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What Makes A Good Design Trend?

Posted on September 26, 2013

Great trends can be summed up into two different factors. The two factors are style and functionality. These two qualities are usually the spark for a great design trend that takes the market by storm. Polyurethane panels embrace both of these factors to the fullest extent.

Functionality and elegance are some of the most important things in design. Adding special flare and unique characteristics to each project makes a big difference when creating projects to use for your portfolio. Customers love it when their own house is used as a showcase.

Faux Stone Bathroom Example

Using these panels also create more design possibilities. They provide a chance to create a great textured stone look in places where real stone could not be placed. The range of fixtures that can be added to the faux stone panels is limitless because the panels are easy to drill through without comprising the structural integrity of the panel.

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Adding fixtures can create a beautiful ambiance in any room that is being remodeled, such as the fixtures in the picture above where they added beautiful shelves that complement the decor. Simply using a couple of strategically placed lamps can illuminate the unique texture of the panels creating a very appealing contemporary design. These faux stone panels can be used with any style from traditional to contemporary.

Function Meets Form

Functionality simply means using a product that is ascetically pleasing while serving an important function. Faux stone and brick panels provide a level of insulation due to the polyurethane composition which helps keep the cool inside on hot days and warmth inside on those cold winter days.

In addition, they are not difficult to use because they are easy to cut and put in place so after a couple of quick cuts any customer can have a newly remodeled room and more insulation.

The design above with faux stacked stone can be easily recreated with our Laguna Panels line

One of the main advantages of this product is the fact that it can be used in exterior and interior projects. Faux stone panels enable designers to do whatever they want with the product which can bring a wonderful stone look into any area of the home or business they are designing. The flexibility this product offers is great for designers because it helps bring them more customers by increasing their design options. So for your next project use stone panels in order to give you that creative edge everyone is looking for.

New Trends In Interior & Exterior Design.

Posted on August 27, 2013

New Trends Means New  Opportunity.

New Trends In Interior & Exterior Design.

The conversation among designers in the furniture, architecture, and interior/exterior design industry have all recognized and felt the change. Perhaps due to a rough economy people have started to change their style by switching from expensive loud designs to more rustic utilitarian styles. In this day and age less is more and many people have recognized this. In some of the most beautiful hotels or resorts around the world they have switched from elaborate loud designs to more rustic elements with subtle hints of color. These designs emphasize quality and earthy tones such as these faux stone columns which were built in a fraction of the time of real stone and looks even better due to the even continuous flow of the pattern and grout lines. These multicolored stones reflect the landscape and highlight the beauty and tranquility of the setting by matching with nature instead of clashing with it.

white-chicago-brickMost urban hotels embrace the modern utilitarian style which has been thoroughly enhanced with the use of polyurethane products. For example, designers like Saccarro furniture inc., as well as others, have thoroughly embraced the use of faux stone or brick to create that rustic texture without sacrificing the utilitarian style.

In the picture below we can see how this product can be applied in many different styles. Businesses are a great way to reflect the direction interior and exterior design. With the rejuvenation of the economy a new generation of designers and builders have come to light. Various buildings are being built around the world that reflects the change in style towards a modern, sleek yet utilitarian style. These elements have been enhanced and complemented by the use of faux stone or brick. Designers have started to apply faux stone or brick to their designs to bring that rustic look to life in their projects.

Bar Design With Stone

Bar Design With Stone