Celebrating City Centre

The remodeling of a 60-year-old office building into what is now City Centre in Watertown, Wis., involved much more than repainting the walls and calling it a day. That was to be expected, given that the building is home to Bedford Falls Communications, which publishes Surface & Panel.

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AWI focuses on new standards initiative

Seven years after its founding in 1954, the Architectural Woodwork Institute authored and released its first industry woodwork standards. The early standards set three levels of woodwork quality that allowed design professionals and woodwork manufacturers to establish clear and concise expectations for products.

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Salon lets carefully selected materials set the mood

HPL, textured MDF, etched glass, lighting help define special space

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New name, new energy for merged retail association

Shop! aims to provide research-based value through leadership, education

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Business is improving in the design/build industry

R. Kent Gilchrist is hearing it at committee meetings. He’s also hearing it at chapter and board meetings of the Architectural Woodwork Institute, the nonprofit trade association that represents nearly 4,000 members, comprising architectural woodworkers, suppliers, design professionals and students around the world.

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