UK company 1926, has introduced an exciting and pioneering wood effect flooring range to its collection.
Elesgo Supergloss is the first 99% high gloss laminate flooring to combine deluxe looks, low-maintenance and strength: With a dependable Uniclic jointing system, these floors are designed to allow an easy clean laying of the floor without glue, to ensure perfect results without gaps. This range has been developed to be long lasting, requiring minimal maintenance and suitable for all rooms in the home except for high traffic areas such as hallways. The hardwearing floor surface is designed to withstand the effects of daily life, as the surface of the product is patented to be scratch resistant. The Elesgo Supergloss range is available in a wide variety of stunning and realistic timber and stone finishes, featuring a large choice of wood-effects – Traditional cherry, beech and walnut look spectacular, while Dark Bamboo and Golden Yew Single Plank can offer a more personalised look to your décor. Priced from £17.65 m².
1926 Trading is one of the UK’s leading distributors of wood flooring, doors and carpet tiles, and have attained the impressive status of a Kahrs Authorised Internet Dealer and Heuga Premier Retailer.
Laminate flooring is a wear-resistant decorative surface made of resin-based melamine – a material, which is bonded to a moisture-resistant wood-based core.
Due to the density of the resin wear layer, laminate flooring is extremely difficult to stain, scratch, or burn and is an ideal solution for many types of flooring requirements.
Clean, classical and classy, Carrara Marble from the Arte collection by Quick-Step, captures the beauty of marble to create a statement flooring for any interior.
For 2011, leading Italian mosaic tile maker Trend has enriched its top-line Liberty collection with 10 sumptuous new colours, all handcrafted from stained glass and featuring the signature chromatic and iridescent textures of this exclusive design.
Composed of hand-cut tesserae in a variety of compatible shapes, Liberty reinterprets glass mosaic design, by presenting a selection of different tile shades and sizes, with both straight and sinuous lines, so that the reflective light of the material is the predominant decorative element.
The new Liberty creations
For those special projects H&E Smith have the manufacturing capabilities and expertise to create something really unique:
The company has been manufacturing beautiful tiles since 1926 and their factory in Stoke on Trent continues to produce exceptional designs to this day.
Besides their popular standard collections the company also has tremendous flexibility in producing bespoke tiles of varying size, shape and glaze finish.
Giving your kitchen a makeover but stuck for inspiration on the floor tiles?
Leading luxury stone specialist, Lapicida, has launched a revolutionary phone application to provide instant design inspiration for iPhone, iPad and Android users, with an HD-ready version for all iPhone 4 and iPad users, which offers stone graphics in high definition.
The first of its kind, Lapicida Design-in-Stone, enables access to more than 200 hi-res swatch samples of luxury natural stone, marble flooring, kitchen and bathroom tiles.
As we head into winter, channel the natural textures of exotic Africa into your home, with Forbo Flooring’s Enduro range.
The calming influence of the seamless wood effect creates a perfect balance, when combined with ethnic patterns and tribal influences.
The new Enduro range of luxury vinyl tiles, boasts fifteen natural shades of natural wood and stone effects:
Well known for his role on BBC1’s High Street Dreams, Nick Munro is celebrated as one of Britain’s most original and innovative designers – and now he’s launching two new collections with Fired Earth.
The two new tile collections – Roman Mosaics and Welsh Mountain Slate are designed to be both beautiful and functional.
“I’m really excited about the new tile collections,” says Nick. “Welsh Slate is a great product. I love the Welsh mountains and I love the colours when the sun breaks through – the green meadows, crystal streams, blue skies – and, of course, the perfect blue-grey of the slate.
Forbo Flooring, best known for the popular floorings Marmoleum, Novilon and Nairn Cushionflor, is introducing its two latest collections this summer; Enduro and Flotex.
Enduro featured here, is a completely new range of luxury vinyl tiles available in wood and stone effects in fifteen stunning natural shades. The collection ranges from classic designs providing a neutral blank canvas, to the latest up to the minute interior design:
A distinctive look from the collection is Wenge, which recreates the look and feel of the dark tropical timber native to the Republic of Congo, now a protected species. Forbo’s realistic wood-effect flooring allows homeowners to get an ultra chic look along with a clear conscience.
Other stunning natural wood effect designs include white washed oak, weathered pine, rich warm cherry and golden oak. Completing the collection are four stone effects; shimmering white slate, smooth black slate and industrial look concretes.
An optional peel and stick laying process means no nails, power tools or glue are needed. As well as being easy to fit, Enduro is also ideal for first time DIY-ers.
Just peel off the backing and place down on the floor; if you’re not happy, it can easily be peeled off and re-laid and best of all, after 30 minutes your floor should be ready to walk on! This cost effective collection is perfect for those looking for designer style without a hefty price tag. Prices start from £14.99 per m².
The existing Flotex collection has been completely revamped, to reflect modern living in the twenty-tens:
The Fired Earth summer sale runs from June 19 to July 17 and they are offering up to 25% off selected wall and floor tiles, kitchens and bathroom and even 50% off special purchase and discontinued tiles.
Kitchens Fired Earth’s kitchens are handcrafted from the highest quality, responsibly sourced materials and work well in contemporary and traditional spaces. Now is a great time to think about updating yours, as there’s 15% off all freestanding and fitted kitchens – including the new fitted Bastide (in our picture) and Moderne collections by Charles Smallbone – and rising to 25% off if you spend more than £10,000. (Offer excludes worktops and appliances for fitted kitchens.)
Leading tile manufacturer, CP Group, has unveiled the next generation of polished porcelain with the launch of its innovative Portia collection.
Featuring three different looks including Mono (single block colour) and Double Charged (where a combination of shades creates a subtle graining effect); the collection also showcases a unique new finish called Sandstorm.
Available exclusively in the UK from CP Group, Sandstorm, in our picture, combines different shades of porcelain to create dramatic sandstone-like patterns with a luxurious polished finish.