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blog / 06.16.2020

Alberto Mattiello interviews Luca Nichetto on his idea of ​​a parklet

Nichetto Studio presents Baia designed for Metalco: a modular system of platforms that redefines the concept of a parklet. Watch the interview here.A hybrid between a public park and a parking lot, parklets have become an answer to give new life to unused urban spaces, becoming a meeting point for...

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blog / 02.18.2020

The Benefits of Corten

Corten steel, also known as weathering steel, is a material commonly used in architecture and landscaping design. It is strong, durable and its weathered look is timeless. Corten steel’s name comes from its utility: it stands for corrosion-resistant tensile-strength steel.

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blog / 01.08.2020

A Letter From Mark Anderson, CEO

We’re committed to making it easy to realize Metalco products in the U.S. and Canada.We achieve this by being local, having impeccable product knowledge, improving our resources (such as my personal favorite: our website that now delivers filterable photo inspiration with clear paths to tangible product information and downloads), and...

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blog / 10.30.2019

Meet Harris Isola

We’ve been fans of Harris Isola from the start. In fact, id created, Inc. proudly features this product on our home page. You’ve probably seen the image below or maybe even used it for inspiration on one of your projects. Mark Anderson, CEO and founder, has discovered during his interactions...

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blog / 10.31.2018

See How our Hidden Gems Stood out at ASLA

Philadelphia was the perfect setting to host the ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO according to ASLA President, Gregory A. Miller, who called it a "city famous for bringing bright minds together to accomplish the remarkable.” The landscape architects we met with this year are indeed remarkable, breathing life into our...

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blog / 10.05.2018

5 Hidden Gems: ASLA 2018 Insights

SourceASLA President Gregory Miller says, “Landscape architecture is the art and science of designing space in a way that creates meaningful connections. Our work brings people together, connects people to nature, and respects natural systems and the impact these systems have on our lives.”The ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO is...

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blog / 08.15.2018

17 Unique Litter Bin Designs

Whether a location is public or private, there will always be a need for litter bins to help keep debris to a minimum. These containers are common in every place, so they rarely get a second thought. Incorporating unique litter bins into your design means they’ll be used more frequently...

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blog / 08.07.2018

Creating Public Places That Matter

In most cities and neighborhoods, communities are feeling the effects of our progressive, technology-dependent world. As more of our life moves to automation and online services that don’t require human interaction, the creation of socially designed public spaces is more critical than ever to mending social bonds that have broken...

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