Human-centred design isn’t a new concept, but with a growing body of research highlighting its important role in boosting workplace productivity, it has become a key consideration for architects and interior designers, writes Laura Light, Interface Concept Design Team Leader.
Recently, the colour grey has become increasingly popular in the design community, displaying on everything from furniture, wall décor, flooring and even the complete exterior of a building.
As the name suggests, timber-effect or wood-effect tiles are tiles, which look like wood but do not act like wood. Made from porcelain and used on both floors and walls, timber-effect tiles can incorporate a range of grain designs, natural irregularities and weathered finishes.
Anglesey’s new Menai Science Park, the first dedicated science park in Wales, required an iconic and modern flooring solution and consulted Flowcrete UK to help.
Kährs have launched a new Riba approved CPD seminar for architects, designers and trade professionals. The seminar, titled ‘Engineered Wood Flooring’ educates on the construction of engineered wood, and how the product can be effectively specified within both domestic and commercial projects. Environmental accreditations, install methods and examples of references are covered within the forty minute seminar.
New wood flooring samples have joined the selection at the Kährs Design Studio in London. Additions to the sampling include Kährs' new scandi inspired whitewashed oak designs, Nouveau Lace and Harmony Shell. Also joining the sampling is a new timeless French Pattern design, recently shortlisted in the 'International Design & Architecture Awards' for the Best Hard Flooring award.
Mapei introduce Latexplan NA, a two-part, fast setting, smoothing and levelling compound to the ever popular ‘Dream Team’ range of levelling compounds.
As underfloor heating (UFH) systems enjoy a resurgence, Panel Systems takes a look at what is behind the increased demand.
Looking for texture, colour, ambience, finish and performance? You’ll find all these and more at this year’s Flooring Show which takes place from 16 to 18th September at the Harrogate Convention Centre.
A variety of Polysafe safety flooring products from Polyflor, the UK's commercial vinyl flooring specialist, were chosen to create a new learning environment for health and social care students at the University of Derby’s Chesterfield Campus.