On this episode of Inside the Blueprint, we’re hitting the road to Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, a charming midwestern town home to Spacesaver Corporation. An expert in saving space and getting organized, Spacesaver designs and manufactures storage solutions that increase productivity and utilize empty space in an efficient and neat way. You’ll get an inside look into the company’s 300,000 production facility, which crafts unique storage pieces to help the military, public libraries, and medical companies.

After, we learn about Viega, a 115-year-old company that is known to supply exceptional plumbing systems used for water and radiant heat. The company, founded in Germany, dates back to 1899, where it manufactured brass beer taps for breweries and taverns. It didn’t take long for Viega to enter the residential plumbing market, and ultimately become a leader in Europe and across the world.

Then, we switch gears to talk about innovations in window shades. There’s nothing like the feeling of warm sunlight peeking through your living room windows, right? But sometimes, there is such thing as too much light. We travel to Denver, Colorado to meet with Lu-Tek, one of the nation’s leaders in shade motorization.

To cap it off, we’ve got a question for you. What’s round, flat, colorful, and bright? Anything acrylic! On this segment of Inside the Blueprint, we’re entering the world of Evonik’s ACRYLITE® in Sanford, Maine. From shelving, office dividers, and light fixtures, to dry erase boards and digital photography panels, ACRYLITE specializes in light-transmitting plastic as a brilliant design element in everyday office spaces.