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8 Architecture Design Tricks That Affect Your B...

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1. Blue is the Warmest Color

Blue is known for bringing tranquility to a space through its calming qualities. You can consider mauve, purple, navy and violets when designing spas or wellness centers...

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Plywood: The Staple of Modern Design Prevails

Plywood has for some time now been considered a less than desirable material for elevated design. However, it is a superior material by nature. Its strong, adaptive and flexible nature has always k...

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Laminate: The Stone Alternative

The design process is something dTank is all too familiar with. We want to make your material selection process as easy and informed as possible. We have teamed up with Panolam to show you some gre...

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9 New Year Resolutions for Architects

While a lot has happened in the world of architecture this year, it’s just as important to reflect on your own personal architectural practices. Here are some ways to help improve yourself in the N...

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How to Specify: Acoustics for Every Industry

Having trouble finding the perfect acoustical fit for your industry’s environment? Acoustics are a major architectural function and can make or break a space if not properly addressed. We have laid...

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Hot v. Cold Rolled Steel: Do You Know the Diffe...

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Hot Rolled Steel (LEFT) and Cold Rolled Steel (RIGHT)

There is often a misconception regarding hot versus cold rolled steel and when it comes to designing with steel, form must meet function. To cre...

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Harmful Effects of Sound in Architecture

Choosing acoustic accommodation is essential to the function of a space whether it be healthcare, hospitality, educational, or corporate environments. Each industry having their own social setting,...

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LED: Furniture in a New Light

Does your furniture make a statement? Often times our clients do so by adding LED lights to their reception desks, conference areas, and even branded or custom artwork. Here are a few of our custom...

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A New Take on Shipping Containers

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There are nearly 30 million shipping containers in use in the world today. Over a million of them are replaced each year by the shipping industry. A standard 20 foot unit contains about 5000...

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5 Standout Materials For Your Industry

Innovative materials we utilize when fabricating your commercial, corporate, educational or healthcare furniture.

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Over the past twenty years, dTank has developed an expertise in creating cu...

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🏥 Designing Healthcare for Millennials 🏥

As the millennials over take the baby boomers as the largest generation in America, healthcare has taken a dramatic shift in the way they approach designing for Millennials as they will be making d...

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Does Your Workspace Pass the ‘5 Sense Test’?

WHAT IS MULTI-SENSORY DESIGN?

Multi-sensory design can best be described as an approach to design that encompasses a full experience, one that radiates the desired essence or vibe of a brand using s...

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5 Ways to Improve Office Acoustics

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1. SOFTEN UP HARD SURFACES

From furniture to flooring and layout, it all matters. Every surface either absorbs or reflects sound as it travels through a space. Harder furniture will ultimately refle...

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Create an Inspiring Workplace in 2017

When you work with dTank, you work creatively and cleverly. Our inspiration comes from magazines, colors, movies, nature, but most importantly, knowledge. We aim to inspire through our understandin...

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The Benefits of Full Scale Foam Core Models

Foam core model making is a valuable tool that provides our clients a full-scale mock up of their furniture in “real life.” Prior to this point, we are limited to sketches and renderings so creatin...

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Technology is everywhere, entwined in almost every part of our lives, including the workspace. In almost all modern spaces we come across today being technologically connected is very important and...

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