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good coverFor timeless and enduring exteriors, Reatig turns to Trespa wood fiber and resin panels. In addition to the product's durability, the architect appreciates "its high quality" and "its large selection of vibrant colors." The panels shown here are on one of the firm's multifamily projects. Trespa North America, 800.487.3772; www.trespa.com.

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  • good coverFor timeless and enduring exteriors, Reatig turns to Trespa wood fiber and resin panels. In addition to the product's durability, the architect appreciates "its high quality" and "its large selection of vibrant colors." The panels shown here are on one of the firm's multifamily projects. Trespa North America, 800.487.3772; www.trespa.com.

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    good coverFor timeless and enduring exteriors, Reatig turns to Trespa wood fiber and resin panels. In addition to the product's durability, the architect appreciates "its high quality" and "its large selection of vibrant colors." The panels shown here are on one of the firm's multifamily projects. Trespa North America, 800.487.3772; www.trespa.com.

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    For timeless and enduring exteriors, Reatig turns to Trespa wood fiber and resin panels. In addition to the product's durability, the architect appreciates "its high quality" and "its large selection of vibrant colors." The panels shown here are on one of the firm's multifamily projects. Trespa North America, 800.487.3772; www.trespa.com.

  • by the numbersReatig is a fan of Bega light fixtures because "they are simple and classic." One of her favorites is a wall luminaire, model 3012. Measuring 8 inches by 4 inches, it features stainless steel construction and hand-blown opal glass. Bega U.S., 805.684.0533; www.bega-us.com.

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    by the numbersReatig is a fan of Bega light fixtures because "they are simple and classic." One of her favorites is a wall luminaire, model 3012. Measuring 8 inches by 4 inches, it features stainless steel construction and hand-blown opal glass. Bega U.S., 805.684.0533; www.bega-us.com.

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    Reatig is a fan of Bega light fixtures because "they are simple and classic." One of her favorites is a wall luminaire, model 3012. Measuring 8 inches by 4 inches, it features stainless steel construction and hand-blown opal glass. Bega U.S., 805.684.0533; www.bega-us.com.

  • bounce in the stepSimply put, says Reatig, Johnsonite rubber flooring "is durable and fun." Naturally slip resistant, it's also shock absorbing and possesses natural acoustic properties. That it's available in an array of colors, patterns, and textures (Reatig prefers raised round) is gravy. Johnsonite, 800.899.8916; www.johnsonite.com.

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    bounce in the stepSimply put, says Reatig, Johnsonite rubber flooring "is durable and fun." Naturally slip resistant, it's also shock absorbing and possesses natural acoustic properties. That it's available in an array of colors, patterns, and textures (Reatig prefers raised round) is gravy. Johnsonite, 800.899.8916; www.johnsonite.com.

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    bounce in the step
    Simply put, says Reatig, Johnsonite rubber flooring "is durable and fun." Naturally slip resistant, it's also shock absorbing and possesses natural acoustic properties. That it's available in an array of colors, patterns, and textures (Reatig prefers raised round) is gravy. Johnsonite, 800.899.8916; www.johnsonite.com.

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    Credit: Nooni Reatig

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"enduring designs will long outlive their designers."

View Suzane Reatig's "Architects' Choice" picks in the slideshow at left.

other favorites

Oldcastle Precast: precast concrete panels, oldcastleprecast.com.
MechoShade Systems: window shades, mechoshadesystems.com.
Kawneer NA: aluminum windows and storefront systems, kawneer.com.


  • timeless design objectsSaarinen Womb chair: "Because it is the ultimate place to fall asleep while reading the newspaper."

    Credit: Courtesy Knoll

  • timeless design objectsThe Museum Stool: "Because it is easy to slide around the office, it's comfortable, looks great, and stacks easily."

    Credit: Courtesy Museum and Library Furn

timeless design objects

The Museum Stool: “Because it is easy to slide around the office, it’s comfortable, looks great, and stacks easily.”
Saarinen Womb chair: “Because it is the ultimate place to fall asleep while reading the newspaper.”
Marshall the office cat: “Because he is extraordinarily comforting, knows what’s important and when to take a break.”

View the next architects' choice article.