There’s a friendly debate in the restaurant industry – is an establishment’s food enough to keep customers coming back again and again? While there are some who say yes – and certainly in a few special cases the food really is that good – most of the time it’s a combination of menu, service, design and other factors that create a popular eatery.
We pride ourselves on being at the cutting edge of innovation when it comes to architecture.
The more we embrace emerging advancements in architectural technology, the more we need to consider the ways in which those trends can be used to create better, more holistic spaces for our communities.
We took a deep dive into the leading architectural designs that are shaping our world for the better – here’s what we found.
While powder coating has been proven to be superior to its liquid counterparts, how does it stack up to something like E-coating?
We’ve assessed the competition and have put our Paintline in the ring in order to decide which is better …
From a major trading post, to the “Oil Capital of Canada,” to a recognized cultural centre – the city of Edmonton has a long and varied history. And what would the capital of Alberta be without its buildings and artwork past, present and future?
The impressive output of green buildings in Canada and Alberta proves that the eco-friendly design “trend” has become a way of life. But what can you do to take up the trend?
Did you know the average human eye can see 10 million unique colours? No wonder it seems like there’s always a brand new “it” shade. From metallics, to vibrant reds and yellows, to pastels and the blackest4 black – today’s hottest colours aren’t just colours – they’re statements. Want to learn more about the five trendiest colours in architecture and design right now? Read on!
Although the majority of household names in design and architecture belong to men, female architects have played integral roles in the evolution of design. These four women pushed the boundaries of what architecture truly is – and redefined what it means to be an architect.
Many of today’s architectural trends stem from calls to action. The things we – as a society – need to change if we want to move forward into a more sustainable, more holistic future. Here are four of 2018’s biggest trends.
With colour preference being so subjective, it can be difficult to know which colour
direction to take for a commercial building exterior. Subtle? Bold? Trendy? Traditional? Here are three tips to help you on your colour selection journey to really help make your commercial building shine.
If you’re the kind of designer or architect who likes to gather as much information as possible before beginning a project, you’re in luck. We’ve put together the ultimate designer toolkit!
Research into the psychological power of colour within other facilities – such as airports and railway stations – has proven that colour and design is able to influence people who are anxious, disoriented and emotional, but what about hospitals? Find out in our latest blog.
Powder coating has long been used in the automotive industry, as its traditional electrostatic application process is an ideal fit with conductive materials such as metals. So, how does Cadillac Coatings manage to coat non-conductive materials such as engineered wood, fibre cement board and magnesium oxide board?
While selecting colours for a home or office space may be based on trends or personal preference, choosing colours for an educational environment is a different story. Research in the area of colour theory in education is varied, however nearly all studies conclude that colour significantly impacts learning habits and abilities within a classroom – and beyond.
The green building industry is exploding, and technologies such as powder coating are at the forefront of alternative products. Why? Because powder coating is more than an eco-friendly material ...
The digital age has changed how we live, work and play – and it has certainly changed how buildings are designed and constructed. It may be hard to believe that only a few decades ago, architects and draftspeople were still primarily designing by hand.
Using colour to tell your brand story is one way to engage your customers, because colour already comes with its own emotions – its own story. The right colour will help solidify your brand, making it unforgettable.
Colour is one of the most powerful design tools for evoking the entire human range of emotions. Here are six buildings that dazzle, inspire and provoke thought – all through the use of colour.
You asked and we answered: will powder coating rust? Read on to discover Cadillac Coating's durable powder coating process.
2017 was an exciting year for design and architecture trends. Here’s our year in review – filled with design trends that impressed, provoked thought and provided a glimpse into the future.
Outside of the US, Canada has the largest amount of LEED certified and LEED registered buildings in the world and has the highest number of LEED buildings per capita – worldwide.