We distill 10 material breakthroughs in surfacing, textiles and flooring down to their most important points, so you can specify the latest and greatest.
Material innovation is happening at a stunning pace, and new technologies are pushing architects and interior designers to rethink what's possible. Unfortunately, keeping track of all the new can start to seem as unimaginable as the products themselves—especially when complex scientific terms and concepts get involved…
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The Piastra pattern is a surface system that is made up of a combination of 20 different sizes of mdf planks that are pressed in 3D laminate finishes. The varying sizes allow for an intricate arrangement of lines and depth creating a stunning layer of texture. The planks are available in any of our standard 3D laminate finishes or a combination of finishes to create greater contrast and variation.
Experience Piastra by Soelberg Industries at soelbergi.com.
Representing the future of surface design, the four winners of the designext® international student competition organized annually by SURTEX®, have been selected and will participate in the show being held May 18-20 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.Read more »
KI has hired contract furniture industry veteran Patti Ferrell as its new major account sales executive. Ferrell will be responsible for uncovering and cultivating new business opportunities for U.S.-based major accounts in a variety of high-tech, fast-growth industries.Read more »
MooreCo® Inc. announced today that it is launching www.moorecoeducation.com as a support tool for its early education, grade school, and higher education dealer channels. The website launch coincides with recent educational-market product launch announcements from MooreCo, including their Up-Rite student sit-to-stand desks and Shapes configurable student desks.Read more »
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