Posted by Guilford of Maine on October 21, 2015
The processes of making textiles can be, well, a little bit complicated. There are a lot of different steps that have to come together in order to make your chairs, acoustic panels, lounge seating, cubicle panels or anywhere else you stick fabric look and perform great. Some of us are visual learners, so we put together a handy infographic to give a broad overview of what the process looks like at our mills in Maine and North Carolina.
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Posted by Guilford of Maine on April 14, 2015
The Traditional style is comforting and classic. The hallmarks for it generally include deep wood tones, architectural details, and elegant furnishings. Rich wood tones, like those found in cherry, maple, and mahogany, are a key element in this style. Architectural embellishments such as elaborate moldings, beveled wood paneling, and intricate tile and wood floor patterns are widely used. One of the most important facets of traditional design are the lines of the furnishings that often harken back to the 18th and 19th centuries.
But what do you do if the “traditional” Traditional is a bit too stodgy? Modern is too sleek? Transitional too eclectic?
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Posted by Guilford of Maine on April 7, 2015
Color plays an important role in every environment – they make us feel happy or sad… they can make us feel angry or relaxed. As we all know, it’s important to understand the psychological effects colors might have on an average person, or our client’s target audience. When that need calls for a calm experience, it's always nice to turn to neutrals.
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