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diamonds, protecting Natural Creations floors
from scratches and scuffs. By repelling dirt and
stain-causing agents, Diamond10 Technology
keeps Natural Creations clean without the need
for polishing. Available in a wide range of colors,
patterns, sizes, and themes, the product line is
arranged in three primary design categories:
ArborArt, with more than 50 natural wood visuals;
EarthCuts (top photo), which are large-scale tiles
inspired by natural stone, minerals, and metallic
ore; and Mystix (bottom photo), which dabbles
in textures, textiles, and hand-painted art, with a
palette of bright hues.
Shannon Specialty Floors
Tuf Stuf’s new Think Ahead collection of luxury
vinyl tile and plank was designed to reinvent the
way we look at flooring. The collection includes
vibrant and inspiring designs that are constructed
to uphold the heaviest of traffic with true durability
and stays true to the “No Wax, No Buff” features.
Think Ahead combines exceptional beauty, dura-
ble performance, and complementary designs in
eight unique styles, including traditional linen
looks, contemporary whimsical designs, and bright
colorful wood patterns. It is made of 100% virgin
PVC vinyl, non-phthalate plasticizers and is free
of heavy metals, ensuring a responsible choice for
retail, hospitality, corporate, healthcare, senior
living, and education environments.
Treefrog Veneer is a complete selection of more
than 50 real-wood veneer laminates, which represent the most beautiful wood species in the world.
Ideal for commercial and residential interiors,
Treefrog’s unique process ensures consistency in
design spaces of any size. Treefrog is available in
pre-finished sheets with a laminate backer, as well
as several unfinished, paperbacked options. Also,
in the spring of 2015, Chemetal introduced 24 new
metal designs and laminates. And earlier in 2016,
the company introduced 37 hpl design laminates,
which include “cement” designs that depict industrial and distressed shades and colorways.
Karndean has created a custom collection of com-
patible geometric formats called Kaleidoscope. It
features six designs inspired by in-demand shapes,
such as Cubix (cubes), Hexa (hexagons), and Apex
(chevrons). Utilizing the company's most popular
colors from its standard ranges, including wood,
stone, and new solids, Kaleidoscope gives architects,
interior designers, and contractors the freedom to
explore a world of patterns and shapes to create
a compelling, zoned space. Kaleidoscope boasts
wear layers ranging from 12 to 30 mil., making the
collection suitable for a wide range of commercial
applications, from office spaces and multi-family
housing units to busy hospitals and restaurants.
Also, Karndean has introduced a commercial suite,
designed specifically to support the project needs
of architects, designers, and contractors.
Pollmeier has developed a new technology, which
allows us to economically produce top-quality
laminated veneer lumber from beech for structural
applications. BauBuche is produced from only
raw material from local and sustainably managed
forests. The tree is rotary-peeled and transformed
into a high-tech material with hardly any waste.
BauBuche comprises boards and beams for timber