AJK Design Studio Custom Registers & Vents

Annie Kantor knows a thing or two about pattern. After graduating at the Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in Textile Design in 1994, she began a career designing woven fabrics, most recently as the Head of the Custom Studio at Maharam. The Oakland-California based designer, whose company AJK Design Studio debuted at this year's ICFF in… Continue reading AJK Design Studio Custom Registers & Vents

Altitudes Torsion Spring Custom Ceiling System from Armstrong

Armstrong's new Altitudes Torsion Spring custom ceiling system is intended to allow architects and designers to specify a monolithic visual in large-size panels that provide excellent acoustics and 100% downward accessibility. The sag-resistant panels are available flat or curved in custom sizes up to 4' x 12' or 5' x 10' with or without upturns. Made from metal-framed fiberglass with… Continue reading Altitudes Torsion Spring Custom Ceiling System from Armstrong

Nest Protect Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm

  Nest caused a stir in 2011 with the introduction of their award-winning, sleek circular thermostat that helps save energy by learning the homeowner's heating preferences each time they use it. Now the company, led by Apple alum Tony Fadell, has entered the life safety category with Nest Protect. Using the tagline "safety shouldn't be… Continue reading Nest Protect Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm

Armstrong FastSize Ceiling Program

Isn't it always a bit surprising when a large company, one that has no compelling reason to make things easier for your difficult little project because of the sheer volume of product they sell around the country, actually does just that. Armstrong Ceiling & Wall Systems has launched a new ceiling panel and suspension system… Continue reading Armstrong FastSize Ceiling Program