Carpet and Rug News

  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Floored Britsh Homeowners turn to Independent Retailers – Lawton Yarns

    Research recently conducted by Lawton Yarns to a 1,000 homeowners showed they would prefer to turn to independent flooring retailers over e-zines, glossy home interest titles or social media channels for trusted advice and interiors inspiration. Over half (52%) of 1,000 homeowners surveyed by OnePoll on behalf of the Dewsbury-based wool spinner, Lawton Yarns, said they were most likely to seek out smaller, specialist stores to help inform their purchasing decisions. What’s more, 43% consider…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    ege carpets score – KICK Offices Philips Stadion

    KICK Offices Philips Stadion is a full-service co-working space meant to inspire, connect and facilitate entrepreneurs. Creating a professional environment, KICK Offices enable entrepreneurs to stimulate their workflow and meet business relations on an exclusive level in a unique location. Established in the famous football stadium of PSV in Eindhoven, Holland, the interior has a sportive look and feel. Designer: Martijn van Wezel, Creative Director & Partner at Kragt Groep B.V. Collections: Industrial Landscape by Tom…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    New collection from ege carpets: ReForm Terra

    ReForm Terra adds a new and organic design to the ReForm family that counts the Artworks, Foss, Legend, Matrix and Memory collections as well. Inspired by diverse landscapes from around the world Looking from far above, earth [in Latin: terra] is a spectacular view. Wild forests transform to a palette of greens blending into a softly shaped motif. The roaring oceans meet in dramatic and extremely powerful bluish points of intersection topped with light foam.…

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  • Recycling
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    Recofloor celebrates its 2018 vinyl flooring recycling champions

    Top Left to Right – Nigel Maude, Birch Distribution; Wayne Conlan, Ryjock Flooring; Andy Nichols, HFD/MCD Wales/3D Flooring Supplies/FAL; Anthony Purnell, Fantasy Flooring. Bottom Left to Right – Niall Kinsella, MCD Kidderminster; Steve Gregory, Altro – Picking up the award for SW Flooring; David Reilly, Polyflor – Picking up the award for JDF Flooring; Kevin Keegan; Tim Hodgkiss, Carpet & Flooring, Manchester – Picking up the award for MSD Flooring; Anthony Francis, Mayfield Floors. “We’re ahead…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    University of Copenhagen: Transforming a Raw Venue to the Ideal Workspace with ege carpets

    The faculty of humanities’ previous library at the University of Copenhagen originally featured a triple height room framed by hard vinyl floors, raw concrete walls and ditto ceilings. When up for renovation, in-house architect Peter Schjøtt Andersen embraces the opportunity to feed acoustic materials to the institution. Designer: Peter Schjøtt Andersen, University of Copenhagen Quality: ReForm Memory Ecotrust When it comes to well-being, immersion and productiveness acoustics matter. To soften the noise level of the…

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  • Recycling
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    Carpet Recycling UK Conference: Celebrating 10 years of resource recovery

    ‘Celebrating 10 years of Resource Recovery’ is the theme for Carpet Recycling UK’s 2018 Annual Conference and Awards Event which opens at Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham on Thursday July 5th. The industry-backed association for recycling and reusing waste carpet will be marking a decade of achievements and significant contributions by members – both individuals and organisations – who have all helped to drive greater sustainability in the flooring sector since 2008. The one-day conference, sponsored…

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  • Flooring Accessories News
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    Gradus flooring accessories and floor-coverings get to work at Steel City House

    As part of an extensive refurbishment project, Gradus flooring accessories and floor-coverings now enhance the interior and provide safe access for users at Steel City House, Sheffield. Steel City House is one of Sheffield’s most iconic buildings having been originally built in 1927. Its central location has made it a popular landmark within the business community and the restoration provides modern open-plan commercial office space for growing business users. Spread over 63,000sq. ft., the unique…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Ege carpets help blend history with modern

    Given the exclusive historical location, the architecture and the surrounding nature Sundukovy Sisters design studio felt inspired to develop an interior concept harmoniously accompanying the architectural ensemble of Versailles while combining contemporary elegance with classic refinement. Architect: Sundukovy Sisters design studio Quality: Highline 80/20 1400 (wool/nylon) for the reception and lounge area, Highline 80/20 1100 (wool/nylon) and Highline 1100 for the corridors and rooms Design: Custom design – The design idea for Hotel Le Louis Versailles…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    Milliken opens new Paris store

    Milliken opens its first showroom in Continental Europe

    Milliken’s first showroom in continental Europe, located at 40 rue des Mathurins in the 8th district of the capital, between the Saint-Lazare station and the La Madeleine district, opened during December 2017. The showroom is housed in a typically Parisian setting with many original architectural details from the Haussmann period such as mouldings, herringbone parquet and a winter garden room all forming a haven for the Milliken collections. Led by Marion Bradley, Marketing Communications Manager…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Ege Carpets and Designer Tom Dixon unite Swedish nature with pulsating city life

    Downtown Camper by Scandic is Scandic’s third signature hotel in central Stockholm. Located in the heart of the city and at the same time only an arm’s length from the beautiful Swedish scenery, the newly opened hotel intends to be an urban resort and a destination in itself. Architect:  Pia-Cally Wendt, Stylt Quality:  Highline 80/20 1400 (wool/nylon) Design:  ReForm Memory, Industrial Landscape by Tom Dixon & Metropolitan A strong hotel concept reflected in every single…

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  • Carpet and Rug News

    Burmatex ® introduce alaska multilevel loop carpet tiles

    New experiences unfurl before our eyes; we absorb facts and figures on geography, geology, landscape and lifestyle. As designers, our interests lie with colour and texture, contrast and pattern, and the relationships between these subjects. Named after the most northern US state and popular travel destination, alaska multilevel loop carpet tiles echo the textures found in the make-up of the land; the ice, water, layers of rock. The textural finish of the product also works beautifully…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Ege inspire with their Ultimate guide to carpets

    Ege wanted to inspire and help all you great architects and interior designers out there with a truly helpful, one-stop guide to working with carpets. So they banded together with a prime selection of leading architects, interior designers and carpet experts to give you: “The Ultimate Guide to Carpets“. The guide contains: How the carpet in your next project could look with tons of beautiful and inspiring examples How to use carpet customization to tell your story…

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  • Flooring News
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    Case Study – Wharfedale Homes by S&D Flooring

    Client: Wharfedale Homes  Size: 65m2 Duration: 1 day Wharfedale Homes specialises in developing design-led new-build homes in Yorkshire. Carefully designed to blend sympathetically into their local environment, the organisation provides its clients with high-quality construction and craftsmanship. It is also these high standards that would also determine the quality of their recent refurbishment of the practice itself. In determining the overall look of its small meeting room, Wharfedale turned to Chameleon Business Interiors, who in-turn…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Incati presents its new METAL-X Carpet Collection – Floornet

    The newest result of our innovative approach and technical know-how. Incati created this effect by combining our newly developed URBAN designs with the brilliant and shining ECONYL® metallic yarns, available in gold, silver, pearl, prosecco and copper colours. The collection is produced on our state of the art cobble Vandewiele Myriad individual pile delivery tufting machine, allowing individual placement of each tuft. Now avaible from Floornet – for further details please contact us on 01787 461420…

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  • Recycling
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    Carpet Recycling UK: landfill diversion of carpet waste rises to 42%

    Volumes of carpet waste diverted from landfill in the UK continue to rise, with 168,000 tonnes reused, recycled or recovered for energy in 2017, reports Carpet Recycling UK. This represents a diversion rate of 42% – up from 35% and an increase in 26,000 tonnes compared to 2016, according to the industry body’s latest figures. Around 400,000 tonnes of waste carpet arise each year in the UK. Energy recovery accounted for 124,000 tonnes with the…

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  • Underlay News
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    Make a Real Difference with Floorwise

    The Feel the Difference underlay collection has been warmly received by fitters and retailers alike, who appreciate the luxury, performance and longevity on offer from this new launch by floorwise. Featuring three constructions, the collection is designed to provide homeowners with a choice of premium-quality Ultra Heavy Density Plus underlays, each offering similar performance levels so that selection comes down to function or preference. The result offers a clear and easy to understand collection driven…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    BOLON + LINDBÄCKS SWEDEN

    Project:  Lindbäcks City/Country:  Stockholm, Sweden Architect:  MER Collection:  Bolon By You Stripe Brown Sand gloss Area:  260 m2  Year:  2017 Architects at MER made the most of this unique Stockholm location by embracing the vast views of the Swedish capital. Lindbäcks Byggs new office, located in Solna just outside the heart of Stockholm has 260 square meters of Bolon By You Stripe Brown/Sand gloss installed. A Scandinavian mix of wood and white painted walls and…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    Oraito chooses Stepevi Rugs

    Ora ïto chooses Stepevi’s Pixel Rose collection for the interior design of Yooma Hotel

    When award-winning French designer, Ora ïto, imagined the interior concept of the Yooma Hotel in Paris, the design prodigy chose Stepevi to provide luxurious rugs in the reception area. All the rugs, from Stepevi’s iconic Pixel Rose collection, were made in Turkey and delivered in March 2017, three weeks after the order was placed. Hand-tufted in 100% hard-wearing wool, the rugs are suitable for high traffic public spaces such as a hotel lobby while creating oversized statement pieces that cover…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Visual Drama, Created in Hollywood – Swedish Drama, Hollywood Style

    Daniel Wellington is a leading accessory brand, globally recognised for the sophisticated and minimalist design of its products. Since its inception, the company has sold over 6 million watches and established itself as one of the fastest growing and most beloved brands in the watch industry. At the same time, the brand’s social media community has quickly evolved into a global movement with 3,2 million followers on Instagram helping to grow, define and develop the…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Bolon – Projects We Love

    PROJECT INFORMATION  Project:   Service Union United PAM City/Country:   Helsinki, Finland Architect:   Innovarch OY Collection:   Artisan Slate, Coal, Fuchsia, Petroleum, Silence Illuminate Area:   320 m2  Year:   2016 Architects at Innovarch OY used numerous of different Bolon tiles from our collections, Artisan and Silence to create the lovely spectrum of colours that now raises up from the floor, at the Service Union United PAM office in Helsinki Finland. The interior design welcomes the spectacular Helsinki views through…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Design possibilities with ege carpet

    The story of Dutch hotel Parc Broekhuizen goes back to the 15th century. However, today’s decoration is inspired by the Louis XVI style especially popular in the late 17th century and carefully rebuild from well-preserved old photographs of ceilings, panelling, ornaments, sculptures and impressive murals painted on the walls in the grand lounge. The scene is set for a sensuous hotel stay as interior architect Judith Van Mourik has incorporated the historical feeling in every single…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    The British Wool Story

    British Wool has launched its new short film “The British Wool Story”, which takes viewers through the fascinating story of wool from the sheep in the field to the point of delivery. Focusing on harvesting the wool, the film shows viewers the actual process of on-farm flock management, sheep shearing and the fleece collection process. Richard Wilson, a fourth generation sheep farmer of Crimple Head Farm, Beckwithshaw, North Yorkshire, helps to tell this fascinating story. The…

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  • Featured Partner
    ROSSATO Home Collection

    Rossato Home Collection by Hangar Design Group

    Hangar Design Group signs a new collection of exclusive pieces of furniture for Rossato, an authoritative reference in the international contract sector. Making one thing clear: Home Collection is meant for luxury hotels as well as for the most elegant homes. The brand new Home Collection by Hangar Design Group nods to the early XXth century, recalling the years in which modern design took shape in a series of chairs, armchairs, tables, benches, mirrors and…

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  • Recycling
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    Recofloor vinyl flooring recyclers win Red Letter Days prizes

    Recofloor has named the three winners of its annual Summer Promotion, which was held throughout August to encourage more flooring companies to recycle their waste vinyl flooring through Altro and Polyflor’s scheme. The draw was streamed live on Facebook at the beginning of September. Congratulations to MacGregor Flooring Company Ltd, Hamilton; Branagan Flooring Services, Manchester and S&D Flooring Ltd, Hull who each won a £100 Red Letter Days Gift Card to spend on an ‘unforgettable…

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  • Show News
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    Welcome to Hall Q – The Flooring Show

    The Flooring Show has grown year on year since it began, and now it will be taking up its fifth exhibition hall in the Harrogate Convention Centre, from Sunday 17th to Tuesday 19th September. DOWNLOAD STAND GUIDE Hall Q will be home to even more exhibitors and a few new features that you’ll definitely want to see! Brand new for the 2017 show is the Contract Zone, sponsored by the CFA. This area will focus…

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  • Flooring Shows
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    The Flooring Show 2017 Preview

    With over 180 exhibitors preparing for the show and visitors still registering to attend. Plan your trip in advance using the useful links on our website (link to Plan your trip in advance using the useful links on our website to avoid any last minute rushing and disappointment! Accommodation and Travel If you still need to plan your trip to The Flooring Show, you can use our website to arrange accommodation and travel. Our only official…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    “Return of the Carpet Crusher”

    For the fourth year running the Kenburn Carpet Crusher will be exhibiting again at this year’s Flooring Show Our recycling initiatives have been welcomed by the flooring industry who in particular are extremely keen to divert their recyclable carpet and underlay waste from landfill. The recycling scheme involves using either new or old uplifted carpet and underlay waste as a fuel for “waste to energy” and the fuel provides the power for concrete kilns as…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    CBRE new office space refreshes working culture with Interface

    Bristol’s heritage as a hotspot for design is long established. It’s home to international landmarks including the Clifton Suspension Bridge and the famous harbour, as well as renowned Georgian architecture. The modern, developing face of the city sits alongside these historic sites. Commercial real estate company CBRE took two floors of Clifton Heights, one of the tallest office developments in the city. CBRE used the move as an opportunity to focus on refreshing its working…

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  • Flooring News
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    Floorstore goes through rebrand and celebrates new store opening in Wakefield

    Floorstore is one of Yorkshire’s largest flooring companies and it has recently gone through a fresh rebrand and has just opened a new store in the centre of Wakefield, creating just under ten jobs in the process. It comes after a successful 2016 in which the company, based in Leeds and Wakefield, grew beyond the capacity of its old showroom. Floorstore is widely recognised as a market leader in the flooring industry, selling a range…

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    Interface

    Friends of the Earth: Creating a positive workplace to protect the planet

    Environmental campaigning charity, Friends of the Earth, has brought its brand identity to life through the design of its new London-based office space. The result is a positive workplace that stays true to the organisation’s core environmental beliefs and reminds the Friends of the Earth team of its purpose while sowing the seeds for the organisation to continue to thrive. “Our old office space was five floors, which made it hard for staff and volunteers…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Recofloor announces ‘Red Letter Days’ Summer Prize Draw

    Recofloor has launched its annual Summer Promotion giving flooring contractors who recycle their waste vinyl flooring through Altro and Polyflor’s scheme the chance to win an ‘unforgettable experience’ with a Red Letter Days Gift Card. Every flooring company raising a Recofloor collection throughout August will be entered into a draw with a chance to win one of three £100 Red Letter Days Gift Cards. The prizes will be offered to the first three names chosen…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Tom Dixon: The idea of being involved is my motive – Ege Carpets

    Infamously self-taught, Tom Dixon is an internationally renowned British designer. His works are included in permanent collections of the most prestigious museums in the world, including the V&A, London and the MoMA, New York. Tom Dixon has built his universe through intensely diverse experiences, from music, contemporary lighting, furniture and accessories to high profile projects including the Restaurant at The Royal Academy in London, Jamie Oliver’s restaurant, Barbecoa, as well as Shoreditch House.  Easily bored…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Milliken’s Stunning Colour Compositions Takes Top Spot!

    At the Mixology 2017 Design Awards Milliken’s carpet plank collection – Colour Compositions – picked up the product of the year award in the flooring category. The awards ceremony and summer ball, held at Old Billingsgate Market on 22nd June, was attended by a record 1,100 design and architecture industry professionals. The Mixology awards are organised by commercial interiors design magazine Mix Interiors and the winners are chosen by an independent panel of expert judges.…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Innovative woven textiles for unique carpet and rug designs at Domotex

    The art of weaving is one of the oldest known techniques for producing textile products. Nevertheless, contemporary designers and carpet manufacturers are still finding ways of creating genuinely innovative textiles. The resulting carpets and rugs, and customized production methods, provide an insight into the keynote theme for DOMOTEX 2018 – UNIQUE YOUNIVERSE – and inspiration for personalizing the design of our interiors. At this year’s DOMOTEX in Hannover, Simone Post was a worthy winner in…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    Beaulieu Fibres

    Beaulieu Fibres highlights Technology Innovator commitment at Techtextil 2017

    Beaulieu Fibres International, the leading European polyolefin fibre producer, demonstrates its strengths as a “Technology Innovator” at Techtextil 2017, promising more fibre innovations to address market demand in segments such as automotive, flooring and geotextiles. Customer cooperation creating innovative new products New fibre technology made-in-Belgium from November 2017 Beaulieu Fibres International’s recent Supplier Excellence for Technological Innovation Award from Yanfeng Automotive Interiors, is just one example of its commitment to developing innovative new products. Beaulieu…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Luxury Persian Rug and Carpet designer Hossein Rezvani creates stunning new collection for 2017

    Launching for 2017 Hossein has created a new striking Luxury Persian Rug design Isfahan, which takes inspiration from this city in southwest Iran that, during the 17th Century, belonged to the richest and most splendid towns of the world – something represented in this collection. Available in three colourways, grey, crème and blue, this range of rugs are a new edition of a noble classic with traditional arabesques and floral patterns, which the designer has given…

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  • Underlay News
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    Floorwise Performance PU Underlay – It’s Good to be Dense

    To give homeowners better recovery and long-term durability from their underlay choice, Floorwise has upgraded some of its most popular PU underlays with new and improved higher densities. The ever-popular Prima (8mm) and Lusso (10mm) have been improved with 18% more foam, upgraded from Medium Density to High Density. High-performance Lift (7mm) and Tread (9mm) are now even more durable thanks to another 18% uplift, going from Super High Density to Ultra High Density. The…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Custom designed carpets for Hôtel de JoBo by Ege

    Hidden behind a flamboyant courtyard, Hôtel de JoBo is the intimate and delightful escape for all wannabe Parisians. Joséphine Bonaparte’s fantasized alter ego, JoBo, is the inspiration behind the hotel décor and in today’s world of celebrity magazines and social media, Joséphine Bonaparte would probably be known as JoBo. Who would do a better job representing French elegance with charming frivolity than the contemporary version of Joséphine Bonaparte? But, this great seductress also had a…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    Victoria Carpets PLC Invest

    Victoria PLC transfers manufacturing from Kidderminster with plans for two new distribution centres

    We received the following exciting news from Victoria PLC: Victoria PLC would like to update you on some changes we are making. Following the rapid growth of the Group in recent years, we are making some internal changes to make our operations work more effectively for all of our customers. The successful growth of Victoria has enabled the Group to reassess how best to utilise its operations across its multiple locations and today we are…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    DEMO ZONES

    Carpet Fitter Finalists & Demo Zones at The Flooring Show

    The 2017 Flooring Show is getting closer, making it’s annual return to the Harrogate Convention Centre from Sunday 17th September to Tuesday 19th September, for three days of industry leading exhibitors, a wide range of products and popular Show Features. After its successful comeback in 2016, NICF announced earlier in the year that they would, once again, be running the Carpet Fitter of the Year finals at this years Flooring Show. As on of the…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Milliken wins ‘Made in the North West’ Green Manufacturers Award

    Milliken was amongst those to be honoured at Insider‘s annual Made in the North West Awards on May 4th 2017 collecting the top prize for green manufacturer / sustainable manufacturer. The awards recognise the most ambitious and innovative companies operating in the sector. The judges said: “Milliken’s culture clearly embraces the environmental needs of customers with clear KPIs that show improvements.” Milliken has designed and manufactured floor coverings from its Wigan plant for over 25…

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  • Adhesives News
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    Floorwise cranks up heat with enhanced F555 Flooring Adhesive

    F555 is the latest all-purpose flooring adhesive to join the renowned floorwise adhesive stable, suitable for the permanent bonding of carpets and vinyls. This water-based acrylic adhesive offers exceptional initial grab, and is sure to provide a durable bond on the installer’s first attempt. floorwise F555 is also capable of withstanding significant fluctuations in room temperature, from -30°C to +70°C, while easy to apply, non-staining and containing no organic solvents. “For years floorwise has been…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Work underway on Cormar Carpet’s new southern distribution centre

    Leading UK carpet manufacturer, Cormar Carpets, is investing in a new purpose-built distribution centre in Hemel Hempstead, consolidating its regional hub network across the South of England. Work is already underway at the £15m, 130,000 sq ft facility which will stock and distribute carpet and enable Cormar to continue to provide market-leading service to a growing network of retail customers and strengthen its distribution across the UK. Said David Judge, managing director at Cormar Carpets:…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    Graham Clark British wool

    British Wool Appoints Graham Clark as New Head of Marketing

    British Wool appoints Graham Clark they are the organisation that sells and promotes British grown wool to the international textile industry.   Graham who has a Degree, Post Graduate Diploma and Masters Degree in Marketing has come from a background in joinery and kitchens. Until recently he was Marketing Manager at XL Joinery. His role there included responsibility for shaping the marketing strategy in the organisation.   Originally from Cumbria, Graham has significant experience in selling…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Lush motifs with embedded personal meaning – Ege Atelier Collection

    The Atelier collection features 16 designs and three design themes – Textile, Mineral and Gravure – each of them inspired by the passions of Monsieur Christian Lacroix. Having clear references to fashion, the Textile designs are created from a personal archive of ethnic and foreign fabrics transformed into patterns of patchwork, velvet draping and paisleys being one of Monsieur Christian Lacroix’s favourite design elements through all times. Fascinated by collecting stones, Monsieur Christian Lacroix brings…

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  • Flooring News
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    Carpet Recycling UK Conference: developing towards a circular economy

    Carpet Recycling UK’s 2017 Annual Conference and Awards Event kicks off at Aston Villa Football Club in Birmingham on June 21st taking the theme of ‘developing towards a circular economy’ for carpet. CRUK will be celebrating the achievements and important contributions by members – both individuals and organisations – who are helping to create a circular economy for carpet and driving forward greater sustainability in the sector. Guest host and keynote speaker, Andrew Bird, Chair…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Diamond Gripper holds top spot

    It’s no surprise that Diamond Gripper remains the go-to gripper product for installers up and down the country, with floorwise sticking to its ethos of quality and value in every accessory brought to market. Offering exceptional hold thanks to extra width and an increased number of zinc-coated rust-resistant pins, this product is certainly worthy of its place in the versatile floorwise product portfolio. Diamond Gripper, available in pre-nailed options for concrete, wood and dual-purpose, offers…

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  • Wool Talks – Be informed about Wool – Wool Floor Show London

    WEDNESDAY 15TH MARCH 11.00am – 12.30pm Wool Style Arabella McNie – Curator and stylist (Wool House 2013 and Focus 2016). Bridgette Kelly – Interior Textiles Director at The Campaign for Wool. Designer – Design Matters with Giles Kime, Interiors Editor of Country Life and Roger Oates, designer and founder of flatweave brand Roger Oates Design. 2.15pm Wool Uncovered Bridgette Kelly – Interiors Director for the Campaign for Wool Learn about the amazing assets of the…

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  • Wool Floors Look Wonderful at Wool Floor Show London

    The only event in the trade show calendar that focuses entirely on wool flooring is to be held next month (on 15th and 16th March) at Stamford Bridge, in the grounds of Chelsea FC. Wool Floor Show London will present a stunning collection of wool carpet and rug exhibitors featuring leading brands that do not exhibit together at any other event. There are over twenty-three quality exhibitors at this stunning showcase in the centre of…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Carpet Recycling UK: landfill diversion of carpet waste rises to 35%

    More carpet waste in the UK was diverted from landfill in 2016 with 142,000 tonnes that were reused, recycled or recovered for energy, according to latest Carpet Recycling UK figures. This 14% increase on 2015 (125,000 tonnes) represents a diversion rate of 35% – up from just 2% in 9 years. Around 400,000 tonnes of waste carpet arise each year in the UK. Energy recovery increased by 35% compared to 2015 as the use of…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    Ege Illusions

    Trending now with Ege carpet: Optical illusions, geometry and dark ambient

    With stunning textures, patterns and colours available, ege carpet is emerging as the focal point in many interior designs. While hard surfaces as concrete, tiles and timber offer a clean modern expression, the comfort, warmth and high design factor offered by carpets provide a playground of opportunities for designers, architects and artists. Mads Arlien-Søborg, Danish design and trend expert, has sampled a variety of the newest and most intriguing floor designs. Having travelled across the…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Save The Date for The Flooring Show 2017

    Returning for the 55th year, The Flooring Show 2017 will run across three days, from 17th to 19th September 2017, so make sure you save the dates for the UK’s largest, trade only Flooring Show! With over 150 of the industries leading brands already signed up to exhibit and a large range of product categories suitable for all sectors, this year’s show is looking to be bigger and better than ever. Exhibits will be displaying…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    Recofloor Awards 17

    Catch the winning action at the Recofloor 2017 Awards Event

    Don’t run out of time; book your tickets now at www.recofloor.org for the cricket-themed  Recofloor 2017 Awards Event to be held at London’s historic Kia Oval cricket ground on March 29th. This year’s annual awards event promises to go ‘all out’ celebrating the waste vinyl flooring recycling achievements of participants in Polyflor and Altro’s national Take Back scheme. Guest host and former England cricket captain David Gower will be presenting trophies and certificates to Recofloor…

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  • Acoustic Flooring News
    Milliken Carpet

    Luxury vinyl tile range from Milliken Enhanced, Refined and Designed to Combine

    Milliken announces a new addition to its Luxury Vinyl Tile range: Freelay LVT. The Freelay LVT collection includes six designs and the additional benefit of effortless adhesive free installation, as well as excellent comfort and acoustic characteristics. Furthermore, the standard LVT range has been edited and the collection refined with some additional designs now on offer. Freelay LVT planks and tiles have been created for easy installation and maintenance. Freelay LVT is particularly beneficial where…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    The Flooring Show 2017 – Registration & Exhibitor List Online Now

    The Flooring Show 2017, the UK’s largest, trade only exhibition, will be back at the Harrogate International Centre from Sunday 17th - 19th September

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  • Acoustic Flooring News
    Ege Hotel

    Garden State Hotel, Melbourne installing by Ege

    Technē Architecture + Interior Design has completely rebuilt this four-storey bar and hospitality venue while preserving its distinctive exterior, a heritage Victorian era building that began life as a textile mill in 1896. The hugely ambitious 2,000 square-metre project preserves much of the original factory’s saw tooth roof while opening its central bays to form a terraced beer garden that has the feel of a Victorian conservatory. The contemporary architecturally designed pub is a versatile…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    In-crease your green credentials at Recofloor’s 2017 Awards Event

    Put a spin on your waste vinyl flooring recycling achievements and celebrate the winners’ runs of success at the cricket-themed 2017 Recofloor Awards Event to be held at London’s world-famous Oval cricket ground on March 29th 2017. Don’t get caught out – submit your entries online at www.recofloor.org by Friday January 27th 2017 to bat for your company in Polyflor and Altro’s national Take Back scheme. Hosting the sixth annual awards event will be former…

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  • Brintons supports new design talent by recruiting  Kayleigh Jones to its UK design team

    Carpet design and manufacturing company Brintons is delighted to welcome recent Birmingham City University (BCU) Textile Design graduate Kayleigh Jones to its dynamic UK design team based at the company’s Head Office in Kidderminster. Over the last four years, Brintons has collaborated closely with BCU’s School of Fashion and Textiles, lending its support to Textile degree students during their final year projects and promoting the students’ work at leading industry events and design festivals. As part of this close collaboration, Brintons Commercial Marketing Manager, Sarah Draper, and designers Jodie Hatton…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Milliken further expands product range to include functional hard-back carpet tile collection: INITIO

    Milliken launches INITIO, the company’s first collection to be supplied with a hard-backed system. Milliken, currently best known for its cushion-backed premium collections, launches INITIO to broaden its offering. This innovative new range is made possible by the development of Function Plus™ hard-back technology which offers a lower cost alternative to Milliken’s existing cushion-backed carpet tile collections. Milliken’s global team of research scientists developed a unique chemistry for Function Plus™, which provides enhanced dimensional and…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    50 Warhol Wigs – Ege Carpets

    Alex Da Corte is a rising star on the international art scene. Working with large scale installations often including wall based works, floor pieces, sculptures, lights and works from other artists, the pop-art rooted artist has an incredible love and feeling for colours and aesthetics with a sense of humour. Da Corte’s “50 Wigs” exhibition at HEART is no exception! The exhibition is based on items from Andy Warhol’s personal archive in Pittsburg. Collecting more…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Brintons introduces art-inspired ‘Altered Gravity’ collection by Stacy Garcia

    Brintons, the world-renowned designer and manufacturer of woven Axminster carpet, has collaborated with dynamic designer Stacy Garcia once again to launch Altered Gravity, a collection of contemporary art-inspired carpet designs for the commercial sector. Altered Gravity, the eighth collaborative collection from Brintons and Stacy Garcia, includes 14 patterns and draws inspiration from diverse periods in the history of modern art; abstract expressionism collides with contemporary graphic design and digitally rendered textures melt between layers of…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Essential value with Floorwise Essentials Underlay

    Through new introductions Essentials 8 and Essentials 10, floorwise is extending its versatile product offering with Medium Density underlays that are produced right here in the UK for quality assurance. Credentials include excellent warmth and comfort, coupled with outstanding sound absorption, making Essentials suitable for use throughout the home. Choose Essentials 8 (8mm) for good performance at entry-level, or for even better comfort look to Essentials 10 (10mm) and its additional thickness, both options produced using…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Bolon brings extended flooring collection to design events

     The tiles are an abstract version of the 6 roll patterns, which can be customised using 4 warp and 12 weft colours. Swedish design company Bolon brings its latest addition to the Bolon By You collection, to Biennale INTERIEUR and Orgatec. The Bolon design team has created Bolon By You to give designers and architects the chance to create flooring that truly reflects their aesthetic and functional vision. Nine exclusive patterns The collection consists of three new…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Brønnums Hus Office Club – so much more than an office by Ege

    At one of Copenhagen’s absolutely finest addresses, located right in the heart of the beautiful Danish capital city, the recently opened Brønnums Hus Office Club offers high-end offices exceeding all expectations. The building dates back to 1866 and was built as private apartments for the Copenhagen upper class. Now, 150 years later, Brønnums Hus has been completely restored with an uncompromising sense of detail and respect for history. For everybody, but not for anybody All…

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  • Association Announcements
    British Wool Collection

    Bicester Village launches The British Wool Collection

      With a host of British design talent in collaboration with the British Fashion Council and the Campaign for Wool. In association with the Campaign for Wool and the British Fashion Council Bicester Village will be celebrating all things woolly with a quintessentially British collection of wool products including the Manolo Blahnik shoes. There will also be Brintons carpets on show across the entire village. Visitors will experience the collection first-hand with various Brintons carpet…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    How One Man’s Cold Feet Sparked a Global Search

    Working from home and dreading the winter months. he didn’t want the central heating on as he was working from just one room. So he’d wear jumpers and fleeces to keep warm. But within a few minutes of sitting down his feet would be cold and the warmth would slowly drain from him. It’s hard to concentrate with cold feet. So he searched for a solution. All the portable heaters on the market seemed to…

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  • Association Announcements
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    More retailers ‘buy into’ the challenge of recycling carpets

    More retailers are prepared to take on the challenge of recycling waste carpet that can potentially help them to make substantial cost savings while improving their service to customers, according to Carpet Recycling UK, the industry’s association for recycling and reusing carpet. Speaking after the three-day 2016 Harrogate Flooring Show, CRUK Director Laurance Bird said there was a ‘noticeable increase’ in enquiries from companies looking to reduce their costs and gain green credentials through a…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    Wool Week 2016

    Heralding its 7th year – The Campaign for Wool announces UK Wool Week 2016, 10th – 16th  October 

    This October, The Campaign for Wool will mark its seventh successful year with its annual ‘Wool Week’. Taking place from the 10th – 16th, Wool Week will celebrate everything woolly with a week of activities in London. Retailers across the UK from leading fashion, interior and craft brands, will unite to highlight and educate consumers on the natural benefits of wool. The seven woolly-filled days will give the public the opportunity to participate in an…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    The first ever Wool Conference to take place at Dumfries House in Scotland this September

    Sir Paul Smith, Livia Firth, David Gandy, Nicholas Coleridge CBE and M&S CEO Steve Rowe in attendance On 9th September 2016 the first ever Dumfries House Wool Conference will take place; a gathering of key members of the fashion, interiors and wool industry organised by The Campaign for Wool and supported by Marks & Spencer. This event, which has been referred to by HRH The Prince of Wales as the ‘Davos of Wool’, will be…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Wool Trends with the Campaign for Wool

    The Campaign for Wool will once again host the industry’s leading names in wool carpets set around an innovative wool display at the centre of the Wool Trends area in Hall C.  Additionally, it will showcase the latest Homes & Gardens Wool supplement which will launch the first consumer promotion of WoolRetailer.com – promoting the UK’s accredited wool flooring retailers to consumers.  There will be seminars on WoolRetailer.com at the event.  Retailers sign up for…

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  • Acoustic Flooring News
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    Heckmondwike FB Launch Constellation Carpet Tiles

    Yorkshire manufacturer of fibre bonded carpets, Heckmondwike FB, have launched their new Constellation range of creative carpet planks for areas where contemporary design and high footfall meet. Available now for projects nationwide, Constellation carpet tiles can be cut on site for bespoke designs and to fit into any project. Constellation floor tiles are made from the same high performance fibre bonded blend of hard wearing synthetics as Heckmondwike FB’s existing range, and come in 8…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    Recofloor Promotion Red Letter Days

    Recofloor launches ‘Red Letter Days’ Summer Prize Draw

    Recofloor has launched its Summer Promotion giving flooring contractors who recycle their waste vinyl flooring throughout August the chance to win an ‘unforgettable experience’ with a Red Letter Days Gift Card. Every flooring company raising a Recofloor collection throughout August will be entered into a draw with a chance to win one of three £100 Red Letter Days Gift Cards. The prizes will be offered to the first three names chosen at random and the…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Carpet Recycling UK Conference celebrates resource ‘champions’

    Carpet Recycling UK’s recent eighth Annual Conference and Awards Event celebrated the successes and achievements of its resource recovery ‘champions’ at the home of Premier League winners Leicester City Football Club. The packed programme at this ‘inspirational’ venue showcased the achievements and important contributions by members – both individuals and organisations – who have helped to drive forward greater sustainability in the sector. Innovative schemes included carpet tile reuse supporting disadvantaged people, recycled fibres turned…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    CRUK CORE Recycling

    Carpet Recycling UK: how retailers benefit by recycling carpet

    Retailers can gain practical advice and tips on how to recycle carpets that can generate significant savings on disposal costs in two seminar sessions hosted by Carpet Recycling UK at the Harrogate Flooring Show on 18th and 20th September 2016. CRUK, the industry’s association for recycling and reusing carpet, will also be exhibiting at stand M35 during the three-day event. Both seminar sessions will begin with a talk from Jane Gardner of CRUK and will…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    New British Wool Labels Promote Unique British Strength

    The British Wool Marketing Board (BWMB) has launched the new British Wool Premium Label Partnership with manufacturers that want to promote a higher content of British grown wool in their carpets, rugs and other products.  This allows quality manufacturers a chance to influence how much wool of genuine British origin is used in the blend of their ranges.  A new label – the Gold British Wool label and a pre-existing label – the Platinum label…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Brintons is quick off the mark with new collection

    World-renowned carpet manufacturer, Brintons, is launching a new range of carpets to the contract market that offers a shorter turnaround time of six weeks, ideal for installers and hospitality clients who are working on assignments with tight deadlines. The QuickWeave project is the first of its kind for Brintons and will offer of a range of collections that consist of pre-designed carpet styles, which can be sent directly to the loom, reducing the time associated…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    Floorwise-Diamond- Carpet Gripper

    Gripping stuff from Floorwise diamond carpet gripper

    Almost legendary in status, Diamond Carpet Gripper delivers superior hold in residential and commercial locations thanks to its extra-width and increased number of zinc-coated rust-resistant pins. Available in pre-nailed options for concrete, wood and dual-purpose, Diamond Gripper is great at delivering stability in a wide range of conditions and is made to a far higher standard than many other grippers, a fact not to be overlooked: “The quality of accessories you choose can be the…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Brintons creates first class designs for Dubai International Airport

    World-renowned carpet manufacturer, Brintons, has created the finishing touches to Dubai’s iconic International Airport through the use of its unique HD Weave Technology. Situated in the Al Garhoud district, Dubai International Airport is the country’s primary airport and the world’s busiest by international passenger traffic. Located over 7,200 acres, the airport contains three terminals, three concourses, two cargo mega terminals and an expo centre with three exhibiting halls.   As part of an expansion project…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    interface carpet

    Interface Introduces New Global Collection Inspired by Classic Textiles

    Interface introduces World Woven™, a global collection of Skinny Planks™ and squares getting inspiration from textures found around the world throughout history. Uncomplicated, hand crafted and imperfect are attributes that are increasingly sought after in the materials with which we surround ourselves, given the hectic nature of modern life and all its newness.Developed by Interface’s exclusive product designer David Oakey of David Oakey Designs, the collection weaves together modern sensibilities with memories of some of the most…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Demo Zones Return to The Flooring Show

    The Flooring Show in Harrogate is once again partnering up with the CFA, NICF and FITA to bring the Demo Zones to industry attendees throughout the three day exhibition. The free demonstrations will take place in the Kings Suite of the exhibition halls, alongside the popular Trends Hub and Seminar Theatre. Set across two Halls, Hall B and Hall M; the demonstrations have been split into Subfloor & Tool Demonstrations and Floor Finishes Demonstrations. With…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    Carpet Fitter of the year

    Carpet Fitter of The Year is Back

    The National Institute of Carpet and Floorlayers (NCIF) have re-launched the Carpet Fitter of the Year Competition after a fifteen year hiatus. The grand final will take place over the first two days of The Flooring Show on 18 and 19 September at the Harrogate International Centre. Industry sponsors of the competition include: Industry sponsors of the NICF Carpet Fitter of The Year 2016 Award include ARDEX UK Ltd, F Ball & Co Ltd, Ball…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Join Recofloor at this year’s ‘Bacon Butty’ events

      Recofloor has launched its 2016 series of ‘Bacon Butty’ events where flooring contractors and fitters can find out more about the UK’s award-winning vinyl flooring recycling scheme while enjoying welcome refreshments. Free goodies, including travel mugs and T-shirts, along with bacon or egg rolls will be on offer at participating distributors’ premises across the UK where the events will be hosted by new Recofloor team member Joe Gardner. Founded by leading flooring manufacturers Polyflor…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    gradus exec carpet

    Gradus Launches SqMile Exec Carpet Tile Range

    Contract interiors specialist Gradus has designed a new range of contemporary carpet tiles, which reflect current design and colour trends within both the commercial office and education markets. The SqMile Exec range features an attractive stripe design and a choice of complementary plain colours that coordinate and can be used together to create interesting and unique floor schemes.  The designs within the range can be used together to emphasise and to differentiate particular zones within…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    Grippers from interfloor

    Interfloor’s revamped Gripperrods range is Best of British

    Leading flooring manufacturer Interfloor has revamped its Gripperrods ® carpet gripper range to give retailers a highly competitively priced British-made quality product that stands out from the competition. Interfloor’s ‘Regular’ carpet gripper is now being manufactured as ‘Gripperrods ®Standard’ gripper at its Dumfries factory using high quality birch wood and is engineered to give a technically superior performance compared to alternative products. The entirely UK made gripper range means customers will benefit from improved quality as…

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  • The Campaign for Wool International – Carpet and Rug Wool Award Winners 2016

    The first Awards in recognition of design, quality and innovation within the carpet and rug industry were held at the end of march at Stamford bridge, London. There were over one hundred entries across the fifteen categories and the standard of entry was very high. The Judges John Bain, formerly Design Director of Brintons, Textile Consultant Malcolm Sims, Tim Booth of British Wool, Giles Kime of Homes & Gardens, Rhoda Parry of Country Homes & Interiors and Katie Hallett…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    CRUK-Funders

    CRUK advises retailers on recycling carpet waste

    Retailers can gain advice from Carpet Recycling UK on the best recycling routes for carpet fitting waste and uplifted post-consumer carpets at the 2016 Buying Groups’ National Flooring Show in Solihull on May 10 and 11. Visitors to CRUK’s stand at the Cranmore Park event can find out how clean installation waste take-back schemes and the growth in facilities processing carpet waste for new uses offer many business advantages for retailers, including potential savings on…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    Wool-Awards

    Wool is ‘the’ Winner at the International Wool Carpet & Rug Awards 2016

    The Campaign for Wool hosted its first Awards event celebrating the wool carpet and rug industry at Stamford Bridge last week (Thurs 24th March). The Awards attracted over one hundred entries as the flooring industry – the biggest user of British and New Zealand wool – competed for Awards in 15 categories. Judged by a collection of industry experts and editors from leading consumer magazines, the judges explored technical, construction and design excellence and innovation…

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  • Recycling
    Recofloor-2016

    Recofloor names 2016 vinyl flooring recycling award winners

    Group winners, l to r: Back row – Anthony Francis, Mayfield Floors; Hamish Macgregor, MacGregor Flooring Company; Jeff Abbott, Top Floors (East Anglia); Nigel Maude, Birch Distribution, Hull; Tom Neville, MCD Kidderminster; Andrew McAllister, Carpet & Flooring, Manchester; Steve Dixon, S&D Flooring Specialists; Mark Power, S&D Flooring Specialists; Rhodri Dixon, 3D Flooring Supplies; Andy Nichols, 3D Flooring Supplies; Michael Mees, Mezmirizin Flooring Front row – Ian Davis, Carpet ‘N’ Carpets; Dean Williams, Fantasy Flooring; Ian…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    Milliken-on-the-Green-Carpet

    Milliken on the Green Carpet

    On February 24th 2016 more than 500 guests, including celebrities, eco-luminaries, environmental companies and political leadership from around the world gathered to celebrate sustainable solutions and hear the latest green messages from some of Hollywood’s biggest stars at the 13th Annual Global Green Pre-Oscar® Party. With the shared mission of merging beauty and sustainable design, Aquafil and Milliken partnered to create and debut a custom-designed green carpet that replaced the traditional red carpet runway. The…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    Brintons-and-Oren-Sherman

    Brintons and Oren Sherman Launch Innovative Corridor Collaboration

    Kidderminster based carpet manufacturer, Brintons, is to launch an innovative Axminster collection engineered specifically for the corridor. BLOKWERK presents a range of carefully composed designs, taking inspiration from the influential De Stijl movement and offers an innovative solution to corridor design. Oren Sherman brings a restrained simplicity to the world of Axminster, resulting with the truly collaborative collection of elementally flexible designs. Constructed with harmonious textures and contemporary color palettes, BLOKWERK offers a multitude of…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    Milliken-Ethical-company

    Milliken Named a 2016 World’s Most Ethical Company® for 10th Consecutive Year

    Ethisphere® Institute honours Milliken’s 150-year commitment to ‘doing good’ through ethical practices, innovation leadership and corporate citizenship Milliken has been recognised as a 2016 World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. This year marks the 10th anniversary of Ethisphere and the World’s Most Ethical Companies designation, which recognizes those companies that align principle with action, work tirelessly to make trust part…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    Wool-Show-2016 One Week

    Wool Floor Show – 1 week to go!

      Only one week to go before the Wool Show in London – Register today This exciting new event for wool flooring provides a retail trade, design and contract showcase in central London. Supported by some of the wool carpet industry’s most respected manufacturer brands, it will host trade stands and inspirational design and trend showcases as well as new promotional and educational programmes to support the carpet and flooring sector. www.woolfloorshow.co.uk

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    Wool-Floor-Show

    Wool Floor Show – Just two weeks to go – Register Now!

      Don’t Miss It – Wool Plays the Field at Chelsea in March Wool Floor Show London promises to be a stunning event and one which is long overdue for the carpet sector in the capital city. As twenty-two leading industry brands gather to promote natural wool carpets, the venue – Chelsea Football Club at Stamford Bridge – will be transformed into a World of Wool for two days (23rd and 24th March). At the…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    Carpet Fitter of the year

    Call for entries for re-launched Carpet Fitter of the Year 2016 Competition

      The NICF (National Institute of Carpet and Floorlayers) has proudly relaunched the Carpet Fitter of the Year Competition.  The prestigious 2016 competition is open to all UK fitters (including non-members), with a generous prize package including £1000 cash, a selection of tools, winner’s trophy, one year’s free Master Fitter membership and an iPad, kindly donated by Which? Trusted Traders.  The deadline for online entry, at www.nicfltd.org.uk, is Thursday 31 March. “The Fitter of the…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    Crown-Floors-Carpet

    Eight shades of grey from Crown Floors

    Crafted from Extra Strong Easy Care fibre for assured performance throughout the home, Crown Floors’ Langholm carpet makes a wise choice for any homeowner, but it’s the on-trend colours that means this style is the talk in stores around the country. Introduced late last year as part of a major overhaul to the Crown Floors collection, Langholm delivers a palette of 12 on-trend colours, reflecting the very latest in home interior style. “There is no…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    Flair Rugs and Flooring

    Super soft shaggy for the new design season – Flair Rugs

    Meeting a luxe look making waves in the most current interior design circles, Flair Rugs introduces the super soft shaggy polyester of Cirrus, joining Sommer and Decks to form part of a stunning portfolio for the SS16 season. Following a very successful launch at this year’s January Furniture Show, Flair Rugs is enhancing its reputation as a manufacturer with strong focus on consumer research and trend development in design; continually looking to innovate and maximise…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    FX Carpets Suretex

    Fight back against UV rays with Suretex

    F&X Carpets is starting off 2016 with a bang, launching four brand new collections under its Suretex brand of stain-resistant carpet and welcoming in a milestone in polypropylene fibre development. With Joy, Meridian, Capital and Casa, F&X Carpets is ensuring that Suretex remains one of the brightest new brands in residential carpet through a mix of style, colour, great value and the introduction of UV-protection throughout the collection.  Using a newly developed Suretex yarn that…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    Himalaya-Carpets

    Take a new look at wool with Himalaya

    With the foundation of the Wool Carpet Focus Group and October’s now well-established Wool Week, industry interest in the natural and sustainable fibre is at a high and it has certainly caused retailers to re-focus attention on their wool offering. F&X Carpets, through its Himalaya brand of pure wool, wool-rich and wool-blend carpets, is offering retailers an energetic collection of styles that it hopes will ensure wool’s positive performance messages are reinforced to homeowners across…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    wilton-carpets-JTW

    Striking skylight provides inspiration for Wilton’s latest bespoke design

    Part of a new build scheme in the North Devon seaside resort of Ilfracombe, The Admiral Collingwood public house has been graced with three carpet designs from Wilton Carpets Commercial, including a creation to mirror the building’s spectacular circular skylight feature. This new JD Wetherspoon site was a considerable project requiring approximately 400 square metres of stunning contemporary flooring in the bar and restaurant areas. The choice of carpet was a major component in the…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    A box that won’t make you blue from Lano Carpets

    The impressive Blu Box from Lano Carpet Solutions brings together all the manufacturer’s carpets for hospitality environments, providing designers and end users with a vital resource. Included in the box are catalogued samples of ranges that have a proven track record in hospitality, from excellent value tufted collections for bedrooms to high-quality woven axminster for use in corridors, lounges, bar and restaurant areas. Featuring classic wool-rich and contemporary polyamide styles, Blu Box makes the specification…

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