Rulon Architecture

Designing Spaces for the Future: The Longevity and Low Maintenance of Endure

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As much space as they take up, ceilings and walls are often overlooked in many design projects. Those who use them as an opportunity to further contribute to the look and feel of a space, however, recognize the ability ceilings and walls have to boldly define a space; with this in mind, many designers take advantage of their vastness.   …

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How Wood Design Can Enhance Learning Spaces

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Think back to the last time you stepped inside of a school building. How did it look, feel, and sound? Many older schools were constructed in a way that makes them feel dark, dingy, and closed up, with resounding noise a constant throughout the building. Newer schools tend to be much brighter, cleaner, and airier, with better sound absorption in …

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What Does the Timeline Look Like for Your Custom Wood Products?

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When you have a big project on your hands, we know how important it is to meet specifications and have a quick turnaround without adding any more complexity to the work. All of our wood ceilings and wood walls are custom-designed and made-to-order, so the timeline is reflective of that. In most cases, you can expect somewhere around 8-10 weeks, …

10 Sustainable Interior Design Tips: Wooden Ceilings, Wall Panels, and More

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Beauty, versatility, and sustainability make wood the perfect choice for many different kinds of projects, fitting seamlessly into schools, auditoriums, financial institutions, business centers, and many other places. Although ceilings and walls aren’t always the first feature considered in a design project, they offer two huge opportunities for you to define your space.   If you’re looking to take your …

Wood & Water – How Moisture Can Be A Major Factor in Wood Selection

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One of the most critical relationships in any wood industry is that of wood and moisture – specifically, the fragile balance of moisture content and relative humidity that helps wood to maintain its shape. Wood is hygroscopic – “hygro” meaning related to water, not “hydro” meaning literally water – which means it will absorb and desorb moisture from the surrounding air. This equalization is a safe, natural process as wood is a natural product, but it can also be problematic – mostly in situations where wood is used as a finished product and high or low moisture of the surrounding air is of concern.

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FAQ #3: Can Your Wood Products Be Used On Exterior Areas?

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Our custom wood products can be used on exterior areas, but due to the longevity of the product life cycle, we recommend that the product not be directly exposed to UV or weather conditions. Because of this, you’ll often see our wood product installed on a canopy or porte cochere. While all of our wood products are sturdy and high-quality, …

Custom Wood Products – Softwoods or Hardwoods for Your Next Design?

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Choosing hardwoods versus softwoods for your next design can seem like a daunting task, from hardwoods to softwoods, to species and color, the options are endless. At Rulon International, we’re more than just a manufacturer, we’re your trusted experts in the field too. That’s why we work with only the best materials, so you can have the confidence that between …