• Valor creates fire designed to ‘Inspire’

    Valor creates fire designed to ‘Inspire’

    Premium landscape fire manufacturer Valor has extended its ‘Inspire’ collection of gas fires to include a new design, Inspire 1000. With an impressive heat output of 4.9kW, the Inspire 1000 benefits from Valor’s unique duplex burner, Duo, which can be reduced down to 34 per cent of output when the full flame is not required,

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  • High performance wallpen printer

    High performance wallpen printer

    The Wallpen printer is a patented, mobile, large format UV printer system for printing pictures and graphics direct to walls and vertical surfaces. It prints in brilliant, durable and high-definition colours directly onto a wide variety of substrates including plaster, wallpaper, wood, stone, plastic, tiles, glass, metal and concrete. Following extensive market research, the Wallpen

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  • Think in 3D, draw in 3D, with SketchUp 2018

    Think in 3D, draw in 3D, with SketchUp 2018

    Every week, millions of designers work in SketchUp Pro, one of the world’s most popular modelling tools for exploring and presenting ideas in 3D. The platform is intuitive and quick, so anyone can learn to create, collaborate on, and deliver 3D projects, and it is useful from the earliest stages of design to the end

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  • A true sense of scale from Formica

    A true sense of scale from Formica

    Developed by Formica Group for commercial projects, TrueScale captures the subtle variations and patterns found in natural materials, but eliminates the high costs of sourcing and maintaining the genuine article. TrueScale laminate presents the authentic look of premium materials such as marble, quartz, wood, granite and concrete, reflecting contemporary design trends with an increased return

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  • The sound of silence is positive according to Schlüter-Systems

    The sound of silence is positive according to Schlüter-Systems

    Schlüter-Systems has reported on the positive results of impact sound reduction tests on its latest innovative uncoupling membrane for crack-free tile and stone. Schlüter®-DITRA-HEAT-TB has been renamed as Schlüter®-DITRA-HEAT-DUO, in recognition of the fact that the matting now offers two, officially verified, features over its parent product DITRA-HEAT: thermal breaking and impact sound reduction. The

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  • Remmers is a smooth operator

    Remmers is a smooth operator

    Remmers Epoxy OS Color New is a coloured epoxy self-smoothing resin system suitable for industrial and commercial applications. Its high mechanical strength coupled with excellent chemical resistance makes it ideal for industrial environments whilst its innovative reduction in VOC’s means it is perfect for commercial applications such as Schools, Hospitals or retail areas. Epoxy OS

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  • Fast track repairs with Keraquick from Mapei

    Fast track repairs with Keraquick from Mapei

    The new cement-based ultra-rapid setting adhesive, Keraquick, from Mapei is ideal for fast track repairs and installation. Keraquick Ultrafast S1 sets to foot traffic in 60 minutes and is ready for grouting in just 90 minutes. Suitable for interior and exterior use installing porcelain and ceramic tiles and mosaics, the fast track product can be

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  • Top spec interior finishes with MapeGlitter

    Top spec interior finishes with MapeGlitter

    Mapei will return to exhibit at Architect@Work for 2018. The carefully curated trade show is aimed at architects, interior designers and specifiers and takes place at London Olympia, 24 – 25 January. Mapei will be featuring in Interior Finishes, showcasing Kerapoxy Design and MapeGlitter grout products. With over 500 possible Kerapoxy Design and MapeGlitter grout colour

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  • Armourcoat features at Surface Design Show

    Armourcoat features at Surface Design Show

    Decorative specialist Armourcoat will be exhibiting at the Surface Design Show in February as the design industry showcases the latest innovative and exciting surface materials. The exhibition returns to London’s Business Design Centre, and regularly attracts a large audience of architects, specifiers and designers. The company will present a stunning range of hand-applied polished plaster

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