For Architects, Designers, and Builders

Turnkey solutions for distinctive architectural features

From concept through installation

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Work

Some of the worlds leading architecture, design, and build firms choose surfaceLAB

SERVICES

surfaceLAB provides advanced design and build services to the architecture community

Inspiration

Decades of experience turning sketches into materials, processes, and solutions for architects.

Construction and installation

When it’s time to bring your project to life, surfaceLAB is there to assist in whatever capacity you need.

Design feasibility

Technical consulting, 3D renderings and physical mockups of your designs.

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Project estimates

Accurate bids delivered throughout a project lifecycle, plus support at every stage you need it.

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Processes

From concept to installation, surfaceLAB is one of the most innovative and knowledgeable architectural fabrication companies in the U.S.

backlight IMAGES

Transform a photograph or image into a 3D photorealistic, illuminated, grayscale panel.

surface PRINT

Using full-bleed, high-resolution graphics, we print large format images up to 6’x12’ in size.  We can also thermoform the printed surface to create curved and contoured products.

dye SUBLIMATION

We create an ink transfer plate of your digital graphic and then use heat and pressure to force the image directly into the solid surface substrate.

sculpted RELIEF

We use advanced CNC programming and fabrication to bring dimensions to flat surfaces.

 

illuminated FEATURES

We create lighting designs, using curved and patterned surfaces to mold lighting into complex pathways and patterns.

dot MATRIX

Transform a photograph or image into a photorealistic, illuminated, grayscale panel.

complex THERMOFORMING

By heating solid surface material and then cooling it over a mold, we can create complex and curved surfaces for furnishings, wall panels, and more.

carved PANELS

We use CNC programming to carve the pattern into a solid surface and other materials to add visual interest and detail.

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COMPANY

Nearly 30 years of experience with top architectural and general contracting firms

surfaceLAB is a company with a simple mission: to help architects and designers learn more about advanced fabrication techniques and processes. They do this by providing design assistance, technical support through CAD, 3D mock-ups, and also complete fabrication and installation services for these unique, eye-catching architectural features.

surfaceLAB was founded in 2014 by Rick Wing after he recognized that the level of innovation in construction methods had plateaued. He saw an opportunity to breathe new life into the industry by teaching people what’s really possible with materials—which could lead to fresh ideas on how architecture could be improved.

Crating up “The Eggs” for the Renaissance Hotel