Spring Product Spec Guide 2010 Table of Contents

At Play in the Product SandboxAt Play in the Product Sandbox

Manufacturers and researchers aren't the only ones capable of developing new products and construction materials. Architects, too, are conducting their own R&D efforts. Read more

Product Architect: Julie Smith-ClementiProduct Architect: Julie Smith-Clementi

NotNeutral, an offshoot of Los Angeles-based Rios Clementi Hale Studios, makes architect-designed products ranging from homewares to eco-friendly kids furniture. Read more

Raw Materials: Nylon CarpetRaw Materials Raw Materials: Nylon Carpet

At its plants in Georgia, Shaw Contract Group combines new and recycled materials to produce nylon carpet. Here's how they do it. Read more

Interior Products
Armstrong Ceiling WoodWorks GrilleArmstrong Ceiling WoodWorks Grille

Composite wood ceiling mimics the look of solid wood. Read more

Allsteel SeekAllsteel Seek

These versatile chairs stack, are lightweight, and are suitable for a lot of commercial settings. Read more

Eldorado Stone EmberWallEldorado Stone EmberWall

This architectural stone veneer offers a contemporary take on the traditional fireplace. Read more

Abet Laminati Recycled Leather Wall SystemAbet Laminati Recycled Leather Wall System

Tongue-and-groove panels recycled from leather refuse, mounted on a high-density core. Read more

Moz Tides Rolling WavesMoz Tides Rolling Waves

A multidimensional wall treatment that now comes in modular kits. Read more

Bigelow City by CityBigelow City by City

A modular carpet collection for commercial interiors from this Mohawk Group brand. Read more

Atlas Homewares Legacy CollectionAtlas Homewares Legacy Collection

Decorative hardware based on simple shapes with designer touches. Read more

Carnegie Classic Hollywood UpholsteryCarnegie Classic Hollywood Upholstery

Three new designs for this line of polyurethane upholstery: Bardot, Hepburn, and Monroe. Read more

Kartell Masters ChairsKartell Masters Chairs

This line of chairs combines the silhouettes from three of the best known modern chairs. Read more

Artek 10-Unit SystemArtek 10-Unit System

Created by Shigeru Ban, this modular system is based on L-shaped units that can make a chair, bench, or table. Read more

Cirqa Tiki Recycled WallcoveringCirqa Tiki Recycled Wallcovering

This wallcovering has a tropical texture inspires by stone, beads, and natural reeds. Read more

3form Chroma3form Chroma

Translucent resin material is LEED certified and comes in more than 10,000 colors. Read more

Forms+Surfaces Design Studio Bonded QuartzForms+Surfaces Design Studio Bonded Quartz

A vertical surfacing solution made from ceramic microspheres in a polymer matrix. Read more

Humanscale Healthcare T5 Point-of-Care Technology CartHumanscale Healthcare T5 Point-of-Care Technology Cart

Ergonomic while sitting or standing, the wheeled cart for a computer allows quick and easy adjustments. Read more

Haworth Compose LineHaworth Compose Line

A desking paneling product that routes power out of sight to create a clean aesthetic. Read more

Karastan Contract ArchetypeKarastan Contract Archetype

Four patterns of woven carpeting from the Mohawk Group, based on New York City. Read more

Hunter Douglas Hospitality AtmosphereHunter Douglas Hospitality Atmosphere

High-performance upholstery made from 100 percent recycled content. Read more

Marazzi SistemA StonewareMarazzi SistemA Stoneware

Crystallized porcelain stoneware tile with three-dimensional properties. Read more

Coalesse Joel Club ChairCoalesse Joel Club Chair

A modern interpretation of the club chair by EOOS and Walter Knoll. Read more

Lees Carpets Focal PointLees Carpets Focal Point

Commercial modular carpets in three patterns from the Mohawk Group. Read more

KnollTextiles Voyage CollectionKnollTextiles Voyage Collection

This line of upholstery fabrics are suitable for healthcare, hospitality, and other commercial applications. Read more

Johnson's Series 200MD Multi Pass HardwareJohnson's Series 200MD Multi Pass Hardware

A track systems that can handle large, heavy individual sliding doors, and can be placed side-by-side. Read more

Kimball Office One-Sided SolutionKimball Office One-Sided Solution

A one-sided station addition to its "Hum. Minds at Work." line forms walkways between workstations. Read more

MDC Wallcoverings Dimension WallsMDC Wallcoverings Dimension Walls

These textured wall panels with a three-dimensional look are cost-effective. Read more

Versa ProximityVersa Proximity

This wallcovering has vertical lines that are meant to recall scenic landscapes. Read more

CertainTeed Ecophon Master Solo SCertainTeed Ecophon Master Solo S

Suspended ceiling panels absorb sound and are made mostly of recycled content. Read more

Poggenpohl Mineral-Inspired ColorsPoggenpohl Mineral-Inspired Colors

New kitchen fronts add more color to a kitchen without being too loud. Read more

M2L Black Series 369M2L Black Series 369

A reinvention of the 369 chair originally designed by the Walter Knoll team. Read more

Turnstone CampfireTurnstone Campfire

This new line of office furniture from Steelcase remind users of their favorite indoor and outdoor spaces. Read more

Wilsonart Contract Flooring Urban Renewal and Global InfluenceWilsonart Contract Flooring Urban Renewal and Global Influence

Eight new designs for commercial-grade high-laminate flooring based on urban and global designs. Read more

Envelope Products
Forms+Surfaces ScreensForms+Surfaces Screens

Different materials can be used for these Screens for a customized look with a tight budget. Read more

Airolite Circular Geometric GrilleAirolite Circular Geometric Grille

This grille create a screen from circular tube members. Read more

Centria InvelopeCentria Invelope

An all-in-one insulated composite backup panel. Read more

Abet Laminati Exterior Building PanelsAbet Laminati Exterior Building Panels

These panels are suited for high-abuse areas. Read more

InSpire Roofing Products InSpire MixesInSpire Roofing Products InSpire Mixes

This tile collection eliminates the need for color-blending at worksites. Read more

Ceracasa LifewallCeracasa Lifewall

This vegetated facade uses photosynthesis to create oxygen. Read more

Cambridge Architectural SolucentCambridge Architectural Solucent

Cambridge Architectural has further developed its Solucent energy-saving and daylighting mesh shading system. Read more

C.R. Laurence Co. Perforated Panel SystemC.R. Laurence Co. Perforated Panel System

These panels offer protection from the sun with a modern look. Read more

Cosella-Dörken Delta-DryCosella-Dörken Delta-Dry

Ventilated rainscreen acts as a water-resistant barrier inside a wall cavity. Read more

James Hardie Building Products RevealJames Hardie Building Products Reveal

Fiber-cement panels with "expressed" joints. Read more

Paragon Architectural Products Sixth SystemParagon Architectural Products Sixth System

A glazing system with a hidden supporting structure Read more

Crystal Window & Door Systems AAMA 2604Crystal Window & Door Systems AAMA 2604

AAMA 2604-compliant powder-coat paint finish for aluminum products. Read more

The Foundry Weathered CollectionThe Foundry Weathered Collection

Siding that looks like cedar that has been weathered over time. Read more

Royal Building Products Royal Ridgeback Reinforced Siding SystemRoyal Building Products Royal Ridgeback Reinforced Siding System

Manufactured from recycled PVC, this system offers the look of fiber cement without the maintenance. Read more

Pella Commercial Aluminum-Clad Wood Fixed FramesPella Commercial Aluminum-Clad Wood Fixed Frames

Frames for entrance doors and fixed windows at street level. Read more

Kolbe MajestaKolbe Majesta

Double-hung windows for historic properties and converted warehouses. Read more

Wausau Clear StoryWausau Clear Story

Aluminum sun shades and light shelves increase energy efficiency. Read more

NanaWall VSW65NanaWall VSW65

This sliding system with center swing doors combines French doors with pocket doors. Read more

Bendheim Wall Systems IceBendheim Wall Systems Ice

The glass's texture provides daylighting and privacy. Read more

Knight Wall SystemKnight Wall System

An all-in-one rainscreen that is a drop-in solution. Read more

PPG Industry Duranar Vari-CoolPPG Industry Duranar Vari-Cool

These coatings reflect the sun's energy, and changes color according to viewing angle. Read more

3form KodaXT3form KodaXT

Part of the C3 collection, KodaXT is an impact-resistant polycarbonate. Read more

Reward Wall Systems NoricF4Reward Wall Systems NoricF4

Custom metal frame for doors and windows eliminates waste and allows greater customization. Read more

Tubelite EcoLuminumTubelite EcoLuminum

Extruded aluminum products made with EcoLuminum are more environmentally friendly. Read more

IQm Trim Cellular PVC TrimIQm Trim Cellular PVC Trim

Three new profiles of this color-through PVC trim. Read more

System Products
Leviton SectorLeviton Sector

A ballast and lighting control system combines occupancy sensing, daylight harvesting, and dimming control. Read more

Big Ass Fans IsisBig Ass Fans Isis

This fan has been redesigned with 10 aerodynamic winglets to increase airflow and maximize efficiency. Read more

Broan-NuTone Solar-Powered Attic VentilatorBroan-NuTone Solar-Powered Attic Ventilator

This ventilator starts working at first light, instead of waiting for a high temperature. Read more

Action Floor Systems NitroPanelAction Floor Systems NitroPanel

Made of northern hard maple, this is a quick-assembly, panel-based athletic floor system. Read more

W.R. Meadows Liqui-Hard UltraW.R. Meadows Liqui-Hard Ultra

Concrete densifier hardens concrete at a molecular level. Read more

Area Industrie Ceramiche TegolasolareArea Industrie Ceramiche Tegolasolare

Solar panels composed of red clay designed to look like traditional roof tiles. Read more

MTI Whirlpools Petra Double SinkMTI Whirlpools Petra Double Sink

With a minimalist design, the sinks looks and feels like natural stone. Read more

SFA Saniflo Sanicubic ClassicSFA Saniflo Sanicubic Classic

A lifting station with two motors that can handle 25 gallons of effluent per minute. Read more

American Standard H2OptionAmerican Standard H2Option

A new dual-flush toilet with jetted bowl cleaning. Read more

Technical Glass Products Fireframes Aluminum SeriesTechnical Glass Products Fireframes Aluminum Series

Custom frames for fire-rated applications that can be factory finished to almost any color scheme. Read more

Uponor Climate Control Network SystemUponor Climate Control Network System

This system allows users to control the settings via thermostats or via a touchpanel. Read more

USG Sheetrock Glass-Mat Liner PanelsUSG Sheetrock Glass-Mat Liner Panels

These panels can be used in any fire-rated cavity shaft wall. Read more

Chloride Systems Synthesis CH2 SeriesChloride Systems Synthesis CH2 Series

This series of uninterruptible power supplies accommodates advanced lighting systems. Read more

Firestone SunWave Daylighting SystemFirestone SunWave Daylighting System

With more than 4,000 tiny prisms per square foot, this system provides high visible light transmittance and distribution. Read more

Jordahl Anchor ChannelsJordahl Anchor Channels

Distributed by Decon USA, these concrete channels provide anchoring for high loads without damaging the structure. Read more

Dow Verdiseal Waterproofing SystemDow Verdiseal Waterproofing System

A spray-applied polyurethane that protects green roofs from water and root penetration. Read more

Silent Knight IFP-25Silent Knight IFP-25

A 25-point fire alarm system from Honeywell. Read more

Generac Power Systems Gemini Twin PackGenerac Power Systems Gemini Twin Pack

A twin-engine 1,000kW backup in a space-saving design. Read more

Rheem-Ruud SpiderfireRheem-Ruud Spiderfire

This line of condensing commercial water heaters can reach efficiencies of 92 percent to 95 percent. Read more

Lutron Radio Powr Savr Wireless Daylight SensorLutron Radio Powr Savr Wireless Daylight Sensor

A ceiling-mounted sensor that turns off electrical lighting when enough daylight is present. Read more

Phantom Screens Small Motorized Executive Retractable ScreenPhantom Screens Small Motorized Executive Retractable Screen

A smaller version of the company's Executive screen. Read more

CertainTeed ProRoc Extra Abuse Gypsum BoardCertainTeed ProRoc Extra Abuse Gypsum Board

Protects against indentations, moisture, and mold, making it suited for high-traffic areas. Read more

No-Burn PlusNo-Burn Plus

A coating that carries a Class A fire rating and can reduce toxic smoke by 80 percent. Read more

Runtal North America Bisque CollectionRuntal North America Bisque Collection

Five models that are all part of a closed-loop commercial hot water heating system. Read more

Green-Zip Tape PartitionGreen-Zip Tape Partition

Easy to use drywall tape allows for seamless drywall and quick reconfigurations. Read more

Lighting Products
CPLighting newGrowthCPLighting newGrowth

Lamps made of post-consumer recycled content made to look like tree branches. Read more

Design House Stockholm Box LightDesign House Stockholm Box Light

Designed by Jonas Hakaniemi, this lamp is adjusted by sliding the light through its exterior box. Read more

Neo-Ray Series 52Neo-Ray Series 52

A direct/indirect pendant light from Cooper Lighting with at least 90 percent efficiency. Read more

Gray Pants Scrap LightsGray Pants Scrap Lights

These stylish lamps are made from discarded cardboard boxes. Read more

Erco QuintessenceErco Quintessence

A collection of recessed luminaires that encompasses more than 350 lighting products. Read more

Kartell TatiKartell Tati

A new line of table lamps with an Art Deco-style shape. Read more

GE PowerGrid LED LightsGE PowerGrid LED Lights

This modular LED system is a replacement for fluorescent lighting. Read more

Artek A331 "Beehive" PendantArtek A331 "Beehive" Pendant

Alvar Aalto's pendant lamp has been updated with new white chrome rings. Read more

iLight Technologies HypnoticaiLight Technologies Hypnotica

A linear LED light fixture with a full spectrum of color possibilities. Read more

Dreamscape Lighting DLED 6200Dreamscape Lighting DLED 6200

A high-power LED light channel with a low temperature and long lifespan. Read more

Foscarini FlapFoscarini Flap

A modular light system that can be used to create an eye-catching light sculpture. Read more

Morelite Defiant IIMorelite Defiant II

This family of die-cast indoor and outdoor lighting fixtures from Philips uses various lamp sources. Read more

Litecontrol L20Litecontrol L20

With an LED light source, this luminaire has a higher output and is more efficient than a linear fluorescent. Read more

Artemide SoffioneArtemide Soffione

Halogen table lamps with a diffuser that looks like crystals. Read more


A recessed, adjustable LED downlight with interchangeable lenses. Read more

Sure-Lites CX, LPX, and SLX Exit SignsSure-Lites CX, LPX, and SLX Exit Signs

This series of exit lights from Cooper Lighting is now available in red and green letters. Read more

Lithonia Lighting RTLEDLithonia Lighting RTLED

LED white light from a recessed series for commercial applications. Read more

Bulbrite Turbo LEDsBulbrite Turbo LEDs

These LEDs feature heat sink technology that eliminates the need for large housings. Read more

BetaLED 304 SeriesBetaLED 304 Series

The 304 Series luminaires from BetaLED are scalable up to 12,000 lumens. Read more

Zumtobel CareenaZumtobel Careena

A recessed fixture which uses red and white LEDs to achiece a medium color temperature. Read more

Fabbian TileFabbian Tile

These lamps are building blocks that can be turned into chandeliers, partitions, and focal points. Read more

Outdoor Products
Sutherland Furniture Great Lakes CollectionSutherland Furniture Great Lakes Collection

A collection of outdoor furnitiure designed by Terry Hunziker. Read more

iLevel Parallam Plus PSLiLevel Parallam Plus PSL

Parallel strand lumber from Weyerhaeuser can tolerate most outdoor applications. Read more

Allscape LL-313/314/315Allscape LL-313/314/315

Low-level outdoor light bollards with no visible hardware or sharp edges. Read more

Architectural Area Lighting Largent LEDArchitectural Area Lighting Largent LED

High-performance area LED luminaire can be precisely aimed with minimal glare. Read more

Stone Forest ChaiseStone Forest Chaise

A lawn chair made from one piece of silver-gray Italian marble. Read more

Cali Bamboo Fossilized StrandCali Bamboo Fossilized Strand

Bamboo deck boards have passed California Class A fire and weather tests. Read more

Ewo UpEwo Up

A complete line of LED lighting and light fixtures for urban environments. Read more

HessAmerica AthensHessAmerica Athens

Outdoor-grade pole luminaire is made of stainless steel and comes in two sizes. Read more

Kartell Ami Ami Table and ChairKartell Ami Ami Table and Chair

This table and chair, designed by Tokujin Yoshioka, are meant to recall traditional Japanese interlaced patterns. Read more

Haddonstone West Lodge Urn and FountainHaddonstone West Lodge Urn and Fountain

New cast-stone garden ornaments for the West Lodge line. Read more

McGraw-Edison Ventus LED Area LuminaireMcGraw-Edison Ventus LED Area Luminaire

A new area and roadway light fixture from Cooper Lighting is suited for adverse conditions. Read more


A new outdoor area luminaire from Cooper Lighting in two pole-mount or a wall-mount configurations. Read more

Metropolitan Ceramics DuraquarryMetropolitan Ceramics Duraquarry

Unglazed ceramic quarry tiles with 50 percent pre-consumer recycled content. Read more

Pine Hall Brick StormPavePine Hall Brick StormPave

Made to look like traditional English Edge pavers, they are designed to dissipate stormwater into the soil. Read more

Sina Pearson Colores de MexicoSina Pearson Colores de Mexico

Outdoor upholstery fabrics with a modern spin on Mexican textiles. Read more

Royal Botania Red LabelRoyal Botania Red Label

A new family of outdoor furniture with a line of tables and two lines of chairs. Read more


This segmental retaining wall system is now available in a bronze blend color. Read more

DuPont ForeverLawn Select Synthetic GrassDuPont ForeverLawn Select Synthetic Grass

Natural-looking synthetic grass with a wide range of commercial applications. Read more

Henry Hall Designs Vari Chair and Foot StoolHenry Hall Designs Vari Chair and Foot Stool

Weather-resistant chair and foot stool made of stainless steel available in five colors. Read more

Material Products
American Clay Lime PuttyAmerican Clay Lime Putty

Made with U.S.-sourced lime, this lime putty can be used to harden plasters or as a limewash. Read more

Bendheim EcoGlassBendheim EcoGlass

Textured architectural glass made from 60 percent recycled material. Read more

Charlotte Pipe RePVCCharlotte Pipe RePVC

PVC pipe that uses 100 percent recycled content as its center layer. Read more

Kryton Krystol Mortar AdmixtureKryton Krystol Mortar Admixture

This admixture transforms rendering mortars into waterproof protection. Read more

BR-111 Tiete ChestnutBR-111 Tiete Chestnut

A Brazilian chestnut that is durable and easy to source. Read more

AGC Glass Company North America Krystal KlearAGC Glass Company North America Krystal Klear

Ultratransparent glass with a visible light transmission of 91 percent and a high shading coefficient. Read more

Dalite Veranda TonesDalite Veranda Tones

This new line of ColorBody porcelain tile has a multicolor wood appearance. Read more

Engineered Timber Resources SongwoodEngineered Timber Resources Songwood

Compressed wood panels made from FSC-certified raw material. Read more

PPG Industries SolarBan R100PPG Industries SolarBan R100

Transparent-reflective glass controls solar heat gain. Read more

Guardian Industries SunGuard SatinDeco GlassGuardian Industries SunGuard SatinDeco Glass

This glass combines energy saving and privacy glass for windows and curtain walls. Read more

OMG OlyBond500 GreenOMG OlyBond500 Green

This fast-acting adhesive with ultralow VOCs uses renewable resources instead of petroleum-based ones. Read more

InPro BioPolyPETGInPro BioPolyPETG

Door and wall protection using a blend of biopolymer and reformulated PETG. Read more

Western Red Cedar Knotty Beveled SidingWestern Red Cedar Knotty Beveled Siding

This cedar siding and decking outperforms vinyl, fiber cement, brick, and other composites. Read more

Sherwin-Williams ProMar 200Sherwin-Williams ProMar 200

A water-based acrylic-alkyd coating for high-volume commercial environments. Read more

Vast Composite Landscape PaversVast Composite Landscape Pavers

Using a blend of up to 95 percent recycled car tires and plastic containers, these pavers are suitable for large commercial hardscapes. Read more

Procoat RadcoatProcoat Radcoat

An aliphatic UV-curable waterborne urethane for heavy commercial applications. Read more

Veritas Botanical SeriesVeritas Botanical Series

The panels are GreenGuard certified for indoor air quality. Read more

Tapco Group StoneCraftTapco Group StoneCraft

Stone veneer that offers the look of natural stone and is easier to install. Read more

Contact Industries Veneer-Wrapped Aluminum PanelsContact Industries Veneer-Wrapped Aluminum Panels

Available in various shapes, veneer is added to aluminum panels and come with various treatment options. Read more


Cardiff Interchange Cardiff Interchange

Foster + Partners

Second HomeSecond Home


Art in the CityArt in the City

Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition, Moreau Kusunoki


Office for Political Innovation

Indefinite HangarIndefinite Hangar

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)

Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux

Herzog & de Meuron

8600 Wilshire8600 Wilshire

MAD Architects

Tor di Valle RomaTor di Valle Roma

Studio Libeskind

Garage Museum of Contemporary ArtGarage Museum of Contemporary Art

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)

La Casa Supportive Housing ProjectLa Casa Supportive Housing Project

Studio Twenty Seven Architecture, LEO A DALY

Principal Riverwalk Hub SpotPrincipal Riverwalk Hub Spot

Substance Architecture

Pleated HousePleated House

Johnsen Schmaling Architects

Centennial ChromographCentennial Chromograph

Variable Projects

Quonochontaug HouseQuonochontaug House

Bernheimer Architecture

The Lawn on DThe Lawn on D

Sasaki Associates

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