Designing doors is an art form which comes naturally at Vicaima. Blending on-trend colour tones and surface materials such as veneer, laminate and foil with lacquers and stains to elevate the simply to surprising. Capturing truly fresh ideas that have the ability to harmonize with an existing theme or completely transform their surroundings.

We understand that you want the best security for your property - whether you are working in healthcare, education, retail, transportation, commercial or multi-residential. Simply put, your building must be well protected against risks such as burglary or vandalism. Changes in Building Regulations are increasing the demands on the products used to gain access to a building. ASSA ABLOY have developed a family of security enhanced automatic entrances to meet these requirements.

Brian Sofley, Managing Director at ASSA ABLOY Security Doors, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, explains why a new approach is needed to improve fire safety within the building industry.

Increasing security standards promotes the development of leading security enhanced automatic entrances.

Epwin Group, a leading manufacturer and supplier of PVC-U windows, doors and fascia systems, has announced the launch of a research project examining what factors are driving change in UK housing design and build.

Choosing doors may not be renowned as the most inspiring phase of a new-build or renovation project. But, when it comes to sleek design and seamless architectural integration, the freedom afforded by tailored solutions is practically endless. Ian Chubb, Managing Director of Deuren, explores how collaborating with a bespoke door manufacturer can help with really making an entrance.

AQATA has expanded its Design Solutions range for 2018 to include the new DS500 Quintet. The uniquely five-sided shower enclosure fits perfectly into corners providing a contemporary design as well as maximising the bathroom’s floor area - creating a feeling of more space.

Within creative industries, the workspace can be the perfect canvas for showcasing originality. So what role can the humble door play? Ian Chubb, Managing Director of bespoke manufacturer Deuren, explores how a one-of-a-kind pivoting portal became a focal point of the office for digital marketing agency, The Bigger Boat.

Smart Architectural Aluminium will be showcasing its new, high quality Designer Door and Orangery Roof systems at this year’s Ecobuild exhibition, with extensive displays of both ranges on the company’s stand.

Significantly upgrading safeguarding standards, Derbyshire County Council Construction has recently completed a new reception area at the William Allitt School, incorporating a sliding automatic entrance system from TORMAX. Giving good visibility from the office, staff can easily monitor people and pupils as they come into and leave the building. Powered by the TORMAX iMotion 2302 sliding door operator, a long-life span with exceptional reliability is assured thanks to the unique, high-torque motor that has been cleverly designed without any of the elements that commonly wear out, such as gears and brushes.

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