Blog Future of 3D Printing

Future of 3D Printing

3D printing seems to have blanketed the news in the construction industry in the past 6 months. So why is a 30 year old process finally grabbing so much of the limelight? Let’s start by understanding what it really is before we jump on to why it’s grabbing some of the headlines. The technology is also anonymously known as additive …

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Fabrics, going beyond patterns and weaves

Fabric properties go far beyond the obvious visual and surface-level attributes. The fabric selection process is usually towards the end of the design process, but should not be ignored. Depending on the type of usage and the environment the furniture is going into, selecting the right upholstery is critical if you expect the material to last long. What you need …

Blog LEED Certificate - The Total Office Workspace LEED Silver

LEED Building or LEED Product – Which one is it ?

There’s no such thing as a LEED certified product.The LEED certification, bestowed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) applies only to buildings and construction , interior design, operations & maintenance, developments & homes. LEED-certified buildings are resource efficient. They use less water and energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. As an added bonus, they save money. It’s important to …

Blog Value Engineer - Cost Saving Infographic

8 expert cost saving tips to furnish your workspace

Value engineer – (VE) by definition is a systematic method to improve the “value” of goods or products and services by using an examination of function. Value, as defined, is the ratio of function to cost. Value can therefore be increased by either improving the function or reducing the cost. In the construction industry, however, its most common purpose is …