5 Architectural Designs That Are Making A Difference in the World

5 Architectural Designs That Are Making A Difference in the World

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.

E-Coat vs. Powder Coating: What's The Difference?

E-Coat vs. Powder Coating: What's The Difference?

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 …


4 Major Upcoming Projects in Edmonton, Alberta

4 Major Upcoming Projects in Edmonton, Alberta

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?

4 Tips For Making Your New Building Eco-Friendly

4 Tips For Making Your New Building Eco-Friendly

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?


The Top 5 Colour Trends of Architecture and Design

The Top 5 Colour Trends of Architecture and Design

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!

Women in Design: 4 Influential Design and Architectural Icons

Women in Design: 4 Influential Design and Architectural Icons

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.

4 Major Architectural Trends of 2018

4 Major Architectural Trends of 2018

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.

The Ultimate Toolkit for Designers and Architects

The Ultimate Toolkit for Designers and Architects

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!

Colours In Your Hospital Design: Improving Patient Satisfaction

Colours In Your Hospital Design: Improving Patient Satisfaction

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.

Where Can Powder Coating Be Used?

Where Can Powder Coating Be Used?

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?


Colours in Your Classroom Designs: Improving Learning Environments

Colours in Your Classroom Designs: Improving Learning Environments

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.

How Design and Architecture is Changing in the Digital Age

How Design and Architecture is Changing in the Digital Age

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.

Here’s How You Can Use Colour To Tell Your Brand Story

Here’s How You Can Use Colour To Tell Your Brand Story

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. 

Will Powder Coating Rust?

Will Powder Coating Rust?

You asked and we answered: will powder coating rust? Read on to discover Cadillac Coating's durable powder coating process. 

Year In Review: The Architecture and Design of 2017

Year In Review: The Architecture and Design of 2017

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.