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AN INTRODUCTION TO THE SPECIFIERS GUIDE

The Specifiers Guide delivers two publications full of technical information about the applications, installation and maintenance of flooring, ceramic tiling and calibrated natural stone.

For architects and specifiers, these guides have been written by numerous experts from each industry and edited by two very experienced journalists in Joe Simpson and David Strydom.

Grouting for aesthetic effect

The main purposes of the grout in a tile installation are to seal the joints, to protect the joints from dirt/stains, and...

Entrance matting: the vital first line of defence

Genesis Entrance Mattings are extremely versatile products that can be used in almost any location. This carefully-developed range of entrance mattings has...

A single-source solution helps wetrooms go the distance

There are so many elements to consider in the creation of a wetroom, in terms of both practicality and aesthetics: it must...

Managing movement: The benefits of employing a complete system

Within every tile or stone installation, the issue of movement is a key consideration; tile, stone and the substrates above which they...

What to expect with slimline porcelain and large format tiles

A global company with more than 80 years’ experience, Mapei is one of the most iconic adhesive and chemical manufacturers in the...

The perfect finish requires perfect preparation

The desire for the perfect finish is universal, but this can only be achieved by using an absolutely level substrate that is...

Applications

From professionals for professionals

Water has been of fundamental importance for human beings since primeval times. A large percentage of our body consists of it; the...

Charming protection and visual upgrading in one

In previous issues of The Specifier’s Guide, general characteristics of Agrob Buchtal’s ceramic façade systems were highlighted. The company has already been...

Transforming indoor and outdoor spaces with porcelain

With the trend for outdoor living and exterior scaping continuing to influence interior spaces, an increasing number of commercial and residential projects...

Healthy living

Getting to the environmental truth

Construction is one of the biggest contributors to climate change: around 10% of the UK’s carbon dioxide emissions are directly associated with...

AESTHETICS

Complete tiling solutions

For 40 years Ceramica Impex has been importing ceramic, porcelain, glass and natural stone tiles and mosaics to the UK market. With...

Maximalism in the mainstream

Over 100 Spanish ceramic manufacturers showcased their latest collections at Cersaie 2019; the world-leading international exhibition of ceramic tiles and bathroom furnishings.

Case Studies

Schlüter solutions help to create statement surrey wetroom

A complete Schlüter®-WETROOM system, along with a number of other Schlüter products, helped in the creation of a sophisticated wetroom at a...

Parkside provides multi-tonal tiles for Juno Rooms Bar & Kitchen

A range of striking porcelain and hand-made ceramic tiles from Parkside have been used in the Juno Rooms, a lively entertainment venue...

Parkside delivers custom programme for Harbour Club Chelsea

London’s iconic premium health and fitness club, Harbour Club Chelsea, has undergone an extensive refurbishment including a custom floor and wall tile...

Sportbad Friedrichshafen: A subtle total work of art

The unity of colour, form, and functionality created by Behnisch Architekten of Stuttgart for Sportbad Friedrichshafen is rare indeed. Here, great gestures...
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