Dissimilar Metal Design | DMD was founded in 1989 in Seattle and has steadily expanded, moving across the bay to Bremerton, and shipping astounding architectural metal around the world. At the core of our business is a dedication to developing metal surface patinas that endure. These surfaces protect the metal’s integrity, preventing further deterioration, while delivering unprecedented aesthetic.
Design Assist is a dynamic and collaborative approach within the realm of architecture and construction that empowers project stakeholders to collectively shape and refine design concepts. This process transcends traditional boundaries by fostering close cooperation between architects, designers, engineers, contractors, and specialized consultants.
Bring artisan patina processes into your projects for exquisite surfaces. This transformation of metal surfaces not only adds captivating visual allure but also bolsters durability and resistance to the elements. Marry artistry with science with controlled patina processes that elevate the aesthetics and longevity of architectural metals.
Architectural metal forming processes are part of the foundation for Dissimilar Metal Design. We’ve developed powerful tools to achieve curved facades, sculptural elements, canopies, roofing, facades with a range of processes.
We offer both on-location and remote opportunities, with varied and interesting work. Opportunities abound for individuals seeking to combine their passion for design, engineering, craftsmanship, and innovation.
A cultural and retail anchor located on Bainbridge Island, WA. The structure was constructed using weatherized architectural copper panels created by DMD.
This year has been big for us. We've got a lot of new projects to show, a website refresh, ongoing outreach, and customer tools. We hope this new approach resonates with you. We have the utmost respect for the designers and builders who have trusted us, and we're excited to continue serving as your creative partner in facilitating future works.