Posts Tagged: Materials & Trends

Warming up with wool

October is always a time of change. Leaves transforming through every warm shade until finally turning brown and untethering from their source signal the beginning of colder times and shorter days. As we dig out winter layers and dust off waterproofs we might take a moment to give thanks to a material that has protected… Read More >

28 October 2018

Surface Design Show 2017 – New Surface Innovations will be Unveiled

Over 170 national and international exhibitors will be showcasing at this years Surface Design Show. They will be showing some of the most innovative surfaces that the industry has to offer, with many of the exhibitors unveiling new surfaces designed specifically for the architectural, design and construction industries.Since 2005 Surface Design Show has been the… Read More >

19 January 2017

Time Worn Nature Trend Inspires Seker’s New Collection, YUMA

An on-going trend for Interiors is the inspiration of Nature. Sekers have drawn inspiration from the haunting, time worn textures found in abandoned mining towns throughout the Rocky Mountains.Yuma is a versatile collection of four elegant designs (Durango, Gunnison, Hillerton, Jasper & Telluride) with a co-ordinating sheer suitable for contract curtains, cushions and bedding. Yuma is… Read More >

17 January 2017

Camira’s 2017-2018 Trend Report is here!

Camira launches its second trend forecast, Evolution: Global Trend Directions 2017/18 with it fresh inspiration and imagination. Trends are constantly evolving and as time moves on, so do ideas, habits and tastes.The driving theme of this report is Evolution, a celebration of now and how we have developed to be such a unique and complex species. The… Read More >

13 January 2017

Shaw Contract’s ‘In-Stock’ hits UK Contract Markets with it’s Exclusive EcoWorx® and EcoSolution® Q Yarn

EcoWorx® and EcoSolution® Shaw Contract Exclusive used on ‘In-Stock’ Shaw Contract has launched In-Stock – a new range of design focused carpet tiles developed for the UK contract market.  Created to meet the industry’s cost and lead-time drivers, In-Stock includes 46 separate colour-ways – from neutral tones to vibrant citrus shades.In-Stock benefits include a 61… Read More >

11 January 2017


The KAI 2017 Fabric Portfolio highlights the trends for the year ahead with a stunning selection of innovative fabrics designed by their talented team of designers within their state of the arts in-house studio. Trends for 2017: Metallic highlights, mottled effects, inspiration from bark surfaces, refined raw, mineral textures, fabrics inspired by lunar rock surfaces… Read More >

9 January 2017

100 Years of Innovative Products & Materials

Roca has been developing innovative materials and products for the last 100 years and continues to manufacture new creative solutions for the bathroom environment. Most recently, Roca launched Inspira, a versatile vitreous china range, using FINECERAMIC®, a high quality material, which facilitates precise design details and shapes.  The Inspira washbasins are 40% lighter than conventional… Read More >

6 January 2017

Black Matt Finishes to stay on Trend for 2017

2016 saw brassware introduce matt black as the new on trend colour option and international shower designer and manufacturer, Roman has introduced this sleek and sophisticated colour choice for their Shower Enclosures and it looks set to be a strong ongoing trend for 2017.Roman’s Liber8 Collection of 8mm thick glass Hinged Door Shower Enclosures was… Read More >

4 January 2017