. Founded in 2004, Shake Shack owns, operates and licenses more than 180 Shake Shack restaurants, known as “Shacks,” in the United States and internationally. Here guests enjoy modern day versions of roadside burger stand fare—delicious burgers, chicken sandwiches, hot dogs, crinkle-cut fries, shakes, frozen custard, beer, wine and more. Uhuru Design’s live-edge walnut slab reception desk is a statement piece indicating entry to a unique work environment. Their Minim benching system in white oak and black steel provides over 200 seats, each workspace uniquely lit

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Form and Function take Flight

Inspired by air traffic maps, Tarkett has introduced two new lines of modular carpet tiles, offering new options for office, education and hospitality spaces. The designs could simplify installation in contemporary architectural designs where right angles and straight lines give way to open, multi-use spaces and curved walls. The carpet uses Tarkett’s Powerbond construction, with means it can be installed in any direction (even diagonally). The designer Jhane Barnes flipped and rotated repeating modules to create a large-scale pattern with no obvious repeat, creating an intriguing visual with minimal installation water. FlightPath contains 14 different matching points in its 22-ft. pat

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Easy Route to Airport Shading, Privacy and Security

Unusual application of metal material as drapery addresses glare and privacy without drawing attention to itself. Address heat and glare from the southwest setting sun in the Elmira Corning Regional Airport in Horseheads, N.Y. Working with Fennick McCredie Architecture, Cascade Architectural provided 3,055 sq. ft. of 5/16-in. 15-gauge aluminum Fabricoil in three very different applications within the airport’s interior, including: window drapery, a privacy partition and a security gate for the Taste NY Bar. The coiled wire fabric is finished in Antique Bronze and secured using Cascade Architectural’s operable Steel Secura Track attachments. “We specified Fabricoil

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Articulated Excellence

Architectural Systems, Inc.(ASI) Chizel Wood Panels have received the prestigious ADEX Platinum Award for excellence in the wall covering category. Echoing the look of heritage handcraftsmanship with a modern balance, the panels showcase an articulated level of detail in nine standard bespoke patterns, each with a high variation in texture. 

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Steinbach Regional Secondary School, Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada
Steinbach Regional Secondary School, Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada
Steinbach Regional Secondary School, Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada

Sustainability Incorporated into School Design

The newly renovated Steinbach Regional Secondary School in Manitoba is assisting the faculty with a great lesson for the students on the environment and the impact buildings make. Stantec Architecture and the Hanover School Division envisioned a school built to serve as a learning tool for its existing students as well as the growing community. To align with the sustainable design elements, the school incorporates chilled beam products as its primary source of air distribution. The beams feature the aerodynamic properties of Titus’ ceiling diffusers and benefit from the use of using hydronic coils and induced air, reducing energy consumption associated with removing sensible thermal lo

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