Surfaces on Aluminum

Taking a look back on 2015, here are the most popular posts discussing finish development for aluminum surface decoration. Enjoy! Which was your favorite?  
We recently attended the NAIAS in Detroit. Decorative aluminum trim continues to have a good presence overall from dash panels and door rails to consoles and switchplates. Interior finishes ranged from fine to coarse brushed aluminum as well as subtle technical patterns. All of which take advantage ...
Jewel-like patterns with geometric flare have been pulled together in the latest surface collection. This selection of aluminum patterns uses varying transparent gold tint colors as the foundation. Structure is achieved and enhanced with screened textures. Enjoy!
Subtle and subdued patterns have been pulled together in the latest surface collection. This selection of aluminum patterns uses brused aluminum as the foundation. Structure is achieved with printing tones or detail and then enhanced with screened textures. Enjoy!
Aluminum is a versatile substrate which can be decorated in an endless array of finishes. Mechanical finishes are the first step in building a decorative finish on aluminum. They can be layered with printed color and texture to create precise geometric structures or aged patinaed surfaces.
Simply White has been named 2016 Color of the Year by Benjamin Moore. White as a color for finish development on aluminum is versatile. It can be used as a main color or simply as an accent. Change the gloss level and the result is visual interest. Include some texture and achieve tactile dimension.
It's that time of the year when the weather starts to get chilly, leaves have pretty much turned from hues of greens to reds or yellows and frost starts to show up in the mornings. Here is a sneak peek at what we are working on for the 2015 Holiday Card. Varying directions of brushed ...
The Inspiration Selective color is used to accent many things. In particular, we looked at how selective color is used to accent materials from leather seats to watch bands. When used selectively, color adds a distinct look to an overall muted color. In these cases it offsets nicely with black.
This year marks the 50th anniversary for the Industrial Designers Society of America International Conference in Seattle, WA and we are proud to be one of the exhibitors for this milestone event.

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