Surfaces on Aluminum Design Blog

Each year our Design team takes a look at popular and trending decorating processes used across the globe in industries from automotive and appliance trim to motorcycle badging and cosmetic appliques. This review sparks inspiration for the annual Holiday Card as a way to showcase processes and ...
Patina finishes on aluminum showcase craftsmanship and character. Finishes in this series can be used to give a well-used or aged decoration to your aluminum nameplate or trim. You will find the patterns used in backgrounds for interior automotive trim, appliance trim, furniture nameplates, and ...
Many times requests for patterns on aluminum are pretty basic - a grid pattern or straight lines. There is opportunity to take standard structures and step outside the box, push the boundaries and break out into something unique. Here are my choices for patterns that do just this. Enjoy.    
Three dimensional finishes on aluminum are sporty and playful. These are the finishes that take geometric shapes and woven structures to another level. You will find the patterns used in backgrounds for interior automotive trim, boat trim, sporting goods and medical device nameplates.
Carbon fiber and woven or mesh finishes have been regular requests for aluminum trim and nameplates or badges for some time. It doesn't take long to see woven structures in decoration from boat trim or interior automotive trim and even sporting goods.
The dynamic mood board features technical finishes inspired by active wear and athletic equipment. These versatile patterns on aluminum range from refined bead blasted metal to bold expressive geometrics.
This selection of aluminum patterns builds on the  natural silver color of aluminum with brushing, halftones and textures. The resulting geometric structures have movement and visual depth which create an energetic feel. Enjoy!
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!