ALE Heavylift recently relocated its company headquarters to a new site in Staffordshire Business Park, with a vision of having an open-plan office that places strong emphasis on employee comfort.
Global resource manager for ALE, Wendy Birch, contacted office design specialists Planned Office Interiors, to seek out new, refreshing ideas for the forward-thinking company’s new design layout.
SEEKING a combination of looks and performance underfoot, Blueprint Interiors has turned to modulyss and its DSGN Tweed and Xtra Step carpet tiles for use in its latest prestigious project in Bury St Edmunds.
1,220sqm of DSGN Tweed and 140sqm of Xtra Step loop pile carpet tiles were selected for use by the design company which was tasked with product specification.
DSGN Tweed, crafted from 100%...Continue Reading
GRADUS has designed a range of carpet tiles available in complementary colours, which can reportedly be combined to create interesting and contemporary floor schemes.
Streetwise Design is said to be an attractive textured loop pile carpet tile with a random design, suitable for a range of environments including commercial office and education.
Streetwise Design comprises ‘Streetwise Originals’...Continue Reading
HECKMONDWIKE says it’s offering a complete solution for the care sector through its Pure Care and Total Care ranges.
Pure Care and Total Care are suited to healthcare environments or sheltered housing, whether that be communal areas, corridors or bedrooms.
Both types of carpet feature an impervious backing and are reportedly highly resistant to staining and bleach ‘and are extremely durable’....Continue Reading
DESSO’s Fuse Create carpet planks and Fields carpet tiles have been selected to create a unique, nature-inspired office space in County Limerick.
The carpet tiles were combined to form separate zones and collaborative spaces for different departments in the open-plan layout.
Fuse Create was installed in plank format, with each plank consisting of two contrasting colour schemes. Bright red and...Continue Reading
QUADRANT has transformed its in-stock Core Collection of carpet tiles, bringing a functional palette designed to work alongside its feature carpets, Ntgrate woven vinyl and Salto looselay vinyl collections.
Elements, Balance and Synergy have been at the heart of Quadrant for some time, delivering in projects wanting a carpet tile that delivers ‘exceptional performance and a balanced aesthetic’.... Continue Reading
LANO has launched Avenue, a narrow-loom woven axminster concept suitable for use in hallways and stairs of high-end residential and commercial projects.
Available in 10 ‘striking modern designs’ from stock, including hexagons, houndstooth, chevron and crackled patterns; Avenue’s 67cm width makes the carpet suitable for use as stair and hallway runners.
‘Bringing a luxurious look in a quality...Continue Reading
INVISTA Antron carpet fibre has launched ‘Inspiration 2018’, a reference of influences permeating the work of carpet designers using the fibre to create what is described as high-performance carpet for commercial environments.
Featuring reference photography from a broad spectrum of subjects such as nature, architecture, colour, light and street art, the reference touches on core themes shaping...Continue Reading
FILA’s surface care range includes 36 sealers and floor-finishes – from stain proofing protectors and dirt repellents, to matt, classic and glossy wax treatments. All solutions are claimed to provide high performance, while safe-guarding personal safety, and many form part of Fila’s award-winning Green Line.
New Green Line treatments include LEED-approved FILAMP90 Eco Plus, which is designed to...Continue Reading
JUNCKERS has introduced Strong Premium, reportedly ‘the most advanced single-pack lacquer with improved durability suitable for high-traffic residential and commercial floors’.
Replacing Junckers’ Strong and Strong Plus lacquers, new Strong Premium is a future-proof product for today’s market. A new generation finishing product, Strong Premium is claimed by Junckers to be one of the most advanced ...Continue Reading
KAHRS Maintenance Range includes various eco-friendly finishing products, for ongoing maintenance and refurbishment of oiled and lacquered wood floors. All products are reportedly suitable for high traffic locations in commercial and domestic areas, for renovation projects and post-installation treatment.
For oiled finishes, Kährs Satin Oil is offered in 15 shades - from pale white and grey...Continue Reading
AT the Virgin Active Health Club, 97 Aldersgate Street in the City of London, things aren’t done by half measures. It believes in adding membership value all the way down the line. It’s a philosophy that’s made the brand what it is today.
Looking for a flooring solution, ensuring its members could enjoy a safe, comfortable environment while getting fit and staying healthy, Virgin Active turned to ...Continue Reading
SAINT-Gobain Weber’s industrial flooring screed weberfloor 4655 industry flow rapid, designed for speed of application and premium performance, has been used in a major renovation project at Woolley GMC Engineering in Coventry.
This British engineering company’s trading success required a rapid factory facility renovation. weberfloor 4655 industry flow rapid self-smoothing industrial screed is...Continue Reading
DESIGNED to provide either a subtle backdrop or a bold, modern statement in the retail, leisure and commercial sectors, UK manufactured Bloc PUR from Polyflor is said to be a high performance heterogeneous sheet floorcovering with a textured matt finish.
Developed after feedback from the marketplace revealed a desire for a much sought-after plain decoration flooring, Bloc features what Polyflor...Continue Reading
JULIE Dempster, marketing manager at Forbo Flooring Systems talks about the use of the colour red in design and why we shouldn’t be afraid of bold colours.
‘Red is a colour very much associated with winter; think Christmas decorations, mulled wine and log fires. However, despite these positive connotations, some can be wary of using striking and bold shades of red in design.
‘Yet, primary...Continue Reading
HARDWEARING wood effect Expona Flow commercial flooring from Polyflor was recently chosen to give a new lease of life to the National Waterways Museum in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire.
Lancashire-based interior designers BWD were contracted to manage the design and build of the museum refurbishment project.
They selected Polyflor’s Expona Flow PUR sheet vinyl flooring in Sun Bleached Oak for the...Continue Reading
F BALL & CO’s Stopgap Fill and Prime two component flexible cement-based primer and Stopgap 700 flexible smoothing underlayment have been used to prepare the subfloor of Long Barn Garden Centre in Alresford, Hampshire, prior to the installation of vinyl floorcoverings.
Contractors from Porter Flooring were contracted to prepare the 170sq m chipboard subfloor of the newly built garden centre,...Continue Reading
MAPEI has a range of fast-track screeds, primers and leveling compounds which allow floorcoverings to be installed within a matter of days, ranging from special plasticising and water-reducing admixtures to hydraulic binders designed to allow floorcoverings to be applied in a short period of time.
Mapei’s fast-track system ensures the speedy installation of carpet in the retail area; Mapeproof 1K ...Continue Reading
MALMO, the luxury vinyl flooring range available from IDS, can reportedly be specified with confidence for kitchens, bathrooms, offices, restaurants, hotels, retail outlets and various other commercial and domestic applications, having been awarded R10 slip resistance.
Malmo says it offers a stylish, high performance flooring material in 10 woodgrain designs including classic oak and on-trend...Continue Reading
ULTRAFLOOR Level IT Super30 was chosen by G Harding Flooring to ensure project completion of a Vodafone store floor instalment.
The client gave the contractor a timescale of under one day to finish the work, so time was of the essence and product performance was the key to success.
The existing floor was uplifted and the remaining residues were removed from the concrete substrate, which was then ...Continue Reading
FORBO Flooring Systems has launched Coral Click, a new entrance matting system that reportedly addresses the needs of retailers large and small as they prepare to keep their shop-floors clean, dry and safe, no matter how extreme the weather conditions this winter.
Coral Click is said to be a cost-effective modular system comprising durable PVC tiles with contemporary Coral Brush textile inserts,...Continue Reading
FORBO Flooring Systems says it was delighted to attend the Restaurant & Bar Design Show, at ExCel London between 26-27 September.
Forbo showcased its integrated flooring solutions for the restaurant and bar industry, with various stylish, design-led yet practical flooring solutions, including its bespoke design and colour services.
‘Forbo has a long history of supplying flooring to the...Continue Reading
NEW Next stores in Cardiff and Tamworth have opened to the public with tiled floor installations completed using a leveller, primer and tile adhesive from the Instarmac ranges.
Contractor LGM Flooring secured both jobs during the end of 2016 and worked on the large stores for several weeks before handing them over.
At the Cardiff store the substrate was plywood which was primed with UltraFloor...Continue Reading
ENSURING retail premises and shopping centres are built quickly and ready to trade as soon as possible is a crucial consideration for contractors and their clients. Closing retail premises for any kind of refurbishment is also never seen as a good option owing to the potential loss of business.
Gerflor says it has a raft of solutions aimed at delivering a range of flooring solutions that ‘not...Continue Reading
TARKETT says its multi-material offer of products are designed to create healthier, safer, more inspiring retail spaces that contribute to personal wellbeing while respecting the environment.
Striking design options for every space: The company says its ‘high quality flooring range is designed to suit any retail application - from shop windows, sales areas and display corners to pop-up stores,...Continue Reading