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A Designer's Think Tank

Join our team of experts in exploring global trends & breakthroughs in design & technology and their impact on the industry. Stay up to date as we explore new materials, fabrication processes, and innovative designs.

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Trend Alert! Custom Graphic Laminate Surfaces

You just got closer to finding your business the perfect furniture. dTank offers custom laminate finishes with your own designed patterns! Our in-house designers are also able to design something e...

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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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Q&A: CoArt Acoustics

Contribution to the Built Environment

Q. What is the product's unique contribution to the built environment and commercial interiors?

A. dTank created this product knowing the problems architect...

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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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NeoCon 2018 Product Preview

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Maharam

Each year, Maharam transforms its Chicago showroom into an open gallery space in which a minimum of product can be shown to its best advantage. Their overall presentation is sure to keep you...

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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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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

RECYCLE

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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Redesigning Healthcare: RIC AbilityLab

Clive Wilkinson Architects redesigned the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago into the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab; A 27-story, 1.2-million-square-foot facility that gives patients 24/7 access to the b...

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A Sneak Peak Into Our Latest Project!

Last week, our team headed out to an installation site in Los Angeles to check out our custom office furniture for a commercial real estate firm in Westwood LA. At dTank, we specialize in creating ...

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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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Think Tank: AI in the Workplace

A discussion on the basis of artificial intelligence opened the panel while the speakers examined their own understanding of AI versus what we see in movies and entertainment. Do we fully understan...

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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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Office Lovin' Q & A

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dTank founder, Reto Eberle sits down with Michal Ptacek, founder of Officelovin’ to discuss emerging workplace trends as well as developments in the industry overall. Officelovin’ was the first to ...

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The Work Pod Is The New Cubicle

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Stepping away from the typical call-center style, our client wanted to create a more modern space allowing employees the ability to collaborate while also maintaining the right amount of privacy. T...

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Trending: Collaborative Work Desks

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Today, creating a progressive and creative work ambiance is very important and providing a collaborative workplace for employees to naturally engage with one another has been on the rise. M...

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The Beauty Behind Solid Hardwood Furniture

Conference tables, desks, cabinets, credenzas, armoires – over the past twenty years dTank has developed an expertise in creating custom furniture solutions using solid hardwood for our clients in ...

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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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Featured: Contract Magazine

A big congratulations to Stanley Felderman & Nancy Keatinge of Felderman Keatinge & Associates for being awarded the Contract magazine’s 2016 Legend Award!

We are excited to celebrate our lo...

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Team One in Progress

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At their new headquarters location in Playa Vista, ad agency Team One is nearly moved in with over 350 workstations installed. Components included laminate panels with Integrated finger joints, lam...

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Beachbody Headquarters

dTank was selected to come up with a flexible furniture solution for Beachbody, creators of such popular fitness and weight loss programs such as P90X and Insanity. The project called for a system ...

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