Entries tagged with: biophilic design


Pop the Cork - Why you need to use cork in your building

Cork has long been relegated to wine bottles and home to pushpins suspending pictures and notes for decades.  But the building industry needs to take note of this material. Cork is not just a restraint for that wine that needs to breathe (and be drank, let’s get real here), it is an innovative evolution of nature that has multiple uses in the built environment.

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May Vignette - Scandi-ly Clad For Summer

Inspired by the burgeoning hues of the season, we decided to base this month's vignette on some of our favorite summery shades in the Durat Scandicolor Collection.

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Why PaperStone is Your Domestic Quartz Alternative

Pardon our stars, but why the **** are you still using quartz for your countertops?! It's time to use PaperStone, and we'll tell you why. 

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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 hex shapes, and natural wood elements. Talk about a hexy vignette. 

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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.

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New Year, New Showroom

In August of 2018, we signed a lease on a warehouse in South Raleigh.  At the end of October, we celebrated the transformation of this space into a state-of-the-art showroom, showcasing our portfolio of sustainable, healthy building materials.  Below is a chronicle of our journey from blank walls to vibrant, engaging installations.

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