Surfaces and Finishes
- Dec 09, 2014
As apartment units get smaller, larger doses of creativity are being devoted to amenity areas. Don’t miss an excellent opportunity to stand apart from the competition down the street. Whether your design team goes with wallpaper, an etched glass panel or a luxurious touch of recycled leather, remember that in today’s apartment market, individuality impacts ROI.
Flavor Paper’s “Super Series,” designed by David Nosanchuk, features seven patterns that boldly reinterpret architectural elements. The collection for the Brooklyn, New York-based wallcoverings manufacturer is an architectural voyage from Nosanchuk’s home base of New York City to the churches of Rome, taking elements such as skylights and sculptures and re-imagining them in hand crafted, kaleidoscopic patterns that have a distinctly digital feel (www.flavorpaper.com).
Fiberon’s Horizon composite decking emulates exotic, tropical hardwoods with dramatic striking looks. With Fiberon’s innovative patent-pending PermaTech® surface technology, Horizon features a 25-year, industry first, stain and fade warranty. Capped on all four sides, Horizon provides beautiful, long-lasting, low maintenance decking. Reversible boards offer varied wood grains for a more natural look. Horizon resists stains, mold and mildew, and it’s easy to clean (www.fiberondecking.com).
Architectural Systems Inc. (ASI) has introduced Chroma Wood Panels, a vibrant collection of deep saturated hues and pops of color crafted from the ancient Japanese charring/antiquing technique called Shou-sugi-ban. Offered in Cypress, Yellow Pine or Redwood species in random length planks and made in the USA, this unique material is also available in custom colorations bridging traditional and contemporary design—and it’s ideal for interior and exterior applications. According to Ron Jackson, CEO of ASI, Chroma Wood Panels is one of the most innovative surfaces ASI has brought to the market in 25 years