Spiralling down the piste

When it comes to lockdown projects, the Love family take some beating. Over the past year, they have worked on the renovation of a 1970s ski chalet, both inside and out, completed with a stunning squarial staircase from British Spirals... View Article

Kawneer launches market-leading building movement feature

Kawneer introduces an enhanced +/- 5mm expansion joint to its high-performance AA®110 SSG system. One of the main complexities in designing a glazed façade is the accommodation of slab movement/deflection, and due to the extension of structural spans seen in contemporary building designs, slab deflection is increasing. This places additional demands... View Article

New homes feature Freefoam Fortex embossed cladding

Freefoam are delighted to release a new case study featuring Fortex embossed Double Shiplap PVC cladding on four new homes in Stourbridge. Built by Worcester based house builders 11:11 Property the four large detached houses are built with an attractive... View Article

Designer Contracts creates dream escapes for homes by Esh

Designer Contracts worked with Homes by Esh to create two pandemic beating dream escapes for the developer’s show houses at West Park Garden Village in Darlington. With a long standing relationship, Homes by Esh tasked Designer Contracts with two ‘escape-from-it-all’... View Article

UNILIN Panels brings a natural way of working

MOODS is the latest inspiration for designers from UNILIN Panels. Giving a broad playing field to fuel creativity, MOODS is a series of collaborative projects between UNILIN Panels and design studios. In the third of the series, Ghent-based Studio Woot... View Article

Parkside introduces 100% natural, zero waste wall tile

Made from 100% natural materials using a patented, low-energy production process, Criaterra tiles are the latest decorative wall tiles to join the Parkside portfolio. Made from stone powders, clays and plant fibres cast in three-dimensional patterns that fuse geometric and... View Article

Carpet Tiles shaped by the landscapes of Flanders

Shaped by the diverse landscapes of Flanders, Heritage is the latest carpet tile from modulyss, a collection deeply rooted in the company’s Belgian roots. From the ever-changing coastline of the west to the iconic cobblestones that have marked cycling’s great... View Article

Domus Ventilation launches non-combustible Solis Air Brick™

Domus Ventilation, part of the Polypipe group, has launched the new Solis Air Brick™ range of low resistance, non-combustible metal air bricks that are fully compliant with the revised Building Regulations Fire Safety Approved Document B. Changes to the Building Regulations, which came into force in November 2020, requires “Ductwork penetrating through the... View Article

The impact of good acoustics

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Light, air, acoustics and spatial organisation are well recognised as essential elements when designers work on medical and healing facilities. This is because they have an impact on the treatment of body and mind. Now a wealth... View Article

Strata Tiles unveils a streamlined experience

Strata Tiles has launched a new website to provide a more streamlined user experience. As a technical tile specialist, Strata Tiles is one of the UK’s market leaders in innovative porcelain, composite and natural stone tiles for a wide variety... View Article

University of Birmingham School of Engineering

Engineering innovators of the future will be studying in comfort and style at the University of Birmingham’s brand new £46.5m School of Engineering building, thanks to Waterloo’s innovative air distribution products. Waterloo’s Thermally Actuated and Fixed Blade Swirl Diffusers, Louvre... View Article

Knightsbridge piles up lighting ideas with new brick light

From the purely functional to more creative applications, the new BL5 brick light from Knightsbridge – one of the UK’s leading brands of wiring devices, accessories and lighting – offers a multitude of lighting solutions for outdoor walls. The IP65-rated, surface... View Article