Prague’s Maximilian Hotel reopens following redesign by Conran and Partners
One of Prague’s most established boutique hotels, Maximilian, has reopened after a refurbishment programme by Conran and Partners.
Camira launches new highly textured, British wool fabric
Bringing the comfort of home to workplaces, hotels and educational environments, Yoredale is a chunky wool fabric that is as reassuringly familiar as it is aesthetically striking. The first commercial fabric launched by Camira to use certified British wool, the textile contains an innovative binder yarn, which both conceals and highlights the black fibre inherent to the mountain sheep from which the wool is produced. With an aesthetic that reflects the fabric’s natural composition, Yoredale retains a rustic tactility – with its highly textured, unmanicured finish evoking the craggy outcrops, drystone walls and undulating valleys that define Yorkshire.
Amtico introduces Décor statement floors
The 19 Décor statement floors, an expansion of Amtico’s Signature collection of Luxury Vinyl Tiles (LVT), have been crafted following extensive research into traditional ceramic styles. The end result is a bespoke, yet easy-to-maintain, look for commercial applications, including hospitality and leisure environments. The five key looks create a kaleidoscope of design possibilities, from dramatic Corona to the versatile geometrics of Echo. Décor features a 1mm wear layer and carries a 20-year commercial warranty. Each tile is individually cut and bevelled with modules hand-assembled and pre-taped for easy installation
See what’s ‘in’ using Inside Out Contracts’ Furniture Chronicle
Celebrating 20 years in business, furniture specialist, Inside Out Contracts, launches the Furniture Chronicle, a trend report outlining the new designs set to dominate in 2020. From sustainability to the resurgence of rattan and mid-century design, the Furniture Chronicle pulls together the best of the new products unveiled at major design shows, such as IMM Cologne and Salone del Mobile, Milan. Offering a distilled selection of the Inside Out team’s favourite pieces, the Chronicle can be used as a starting point for a whole range of projects.
Get creative with Creations from Wilton Carpets
In shades of fjord, demerara, burnt copper and gunmetal, the Creations colour palette is the foundation of many striking woven carpet designs from Wilton Carpets, now curated in ‘Creations; Ready to Weave’, a brochure available from the Wiltshire manufacturer. Demonstrating the impressive versatility of designs made with the Creations palette, the brochure charts the ability of the collection to enhance the cool, elegant interiors of hospitality and leisure settings, mansion apartments and high-traffic commercial spaces.
IVC Embraces Openness at AIB Corporate Banking
In the heart of Dublin’s central business district, the offices of AIB Corporate Banking have been transformed to embody the company’s values, with LVT flooring from IVC used extensively throughout. AIB Corporate Banking called in the expertise of leading international design firm, RKD, to create an interior that reflected the company’s values of openness, collaboration and transparency over a total area of 14,000m sq m. For common areas, RKD has used wood-effects from IVC’s Moduleo 55 high-performance LVT specification to deliver a floor that gives an authentic look, with the function needed for demanding areas.
Fatigue-busting, life-enhancing comfort from modulyss
Available as standard on First Absolute, DSGN Tweed and DSGN Cloud carpet tiles, comfortBack is a fatigue-busting, life-enhancing backing that makes workplaces better places to be. The 90% recycled polyester felt backing helps modulyss carpet tiles to have a positive impact on wellbeing by reducing muscle fatigue and footfall noise. Available in six colours, comfortBack takes the pressure off – so you can deliver longer-lasting floors that are comfortable and quiet.
A healthy investment from Style
Partitioning expert Style recently installed two manually operated Dorma Hüppe Variflex ML100 moveable wall systems to Saffron Health medical centre, allowing a meeting room facility to be quickly divided into three small rooms, one large and one small room or a single open plan space. This capital investment will deliver a good return in the long run, saving money by accommodating several meetings at one time, cutting hire fees for external facilities as well as staff travel time.
Future proof vinyl flooring in hard-working office environments
Nowadays, floorings for new build and refurbishment office projects must be suitable for the changing workspace. Design and colour play a vital role and LVT flooring comes in a plentiful choice, from natural looks with modern twists and superior finishes to trend-setting designs for creating imaginative, powerful interiors. As LVTs are available with extra-thick, durable wear layers, advanced, in-built surface treatments to protect from damage and differing specifications to meet the needs of light to heavy footfall, they enable the creation of design-driven schemes, including the precise needs of an office project, whether small or large.
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