Surface Treatments: On All Sides
These ceiling and wall compositions will tease your geometric and surface senses with myriad installation options.
Wood-Inspired Collection | Turf Design
This Chicago-based manufacturer of custom acoustic solutions has introduced a new collection of ceiling baffles finishes aiming to bring the outdoors inside. Now available on many of their designs, the release consists of eight organic, wood-inspired textures, digitally printing on 9mm felt (itself 60 per cent pre-consumer PET) in unique, realistic grains with extensive colour and grain matching options yet with little room for duplications.
WOOD-SKIN | Carnegie
In a move that signals a departure from textiles, Carnegie has partnerered with innovative WOOD-SKIN and will be the sole North American distributor of the Italian manufacturer’s Mesh Sheets, Fold Panels, and Tailor-Made paneling products, which utilize a direct file-to-machine process that tessellates the surface of a 3D model, generating its precise unfolded geometries onto sheets of rigid composite material. Once machined, each sheet is then connected through a textile core to recreate the exact configuration of the digital design without the use of heavy and expensive structures.
Bronze Collection | GKD Metal Fabrics
The company’s complete portfolio of rigid/PC metal fabrics is now available in bronze, with similar technical properties as stainless steel but a completely different aesthetic for commercial exteriors and interiors. With an option for clear coating, specifiers can choose to keep the warm bronze tone for years to come or allow the panels to achieve the natural patina indicative of the material.
DecoMetal expansion | Formica Canada
The Québec company’s popular laminate line has been expanded to include 13 new metal visuals of warm tones of brass, copper, light gold and black. The new designs are presented in five series (Rolled Steel, Patina, Polished, Brushed and Stainless) and include a new pattern, called Copper Veil (shown). Popular with designers because they work well in spaces that require warmth and a touch of class, DecoMetal laminates are for vertical use, lightweight and easy to install and maintain.
Design Studio Tile | Unika Vaev
Inspired by the success of its self-adhesive e3 Tile Collection, four new shapes have been added; Brick, Hexagon, Triangle and Waves. Designed with a 12mm thick Solid Color Core in 11 colourways, the tiles are recyclable, emit no VOCs, have a NRC rating of .40 and can be applied on almost any wall substrate.
DESIGNFlex Ceiling Systems | Armstrong Ceiling & Wall Solutions
An impressive scope of offerings means designers can reinvent ceilings by mixing and matching different panel shapes, sizes, colours, and materials in minimum orders as small as one carton. The buffet of options includes smooth-textured Calla and Lyra plant-based panels, fine-textured Ultima and Optima, smooth-textured MetalWorks, real wood veneer WoodWorks panels and Formations Acoustical Clouds. All these products are available in new shapes, including triangles, parallelograms, and trapezoids, in addition to standard squares and rectangles.