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How to Choose the Right Perforated Grille for Your Project

How to Choose the Right Perforated Grille for Your Project

From new builds to historic renovations, perforated metal grilles can elevate any architectural design with patterns ranging from simple to ornate and vintage to modern. No matter your style, a perforated grille can tie together a variety of architectural projects – but how do you choose the right one for your project? We’ve streamlined the decision-making process into four simple steps.

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Folded Zinc Panels in One Henry Adams, A Multi-Family Residence in Design District, South San Francisco

Folded Zinc Panels in One Henry Adams, A Multi-Family Residence in Design District, South San Francisco

One Henry Adams- Multi-Family Residence in Design District, South San Francisco featuring Folded Zinc Panels.

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Stainless Steel Waterstop for High Heat Applications

Stainless Steel Waterstop for High Heat Applications

Earth Shield® Stainless Steel Waterstop can stop even the most corrosive fluids in their tracks, even at severely elevated temperatures. A variety of metals, grades, and gauges are available.

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Which Metal Ceiling Tile Finish Is Right For You?

Which Metal Ceiling Tile Finish Is Right For You?

One of the most beautiful parts of metal ceiling tiles is the sheer number of options there are when selecting one. There are numerous sizes, shapes, and colors to choose from. It is practically guaranteed that you will be able to find a metal ceiling tile that fits not only the atmosphere of the room it will be in but your personal taste as well. Nothing demonstrates these options better than the different finishes available for tiles.

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Skylight guarding with SRC - Skylight Screens

Skylight guarding with SRC - Skylight Screens

Skylight Screens often are the most economical solution for guarding skylights. They fit a variety of dome-shaped skylights and don’t take up any space on the roof. Best of all, they do not require any penetrations to the roof, curb, or skylight. Our unique compression-fit design locks the screen onto the aluminum frame of the skylight. Federal OSHA and CalOSHA compliant.

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Artistry in Architectural Grilles Custom Laser-Cut Decorative Metal Screen

Artistry in Architectural Grilles Custom Laser-Cut Decorative Metal Screen

The Challenge: a down to the wire Boutique request to have two large, intricate, decorative metal screens completed in just 4 days. These laser cut panels also received custom plating.

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Green: The Color that Became a Building Philosophy

Green: The Color that Became a Building Philosophy

Solar panel arrays. Reclaimed wood. Ultra low-flow toilets. Smart thermostats. Continuous insulation. Volatile organic compound (VOC)-free paint. Recyclable railings. The list of ways American home designers, developers, builders, and owners slash energy expense, promote household comfort and health, and embrace green building practices grows by the day. High on that list of sustainable features are the Feeney’s CableRail stainless steel cable infill and DesignRail® aluminum railing systems.

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Anodize Nickel Test

Anodize Nickel Test

When extreme hardness is required for aluminum building components, such as in high-traffic areas, like entranceways and railings, an AAMA 611-14 anodized aluminum finish should be specified. The hardness of anodized aluminum rivals that of the diamond. This "Nickel Test" demonstrates why a Class I high-performance anodize coating is the perfect choice for exterior architectural applications.

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Modular Seating - Volare™

Modular Seating - Volare™

If you’re looking for comfortable, durable, and beautiful seating, look to Thomas Steele for a wide selection of handcrafted outdoor benches. Pick the perfect piece for your project from a variety of styles, finishes, and customization options. Browse our current selection of commercial and outdoor park benches, or contact a Thomas Steele site furnishings expert at 608-849-1080 or at sales@thomas-steele.com with your questions and unique design needs.

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Slipnot® provides slip resistance and aesthetic display for Times Square spotlight on Broadway project

Slipnot® provides slip resistance and aesthetic display for Times Square spotlight on Broadway project

The designers at Creative Edge Master Shop contacted SlipNOT® for a solution to the bare steel lettering that presented a safety hazard when made slippery due to wet weather or other outdoor elements. The fabricating company sent in custom cut 3/8” thick letters which were blasted for imperfections, then coated with SlipNOT®’s Grade 2 stainless steel.

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Blackened Steel for Architectural Design

Blackened Steel for Architectural Design

Some say the beauty is in the details. Along with custom metal work for your projects, Coco Architectural Grilles & Metalcraft offers a variety of finish options like antiqued, brushed, mirrored and even blackened finishes to bring the project together for a complete look.

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3135EC Eclipse Undermount: Sliding under the radar

3135EC Eclipse Undermount: Sliding under the radar

The 3135EC Eclipse is here! We re-engineered this undermount slide with a series of changes to offer premium performance. We’ve made a series of changes to this slide to make a big difference in the overall performance of this fully-concealed undermount slide.

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FDOT Improving Bicyclist Safety with SlipNOT®

FDOT Improving Bicyclist Safety with SlipNOT®

SlipNOT® Metal Safety Flooring, a manufacturer of non-slip metal flooring products, recently released a Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) case study addressing bicycle lane safety. T.Y. Lin International, an architectural firm, was hired to study the inventory of metal grate bridges and their link to bicycle safety.

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Railing Infill Face-Off: Cable vs. Glass

Railing Infill Face-Off: Cable vs. Glass

With all the direct work we do with residential and commercial architects, we know meeting your design vision is at the heart of our business. That’s why we offer a premium palette of posts, top rails, frame colors, and infill options for your specification needs.

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Brass clad & bronze clad doors & frames

Brass clad & bronze clad doors & frames

Ambico decorative brass clad and bronze clad doors and frames combine outstanding visual appeal with rugged performance in the field. Products are designed in consultation with our project design team to meet the unique requirements of each job.

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The Dock Gate's custom gas struts make the vertical gate easy to open. Easy as 1, 2, 3!

The Dock Gate's custom gas struts make the vertical gate easy to open. Easy as 1, 2, 3!

The DG Series - Carbon Steel Dock Gate provides protection against falls from loading docks. Custom gas struts make the vertical gate easy to open, and tapered guides on the receiver post make for easy alignment when closing.

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Mirror polished stainless steel enclosure top and return grilles at New York City Hospital Lobby

Mirror polished stainless steel enclosure top and return grilles at New York City Hospital Lobby

Our customer’s objective was to have a stainless steel, linear bar grille manufactured to match the finish and style of a newly installed mirror polished stainless steel radiation enclosure within a renovated hospital lobby. Due to security and safety concerns, the grilles had to not only be structurally strong, but also firmly secured to the unit to prevent unintended removal.

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Armortex Waterjet Cutting

Armortex Waterjet Cutting

Armortex Waterjet cutting is accomplished by using a sophisticated Flow Mach 4 waterjet system. A waterjet allows for cutting of soft and hard materials (from food to granite, glass, metal or composite materials up to 6” thick) using highly pressurized water and an abrasive if required. Precision cutting tolerances are achievable as well as beveling and 3D cutting without the associated heat that is prevalent in other types of advanced cutting systems.

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E2JS thin line louver used on Reptile House at the Cincinnati Zoo

E2JS thin line louver used on Reptile House at the Cincinnati Zoo

Recently, Architectural Louver's model E2JS louver was used during the renovation of the Reptile House at the Cincinnati Zoo.

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Summer 2016 in the Hamptons

Summer 2016 in the Hamptons

ARCHITECTURAL GRILLE was excited to exhibit our Linear Bar Grilles as well as Custom Metalwork at the inaugural Hamptons Contemporary: The Home Design + Decor Show earlier this summer. The first ever luxury design show staged at the Elks Fairground in Southampton, NY brought together designers, exhibitors and local homeowners interested in products reflecting high end design and architecture.

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Benefits of Decorative Metal Ceilings (July 22, 2016), Structural steel services for the building and construction sector (July 20, 2016), Slip Resistant Aluminum Flooring in Bubble Capsule (June 22, 2016), Sotheby's 2016 Designer Showhouse + Auction (June 8, 2016), Wood grain finishes for aluminum (May 27, 2016), Slip Resistant Aluminum Grating Utilized on ASLA Green Roof (May 23, 2016), Creative Bike Racks That Make Your Space Stand Out (March 14, 2016), Video of Extech's newest kinetic wall (March 1, 2016), Advanced Arch Grilles brings Artistry to historical projects (October 28, 2015), Please be Seated: New York City expands its CityBench program and grows ‘Street Seat’ parklets in Brooklyn (October 23, 2015), 304 vs. 316 Stainless Steel: What’s the Difference? (September 2, 2015), Watch the Kinetic Facade in Action (June 17, 2015), Metal Makeup - Comparing Metal Compositions and Uses (June 8, 2015)