LVT patterns have geometric shapes

Said to offer architects, interior designers and contractors the ability to explore different patterns and shapes, Karndean has introduced the Kaleidoscope luxury vinyl tile series. A collection of wood, stone and block colours are available in six geometric designs including Cubix, Pennon and Apex. The series palette of wood, stone and solid colours can be […]

Textured pattern carpet planks

Modular carpet planks from J+J Flooring Group have been introduced in an 18 x 36 in. size. The Etched line has a textured patterned loop and a standard backing of Nexus plank. The yarn dyed Encore BCF fibre has some recycled content. Specifications include a face weight of 24 oz./sy, pile density of 6845 oz./y³, […]

Carpet tiles survive high-travel areas

En Route style carpet tiles introduced by Beaulieu Canada are in the Hollytex Modular collection. Made of loop construction with nylon fibre and an OmniLoc backing, the tiles are available in eight colours. Dimensions are 61 x 61 cm (24 x 24 in.). The carpet employs Magic Fresh, an environmentally friendly carpet treatment specially formulated […]

Carpet tiles offer flexibility, sustainability

The Art Weave by Fletco Collection from Fletco Carpet Tiles features woven carpet tiles with organic print patterns. Their dynamic surface is reminiscent of authentic concrete structures but have a sound-absorbing effect. Made from woven and digitally printed polyester, the tiles are available in four various designs. Their organic patterns are based on natural structures […]

A new European star on the carpet

One of Interface’s newest carpet tile collections — European Union — is milled in The Netherlands and provides a distinctly modern European room look. Interface describes the European Union series as a study in simplicity. There are no patterns, the texture is subtle and the palette is a limited, monochromatic one. There are only three […]

Two firsts

Fishman Flooring Solutions has introduced two private-label brands: Fishman carpet tile, and Fishman sports flooring. They are the company’s first private-label brands in its almost-100-year history. The carpet tiles are designed for the small-business market. Tiles feature a polypropylene fibre system and European modular backing. Three different styles are offered: Facilities, City limits and Lighthouse. […]

Flooring from salvaged nets

Interface’s new Reclaim carpet tiles are somewhat of a catch of the day. They are made from 100 per cent recycled content fibre and salvaged fishing nets. Reclaim tiles create a worn, weathered wood appearance but make rooms look modern, warm and inviting, Interface says. The carpet tiles are 25 centimetres by one metre, and […]

Getting back to nature

In December, Interface showcased its new Human Nature carpet-tile collection at IIDEX Canada 2014 in Toronto. The collection “explores the innate connection humans have to the earth,” according to Interface. Human Nature carpet planks reflect earthy textures from tumbled pebbles to freshly cut grass. Planks are a skinny 25 centimetres by one metre. They can […]

The highs and the lows

According to J+J/Invision, the splendour of simplistic design shines through with the company’s most recent modular-carpet addition, Titanium, which features a variegated pattern that uses a blend of rich skein and space-dyed yarns. Each of the yarns is contrasted subtly by using a distinct variation of highs and lows. The product’s light tip shear portrays […]

The world as an art gallery

The Yarn Storm collection is part of Milliken’s new introductions that create unique interior aesthetics through multi-dimensional patterning and colour. Specifically, Yarn Storm celebrates the world as an art gallery by illustrating horizontal and vertical explorations of hand-knit textures that balance chaos with precision on the floor plane. The solution-dyed nylon construction offers a new […]