WHEN it came to the refurbishing of its own offices, progressive interior design practice, Officescape, turned to carpet tiles from modulyss.
Officescape has used two of the manufacturer’s carpet tile designs to create a layout that pops, but that also takes the brunt of life in breakout and desking areas, where spills from cups of creative fuel are commonplace.
Linsey Hart, design director,...Continue Reading
TARKETT, which describes itself as a global leader in innovative and sustainable solutions for flooring and sports surfaces, has launched Desso Harvest, a carpet tile collection that uses light and shade to inject texture and subtle movement into workplace design.
Tarkett says it’s harnessed a two-tone yarn effect to ‘cleverly capture the windswept wheat fields and rustic wood looks that were...Continue Reading
WILTON Carpets has released Nova Scotia, a wool-rich woven axminster carpet that’s available within 14 days.
A tartan design modernised with a distressed, vintage feel, Nova Scotia is released as Wilton Carpets continues to boost its Ready to Go axminster programme. Available in nine colourways drawn from the new Creations palette, Nova Scotia reportedly gives new meaning to a classic design,...Continue Reading
WORKING as a secondary entrance mat or high-traffic carpet tile, Defender CT is apparently Quadrant’s answer to dual-role functionality.
‘A carpet tile that features a unique monofilament scraper to deal with the moisture and dirt that primary matting misses, Defender CT is a great way to make sure that dirt and moisture are stopped before they can damage high-style floors used in receptions,...Continue Reading
SAID to be proven in care homes, social housing and education locations across the country, the Scala Solutions range of impervious-backed carpet from Lano is ‘famed for its home-like style and commercial-level performance’.
Suitable for when creating a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere (but without compromising performance), Scala Twist is the latest addition to the range. Offering a classic ...Continue Reading
PRIMAL is one of four themes presented in Global Colour Trend Forecast 2019/20 by Invista Antron carpet fibre. Exploring our need to retreat and relax, it presents a palette of subdued, natural and essentialist shades, says the company.
It says the report looks at key design drivers for commercial interiors in 2019 and has been compiled in collaboration with Anne Marie Commandeur of...Continue Reading
MILLIKEN’s carpet tile collection Tracing Landscapes, with its ‘gentle and free-flowing, non-geometric designs, has been created to fit effortlessly into a multitude of environments and enrich any scheme’. It’s designed and made in the UK using high-performance Econyl yarn with 100% regenerated nylon.
The design team took as its inspiration the changing colours, shapes and textures of our...Continue Reading
WHEN Viavi Romania designed its new Bucharest headquarters it wanted a fresh and modern approach to its space planning design. Turning large expanses into demarcated colour areas was essential, without the need to physically block the space using walls or walkway interruptions.
Paragon Carpets used BREEAM A+ rated Strobe to team solid colour with gradients of colour using vertical borders as...Continue Reading
BONA-certified contractors Timbered Flooring used Bona products for the installation and finishing of a 20mm engineered, dark fumed oak parquet floor at London's new urban hotel, Assembly London.
Bona D501 primer was applied to the WBP plywood subfloor, then the parquet blocks were stuck down using Bona R848 silane adhesive.
The pre-wire-brushed blocks were then finished with Bona Craft Oil 2K...Continue Reading
OSMO UK, which describes itself as the eco-friendly wood and finishes experts, offers Polyx-Oil Tints Raw, a lightly tinted protective finish that is said by the company to provide an original, untreated appearance for wooden floors.
Said by Osmo to be desired by many homeowners, this finish creates a reportedly sought-after look, but also protects the wood’s surface.
‘Based on the original...Continue Reading
LTP has launched its second-generation Product Selector tool at ecoproductselector.com. The free online resource - which identifies the correct eco-treatment according to surface type and symptom - has been updated to include the latest tile finishes and related issues.
‘It now provides even greater scope and support for tile and stone specifiers, installers and end users, as well as a valuable...Continue Reading
WITH various flooring finishes available, it’s important for contractors to weigh up the different options available and decide on the best flooring finish for each application at the early stages of planning.
There are three coatings available for hardwood flooring: lacquered, UV oiled or natural oiled. Alternatively, solid boards can also be supplied unfinished for finishing in situ, while a...Continue Reading
PU Design and PU AntiColor from Dr Schutz, a German floor care company, have provided St Vincent’s University Hospital in Dublin with a refurbished flooring surface which was reportedly cost effective to apply, ensures protection against day-to-day medical spillages and is said to be aesthetically pleasing.
St Vincent’s University Hospital is a major academic teaching hospital, affiliated to...Continue Reading
SINCE its recent introduction to the market, Junckers Strong Premium lacquer has, the company says, quickly become a bestseller.
‘Strong Premium is Junckers’ most advanced single pack lacquer suitable for high traffic residential and commercial floors,’ says the company.
‘Replacing Junckers’ Strong and Strong Plus lacquers, Strong Premium with improved durability has quickly become the go-to...Continue Reading
THE fashions sold internationally by s.Oliver, a company based in Würzburg, are available in nearly 100 stores in Germany. The newest store in Braunschweig was outfitted with Haro parquet.
The s.Oliver Group, a company founded by Bernd Freier in 1969, has become a leading European fashion company in just a few decades. The company’s brands include s.Oliver, s.Oliver BLACK LABEL, s.Oliver ACTIVE,...Continue Reading
AVAILABLE in 40 wood and stone-effects, PRO-TEK WPC provides a new engineered vinyl floor solution for high traffic retail environments. Featuring a six-layer waterproof construction - with built-in underlay - the new design reportedly requires minimal floor preparation and has an integral glue-less joint system. Boards are said to lock together to create a durable, dimensionally stable surface...Continue Reading
THESE days in a challenging high street environment, retailers are constantly looking for ways to satisfy increasingly unforgiving shoppers. In some cases, they’re struggling to ensure they deliver high levels of customer service at all times no matter how their customers interact with them. Retailing can also often boil down to image, and nothing sets the tone of a store, or the entire shopping...Continue Reading
TERRAZZO flooring systems developed and manufactured by resin flooring specialists Resdev have been selected for use by the Egyptian Arabiata restaurant chain for its latest outlet in Cairo’s Al Rehab City.
Al Rehab City is a unique community development covering an area of 10m sq m in New Cairo, and this branch is Arabiata’s flagship outlet, serving mainly Oriental food with the focus on...Continue Reading
FLOOR installation in retail environments can be challenging. Timescales need to be as short as possible, to minimise downtime, disruption to customers and associated lost revenue. In response, Tilemaster says it offers a range of preparation products that help speed installation and tackle retail fit-out issues.
For floors, stairs and risers that need to be repaired before a screed can be...Continue Reading
F BALL’s Styccobond F49 Hybrid PS vinyl adhesive, a development in temperature tolerant adhesives, has been used to install luxury vinyl tiles in Fosse Shopping Park’s food court which is subject to temperature change and heavy footfall. Extreme temperature fluctuations can cause floorcoverings to expand and contract over time, leading to tenting and gapping.
The formulation of Styccobond F49...Continue Reading
WITH Cementi Click, Tarkett says it’s introducing a category of mineral flooring tiles made of authentic cement.
‘Tarkett presents a new innovation by introducing a category of premium mineral tiles and planks for architectural spaces - Cementi Click,’ says the company. ‘Produced from 95% clay, cement’s main composite, Cementi Click boasts the look and feel of this raw modern material, thus...Continue Reading
EVERY commercial building requires an entrance floor system, to provide a cleaning and drying surface to foot traffic, before walking on the chosen interior floor.
This is never more evident than with retail shops and stores where many customers walk straight in from the high street.
‘With years of experience, the broad range of products offered by Rawson Carpet Solutions will fulfil the primary...Continue Reading
THE ‘robust qualities and unique geometrical design’ of Forbo Flooring Systems’ Flotex Triad planks have helped refresh the entrance level of a busy university library in Glasgow.
The Andersonian Library, located in the Curran building at the...Continue Reading