Project budgets may be under pressure as owners, architects and general contractors deal with the reality of a global business slowdown, but originality and innovation don’t have to suffer. Architects and designers looking for signature design solutions on a smaller budget can still exceed clients’ expectations using creative combinations of metals, finishes and custom images. Zahner ImageWall perforated metal panels are visually striking, easy to customize—and surprisingly affordable.
There’s nothing better than having a client smile with approval at your design. You strike the right balance of angles, colors and relationships that engage at the core. The client is enthralled. Plans are drawn up, constructability is assessed and costs are calculated. And then the trade-off analyses begin. The most expensive elements are the first to go. Next come the most difficult parts to build or install. Finally, the small things like fixtures face scrutiny.So how do you create signature design elements and still meet budget requirements?Consider the flexibility and affordability of custom-perforated metal panels. These captivating and durable design elements combine modern lines and parametric designs with classic materials and can now be embellished with custom images through the patented process of Zahner ImageWall.