Solutions Center - Materials
Tropic takes a modern approach to floral-inspired elements to create an illustrative piece that embraces the graphic nature of mosaic art. As part of Artaic’s GLYPH Collection, the design uses a vitreous glass available in more than 180 vibrant colors. The design of Tropic showcases Artaic’s progression into designs that use color as a focal point.
Fiandre’s Royal Marble porcelain tile collection was designed in Italy and will be manufactured this summer in the U.S. Royal Marble draws its inspiration from marble varieties and offers the luxury look of marble in tile. Available in a variety of neutral shades, the material’s versatility allows distinctive mosaic patterns on walls and floors. Available in different sizes and special trims, six colors, polished or honed finishes in 6 mm thickness.
Partnering with Dekar Design, Villa Lagoon’s cement tile collection draws inspiration from the Mediterranean. Each cement tile is similar to natural stone and is unique with slight color variations. Ischia, pictured, is available in two colors. It is approximately 8 inches square and ½-inch thick.
MirroFlex Lite is a value-conscious ceiling solution from ATI Laminates. Lightweight and thin, MirroFlex Lite comes in 18 of ATI’s finishes and is .13-inch thick. Some MirroFlex Lite finishes are also available as a Drop-Out Ceiling Tile, specifically designed to fall out of 15/16-inch grid systems when exposed to heat from a developing fire.
Available in three thicknesses, Glen-Gery’s Thin Brick comes in numerous shades and textures and is suitable for use inside or on exterior façades. Sizes range from 8 inches to 16 inches. Glen-Gery’s metal panel system Thin Tech utilizes mechanical means to support the brick, secure the veneer to the structure and engage the veneer through interlocking with the mortar joints.
Fusión Wood Panels blend old-world craftsmanship and contemporary design. This award-winning, sustainable collection is a mix of natural and reclaimed materials, including wine barrels, steels, and siding for a textural and dimensional effect in a range of patterns. Constructed of MDF substrate with a finish layer of solid wood, wood veneer and metal-clad blocks. Standard and custom sizes available.
Armstrong has updated its Lyra PB Direct-Apply and InvisAcoustics ceiling and wall panels so they can now be installed directly to metal decking as well as concrete, drywall and plaster surfaces with ceiling adhesive. Both products are available in a variety of sizes and design options and provide excellent sound absorption, from 70% to 95%, depending on style.