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Traditional stone, just lighter and more affordable

Finishes & Surfaces|

For more than 50 years, Cultured Stone by Boral has continued to innovate and develop products to meet the latest design trends. It can enhance the aesthetics of a project, as well as add value and maintenance-free performance while helping protect the environment. Boral introduced its Cultured Stone product to [...]

Solid surfaces come of age

Finishes & Surfaces|

Countertops using Corian are man-made material that don’t look man-made, is more durable and often more affordable than natural stone. Its history dates back to the early sixties and was part of an industry that promised much excitement and promise. The following exchange reflects the enthusiasm at the time. Mr [...]

More than a bonding agent

Finishes & Surfaces|

When Laticrete founder, Dr. Henry M. Rothberg, launched the company’s 4237 Latex Thin-Set Additive, he introduced a strong, weather- and shock-resistant “thin-bed” mortar, using equal parts sand and cement. It replaced thick, heavy and labour-intensive mortar bed installations. As acceptance of this problem-solving technology increased, ceramic tile and stone became [...]

Eighty years of progress

Finishes & Surfaces|

Mapei has been manufacturing chemical products for the construction industry since 1937, and has become a point of reference for the global market. The company’s long, proud history has always been closely connected to its capacity for ground-breaking research and innovation. Mapei invests 5% of its annual turnover into their [...]

New Art Select Stone

Finishes & Surfaces, Flooring Magazine|

Karndean Designflooring is unveiling its new premium collection of Art Select Stone from January 2016. Inspired by natural materials, the collection showcases Karndean’s most intricate and realistic embosses to date, each handcrafted to reflect the unique patterns and textures of real stone. The new Art Select Stone collection features four [...]

Surface and Strand

Finishes & Surfaces, Flooring Magazine|

Shaw Contract Group’s latest resilient flooring collection, Surface and Strand sees the introduction of a new plank format mimicking the inherent characteristics of concrete and stone. Designed to create a quiet moment within an architectural space, the collection is designed so the two new large format 18x36 (46 x 91cm) [...]

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