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22 May 2015

Wood veneer and back-painted glass used to transform office space

The new offices at Two Pancras Square are spread over nine floors. Designed by Allies and Morrison, the building offers views across England’s capital city from its roof terraces. Washroom Washroom combined real wood veneer with back-painted glass to create a unique space for the contemporary offices Craftsmanship from Washroom Washroom The building’s washrooms are[…]

  • 22 May 2015

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22 May 2015

CAD available for assisted-access hygiene facilities in schools

Clos-o-Mat has released a free-to-download CAD for an assisted-access school hygiene room, ensuring any new project is the correct minimum size and contains the right equipment, as laid down in the Department for Education (DfE) guidelines. Clos-o-Mat hygiene room at Lonsdale School. Hygiene rooms are Changing Places assisted-access, wheelchair-friendly toilets that are not open to[…]

  • 22 May 2015

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20 May 2015

A considered approach to colour

A clear rationale rooted in trend and forecasting analysis can help specifiers to reassure clients and help them make informed decisions about decorative schemes. As design trends change over time, staple colours such as creams and blues tend to transcend shifting fashions and remain ever popular. However each year can also bring with it dramatically[…]

  • 20 May 2015

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18 May 2015

Clerkenwell Design Week – Revolution in workplace interior design

Howard Chapman, Editor of Buildingtalk I will be at THE VAULT showroom, 8 St Johns Lane, London, EC1M 4BF during Clerkenwell Design Week to interview interior designer Gary Wheeler live online via the new Periscope technology promoted via Twitter, Follow Buildingtalk on Twitter to get a live link prompt on Thursday lunchtime, 21st May. You[…]

  • 18 May 2015

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14 May 2015

Accessible hygiene facility installed at Cambridge University

The Palma Vita has integrated facilities which wash and dry the user instead of them wiping with paper. It is the only automatic wash and dry toilet developed specifically for disable people, and has various options available to tailor to individual needs. The Palma Vita is the only automatic wash and dry toilet developed specifically[…]

  • 14 May 2015

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12 May 2015

Clos-o-Mat offer assisted-access hygiene solution

As a comparatively recent concept, many building service businesses are unaware of the breadth of equipment and associated ancillaries required – putting strain on timescales and budgets. Latest Regulations require publicly-accessible buildings to feature an assisted-access toilet facility. Clos-o-Mat is a disabled toilet provider that provides an in-house, value engineering solution. It provides design advice,[…]

  • 12 May 2015

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08 May 2015

CleanLine shower channels unveiled by Geberit

Positioned either directly along the wall or in the floor of the shower area, Geberit CleanLine creates a surface-even finish. Geberit CleanLine shower channel is designed as a drainage solution for high-end wetroom or open-plan bathroom environments. The shower channel is available in three designs, and two lengths of 0.9 or 1.3 metres, which can[…]

  • 08 May 2015

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07 May 2015

Invitation to THE VAULT showroom during Clerkenwell Design Week

THE VAULT showroom in Clerkenwell, London Atkinson Contract Services An invitation from Atkinson Contract Services to visit their newly refurbished London City based showroom in Clerkenwell, now called THE VAULT. THE VAULT is also home to a consortium of interiors specialists displaying relevant products.   Clerkenwell Design Week Clerkenwell is home to more creative businesses[…]

  • 07 May 2015

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07 May 2015

Accessible hygiene room provides future-proof solution for London college

Clos-o-Mat’s automatic wash dry toilet and height adjustable basin were included in Stanmore College’s new future-proof hygiene room The College decided to improve its accessibility when a disabled student with specific hygiene requirements asked to enrol. Although the site already accommodated several accessible toilets, they were all dated, conforming with the bare minimum of regulations.[…]

  • 07 May 2015

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30 April 2015

A brief history of interior design trends over the past 50 years

Furniture designers ARAM trace the history of interior design Decorating a home can be a tricky process. Most home-owners fall short with choosing the right furniture, wallpaper and structures in their own homes. Thankfully, interior designers have an eye for things a home-owner and even some builders can’t spot. Year after year, the shifting trend[…]

  • 30 April 2015

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