Faster, Stronger, Quieter, Easier

With a strong and rigid core and integrated sound-reducing underlay beneath a high-performance vinyl wear layer, IVC’s LayRed 55 is engineered to overcome your flooring challenges. The only plank to combine strength, comfort, acoustics and design; LayRed 55 is constructed... View Article

Soil resistance, structure and longevity – It’s in the DNA

INVISTA, maker of Antron® carpet fibre, has used its latest technology to develop Antron® Lumena DNA™, a break-through in high-performance carpet fibre for the commercial sector. Developed to answer a demand for fibres that prolong the lifecycle, maintenance and looks... View Article

Kaldewei Superplan XXL

The floor-level Superplan XXL shower surface, made from superior Kaldewei steel enamel, comes in a wide range of dimensions for maximum flexibility up to 1.8 metres. Available in a range of colours, including the exclusive matt shades of the Coordinated Colours... View Article

Forbo sets the bar for italian restaurant design

The natural aesthetics, durable performance and extensive colour palette of Forbo Flooring Systems’ Allura Wood luxury vinyl tiles (LVT) collection have all played a significant role in creating a contemporary, stand-out environment for Evoo, a new ‘barzzeria’ in Barnsley, Yorkshire.... View Article

Revive your worktops for the festive season with Osmo

With Christmas fast approaching, many homeowners are already thinking about preparing their homes for the festive season, and eco-friendly wood finishes expert, Osmo UK, has a wood finish to ensure all Christmas guests are impressed with your kitchen worktops. As... View Article

Be relaxed about building services design

Much of the complexity of designing, installing and maintaining central heating in multi-occupancy low-rise buildings can potentially now be eliminated. Innovative developments at Gilberts have created a room-by-room solution that combines appropriate ventilation with heat boost. The concept means that... View Article

Airing the principle of partnering to achieve results

Ensuring design and aesthetics integrated effectively has enabled an office refurbishment to deliver a smart working environment for Axa Insurance in Dublin. A fundamental element of the scheme’s success has been the partnership between the fit out team of consulting... View Article

Accessible housing design: Put pleasure over procedure

According to guidance published by RIBA, a well-designed bathroom is often the key to dignity and independence. The guidance- ‘Age Friendly Housing’- says “hospital-style bathrooms have made bathing a procedure rather than a pleasure for older and disabled people but... View Article

Vent-Axia Fan Celebrates Golden Anniversary

Sussex-based Vent-Axia is leading the way in reliability with one of its Standard Range fans still going strong after more than 50 years. Originally installed in 1967 the fan has been improving its household’s indoor air quality ever since, even... View Article

AluK publishes guide for specifiers

As it celebrates its 25th anniversary in the UK, leading aluminium systems house AluK has just published a brand new specification guide for its complete range of fenestration products. Available free to architects, specifiers and consultants or available to download... View Article

Efficient water management with the CONTI + CNX system

Functional safety and ease of maintenance are a pre-requisite for large-scale facilities where systems must be kept running smoothly and germ-free. The introduction of the CNX water management system from CONTI+ to the UK brings a system scaleable to the... View Article

Matte Black from AQATA

As the trend for a softer ‘industrial vibe’ continues, AQATA’s matte black option has grown in popularity.  The walk-in screens have an elegant matte black finish, either as a plain glass screen or with three alternative glass patterns.  The three... View Article