• Making Places into Comfortable Spaces, with Forbo's New Acoustic LVT Range

    In the UK, we typically spend around 90 per cent of our time indoors, so it's not surprising to see people becoming more interested and concerned with how the internal environment affects them. However, this does put more pressure on specifiers to create spaces that can positively improve the well-being of end users.

  • Viega’s Prevista Flush Plates: For Every Taste

    Scott James, Managing Director at Viega, explains the influences behind the brand’s latest range of Visign flush plates, all of which are compatible with Prevista, the new innovation in pre-wall bathroom technology from Viega.

  • The Importance of Workplace Design

    The team at UK-based flooring company Quadrant discusses the importance of workplace design, and how it has evolved

  • Ideal Standard International London Design and Specification Centre

    Ideal Standard International, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of bathroom and washroom solutions, opened a four-storey design & specification hub in Clerkenwell last year.

  • Chelsom is honoured with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade

    Chelsom has been awarded the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade for the second time in 3 years in recognition of outstanding export achievements over the past three years. As Britain’s most coveted commercial prize, the awards celebrate and encourage business excellence in the UK. Chelsom has demonstrated outstanding results, achieving 59% growth in international sales over that period.

  • How to choose the best furniture to work from home

    An ergonomic chair and a large desk which encourages orderliness: the experts' recommendations for working from home

  • cube berlin: Double skin façade that meets complex aesthetic and technical performance requirements

    cube berlin is an eye-catching, 11-storey office building located at Washington Platz in the Europacity urban district of Berlin. This 19,000 square-metre structure, developed by CA Immo, is an excellent example of how innovative architectural design can be successfully combined with the complex technical (structural and energy performance) requirements of an ‘intelligent’ commercial building.

  • Tsar Carpets new UK showroom

    Mike Constable, New UK Director previews some of the items soon to appear in the new UK showroom with this "Enhance Your Mood & Space | Design Unwind Recap" and offers some wise words on the Covid-19 situation

  • Milliken’s latest collection ‘Change agent’ where magic meets science to create a new floor scape

    Change Agent has been designed by Milliken’s UK design team as a coordinated carpet plank and LVT (Luxury Vinyl Tile) collection. It is made up of two carpet designs: ‘Compound Magic’ and ‘Pure Alchemy’ (with 24 colours in each design) and ‘Earth Science’ (an authentic stone LVT design offered in 10 colours). The LVT colour palette provided the basis for the carpet colour spectrum.

  • Flexible Floor Coverings for Flexible Workspaces

    With reports suggesting that flexible working spaces are increasing by up to 30% annually across Europe , the demand for buildings to be converted into shared offices - or co-working spaces - within major cities is on the rise. Here, Sarah Cox, Specification Manager at Forbo Flooring Systems, explores this trend and advises on why flexible floor coverings are essential when designing this type of space.