Leslie Clagett

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Product> Street Seen: New Landscape Furnishings

Whether used to enhance the identity of an entire community or an individual institution, street furnishings present a primary opportunity to engage the public with design. From planters and bike racks to seating and waste bins, all elements play a part in the dialogue. Cirque Collection Kornegay Design These…
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Product> On Solid Ground: New Pavers and Decking Products

Decking and pavers can enhance the look of a site while improving its environmental functionality. Better drainage and erosion prevention can be achieved through choosing the proper hardscape elements. Aqua Roc Belgard Aqua Roc permeable pavers boast an attractive residential look that stands up to the heaviest vehicular traffic.…
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Product> Landscape Furnishings: Shadows and Light

With the workplace expanding into the outdoors—yes, that is now a thing—stylish shelters (often equipped with power outlets) are popping up to shield laptops and their users from the glare of the sun. Elegant bollards light the way to these new outdoor offices. BuzziShed BuzziSpace This modular, outdoor-ready workspace…
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Product> From Classic to Crazy: New Designs for Outdoor Seating

From quasi-camouflaged to head-turningly flamboyant, these designs for outdoor seating can enhance the character of a commercial plaza, a municipal complex, or an outdoor hospitality area. K Series Atelier Vierkant Set in a hardscape or landscape, these ceramic boulders provide visual interest—subtle or striking, depending on the context—as well…
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Product> Marvelous Metal Cladding

Metal cladding has come a long way from black or silver rectangular panels. Advances in fabrication and engineering now allow for contoured and colored facades that are as durable and installation-friendly as they are eye-catching. PATINA Flat-Lock Panels Rheinzink For large surface areas, these panels offer architects a tremendous…
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Product> Artistic Metals for Facades

Metals in an expanding variety of finishes and formats give architects a near-limitless palette for aesthetic expression—without compromising building performance. Here's a quick sampling of six great claddings. TECU Brass KME This CuZn15-grade copper and zinc alloy has been specially designed for use on façades. Weathering changes the original…
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Two Words: 3D Chocolate

Chocolate purveyor Hershey has jumped onto the 3D printing bandwagon. While not as aesthetically ambitious as Nendo's venture into custom sweets, there's something to be said for remaining true to the iconic, albeit simple, kiss-shaped treat. Initial ventures took from a few minutes to more than an hour to…
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Product> Special Effects: Exterior Metals

Perforated, solid sheet, formed, mesh: The versatility of metal as a sculptural facade material is unequalled. A wide range of finish options—polished, matte, or textured; color-coated, natural, or even gilded—enhances the aesthetic possibilities. Gradients Collection Moz Designs The Gradients Collection includes nine ombré color spectrums and a choice of…
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Product> Design for Wellness: New Healthcare Furnishings

While technology heals the body in increasingly marvelous ways, healthcare interiors are taking a more holistic route, becoming more hospitality than hospital-like in their design and furnishings. Trace Hip Chair Wieland A flat seat pitch at a height of 21 ½ inches, coupled with a shallow, 16-inch seat depth,…