Welcome!

News Feed Item

Seeyond Installs Five Cellular Resin Ceiling Clouds in Client HQ Renovation

A Second Column Wrap Installation Also Accents the New Employee Space

MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwired - July 22, 2014) - Seeyond® Architectural Solutions recently installed five cellular resin ceiling clouds in a major corporate-headquarter renovation project in Chicago, IL. The clouds, which are located in the technology group work area, feature Twist tessellation and an undulating bow-tie shape. Each cloud element ranges from 4' - 7' wide and is 18' long. Every module in all five cloud installations includes dual 12" LED lights that are remote controlled and programmable, with the ability to change through the entire RGB spectrum of color that changes based on the occasion -- orange for Halloween; pink for breast cancer month; or red, white and blue for the 4th of July.

This same renovation project also includes a Seeyond cellular resin column wrap, which conceals an existing structural column. The column element features Twist tessellation along with dual 6" LED lights that are remote controlled and programmable. The column wrap stands 9' tall and flares out at its widest point to 6' in diameter.

"Seeyond offered the dramatic lighting effect we were pursuing within a customizable and flexible system," said Matt Churchill, project designer with Whitney Architects. "The entire process was cohesive, from the real-time online design sessions, to the final installation. The feedback our client received from their employees and the responses we've heard exceeded our expectations. We'll definitely use Seeyond again."

A Seeyond design team worked directly with the architectural firm, the general contractor, and their client to ensure success from the initial touch point -- a Seeyond online design session -- through to the final project installation and closeout. In this case, the architectural firm was Whitney Architects in Oak Brook, IL and the general contractor was Turner Construction.

About Seeyond

Seeyond® Architectural Solutions delivers a comprehensive approach that integrates the design, manufacturing and installation of architectural specialty features -- walls, wall facings, ceiling clouds, enclosures, columns, and transitions -- including office walls and partitions, mobile walls, lobby features, reception areas, work spaces, and media wall transitions. Their proprietary system provides total control of the outcome and an empowered sense of risk-free design freedom for commercial architects and designers.

Seeyond offers two distinct paths to installing a specialty feature: Seeyond Select features mobile walls designed as a system. Each wall can be moved by anyone at anytime. At a moment's notice. Seeyond Design features walls, facings, clouds, enclosures, columns, and transitions, all designed to specification.

Seeyond is driven by parametric-design software called the Tess™ Specification Tool, which is patent pending. The Seeyond solution proves to be an ideal approach for efficiently creating organic shape and complex form for self-structuring specialty features. Designers can access Tess through custom one-on-one online design sessions with Seeyond.

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 in the Architectural Products category in the Best of NeoCon competition. In 2013, Seeyond received a Gold Award for collaboration-space movable walls and a Silver Award for decorative lighting. In 2014, Seeyond received two Silver Awards in the Best of NeoCon competition: one for decorative lighting and one for signage and wayfinding. Seeyond also has been a finalist or honoree in both the 2012 and 2013 Interior Design Best of Year Awards. In 2014, Seeyond received three Honoree awards in the first Interior Design HIP competition, which celebrates people and products in the commercial design industry.

Typical market segments for Seeyond include office, hospitality, and retail environments. The average time from design through installation for custom features is two to three months. Since introduction, Seeyond has installed more than 100 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 co-working spaces, restaurants and casinos.

Seeyond® Architectural Solutions is a member of the Liberty Diversified International (LDI) family of companies. Specifically, it resides within the LDI Spaces business group. LDI Spaces also includes Seeyond sister company Safco, which operates in the contract-furniture industry. 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/2014/7/21/11G018558/Images/1_Seeyond_Cutout_Ceiling_Clouds-a5dbad9b-354a-43b5-ac7d-655bf3d98ffb.JPG
Image Available: http://www.marketwire.com/library/MwGo/2014/7/21/11G018558/Images/2_Seeyond_Cutout_Ceiling_Clouds-9bbe870c-86ee-452e-b58b-62061c6f12f3.JPG
Image Available: http://www.marketwire.com/library/MwGo/2014/7/21/11G018558/Images/3_Seeyond_Cutout_Ceiling_Clouds-6f4e20a9-eec1-4e45-a635-0bc23a2de39f.JPG

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

CONTACT:

Anne Berg
Email contact
763-542-3000 / Office
651-271-1111 / Cell

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
Sometimes I write a blog just to formulate and organize a point of view, and I think it’s time that I pull together the bounty of excellent information about Machine Learning. This is a topic with which business leaders must become comfortable, especially tomorrow’s business leaders (tip for my next semester University of San Francisco business students!). Machine learning is a key capability that will help organizations drive optimization and monetization opportunities, and there have been some...
A strange thing is happening along the way to the Internet of Things, namely far too many devices to work with and manage. It has become clear that we'll need much higher efficiency user experiences that can allow us to more easily and scalably work with the thousands of devices that will soon be in each of our lives. Enter the conversational interface revolution, combining bots we can literally talk with, gesture to, and even direct with our thoughts, with embedded artificial intelligence, whic...
The question before companies today is not whether to become intelligent, it’s a question of how and how fast. The key is to adopt and deploy an intelligent application strategy while simultaneously preparing to scale that intelligence. In her session at 21st Cloud Expo, Sangeeta Chakraborty, Chief Customer Officer at Ayasdi, provided a tactical framework to become a truly intelligent enterprise, including how to identify the right applications for AI, how to build a Center of Excellence to oper...
While some developers care passionately about how data centers and clouds are architected, for most, it is only the end result that matters. To the majority of companies, technology exists to solve a business problem, and only delivers value when it is solving that problem. 2017 brings the mainstream adoption of containers for production workloads. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Ben McCormack, VP of Operations at Evernote, discussed how data centers of the future will be managed, how the p...
"Storpool does only block-level storage so we do one thing extremely well. The growth in data is what drives the move to software-defined technologies in general and software-defined storage," explained Boyan Ivanov, CEO and co-founder at StorPool, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 16th Cloud Expo, held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City.
ChatOps is an emerging topic that has led to the wide availability of integrations between group chat and various other tools/platforms. Currently, HipChat is an extremely powerful collaboration platform due to the various ChatOps integrations that are available. However, DevOps automation can involve orchestration and complex workflows. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 20th Cloud Expo, Himanshu Chhetri, CTO at Addteq, will cover practical examples and use cases such as self-provisioning infra...
As DevOps methodologies expand their reach across the enterprise, organizations face the daunting challenge of adapting related cloud strategies to ensure optimal alignment, from managing complexity to ensuring proper governance. How can culture, automation, legacy apps and even budget be reexamined to enable this ongoing shift within the modern software factory? In her Day 2 Keynote at @DevOpsSummit at 21st Cloud Expo, Aruna Ravichandran, VP, DevOps Solutions Marketing, CA Technologies, was jo...
As Marc Andreessen says software is eating the world. Everything is rapidly moving toward being software-defined – from our phones and cars through our washing machines to the datacenter. However, there are larger challenges when implementing software defined on a larger scale - when building software defined infrastructure. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Boyan Ivanov, CEO of StorPool, provided some practical insights on what, how and why when implementing "software-defined" in the datacent...
Blockchain. A day doesn’t seem to go by without seeing articles and discussions about the technology. According to PwC executive Seamus Cushley, approximately $1.4B has been invested in blockchain just last year. In Gartner’s recent hype cycle for emerging technologies, blockchain is approaching the peak. It is considered by Gartner as one of the ‘Key platform-enabling technologies to track.’ While there is a lot of ‘hype vs reality’ discussions going on, there is no arguing that blockchain is b...
Blockchain is a shared, secure record of exchange that establishes trust, accountability and transparency across business networks. Supported by the Linux Foundation's open source, open-standards based Hyperledger Project, Blockchain has the potential to improve regulatory compliance, reduce cost as well as advance trade. Are you curious about how Blockchain is built for business? In her session at 21st Cloud Expo, René Bostic, Technical VP of the IBM Cloud Unit in North America, discussed the b...
You know you need the cloud, but you’re hesitant to simply dump everything at Amazon since you know that not all workloads are suitable for cloud. You know that you want the kind of ease of use and scalability that you get with public cloud, but your applications are architected in a way that makes the public cloud a non-starter. You’re looking at private cloud solutions based on hyperconverged infrastructure, but you’re concerned with the limits inherent in those technologies.
Is advanced scheduling in Kubernetes achievable?Yes, however, how do you properly accommodate every real-life scenario that a Kubernetes user might encounter? How do you leverage advanced scheduling techniques to shape and describe each scenario in easy-to-use rules and configurations? In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 21st Cloud Expo, Oleg Chunikhin, CTO at Kublr, answered these questions and demonstrated techniques for implementing advanced scheduling. For example, using spot instances and co...
The use of containers by developers -- and now increasingly IT operators -- has grown from infatuation to deep and abiding love. But as with any long-term affair, the honeymoon soon leads to needing to live well together ... and maybe even getting some relationship help along the way. And so it goes with container orchestration and automation solutions, which are rapidly emerging as the means to maintain the bliss between rapid container adoption and broad container use among multiple cloud host...
The cloud era has reached the stage where it is no longer a question of whether a company should migrate, but when. Enterprises have embraced the outsourcing of where their various applications are stored and who manages them, saving significant investment along the way. Plus, the cloud has become a defining competitive edge. Companies that fail to successfully adapt risk failure. The media, of course, continues to extol the virtues of the cloud, including how easy it is to get there. Migrating...
Imagine if you will, a retail floor so densely packed with sensors that they can pick up the movements of insects scurrying across a store aisle. Or a component of a piece of factory equipment so well-instrumented that its digital twin provides resolution down to the micrometer.