Reinforcing BRAND IDENTITY with Design

Reinforcing BRAND IDENTITY with Design

In a highly competitive market, a strong brand identity is essential to success. How can you, as a designer support and help strengthen your commercial client’s brand identity, when designing their spaces? Using the palette of the corporate logo in the interiors is one way, but what about the logo itself? GTM Artisan Metal can […]

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QR CODES IN DESIGN

Increasingly popular as a more sanitary alternative to paper menus, and a practical way to save on printing costs, the QR Code had become an increasingly popular presence, not just in restaurants, but in other retail applications as well. Can the QR code be used with even greater efficiency, and to pleasing aesthetic effect? Yes! […]

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WHAT INSPIRES YOU?

Inspiration Creativity Invention Collaboration These are the values that make GTM Artisan Metal and Urban Metal stand out from other fabricators of laser cut screens. We do not buy pre-fab patterns. We are always looking for new inspiration and collaborating on new pattern designs. Why buy something ordinary that you can see on any website? […]

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Resort Vibes

In Fashion, after Fall comes “Resort”. Knowing, as the weather cools, and the holidays quickly approach, people start to dream of travel. Today’s palette is a nod to Miami, to Palm trees, sand and vintage hotel inspired finishes. Let’s buy a plane ticket! GTM Artisan Metal’s Strelitzia pattern designed by Urban Metal in Gold A1000. […]

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LAYERING WITH LASER CUT PATTERNS

Have you thought about LAYERING with laser cut screens? Layering creates a unique look, with a depth and visual intrigue, that will make your design stand out from all the rest. The starting point for an effective layered look is contrast in scale and color. Offsetting patterns to add depth is also an effective approach. […]

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HOT COCOA

As fall approaches, the allure of a warm palette of earth tones and spicy autumn colors is just what the designer ordered! GTM Artisan Metal’s PALM LEAVES 2 pattern designed by Urban Metal in BRONZE M1000. The gorgeous finishes supporting this palette, were generously supplied by our collaborative partners: Felicia Wallace-Benton at Daltile, Catherine Pelletier […]

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FINE WINE

Burgundy is a surprisingly versatile color, thanks to its many variations. Creating a burgundy color palette can include hues like maroon, wine, or even raisin. This gives you so much flexibility in finding the perfect color combination for your home. When you combine black and burgundy in a color palette, you get a lush and […]

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THE MAGIC IS IN THE MIX

Purism in design styling, that is – sticking solely to one theme within a space, rarely yields a striking result. Too much of the same thing in a newly furnished room tends to read as bland and unimaginative. Think of a time you entered a room, where all the furniture was of exactly the same […]

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POP PALETTE

Need an to add excitement to an interior project? Think Pop. The bold, invigorating, colors of the pop art palette add energy to any space. Up the volume by bringing movement into the palette with repetitive geometric patterns. Whether it’s a café, a boutique or a reception space, you can energize those entering your space […]

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WORTH REPEATING (AGAIN)

Repetition is one of the core principles of Interior Design. Think of it like a steady heartbeat in your space – it creates visual rhythm and consistency, helping you build a cohesive and memorable design story. The visual effect of repetition works like the chorus of a song. When you see a repeating pattern, motif […]

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WORTH REPEATING

Repetition is one of the core principles of Interior Design. Think of it like a steady heartbeat in your space – it creates visual rhythm and consistency, helping you build a cohesive and memorable design story. The visual effect of repetition works like the chorus of a song. When you see a repeating pattern, motif […]

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All About Aqua

The soothing quality of aqua adds an ethereal, dreamy quality to any space, while offering tremendous versatility. This makes it a well-suited accent color against a neutral palette. Aqua breathes freshness and air onto this foundation of neutral gray floor coverings, while the gold toned ornamental screen adds brightness, contrast, and visual interest worthy of […]

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SPICE THINGS UP!

Spices aren’t solely a treat for your taste buds, they are the perfect color accents to bring some heat to your interiors. This tasty palette looks great contrasting the cool elegance of our laser cut screen in basic black. GTM Artisan Metal’s WATERMARK pattern designed by Urban Metal in BLACK M4000. The gorgeous finishes supporting […]

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NATURAL NEUTRALS

It is our innate tendency as humans, to be drawn toward nature. Evoking nature in design might conjure up images of verdant palettes, but there is no need to be a slave to green hues, when trying to evoke the outdoors. Natural textures of wool, and linen, driftwood tones, and warm greys are soothing to […]

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VERDANT ABSTRACTION

Would you like to create a nature inspired space without being tied to literal references? Think abstractly. Color, texture and patterns that subtly reference things in nature can create a far more interesting feel than more obvious references. Like an impressionist painting, they will allow people in the space to experience the design in their […]

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GO FOR GOLD!

Want to warm up your space? Go for gold. Gold evokes images of wheat fields, sun kissed sands and autumn leaves. Gold and green are a very traditional color combination, but replacing the usual Hunter Green dark teal as an accent updates and freshens up the palette. Adding in some stripes keep the look lively […]

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Rustic Industrial

Rustic Industrial style is an edgy, raw style, inspired by the rustic look of old structures such as mills and warehouses. It blends modern sleekness, old-world charm, organic finishes and a touch of an Industrial element, such as exposed ductwork. This style embodies honest details like reclaimed wood and exposed brick, along with furniture, materials […]

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Mid-century Modern Vibes

The Mid-century modern design aesthetic employs geometric shapes, clean lines and bright accent hues combined with earthy foundational palettes. This approach creates bold, reductive interiors that distill layered and complex elements into designs that feel soothingly simple. The balance of complexity and simplicity makes this aesthetic popular among designers. GTM Artisan Metal’s PALM LEAVES 2 […]

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SACRED GEOMETRY

Incorporate geometric patterns into your finish selections, and watch something striking take shape! GTM Artisan Metal’s ART DECO 6 pattern designed by Urban Metal in BRONZE M1000. The gorgeous finishes supporting this palette, were generously supplied by our collaborative partners: Felicia Wallace-Benton at Daltile, Catherine Pelletier at Carnegie Fabrics, Linda Cipriano at Benjamin Moore and […]

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IN THE NAVY!

Set sail with crisp, classic Navy and Gold. Modern patterns and shapes make this traditional palette on trend, but this time-honored color combination will never go out of style. GTM Artisan Metal’s TEMPLE SCREEN pattern designed by Urban Metal in GOLD A1000. The gorgeous finishes supporting this palette, were generously supplied by our collaborative partners: […]

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