Groupe Lacasse Finds Its Sweet Spot with TFL

Casework for corporate offices or for medical exam rooms. One-off custom or production runs. Drawer fronts or desktops. Textured or high-gloss finishes. Doesn’t matter. Groupe Lacasse has a solution, and it invariably involves thermally fused laminate (TFL). “We offer a variety of products, but we really go to market trumpeting our thermally fused laminate,” said Dominic Aubrey.

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Multi-Dimensional Design: B&N requires creativity at every desk while making impactful, artistic panels

Headquartered on the San Francisco Peninsula, close to Silicon Valley, B+N manufactures and distributes panel systems that carry a local sensibility to a global customer base. The collections are funky, eclectic and unique. The underlying processes boldly wield existing and emerging software, equipment and material technologies. B+N’s guiding principle of being “design-driven” comes through in both object and method.

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California Closets: Aligning Experience, Fulfilling Quality

Walking into California Closets’ new award-winning Showroom 2.0 retail environment is a choose-your-own adventure. The brick and mortar concept creates a customer experience consistent with the company’s online presence and in-home consultations. Cleverly devised with regard to buying behaviors of current generations, Showroom 2.0 delivers on today’s most effective retail strategies.   

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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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