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THE USEFUL PROPERTIES OF EPOXY RESIN

The best thing about working with epoxy resin is that it can be used with just about anything. The kinds of products people create with this substance are skies the limit; from mold making to jewel...

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2020 DESIGN TRENDS: THE NEXT-GENERATION OF OPEN...

Once again design teams are back to the drawing board for 2020, crafting the future of office spaces to accommodate new cultural shifts in society. What are the challenges and how are companies dea...

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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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All That Glitters Is Not Gold

New style reports from 2018 show that brass furniture has made a comeback taking inspirations from art deco, streamline, and some more contemporary styles. You might have seen brass popping up in h...

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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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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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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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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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