Surfaces on Aluminum Design Blog

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Vicky Bowie
The Contoured Surface Collection showcases the beauty and simplicity of folded metal designs translated onto aluminum. Organic woodgrain-like structures in a stainless steel finish result in subtle elegance.
Linear formations which are broken or interrupted have been common themes in what we have seen at auto shows, houseware exhibits and textile showcases. It makes sense that this carries over into requests for development of finishes on aluminum for decorative trim to incorporate the same structures.
A hint of color can bring a pattern to life on aluminum surfaces. Intricate hexagon structures are laid out with soft white or gray background colors, enhanced with a touch of green for a fresh look. Enjoy!
Micro finishes on aluminum offer background decoration for surfaces that are tight and compact in structure. Finishes in this series can be used for subtle decoration on your aluminum nameplate or trim. You will find the patterns used across various industries and products such as interior ...
In this past year our Design Team has attended multiple showcases which spark creative thought and allow them to collaborate with customers to achieve fresh looks for aluminum trim. Geometric shapes and blending of colors continue to hold interest.
Mechanical brushes and spins lay the foundation for this grouping of patterns on aluminum. Sporty and lively, these use earthy tones of warm grays or greens. No matter if the pattern flows over the entire surface or the structure is an accent area, these show possibility to bring life into surface ...
Taking cue from the recent NAIAS Show in Detroit I found it interesting how decoration for interior and exterior trim can be enhanced by changing the scale and structure of pattern elements with geometric shapes. This is a perfect way to customize surface decoration for aluminum trim!
Each year the color experts at the Pantone Color Institute select a color of the year. For 2017, the choice color is named Greenery, Pantone 15-0343. It is a yellow-green hue which is meant to invoke feelings of rebirth and the coming of spring.
Take a walk through the most popular finishes on aluminum as requested during 2016. Patina finishes, layers of textures and brushes as well as geometric structures can be seen. Enjoy.