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Product • By Forbo Flooring SystemsMarmoleum Imagine

Marmoleum Imagine

Did you know you can make the most stunning floor designs with Marmoleum? For Marmoleum Imagine we asked 3 international designers to create a series of Marmoleum designs, made possible by our refined Aquajet cutting technique. The designs can be customized on request which allows for endless design possibilities. More

Product • By Forbo Flooring SystemsNeedlefelt Showtime

Needlefelt Showtime

The robust, hard-wearing properties of our Needlefelt floors make it ideal for installations that meet high traffic or where chairs with castors are likely to be used, such as in offices and retail establishments. Needlefelt carpet often provides a cost-efficient alternative to conventional broadloom carpeting in heavily-used areas that require a practical & durable textile floor covering.Our needelfelt Showtime range gives a unique signature to leisure locations such as hotels, cinemas and theaters. This exclusive needlefelt flooring range combines performance, originality and ease of maintenance. Showtime Experience presents 16 exciting designs composed of 4 key trends: Wonderlab, Metropolis, Ecosystems and Heritage. Each design is av... More

Project • By Forbo Flooring SystemsPrivate Houses

Illustrative Passive House

"Illustrative Passive House", build from organic materials, is the home office and place of residence of architects from Studio "DOM ARCHITEKTÓW". As the architects say: "Construction had to implement all modern solutions in accordance with sustainable environmental development assumptions, from organic origin materials, therefore renewable and the most recyclable. The priority was to ensure a healthy (safe) environment of life and favorable microclimate. We focused on eco natural building materials and the maximum elimination chemicals." Forbo's Marmoleum Piano is perfect flooring for this project. More

Product • By Forbo Flooring SystemsSARLON TRAFIC MODUL 'UP

SARLON TRAFIC MODUL 'UP

Our Modul’up loose lay flooring is a unique acoustic vinyl floor covering that can be installed without adhesives and offers excellent dimensional stability and 19dB impact sound reduction. Modul'up is ideal for busy areas; quick & easy installation, no nuisance and no odours. Your floor can be walked on immediately after installation. The Modul'up designs range from natural Oak to modern Concrete. More

Product • By Forbo Flooring SystemsFlotex Tibor

Flotex Tibor

Forbo Flotex & Tibor Pioneering textile designer Tibor Reich - creator of Tibor - was one of the most prominent figures in the British post-war textile industry. Forbo has teamed up with this British design legend on an exciting new range for Flotex. Most of the designs are derived from Tibor’s ground-breaking Fotexur collection, launched in 1957. Printed on Forbo Flotex in vibrant colours, Tibor’s innovative Fotexur designs have a timeless feel, despite dating back 70 years. Forbo Flooring has teamed up with this British design legend to create an exciting new range for Flotex. Most of the designs selected by Forbo are from Tibor’s ground-breaking Fotexur collection, launched in 1957, winner of the Council of Industrial Desig... More

Project • By Forbo Flooring SystemsMuseums

Design Museum Danmark

The idea to use Desktop for information boards came from graphic designer Rasmus Koch, Rasmus Koch Studio. The boards were used at the Design Museum Denmark's Hans J. Wegner furniture exhibition “Just One Good Chair”. “The wood must be seen in its most beautiful form. In the interaction, the Desktop is completely non reflective and has a beautiful colour repertoire.”/Rasmus Koch, Rasmus Koch Studio More

Project • By Forbo Flooring SystemsBanks

Coffee bar in Jyske Bank

Jyske Bank is the second largest independent Danish bank “The client has a requirement for sustainability. What could be better than an natural organic material, which is nice to be around, has an attractive texture and functions in a public space?" Designer and director of Confect A/S, Klaus Nielsen More

Product • By Forbo Flooring SystemsFurniture Linoleum - Linoleum Surfacing Material

Furniture Linoleum - Linoleum Surfacing Material

Forbo’s Furniture Linoleum, Desktop, is a natural surfacing material that delivers the finishing touch for all high end 3D furniture designs such as desks, chairs, stools, cabinets, doors and displays. The material is flexible and can be applied as a surface on all kinds of constructions. Furniture Linoleum is renowned for its elegance and durability, radiating high quality and finesse. Furniture Linoleum delivers a combination of a satin matt surface with a warm, fine texture creating interior furniture with a truly distinctive, genuinely individual look and feel that really is unlike any other surface material available. The natural character of Furniture Linoleum means that the material achieves a beautiful patina over time.... More

Product • By Forbo Flooring SystemsTESSERA CARPET TILES

TESSERA CARPET TILES

Carpet tiles are renowned for their aesthetic styling and outstanding performance in the most demanding heavy traffic environments. Carpet tiles with a loop pile construction are designed to maintain their good looks in the most demanding heavy traffic areas of buildings, even in corridors and reception areas. There are various styles of loop pile floors in the Tessera range, covering level loop and designer loop constructions.A random lay tile is cleverly designed so that it may be laid in any direction to produce a totally individual installation. Different production consignments of ‘batchless’ tiles can be used together without the usual risk of visible batch variation. An additional benefit is that spare stocks do n... More

Project • By Forbo Flooring SystemsNurseries

JSRACS Kindergarten - WA Australia

Australian Interior Design Awards winning project. A teaching space built to sustainable principles utilising bursts of colour, natural lighting, eco finishes and non standard cabinetry. An enjoyable space for learning without the institutional feel. More

Product • By Forbo Flooring SystemsMarmoleum Click

Marmoleum Click

Fun to design, easy to install. Marmoleum Click presents a new collection of easy to install Marmoleum panels made of HDF board with 2.5 mm Marmoleum on top and a sound absorbing cork backing. The panels are available in 3 sizes and 23 colours which gives you endless design possibilities. This natural floor covering is not only tactile and comfortable, it is also anti-static, durable and easy to maintain. A natural click Construction Each Marmoleum Click panel is made of water repelling High Density Fibre board with a sound absorbing cork backing and 2,5 mm Marmoleum on top. Great design possibilities Forbo Marmoleum Click is available in 23 colours ranging from soothing neutrals to vibrant bolds. There are 3 panel sizes: the la... More

Project • By Forbo Flooring SystemsShops

Long Tall Sally

Trifle Creative selected Forbo Flooring Systems’ luxury vinyl tile Allura Flex in white withered oak for the new workspace of Long Tall Sally – the go-to label for the tall women of the world. This was thanks to its high Light Reflectance Value (LRV) ratings and ability to give the space a contemporary feel. The high LRV ratings of the pale wood aesthetic from the Allura Flex range, installed by FLOOR_STORY, will allow additional light, from artificial or natural sources, to reflect off the floor and brighten the space efficiently. The more light a workspace experiences, the more employees will benefit from an improved and healthier working environment. More

Project • By Forbo Flooring SystemsBars

Skybox Vienna

The SKY Bar Restaurant is located on top floor 7 of Vienna’s lifestyle department store, Steffl. The dark, modern interior and the glass front offer breath-taking views of the capital’s vibrant urban scenery as well as the outskirts of the city with its hills and vineyards. Forbo Flotex Sottsass Bacteria (990303 (300m²) + 990102 (104m²)) and Forbo Allura wood W60081 (60m²) was used for the restaurant area. More

Project • By Forbo Flooring SystemsHotels

Corendon Vitality Hotel

The Turkish airline Corendon has opened its first hotel in February 2015 worldwide in Amsterdam. More