Perspectives

Nanotech Materials for Countertops
Sep 13, 2014 Featured, Kitchen

Nanotech Materials for Countertops

Granite has long been preferred for high-end countertops.  But exciting new nanotech materials are coming to the forefront, and they offer an interesting alternative.  Nanotechnology is changing the world we live in, even in design-build applications. One product using nanotechnology is Fenix NTM.  This countertop material is composed of craft paper impregnated with thermosetting resins. The result is a highly durable material that is very resistant to scratches, abrasion, [...]

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Projects to Consider Before Cold Weather Hits
Aug 15, 2014 Featured, Bath

Projects to Consider Before Cold Weather Hits

If you are a homeowner, the list of remodeling projects can be endless.  And with just a few months left before the cold weather sets in, how do you decide where to put your time and money?   There are three basic criteria: Pragmatic.  Do you need to do it to protect your home? Will it reduce other costs like energy use? Will it give you more room? Lifestyle.  Will it enhance how you live? Will it fit in better with what you value such as serenity or health?  [...]

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The Shape of the Future: The Urban Sky Farm
Jul 11, 2014 Featured, Health and Wellness

The Shape of the Future: The Urban Sky Farm

A recent article in Fast Company highlights a new example of urban farming where function meets form in a beautiful sustainable manner.  This is an idea that excites all of us at Sensory Six.  While still in the conceptual stage, this kind of thinking shows great creativity.    Architects Steve Lee and See Yoon Park have designed the Urban Sky farm, designed to mimic the shape of an enormous tree.  The structure is covered in leaf-like decks that can provide 24 acres [...]

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Is Your Workspace Helping Your Business?
Jun 21, 2014 Featured, Commercial

Is Your Workspace Helping Your Business?

(Image - Google’s London Headquarters) One of the biggest challenges businesses face is recruiting and retaining employees that make a difference to the bottom-line. Recent studies show that an important way to enhance performance is to create the right workspace – an atmosphere of physical, psychological and functional comfort.   Many factors contribute to a sense of well-being -- temperature, color, furniture layout, humidity, light, noise, ventilation and privacy. [...]

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Perspectives on Creating a “Green” Kitchen
Jun 6, 2014 Featured, Health and Wellness

Perspectives on Creating a “Green” Kitchen

The May-June issue of Organic Spa Magazine featured tips on creating your own green kitchen. Here are a few of our thoughts on the subject, based on the magazine’s useful article.  Water is life. But it is also finite. So how can we live life to the fullest, while protecting the resources that sustain us? The road to this balance can start with something as simple as a green water system, which can divert wasted water from your kitchen to nourish your garden or lawn. This is an [...]

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