The “Relax” Bench

The “relax” bench design took a year to create. The inspiration came while on vacation –  noticing many benches in parks and walkways. After sitting in many benches it was discovered that design and comfort did not always match.

The sketchbook came out and the intent was to create a bench with ultimate comfort and the look of interior furniture.  The first drawings were focussed on having arm rests on both ends to look like a couch. Then the reality of function, aesthetics, manufacturing ability, and cost changed the focus.

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Fundraising a Building Project

The contractor of this building project required floor tiles to be sandblasted prior to installation, as well as future onsite sandblasting.  They were unable to secure a provider for both of these requirements in their city.  We were contacted to see if we would have the equipment, skills and abilities for this project.  So the checklist was as follows.

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Donor Wall Fundraising

We have been working with the Minnewasta Golf Course for years, providing them with products for fundraising with this donor wall and bench advertising, in addition to billboards and interior signage.

Community organizations need to honour those who donate to their charities and fundraising projects.   This donor wall project had the challenge that it had to complement a grand post and beam structure.   A robust and rugged look that was elegant for the Minnewasta Golf Course club house foyer.

Product research, development and investment was enterprised for this project.  Investigating GFRC (glass fibre reinforced concrete) products was the focus for this project. Prototype development was required to meet the customer’s needs.

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