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New Altro Ensemble modular flooring helps transform fire station 

Barry Fire Station, near Cardiff, recently underwent an interior refurbishment that has transformed the space and improved wellbeing for all who use it. It was one of the first sites in the UK to use new Altro Ensemble modular flooring ...

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Strata helps Pilkington Automotive reduce absenteeism

A successful trial of Strata anti-fatigue floor matting at Pilkington Automotive in Birmingham has led to the company specifying the flooring as a standard across its whole site. Pilkington Automotive is the global number one in automotive glass replacement for ...

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Future-proofed bathrooms

Smart bathroom flooring choices can help people stay independent in their own homes for longer, explains Esther Bond, Housing Consultant at Altro. Home adaptations allow individuals who are disabled, ageing or vulnerable to continue to live in their own homes ...

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Amtico chosen for Tenpin’s refurbishment of its Hounslow leisure complex

When Tenpin decided to reconfigure the layout of its leisure complex in Hounslow and embark on a complete refurbishment, it was in need of practical flooring that could cope with a high level of footfall, and Amtico proved to be the perfect choice. The Amtico Signature collection was used in the approach to the bowling lanes ...

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Altro is natural leader in biophilic design for Edinburgh schools

 Altro is working closely with City of Edinburgh Council to enhance learning environments in schools by using the principles of biophilic design to increase wellbeing, calm and improve learning. Interior designer at City of Edinburgh Council, Lesley McMillan, has worked ...

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Forbo’s new Marmoleum Marbled collection inspired by mother nature’s colour palette

Inspired by the breath-taking colours and textures found within natural landscapes, Forbo Flooring Systems has re-launched its Marmoleum Marbled collection. With an independent Environmental Product Declaration confirming carbon neutral status in the production phase, Marmoleum (2.5mm) helps to minimise the ...

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Altro Ensemble hits perfect note for music store

Altro Ensemble luxury vinyl tiles have been used in hi-fi and home cinema specialist Fidelity Acker & Buck’s flagship Hamburg store. The store concept includes six studios designed by renowned artist Margarita Kriebitzsch, giving Fidelity’s customers a realistic impression of ...

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Connecting spaces

Janet Lowe of Forbo Flooring Systems discusses the role of flooring in creating office environments conducive to communication and collaboration In 2017, workplace absence cost the UK economy £18 billion in lost productivity, according to the Centre of Economic and ...

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Floor show

Cyril Parsons of Office Principles argues that flooring is a crucial factor in the design of open-plan and agile working environments The trend for agile office design comes from a desire to introduce activity-based working spaces that allow us to ...

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Forbo’s Tessera Nexus: Connect. Communicate. Collaborate

Drawing on the close relationship between office layout and employee interaction, Forbo Flooring Systems has launched a new carpet tile collection that reflects the trend towards connectivity: Tessera Nexus. With growing interest in the way physical spaces influence workers’ ability ...

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