You don’t know SHIP!…lap

In celebration of our 89th Annual Meeting, and in collaboration with our longtime friends and partners at Building Product Digest – who has NELMA beat by 11 years in terms of longevity as they celebrate 100 years – we are gracing the cover of their September issue....

Are we still doing shiplap?

LivingEtc, recently posed this question to some interior design influencers: Is “Shiplap” out of style?  While many trends that become popular do start to fade due to their very own popularity (recall the Yogi Berra line – “No one goes there nowadays, it’s too...

Corporate culture leans into the wood trend

More and more corporations are realizing the importance that the physical environment of their workspace plays in keeping employees happy.  And one tool in their arsenal turns out to be wood.  Using biophilia (defined as the innate human instinct to connect with...

Finnish Saunas – a classic mix of wood and stone

Architects in Finland have completed a project designed to respect the Finnish tradition of Sauna, as well as create a new a space where people would talk, seek experiences, and create a sense of social togetherness.  To do this, they leaned heavily on the classic...