Yearly Archives: 2014

CEU on Business Etiquette

CEU on Business Etiquette

BUSINESS ETIQUETTE FOR THE DESIGN PROFESSIONAL
Learn the do’s and don’ts of business etiquette and professionalism with Lamin-Art’s new accredited CEU course.

SCHAUMBURG, IL 09/12/13 — We are pleased to announce that our newest CEU course on business etiquette for the design professional has now been accredited by IDCEC and AIA. Attendees will earn 1.0 intermediate level credit per certification, while learning the do’s and don’ts of the business world.

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Kawneer Unifies 3 Brands with Pearlescence 2429 Vapor

Kawneer Unifies 3 Brands with Pearlescence 2429 Vapor

This month we’re featuring a stunning project by design-build firm Exhibitus, who utilized Pearlescence 2429-G Vapor to successfully unite three Alcoa brands in a cohesive and inspiring trade show exhibit, which was designed in a flowing, curved style reminiscent of the work done by architect Zaha Hadid.

“The reason we selected Pearlescence vapor was the luminescent quality,” says Renee Long, Senior Account Executive at Exhibitus. “It gave so much depth and warmth to balance and complement the other colors.”

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Top 10 Lamin-Art Products: Jan. – Jun. 2014

Top 10 Lamin-Art Products: Jan. – Jun. 2014

More than half the year has gone by, which means it’s time to take a look at the top 10 Lamin-Art products for 2014 (so far). Specifically, we’re going to examine the laminates that have been our top sellers from January to June.

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Meet the Team: Magda Zagdanska, Marketing Coordinator

Meet the Team: Magda Zagdanska, Marketing Coordinator

Meet Magda Zagdanska: our novel-reading, fitness-loving, travel-inspired marketing coordinator. Since joining the Lamin-Art family nearly two years ago, Magda has brought energy and creativity to our marketing efforts by offering fresh ideas at tradeshows and coming up with new approaches to sampling tools like wallracks and product binders.

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Project of the Month: TAKE MOBILE LUXURY TO NEW HEIGHTS

Project of the Month: TAKE MOBILE LUXURY TO NEW HEIGHTS

From building lavish motor homes to radical tailgate vehicles, Creative Mobile Interiors is known for their long lasting custom vehicles. The CMI team created a luxurious Mercedes-Benz Sprinter that surpassed their clients’ expectations using two Pearlescence designs.

“For high-end projects, Lamin-Art is our holy grail,” says Aaron Lane, designer and marketing coordinator at CMI. “Even with solid colors, with Lamin-Art surfaces, you never get a flat image.”

After eight weeks of continuous collaboration and build time, the couple’s dream camper became a reality. To CMI’s delight, their reaction was overwhelmingly positive! In this case, the wow factor was felt in the pearlescent nature of the surfaces selected.

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Surfaces for Fixtures Beyond Compare

Surfaces for Fixtures Beyond Compare

When we say the word ‘fixture,’ what comes to mind? The register counter where you bought a new wardrobe? The shelf where you picked up a bottle of wine? What about the display case holding new and innovative electronics?

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Meet the Team: Katrina Gatuz, National Sales Manager

Meet the Team: Katrina Gatuz, National Sales ManagerMeet Katrina Gatuz: Newlywed, dog lover, chef, soon-to-be mother—and our national sales manager. As such, she oversees our sales operations, managing customer service representatives and architectural sales representatives, as well as orchestrating the sales process from specification to purchasing.
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NeoCon 2014 | The Largest Repeat Available for Wood Designs is Here

NeoCon 2014 | The Largest Repeat Available for Wood Designs is Here

Last week marked the 45th-Annual NeoCon show. This year Lamin-Art’s 8th-floor booth space showcased Veneer-Art, real wood veneers, and Premium Wood Prints, realistic wood print designs.

“We had an amazing experience at this year’s show,” says Georgy Olivieri, Lamin-Art’s Vice President of Business Development. “NeoCon is always an exciting time for us to speak to other innovators and collaboratively solve problems for a high-ware, high-design industry.”

Attendees of the exposition experienced many of Lamin-Art’s cutting edge designs, including their most innovative and talked-about designs in commercial spaces: Premium Wood Prints, Veneer-Art and Pearlescence.

Of specific interest was Premium Wood Prints—the wood design with largest repeat available. Premium Wood Prints was displayed alongside large-scale installations of Veneer-Art at the Lamin-Art booth 8-4117.

Also of interest to attendees was Metal-Art collection by taking home a metallic Essie nail polish and Shine-On tote bags, which include samples of our Metal-Art collection.

Want samples of any of the collections featured at the show? Order now by calling 800.621.1006.

Project of the Month: Premium Wood Prints Leave Lasting Impression in Las Vegas Wynn Casino

Project of the Month: Premium Wood Prints Leave Lasting Impression in Las Vegas Wynn Casino

The design team at Avery, Brooks and Associates for Wynn Design and Development knew they wanted the Wynn Resort and Casino to stand in a category of its own among Las Vegas hotels.

Utilizing three distinctive and dynamic wood grains throughout the gaming floor, including reception stands, casino fronts, and more, the property leaves a lasting impression to first-time guests and Wynn regulars.

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HD EXPO | Lamin-Art Design Team Provides Insight From World Travels

HD EXPO | Lamin-Art Design Team Provides Insight From World Travels

Guests received exclusive experience with innovators in design, as well as a glance at what’s on the horizon for surfacing solutions in 2015.

Lamin-Art’s head designers, who have been traveling across the globe to discover materials for new products in 2015, attended this year’s Hospitality Design Exposition (HD Expo) in Las Vegas from May 14 – May 16. Lamin-Art’s Design Director Hans Mutzke and Design Associate Virginie Boucher met with designers to discuss design discovery, branded environments, fostering innovation and how it relates to their next project.

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