• A Method to Recycling

    A Method to Recycling

    How a New Zealand design company is helping to increase recycling rates in the UK. While many of us make an effort to recycle at home, our behaviours can often change at work. New Zealand design company Method investigated reasons for this and discovered factors that impact the disparity between home and work habits. Since

    READ MORE
  • How artistic flooring is reflecting architecture, according to Flowcrete

    How artistic flooring is reflecting architecture, according to Flowcrete

    Flowcrete is contributing to the latest interior design trend by providing artistic flooring that reflects the architecture of the host building. This is exemplified by the Arte S buildings in Penang, where the rippling exterior design is continued within the interior as well. Curves and ripples can be seen everywhere in the lobby, from the

    READ MORE
  • Self-adhesive transparent window fabric added to Architextural portfolio

    Self-adhesive transparent window fabric added to Architextural portfolio

    Architextural, part of William Smith Group 1832, has announced it is the chosen UK supplier of a revolutionary self-adhesive window fabric, Squid. Squid, owned by highly respected Belgian textile company Lampe Textiles NV, is a transparent fabric that also acts as a self-adhesive curtain, and a popular non-PVC alternative to traditional decorative window films. Increasingly

    READ MORE
  • Designing with drainage in mind

    Designing with drainage in mind

    A designer’s decision on what drainage to specify will ultimately fall to one of two options: point (also commonly referred to as ‘gully’) or linear. Both, so long as they are designed and manufactured well, should be equally as capable of doing their job. Where there are some distinctions, however, is how they impact on

    READ MORE
  • Salice and Michael Farrell furniture make the perfect partners

    Salice and Michael Farrell furniture make the perfect partners

    Salice UK has teamed up with Michael Farrell Furniture, supplying its Eclipse pocket door system for installation within the kitchen ranges. Michael Farrell Furniture is a family business established in 1979 committed to the design, manufacture and installation of the highest quality custom kitchens and furniture. Michael started making one-off kitchens and custom furniture from

    READ MORE
  • Spotlight: The 1810 Company

    Spotlight: The 1810 Company

    Architecture Magazine takes a look at three concepts from The 1810 Company. AXIX Seamless Technology AXIX Seamless Technology is a unique concept that involves the combination of a solid surface, quartz or stone worktop with a purposely designed, single bowl undermount sink, which when completed gives the appearance of a steel-bottomed, material-clad sink. With no

    READ MORE
  • New light absorbing wood designs by Kährs

    New light absorbing wood designs by Kährs

    Following the successful launch last year of the Kährs Lux and Lumen ultra matt lacquer flooring collections, the leading European flooring manufacturer have now introduced four new, Nordic inspired whitewashed and grey ultra matt designs to their range of engineered wooden flooring. Available in the Lumen Collection is a selection of ash designs with the

    READ MORE
  • Helifix reinstates arches at historic Ally Pally

    Helifix reinstates arches at historic Ally Pally

    As part of a refurbishment and restoration programme at the world famous Alexandra Palace, special Helifix repairs were devised to strengthen an arch window and two adjacent minor arches on the north-west tower, after historic movement of this Grade II listed building had affected the support piers.

    READ MORE
  • Mapecoat ACT for interior walls

    Mapecoat ACT for interior walls

    An advanced coating technology is offered with Mapei’s Mapecoat Act range, comprised of semi-gloss enamels for interior walls suitable for use in healthcare facilities or environments with food and drinks. Both Mapecoat Act 021 and Mapecoat Act 196 contain BioBlock® technologies which actively block the formation and spread of mould, making them particularly suitable for

    READ MORE