Click here to close now.




















Welcome!

News Feed Item

Architects and Interior Designers Who Have Struggled to Define Commercial Space Are Now Able to See Their Imagination Delivered Easily With Seeyond(TM) Architectural Solutions

Seeyond Helps Designers Realize Their Unique Vision for Walls, Facings, Clouds, Enclosures, and Columns

MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwire - February 19, 2013) -  Seeyond™ Architectural Solutions integrates design, manufacturing, and installation into a seamless system. Architects and designers now easily can create self-structuring specialty features, including walls, facings, clouds, enclosures, and columns.

"Our complete integration of the process eliminates the classic frustration of using multiple resources," said Nat Porter, executive sponsor of the Seeyond business unit at Liberty Diversified International (LDI). "Those resources often deny accountability when things go wrong. Historically, commercial specialty features are known for going over budget, taking too long, and missing the mark."

The Seeyond solution proves to be an ideal approach for efficiently creating organic shape and complex form. A proprietary parametric-design system called the Tess™ Specification Tool facilitates the process. Designers can access Tess through custom one-on-one online design sessions with Seeyond. This new direct-manufacturing method is transforming the industry. "Architects and designers want unique signature features to accent and define commercial space, but they also want those pieces quickly and easily," said Kirby Rea, general manager at Seeyond. "For the first time ever, infinite customization with virtually no risk is possible. Designers see their vision realized every time."

Typical market segments for Seeyond include hospitality, office, and retail environments. The average time from design through installation is less than two months. Since introduction, Seeyond has installed more than 25 unique specialty features throughout the U.S. Their pipeline continues to be filled with projects destined for well-known airports and offices, resorts and hospitals, stores and restaurants.

Seeyond Solution Delivers Dramatic Impact
Case Study: Kobe Steak House of Japan in Omaha, Nebraska

One critical challenge for the Kobe Steak House project was to enhance a vast empty wall space. In addition, there was an opportunity to create a signature piece in the entrance area. And also to accent an interior wall that could be seen from the street. The dramatic visual effects offered by the Seeyond solution appealed to Randy Brown, the architect on this project. These effects included faceted tessellation, undulating wave relief, custom printed graphics, and a soft internal lighting solution. "No one else could create the large yet lightweight art pieces with the ability to add dramatic 3D textural dimension and internal lighting," said Brown. "Seeyond was my only option."

Seeyond Solution Assures Efficient Execution
Case Study: Hyatt Regency in Long Beach, California

The most pressing concern for the Hyatt Regency project was time. With only six weeks to go before hosting a global conference, the hotel needed to quickly find a new centerpiece solution for their lobby. EDG Interior Architecture + Design imagined creating a new iconic feature or focal point for the space that would command attention. That vision came through in the spectacular floor-to-ceiling column feature that became known as the tower concept. Providing both scale and special-effect lighting, the Seeyond column feature dramatically fills the space. "Everyone watched the installation and was really impressed. Even the guests were amazed," said Shawna Jacoby, senior designer from EDG Interior Architecture + Design. "Seeyond made it all look easy by delivering on time and on budget."

About Seeyond

Seeyond delivers a comprehensive solution that integrates the process of parametric design and digital fabrication of architectural specialty features -- walls, wall facings, ceiling clouds, enclosures, and columns -- including office walls and partitions, lobby features, reception areas, work spaces, and wall-to-ceiling transitions. Their proprietary approach provides total control of the outcome and an empowered sense of risk-free design freedom for architects and designers. Seeyond is driven by parametric-design software called the Tess™ Specification Tool, which is patent pending.

Seeyond™ Architectural Solutions was first introduced at NeoCon in 2011. At its launch, Seeyond won a Gold Award in the Best of NeoCon competition's Architectural Products category. Seeyond also won a prestigious Innovation Award in the same competition, which was sponsored by Contract magazine. In 2012, Seeyond took a Silver Award for its new movable walls in the Best of NeoCon competition.

Seeyond offers several brief online learning and design sessions: 1) What is Seeyond; 2) What is Tess; and 3) What is your idea. Designers can customize how they start a project by selecting one of 45 Thought Starters, providing a sketch or CAD file, or choosing an image from the Seeyond website gallery.

Seeyond™ Architectural Solutions is a member of the Liberty Diversified International (LDI) family of companies. Privately held LDI is headquartered in the Minneapolis, Minnesota suburb of New Hope. For more information, visit www.seeyond.com or call 800-508-5455.

Image Available: http://www.marketwire.com/library/MwGo/2013/2/18/11G003682/Images/Seeyond_Installation_at_Hyatt_Long_Beach-362385295326.jpg
Image Available: http://www.marketwire.com/library/MwGo/2013/2/18/11G003682/Images/Seeyond_Installation_at_Kobe_Restaurant-797833374125.jpg

Embedded Video Available: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hm_8Z4XfBs

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
In their Live Hack” presentation at 17th Cloud Expo, Stephen Coty and Paul Fletcher, Chief Security Evangelists at Alert Logic, will provide the audience with a chance to see a live demonstration of the common tools cyber attackers use to attack cloud and traditional IT systems. This “Live Hack” uses open source attack tools that are free and available for download by anybody. Attendees will learn where to find and how to operate these tools for the purpose of testing their own IT infrastructu...
SYS-CON Events announced today that IceWarp will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. IceWarp, the leader of cloud and on-premise messaging, delivers secured email, chat, documents, conferencing and collaboration to today's mobile workforce, all in one unified interface
WebRTC has had a real tough three or four years, and so have those working with it. Only a few short years ago, the development world were excited about WebRTC and proclaiming how awesome it was. You might have played with the technology a couple of years ago, only to find the extra infrastructure requirements were painful to implement and poorly documented. This probably left a bitter taste in your mouth, especially when things went wrong.
It’s been proven time and time again that in tech, diversity drives greater innovation, better team productivity and greater profits and market share. So what can we do in our DevOps teams to embrace diversity and help transform the culture of development and operations into a true “DevOps” team? In her session at DevOps Summit, Stefana Muller, Director, Product Management – Continuous Delivery at CA Technologies, answered that question citing examples, showing how to create opportunities for ...
Whether you like it or not, DevOps is on track for a remarkable alliance with security. The SEC didn’t approve the merger. And your boss hasn’t heard anything about it. Yet, this unruly triumvirate will soon dominate and deliver DevSecOps faster, cheaper, better, and on an unprecedented scale. In his session at DevOps Summit, Frank Bunger, VP of Customer Success at ScriptRock, will discuss how this cathartic moment will propel the DevOps movement from such stuff as dreams are made on to a prac...
With the proliferation of connected devices underpinning new Internet of Things systems, Brandon Schulz, Director of Luxoft IoT – Retail, will be looking at the transformation of the retail customer experience in brick and mortar stores in his session at @ThingsExpo. Questions he will address include: Will beacons drop to the wayside like QR codes, or be a proximity-based profit driver? How will the customer experience change in stores of all types when everything can be instrumented and a...
Red Hat is investing in Tesora, the number one contributor to OpenStack Trove Database as a Service (DBaaS) also ranked among the top 20 companies contributing to OpenStack overall. Tesora, the company bringing OpenStack Trove Database as a Service (DBaaS) to the enterprise, has announced that Red Hat and others have invested in the company as a part of Tesora's latest funding round. The funding agreement expands on the ongoing collaboration between Tesora and Red Hat, which dates back to Febr...
The Internet of Things (IoT) is about the digitization of physical assets including sensors, devices, machines, gateways, and the network. It creates possibilities for significant value creation and new revenue generating business models via data democratization and ubiquitous analytics across IoT networks. The explosion of data in all forms in IoT requires a more robust and broader lens in order to enable smarter timely actions and better outcomes. Business operations become the key driver of I...
SYS-CON Events announced today that DataClear Inc. will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. The DataClear ‘BlackBox’ is the only solution that moves your PC, browsing and data out of the United States and away from prying (and spying) eyes. Its solution automatically builds you a clean, on-demand, virus free, new virtual cloud based PC outside of the United States, and wipes it clean...
Culture is the most important ingredient of DevOps. The challenge for most organizations is defining and communicating a vision of beneficial DevOps culture for their organizations, and then facilitating the changes needed to achieve that. Often this comes down to an ability to provide true leadership. As a CIO, are your direct reports IT managers or are they IT leaders? The hard truth is that many IT managers have risen through the ranks based on their technical skills, not their leadership ab...
A producer of the first smartphones and tablets, presenter Lee M. Williams will talk about how he is now applying his experience in mobile technology to the design and development of the next generation of Environmental and Sustainability Services at ETwater. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Lee Williams, COO of ETwater, will talk about how he is now applying his experience in mobile technology to the design and development of the next generation of Environmental and Sustainability Services at ET...
Cloud and datacenter migration innovator AppZero has joined the Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance Program. AppZero is a fast, flexible way to move Windows Server applications from any source machine – physical or virtual – to any destination server, in any cloud or datacenter, using its patented container technology. AppZero’s container is also called a Virtual Application Appliance (VAA). To facilitate Microsoft Azure onboarding, AppZero has two purpose-built offerings: AppZero SP for Azure,...
WSM International, the pioneer and leader in server migration services, has announced an agreement with WHOA.com, a leader in providing secure public, private and hybrid cloud computing services. Under terms of the agreement, WSM will provide migration services to WHOA.com customers to relocate some or all of their applications, digital assets, and other computing workloads to WHOA.com enterprise-class, secure cloud infrastructure. The migration services include detailed evaluation and planning...
This Enterprise Strategy Group lab validation report of the NEC Express5800/R320 server with Intel® Xeon® processor presents the benefits of 99.999% uptime NEC fault-tolerant servers that lower overall virtualized server total cost of ownership. This report also includes survey data on the significant costs associated with system outages impacting enterprise and web applications. Click Here to Download Report Now!
IBM’s Blue Box Cloud, powered by OpenStack, is now available in any of IBM’s globally integrated cloud data centers running SoftLayer infrastructure. Less than 90 days after its acquisition of Blue Box, IBM has integrated its Blue Box Cloud Dedicated private-cloud-as-a-service into its broader portfolio of OpenStack® based solutions. The announcement, made today at the OpenStack Silicon Valley event, further highlights IBM’s continued support to deliver OpenStack solutions across all cloud depl...