NFT's Spring 2004 Resilient Floor Fashion Gallery
Solarbrite debuts full line of Luxury Vinyl FlooringSolarbrite manufactures a full line of Luxury Vinyl Flooring that combines premium-quality vinyl tiles and the most advanced techniques in manufacturing, according to the company. Solarbrite offers collections that encompass stone, marble and wood designs, and color-coordinated tiles for custom floors.
Color-coordinated patterns are designed for both commercial applications and domestic uses. All tiles and planks are backsanded to ensure a precise, accurate thickness, as well as an etched back surface to ensure maximum adhesive bonding, Solarbrite says.
BurkeMercer LVT features stone lookBurkeMercer Flooring now offers a line of luxury vinyl tile. Stone luxury vinyl tile is offered in multiple colors and designs in six categories, including marble, solid, carpet, granite, pastel, and sand. Each tile is 18-by-18 inches in size.
Forbo introduces multi-colored Selling Center Marmoleum DisplayForbo's Selling Center Marmoleum Display incorporates multiple product colors. Each color in this display has a removable sample that customers can see and touch. Behind the removable sample is a permanent sample so that the display unit never looks incomplete.
A pre-made Marmoleum display floor is included. Also featured is an Idea Photo Book that offers striking room scenes, and information about Marmoleum's features and benefits.
Nafco PermaStone expands into modular collectionNafco's PermaStone Modular offers a variety of newly sized tiles that can be assembled into modular units. In the collection, seven tiles -- two 16-by-16-inch, three 8-by-8-inch and two 8-by-16-inch pieces -- comprise one modular unit, all of which are available in a single carton. PermaStone Modular is manufactured in four different patterns.
Mannington's Garden Linen is inspired by freehand brushworkMannington recently debuted Artisan Collection includes three resilient patterns inspired by the time-honored methods of stenciling, block printing and resist dyeing. Garden Linen, one of these patterns, is reminiscent of a freehand sketch done with a pen or wet brush.
A flowing tapestry of leaves, flowers and vines makes up Garden Linen's design. It is available in four colors ranging from dark-chocolate brown to light tan.
Azrock's Plaza Marble available in five colorsPlaza Marble is a new, premium homogenous marble composite tile offered in the Azrock Better Flooring Solutions line. Plaza Marble is available in five colors -- Copper Vein, Granite Gray, Java Brown, Quarry Gray, and Crimson Lode. The tile is available in 12-by-12-inch formats, as well as 12-by-24-inch pavers.
Parterre Flooring launches Compete Sports Floor lineParterre Flooring Systems recently introduced its Compete Sports Floor line. The primary application for the product includes all wood and solid-color visual resilient gym floors. Compete Sports Floor offers superior shock absorption and safety, plus a urethane-coated surface for easy maintenance, according to the company.
Parterre says that Compete Sports Floor meets the five major sports floor criteria of shock absorption, energy restitution, vertical deformation, slip resistance and ball bounce.
Linoleum tile option now available from TarkettTarkett Specialty now offers its Linosom Linoleum in a versatile tile format, providing additional design options for architects and designers. This homogenous, through-patterned tile is available in a nominal 20-by-20-inch tile and 0.100-inch gauge. Linosom Linoleum comes in a range of 14 popular colors and features a new polyester backing to provide enhanced dimensional stability.
Domco beefs up its Rustic lineFour additions to Domco's popular Rustic line include a mix of contemporary and traditional looks that complement the existing collections. Springdale is a 9-inch-square, tooled-leather tile bordered on all sides by a single row of stitching.
Other additions include Newfield, an all-over pebble design in a mix of fresh colors, and Rio Strip and Lodgewood, two hardwood reproductions in 3- and 6-inch-wide planks, respectively. Rio Strip is available in three natural wood tones, while Lodgewood is available in two natural colorations.
EarthWerks releases two luxury vinyl tilesEarthWerks has released two luxury vinyl tiles. Canyon Stone is a 16-by-16-inch, designer-dimension, luxury vinyl tile manufactured with EarthWerks' Tuff Shield finish. EarthWerks also offers its Carpet Tile, an 18-by-18-inch luxury vinyl tile that brings together the realistic look of berber carpet with the wearability of LVT.
Flexco revitalizes its Contract VinylsFlexco has introduced a revitalized offering of Contract Vinyls to further expand design options for its high-performance product. Contract Vinyl is a 1/8-inch gauge solid-vinyl tile engineered to combine the durability of homogenous vinyl with outstanding design and performance for high-traffic areas.
Available in 20 color choices in 12-, 24- and 36-inch-square formats, as well as with an optional heat-weld feature, Contract Vinyls are designed to create a watertight and hygienic floor.
Armstrong adds patterns to Destinations collectionFour new resilient patterns, spread over 18 SKUs, have been added to Armstrong's Destinations line. These patterns include tumbled marble, rustic brick and sandstone offerings. Destinations features Armstrong's ToughGuard durability, the patented CleanSweep surface and a 15-year warranty.
Amtico intros several new stone patternsAmtico has added several new stone patterns to its resilient flooring portfolio. Kasumi Stone, a Japanese stone, is replicated with a natural, cool gray tone. Both Australian Sandstone and Garcia Stone are contemporary stone looks with natural colors and subtle palettes styled for any space in the home.
Spectrum Imports offers plethora of resilient optionsSpectrum Imports, a division of Gardner Industries Inc., now offers a wide range of resilient flooring options, including Sempresol, Euroflor and Eurotred vinyl-backed sheet vinyl, Peak Performance commercial vinyl tile and planks, Royal Court 16-by-16-inch vinyl tile and 4-by-36-inch vinyl planks, and Naturals/Deluxe 12-by-12-inch registered tile.
Johnsonite expands its color offeringsJohnsonite has added 11 new hues to its spectrum of flooring colors. The new colors -- Spa Blue, Citron, Daffydil, Dreamsicle, Mousi, Pansy, Raisin, Ocean, and three new metallics -- bring the total number of Johnsonite's available offerings to 130.
Congoleum creates Utopia sheet vinyl lineCongoleum has introduced Utopia, a new sheet product that sports nine natural-looking designs in 42 colorations. Utopia features a 15-mil wearlayer, as well as the company's Scuff-Tuff natural gloss urethane wear surface, ArmorGuard product construction and Bac Stop Mildew Protection.
The new designs are Mountain Oak, Harmony, Catalina, Cobblefield, Sculpture, Appian Way, Sierra, Everest, and Penchant.
Centiva launches new Granite tile collectionCentiva by International Floors of America Inc. recently introduced a new resilient product inspired by true granite stones. The five new colors in this collection represent the trend for distinctive granite patterns. Centiva Granite is available in 12-by-12-, 18-by-18-, and 36-by-36-inch tiles.
Roppe debuts SafeTcork tile and tread productsRoppe Corp. has unveiled SafeTcork Tile and Tread products, its newest addition to the SafeTmax Flooring System. SafeTcork Tile and Tread products, which are composed of a blend of cork and rubber, are designed for interior use in high-traffic areas where slip hazards are a concern.
Roppe' SafeTcork product line is available in several designs and can be used with or without a coordinating tread product. SafeTcork products contain absolutely no PVCs, while remaining naturally resilient and durable, Roppe says.