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blog / 07.01.2021

Planter Material, Fair Compare: Steel vs. Aluminum

You’re designing your planters, trying to decide between aluminum and steel. How can you determine which one is more suitable for your project? This question is probably the most frequently asked. Here’s an outline of the advantages of mild steel and aluminum, each with a powder-coated finish applied. Weight The...

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blog / 05.27.2021

Backyard Experiment: A Pop-up Park

60 movable seats. 8 days. 1 location. This short documentary shows how a colorful pop-up park increased foot traffic by 190% in only 8 days. Inspired by the work of US placemaking expert William Whyte, the Backyard Experiment project used time-lapse cameras to observe and learn about people and their...

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blog / 05.13.2021

Street Furniture Australia

It is our pleasure to introduce our partnership with Street Furniture Australia. We're looking forward to introducing you to their fabulous range of site furnishings, tried and tested in harsh weather conditions for the outdoor Aussie lifestyle. Through active research and development, their products put users at the heart of...

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blog / 04.19.2021

A Perfect Partnership ❤

Spruce & Gander, Inc. is now representing Deco Planters, Inc., offering you superior craftsmanship of high-end commercial metal planters, planter walls, retaining walls, and architectural elements all made here in the USA. Now your projects and design ideas that include anything metal can be realized seamlessly along with our entire...

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blog / 05.29.2020

Make it with paper

Urban Accessories has a series of new products on the horizon. In preparation for their release, we'd like to share a new material that I think you're going to appreciate—introducing the use of Richlite.Richlite is durable, versatile, and sustainable. "...Richlite works similar to a dense hardwood and can be easily...

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blog / 01.29.2020

Behind the Design: id created, Inc.

In California, Ohio, and Texas we proudly represent our sister company id created, Inc. the exclusive distributor of Metalco products in the United States. Collectively, we have streamlined the procurement process by eliminating common challenges that other European manufactured products face due to a lack of local and knowledgeable representation...

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blog / 12.05.2019

What Makes Your Soul Happy?

One of my favorite ways to fuel my soul is by surrounding myself with beautiful things - especially those positioned in and/or inspired by nature.

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blog / 11.05.2019

ASLA 2019 - WE'RE EXPECTING YOU

We gathered our top 10 places to explore and top 5 spots to dine in and around downtown.

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