A tropical ambiance

Emser Tile’s new Ambiance porcelain tile collection has a tropical feel, with five colours named Cayman, Fiji, Galapagos, Maldives and Palau. Tiles are 12 inches by 24 inches, and 3/8-inch thick. They can be used across residential, commercial and indoor/outdoor installations. www.emser.com

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 […]

There’s an augmented reality app for that

Preverco has launched a unique iPad application that the company says will revolutionize how customers shop for hardwood flooring. The app uses augmented reality technology. With the app, users can view their existing flooring, and substitute it virtually with Preverco flooring. Images of floor colours and textures are rendered in high resolution. The app gives […]

Terracotta-look tile

MS International debuted its new Capella porcelain tile collection at The International Surfaces Event 2015. The line provides an old-world terracotta look updated for modern room designs. Capella tiles feature rich colours and patinas of old-world pavers. Tiles come in 12-inch by 24-inch; 24-inch square; and three-inch by 18-inch sizes. There are four colours: Clay, […]

Heating a room with the floor

NuHeat showcased its mat in-floor heating system at The International Surfaces Event (TISE) 2015 in Las Vegas in January. The mats heat tile, stone, laminate and engineered hardwood floors. They turn the floor into a room’s heat source. NuHeat standard mats are available in more than 60 square and rectangular sizes. Custom mats for rooms […]

Oiled-look hardwood with flair

Mirage’s new Flair collection of engineered hardwood floors has a classy appearance. Planks have an ultra low-gloss look with rich natural character marks and colour variations. They feature Mirage’s new DuraMatt hypoallergenic finish. It provides a look of oiled hardwood but is 20 times more stain and wear resistant than a traditional oil finish. As […]

Textured laminate

Flint Floor’s newest addition to its laminate product line is the The Stonist collection. It’s designed especially for kitchens, bathrooms and wellness areas. The Stonist features different shades and textures of materials such as stone and cement. There are five looks: Loft Cement, Taj, Cloud, Medley and Mirage. The laminates are made using high-pressure block […]

New bamboo

From overseas, BambooFlooringChina.com has launched a couple of new collections. One of them, the company says, is an improved, solid bamboo parquet. The other collection is click strand-woven bamboo. With its smooth surface, the company says click strand bamboo is easy for your customers to maintain. www.bambooflooringchina.com

Lay more loose-lay

Karndean Designflooring’s popular loose-lay line of linoleum vinyl tile (LVT) and linoleum vinyl planks (LVP) has expanded. The company recently added six wood designs. Hues include pale and warm oak tones; rustics and deep greys. The large LVPs are 9.85 by 41.3 inches. LVTs are 24 by 19.7 inches. They are 100 per cent recyclable. […]

Bendable vinyl mouldings

Flexitions has launched a new line of stainable, flexible transition mouldings for luxury vinyl tiles (LVT) and luxury vinyl planks (LVP). They can be used in straight or curved flooring installations. The company says Flexitions Lux can be used in any residential, commercial or hospitality LVT or LVP installation. www.flexition.com