Corporate Masterpieces

When David Allen Company planned its new corporate headquarters, the owners wanted to showcase its marble, granite, terrazzo, and tile in a manner that would inspire designers, architects, and owners to be more aware of the broad and imaginative uses of these historic building materials. Read More

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The first two sections of this pinwheel design were copied from a floor in the Galerie Dell’Accademia in Venice that was constructed in the mid-18th century.

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The starburst is copied from a floor in the Palazzo Pisani Morretta on the Grand Canal in Venice.

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This portion of the lobby shows the rotunda outer mosaic with the Alexander the Great centerpiece.

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All restrooms have marble or granite lavatory tops and toilet partitions The floors are a combination of marble and porcelain tile.

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This floor occurs at the Venetian conference room entrance. The granite border and lion were designed by Vickie Wilson, David Allen Company artist.

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The use of Rojo Alicante continues in the upper stair and elevator lobby.

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These two photos of The Creation are a granite panel that has been laser etched. The artist then painted the creation scene into the etching.

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The close up of Alexander the Great shows the intricate details of the marble mosaic that is the centerpiece of the rotunda.

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These looped marble pieces are part of the lobby entrance and are copied from a nineteenth century floor in the Library of the Accademia, originally The Tablino in Venice.

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The peacock and floral vine motif is inspired from a mosaic pavement design in the Basilica of San Marco in Venice.

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In keeping with the decor and art of the building, the mythological Chariot of the Sun was the inspiration for the waterjet design on the elevator floor.

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Terrazzo installations in the executive offices of the Terrazzo Division of the David Allen Company Headquarters

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Terrazzo installations in the executive offices of the Terrazzo Division of the David Allen Company Headquarters.

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The entrance lobby features a framed granite tile panel of the “Creation.

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The rear entrance wall features “The Cycle of Chivalry,” a tile mural produced by William Tode, from 16th century frescos in Mantua, Italy, painted by Pisanelli.

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The double horse head design, by Vickie Wilson, at the rear entrance is taken from one of the horse’s heads in the mural, “The Cycle of Chivalry.” The design is cut from polished and unpolished porcelain tile.

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Rear Entry Feature

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The kitchen floor is Daltile LaCosta 18 inch by 18 inch with accents of 6 inch by 6 inch LaCosta colors.

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The kitchen backsplashes are Daltile 1/2 inch by 1/2 inch tumbled stone with water jet cut medallions.

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Caesar 12 inch by 24 inch porcelain tile wainscoting is used throughout in the operations corridor.

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Wainscot chair rails of Daltile travertine occur along the operations corridor walls.

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Detail of Daltile’s Sienna Travertine design that frames featured panels of tile.

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Crossville polished porcelain tile, 14 inch by 24 inch, was used for most restroom walls, and Crossfield 14 inch by 14 inch unpolished tile with accent dots was used for toilet floors.

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Crossville polished porcelain tile, 14 inch by 24 inch, was used for most restroom walls, and Crossfield 14 inch by 14 inch unpolished tile with accent dots was used for toilet floors

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Locker room toilets and shower walls are Crossville Corsican Crème polished 14 inch by 24 inch tile with Laurel Green sandblasted border and accents.

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Locker Room Showers

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Detail from Locker Room Showers

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Project managers’ offices are tiled with 18 inch by 18 inch Portobello Galleria d’Arte. Field color is Galilen Crema.

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The ladies’ restroom features Crossville polished Corsican Crème porcelain, 14 inch by 24 inch.

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The entrance fountain, designed by Chris Garris of Cannon Architects, is tiled with frost proof swimming pool tile manufactured in China.

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David Allen Company Headquarters viewed from the Southeast. Sir Walter Raleigh Award

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David Allen Company Headquarters viewed from the Northwest. Sir Walter Raleigh Award

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The building sign for the new corporate headquarters reflects the level of stone craftsmanship employed in the building itself, a polished granite fascia in a hand-carved Indiana Limestone surround.