Solutions Center - Materials
The Elemental collection of wallcoverings takes inspiration from natural elements and features calming colors and soft textures. The line includes eight new wallcoverings along with fresh new colorways of Innovations’ Tahiti and Edo Silk products. One part of this line, Bodhi, includes linen yarns, intentionally left in their organic natural state to add dimension to the wallcoverings’ texture and plaid-like weave pattern.
The Portugal porcelain tile collection comes in interior and exterior finishes suitable for restaurant spaces. Portugal’s interior unpolished field tiles range from 24 by 48 inches to 6 by 24 inches and the textured exterior sizes come in 12 by 24 inches and 24 inches square. Other sizes include a triangular mosaic and a traditional 2-inch square mosaic. The tiles feature a limestone aesthetic and comes in six different hues.
Carnegie has become the North American distributor of paneling products made by Italian manufacturer WOOD-SKIN. These products include three lines. Fold Panels are 3D panels with intriguing geometries, built within a rectangular or square module. Mesh Sheets allow designers to create sleek, 3D membranes using rigid materials such as wood or aluminum while achieving an aesthetic of lighter, flexible materials like paper or fabric. With tailor-made surfaces it becomes possible to create sculptural feature elements, intricate large-scale 3D installations and custom details.
Cambria added four designs and finishes to its line of quartz surfaces. Sandgate mimics the surface of a beach with glints of silver flecks that add extra depth and dimension. With Hemsworth, a high-contrast, deeply saturated black veining cascades across a cool white background, intersecting with softer veins that pulsate and crackle. Halewood features abundant swirls of charcoal gray veins which animate this wheat-toned design. Leabridge with Satin Ridge finish features gradations of cool white and warm honey with borders of textured ridges.
Steni Vision is the Norwegian manufacturer’s first range of architectural façade panels available to the U.S. market. Steni Vision panels are made of stone composite and are suitable for use as both exterior and interior walls in commercial projects. Steni Vision includes 14 standard designs and 3 gloss variations, and Steni Vision Custom enables a façade designer to incorporate custom graphics printed directly onto the panels to suit the building or environment.
Stamskin Top Club is a leather-grain texture for the Stamskin Top upholstery range. Stamskin Top Club emulates the appearance of worn leather and is suitable for demanding environments such as outdoor, marine and hospitality. Rated as a heavy-duty material, Stamskin Top Club withstands more than 600,000 double rubs in Wyzenbook testing (ASTM D4157). This fabric provides high outdoor performance, with no color fading from UV exposure and excellent mold resistance, per the maker.
Reflections is the second joint contract upholstery collection for Sunbrella and United Fabrics. Featuring 30 new durable, soft and bleach-cleanable fabrics in tactile textures and coordinating colors, Reflections is designed to hold its vibrant colors even in high-traffic spaces.
Defined by clean lines and minimalist textures and colors, Kirei’s New Horizons Collection of acoustic design materials — comprised of EchoEdge, EchoLine45, EchoLine Subway, EchoEmboss, and EchoTile Ascent — offer quality design and noise-management solutions. New Horizons provides a solution to acoustical problems. These items are made from 100% recycled content.