Archives for February 2018

Reclaimed materials in tile provide sound and shock absorption

Ecosmash has been added to the Ecosurfaces collection from Ecore, a company that transforms reclaimed materials into flooring. The 24 x 24 in. rubber tile has feet, is 2.5 in. thick, and is designed for indoor athletic and fitness applications that require durability and sound and shock absorption. The footed design of this product isolates […]

Hannover Fairs to launch Domotex USA

Chicago, Ill.-based Hannover Fairs USA has announced that it will debut Domotex USA from February 28 to March 2nd, 2019 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Ga. Launched in 1988 in Hannover, Germany, by the international trade show organizer Deutsche Messe, Domotex is a showcase for floor coverings innovation. Focused on the residential […]

Rubber tile and plank flooring offers slip resistance

Minerality wood/stone rubber tile and plank flooring from Johnsonite is said to be inspired by the natural grain of wood and stone materials, bringing linear and striated visuals to rubber tiles and planks. The looks are suitable for healthcare, retail and corporate where the benefits of rubber flooring — slip resistance, shock-absorbing qualities and natural […]

Mid-century art-inspired commercial modular carpet collection

Milliken has announced its newest collection, MultiForm, is a commercial modular carpet collection created by company senior designer Susan Fitzgerald. Inspired by her love of colour and mid-century art, the collection’s kit of parts allows designers to see the floor plane as a blank canvas by utilizing shading, pattern blends and distinguishing outer frames. The […]

E-letter: Plain English

Well, our redoubtable prime minister has made it into the world headlines once more, this time for man-‘splainin’ to a woman why she should say peoplekind instead of mankind. Peoplekind is neither in the dictionary nor the social lexicon, so we are left wondering what he meant, especially after a certain amount of backlash sent […]

Porcelain stoneware tiles offer wood tones and antimicrobial surfaces

Designed using the porcelain stoneware of Panaria Ceramica, the Chic Wood collection is said to interpret the natural and comforting look of solid wood, with great attention to detail. With unique and uniform surfaces free of knots, its five variations of natural tones of wood are Milk, Honey, Foam, Coco, and Ember. As an antibacterial […]

Soft carpet has durable fibres and Mediterranean influences

SmartStrand Silk Reserve from Mohawk is said to be the company’s softest carpet ever, born from the maximum durability of the SmartStrand fibre. The carpet includes an array of whites, creams, taupes, grays and blues in complementary shades with new patterns influenced by Mediterranean architecture to complete the sophisticated look. Features include a pattern repeat […]

Vapour reduction two-part epoxy coating system

NXT Vapor Reduction Coating is a single-coat, 100 percent solids, liquid-applied two-part epoxy coating from Laticrete designed for controlling the moisture vapour emission rate from new or existing concrete slabs prior to installing the company’s NXT underlayments. Features and benefits of the product include: the coating can be applied over new concrete in as little […]