-- Interior Design, 6/17/2009 12:00:00 AM
Replicating wood grains and stone surfaces are four new laminate finishes: Deep Line features embossed fine tracks; Pietra combines glossy and matte into a dimensional pattern; Splendor is a high-gloss stone texture; and Legno is a low-sheen and matte linear pattern.
Fashion designer Joseph Abboud applies couture to walls with his eponymous collection of 14 patterns. Burnished suede, tailored details, and fashionable patterns all come alive in these Type II vinyl sheets, which feature 20 percent recycled content.
CF Stinson Now and Zen
The Now and Zen woven textile collection has a calming effect with its seven Asian garden-inspired designs. All are composed of 100 percent post-consumer recycled polyester, and feature Greenshield nanotechnology soil and stain protection.
MechoShade Systems Mecho/5 and EcoVeil
The first complete shading system to become Cradle to Cradle Silver certified, Mecho/5 with the EcoVeil shade is revolutionary in that the scrim-like shade cloth can be reclaimed and recycled. EcoVeil comes in eight colors and several densities.
Ceres Natural Floors
The PVC-free Wels sheet flooring is polyolefin- and mineral-based, and surfaced with polyurethane for improved resistance to scratching and scuffing. It comes in 28 colors, ranging from earthy and neutral to dramatic and bold.