|November 11, 2008|
nora® Offers Green Flooring Alternatives
The noraplan environcare™ line was created by nora with the help of architects, designers and healthcare professionals. Included in the lineup are numerous standard and specialty flooring options for education and healthcare facilities, including acoustic and static dissipative alternatives. Available in 48 soothing, nature-inspired colors, noraplan environcare sets a new standard by offering the perfect flooring solution for virtually any application. nora floor coverings and adhesives are GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certified®, have extremely low life-cycle costs, and can contribute to up to eight LEED credits.
For more information, visit www.norarubber.com
Taking inspiration from a mix of ancient and modern artistic influences, Lamin-Art introduces 15 new abstract patterns sure to compliment any contemporary commercial interior.
Teknion’s District Collection creates compact yet comfortable open plan and private work environments by providing an alternative aesthetic to systems furniture.
EnviroCel™ from Universal Textile Technologies
For mid-traffic hospitality and high-end residential use, EnviroCel™ high-performance polyurethane carpet backings contain rapidly renewable and recycled materials and are 55 percent to 85 percent green by weight. EnviroCel contributes to LEED® totals and can be specified for any hospitality carpet.
Ask your carpet manufacturer about EnviroCel from Universal Textile Technologies, and visit universal-textile.net.
|What Good Design is Made of… |
Interiors & Sources is teaming up with furniture industry veteran Kenn Busch to bring readers “Material Innovations”—a special section of in-depth coverage on the latest finishes and surface innovations materials for furniture and interiors, as well as the performance panels that carry them. Material Innovations will explain materials in practical terms relevant to retail, hospitality, healthcare and other commercial design sectors, showing readers what good surface design is made of.
Launching in January 2009, Material Innovations will be an informative resource for designers, as well as a great opportunity to advertise products and services related to surface materials. If your products and services help create good design, you belong in Interiors & Sources.
For more information on Kenn Busch, visit www.materialintelligence.com.
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